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We are looking for candidates for the following position in our Breda office:

Head HRM (1 fte)

We are looking for candidates for the following position in our Breda office:

Head HRM (1 fte)


With headquarters located in Breda (the Netherlands), Vroon employs about 3,000 professionals in offices around the world and on board a diverse fleet of approximately 140 vessels. The Company is active - through various subsidiaries and under different brand names - in the following business segments: livestock carriers; offshore-support vessels; offshore maintenance and engineering services; dry-cargo vessels; container vessels; product tankers; high-heat tankers; car carriers and vessel-management services.


From our Breda head office, approximately 120 staff support the Company’s activities.

The HRM Department provides support to the Company’s Management Companies and 250 shore-based employees worldwide.



Why are we looking?
The focus of our HRM Department for the coming years will be on continuously improving Company-wide HR support. We are looking for a Head HRM to join our current team of five professionals. Our new colleague will have affinity with the business, and eyes and ears for people development.


What will you do?

As Head of HRM, you are the face of the HRM Department and first point of contact for the Board of Directors. You are responsible for development and implementation of tools and policies, aimed at optimising the level of professionalism in Vroon’s HR support. You act as sparring partner and advisor for (line) management and colleagues on organisational developments. You manage and motivate the worldwide HRM team members and support their development.


In this position, you will be based in Breda and will report to the CEO.


What do we offer?

We believe that to be an employer of choice, we need to take care of our employees. This is why, if you join our team, you will enjoy benefits such as:

  • A salary in line with the market;
  • A wide range of development opportunities, including a (free) training programme and a yearly personal budget that can be used for your own personal and professional development goals;
  • A company restaurant, in which it is a pleasure to have lunch or conduct meetings.


Who are we looking for?
Our preferred candidate has:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Human Resource Management, Law or Business Administration;
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in a similar position, managing an HRM team;
  • The ability to understand and develop HR policies in a range of specialisms;
  • Experience in an international environment (must-have);
  • Affinity with the maritime industry is a plus;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and reporting skills in English and Dutch.


Only candidates eligible to live and work in the EU will be considered for this role.

Job information:

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Are you the pragmatic, flexible, creative HR Manager joining us in the realisation of our Vroon mission and do you recognise yourself in this job description? Then please do not hesitate to send your application (in English), including your curriculum vitae to sam@ikblink.com


For more information, please contact Sam Pollatu: sam@ikblink.com (T: +31 76 799 8684).



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