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HR Business Partner (32-40 hrs/wk)

Utrecht, Netherlands
The Human Resources Team within Merus is responsible for attracting, developing and retaining top talent to help us fulfill our mission. Every day we strive to be an employer of choice and to create and atmosphere in which professionals excel.

Our small, dedicated team is in charge of all the HR processes and policies for our fast-growing international organization and is always available to address HR needs from managers or individual employees. We like to get the job done, stay pragmatic and have fun while making sure our specialists can focus on what they do best.

Your Role

As HR Business Partner you advise managers and their teams on how to get the best out of our talents, you will be focusing on the recruitment for our Headquarters, you manage activities during the yearly HR cycle, follow up on Employee Engagement Survey and you enjoy supporting management in their overall HR responsibility. These will be your day-to-day tasks:
  • Recruitment; in close cooperation with our recruiter, hiring managers and external agencies you are able to find and attract talent for our company;
  • Translating business line developments and objectives into HR actions and policies;
  • Supporting business in long term strategic workforce planning & development;
  • Assisting line managers in solving organizational, people & change related issues;
  • Making analyses and advise on issues related to working conditions and absence, focusing on interventions designed to reduce absence rates.

Your Profile

We would like to get in touch with you if you meet the following requirements:
  • You have a Bachelor or Master Degree, for example in HRM or organizational/business studies;
  • You have a solid track record and at least 5 years of experience in the field of, People Performance Management, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management and operational expertise as well as strong knowledge of Dutch labour legislation, preferably in Biotech/Life Sciences;
  • Well-developed analytical skills in combination with a very pragmatic and result-driven approach;
  • Good command of written and spoken English;
  • You are able to act as a partner to the business providing swift, efficient and personal guidance to employees and managers;
  • You have an excellent sense of what the organization needs and are able to communicate this well in an international (matrix) environment.


We offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work with some of the best and brightest in the biotech industry. As part of Merus, you’ll experience a steep learning curve from your very first day in the job. And you’ll get to interact with a great international team of people who love what they do! To top it all, we offer a competitive salary, flexible working hours, an excellent pension scheme, a company bonus and 30 days’ annual leave (based on a full-time position). Most importantly, you’ll have the chance to help us close in on cancer – everything you do matters at Merus.

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