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HR Assistant/ Location Rotterdam

Acta Marine seeks an HR assistant to join our office in Rotterdam.


As an HR assistant you will be part of a highly engaged team with ambitious business targets. We set the bar high for ourselves and the organization, maintaining a result driven mind-set while striking a positive work/life balance.


This position is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic person who will support us in building a culture of operational excellence across our organization.


We offer:

  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth in a dynamic business environment;
  • A position at a financially sound family owned business with a long-term outlook;
  • An international working environment;
  • Fulltime position (parttime can be considered for the right candidate);
  • Competitive compensation package.


Purpose of the position

As an HR Assistant you will be responsible for providing timely and accurate administrative support to the HR team being a mix of recurring and ad-hoc activities. Furthermore you’re responsible for the employee lifecycle administration (contracts, etc.), illness reporting, benefits administration such as health insurance benefits and helping employees with standard questions and processes.


Key responsibilities:

  • responsible for all administrative HR tasks;
  • working closely with the external payroll provider and supply them with appropriate data and forms regarding processing new applications, salary and benefits adjustments and changes regarding personnel insurances;
  • answers questions from management and employees regarding labor terms and other HR requests;
  • actively seek and deliver continuous improvement through process and system efficiency;
  • registers, provides support and advice to the business in managing sickness absence in accordance with the sickness absence policy and the Dutch legislation. Additionally is the first point of contact for the external Health and Safety provider;
  • monitors and maintains HR information systems;
  • prepares monthly recurring reports e.g. HR Dashboard and alerts if actions are required;
  • monitors and reports to HR manager regarding excessive leave days;
  • supports the HR department with a variety of HR (recurring) activities and projects;


Who are we looking for:

  • MBO+ or, HBO education preferably in HR/Personnel Management
  • at least 2-3 years of relevant working experience preferably in an international environment;
  • proven administrative experience;
  • fluent in Dutch and English, verbal and in writing;
  • solid knowledge of Dutch labor and ARBO legislation;
  • understanding of how to work with confidential information and act with integrity;
  • demonstrated capacity to handle several projects simultaneously;
  • strong and creative MS Office skills, Excel in particular.


Personal attributes:

  • accurate and attention to detail;
  • strong organizational and planning skills in a fast-paced environment;
  • good problem solving skills;
  • strong interpersonal skills;
  • service oriented;
  • proactive attitude, offering assistance even when not asked and initiating improvements;
  • team-player.


Are you excited about our company and do you think you are suitable for the position of HR assistant? You can apply through our website using the form below.


Should you wish to know more about this position you can contact Jeroen de Jong, HR Officer, at: +3188 0320 900 or via


While we appreciate the offer of assistance, unfortunately Acta Marine does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Acta marine via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid written search/recruitment agreement will be deemed the sole property of Acta Marine, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Acta Marine.  

Acta Marine is owner and operator of over forty different coastal and offshore support vessels. We support clients in the construction and dredging industry, the Offshore Oil & Gas and increasingly in the Offshore renewables and aquaculture markets. Our vessels operate primarily in Europe, The Middle East, the Caspian Sea and Africa.


Acta Marine has extensive experience operating in coastal and shallow waters with a large fleet of DP multicats, tugs and support vessels, and is expanding its activities in Offshore Wind Farm construction and operational support with DP2 Walk to Work and Crew Transfer Vessels. Based on our solid track record and various maritime experience, we are committed to offer our clients the best and most effective solutions.


Acta Marine is a financially sound family owned business with a long-term outlook. Our Values: Collaboration, Accountability, Reliability and Expertise, govern how Acta Marine conducts business and engages with customers, colleagues, suppliers and the community.


By engaging highly motivated and qualified employees, Acta Marine maintains her position as leading operator of coastal and offshore support vessels. We offer opportunities to professionals with at least 3 years of working experience. Joining Acta Marine means becoming part of a highly ambitious team, in a company with an open and engaging company culture and lots of opportunities for personal growth and development. 

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