17/06/2021 12:06:14 9971 Oost-Vlaanderen

HR Director Belgium

  • Lotus Bakeries België nv
  • 9971 Oost-Vlaanderen
  • FMCG
  • Onbepaalde duur
  • Vast contract
  • Voltijds
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Lotus Bakeries, founded in 1932, is active worldwide in the indulgent and natural snacking segment with the Lotus, Lotus Biscoff, Dinosaurus, Peijnenburg, Annas, Nākd, TREK, BEAR and Kiddylicious brands, among others.

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Job description

Creating and implementing an HR vision

The HR Director Area Belgium is responsible for creating and implementing a clear HR vision and a long-term HR action plan with focus on: attraction, development, retention, compensation & benefits and social relations.

  • You implement the HR strategy into the plants, develop new and optimise existing HR policies, hence creating alignment between the 4 plants and 1 distribution centre in Belgium.
  • You are responsible for organising and delivering broad HR services, together with your team of HR professionals (4 direct reports, 11 team members).
  • You initiate different HR projects and act as a sparring partner for the Management Team on employee related topics.
  • You attract fast and pro-actively new talent and improve employer branding. You set up training initiatives to reduce the gap in skills, and monitor and improve talent management processes.
  • You create a clear vision on Comp & Ben and translate it into policies. You actively support plants and departments with union delegations, work councils and safety committees, and advise management in establishing positive employer-employee relationships.
  • You report to the General Manager Area Belgium.


  • You have a Master’s degree and at least 8 years of experience in an HR management role, gained in a multi-plant environment. Affinity with FMCG is an asset.
  • You have a proven track record in managing social relations and you have an excellent knowledge of social law.
  • You are a strong communicator and you have a down-to-earth mind-set. You are good at stakeholder management and at implementing innovative HR Projects.
  • As a people manager you motivate and inspire your team and you create an environment where people feel appreciated and valued and share their ideas and opinions.
  • You generate innovative ideas, solutions to problems and opportunities. You challenge the way things have always been done.
  • You are fluent in Dutch, French and English.


  • You work for a Belgian, yet internationally oriented company with a clear long-term vision of growth and ambition based on continuous investment in Operations, Marketing and its people.
  • You have an important strategic role to create and implement a new HR vision and HR action plan.
  • You get the opportunity to join a culture which is founded on Team Spirit, Open Dialogue and Passion.


Contact Reinout Van Dorpe at +32 9 242 54 83.

This recruitment is exclusively conducted by Hudson.


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