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Req ID:  86398
Function:  Human Resources
Posted:  Jan 25, 2023

Amsterdam, NH, NL, 1082VA

Senior HR Operations Specialist

We’re Coty, one of the world’s largest beauty companies with an iconic portfolio of brands across fragrance, color cosmetics, and skin and body care. Coty is the global leader in fragrance and number three in color cosmetics. Coty’s products are sold in over 150 countries around the world. Coty and its brands are committed to a range of social causes as well as seeking to minimize its impact on the environment.


The HR Operations Specialist will be responsible for ensuring that all HR administrative activities are handled, to ensure compliance and flawless employee experience. Support wider HR team and execute HR change management activities, supporting line managers and employees regarding all kinds of HR Services activities including the full breadth of the 
HR spectrum. You'll be reporting to the HR Operations Director EMEA.


Your main areas of focus will be to:

  • Deliver core HR services (administrative duties as payroll, new hires, onboarding, VISA's, tax ruling and more)
  • Take accountability for service performance trends and actively manages adherences to policies and procedures
  • Act as change agent and support managers + HRBP’s with HR transformation
  • Act as escalation point for SSC and for all Core HR services 
  • Serve as an expert to solve complex HR queries and requests that cannot be answered through self-service or by the SSC
  • Coordinate Digital & transactional HR activities 
  • Analyze trends and metrics to bring workforce insights
  • Act as key point of contact for escalated systems support
  • Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with the HRD to develop solutions, programs and policies that align with business objectives
  • Support system implementation projects working closely with CoE and SSC
  • Execute or support HR Projects
  • Support C&B & Payroll manager as well as with day to day activities
  • Manage long term illness cases and administration
  • Manage local process International relocators
  • Support PO/PR process 
  • Support with development and execution of Onboarding program 
  • Support immigration
  • Manage NS Busines cards and Meal Vouchers
  • Act as Coty Academy SPOC
  • Act as local Communications SPOC
  • Draft, align and send HR Newsletter



  • Minimum 5+ years of general HR Services experience.
  • Profound Excel skills and systems experience (Successfactors, ADP)
  • Analytical thinking, strong ownership to take initiative and to drive action and results
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication (English)
  • Self-motivated, high level of transparency and integrity, enjoy working in fast evolving business environment
  • Excellent excel modelling skills with high attention to details and ability to manage large amounts of data from different sources
  • Experience in working with remote teams.



  • High personal drive, confidence, integrity and determination
  • Thrives on challenges and keeps a healthy attitude under pressure
  • Is resilient and agile, adapts to new challenges quickly and effectively
  • Collaborates easily and effectively with others and adapts to different working styles
  • Leverages the skills of the organization through effective team work
  • Takes responsibility for the quality of all deliverables, contributes to doing things better and faster
  • Seeks feedback, reflects on the learning and takes forward into their ways of working
  • Proactively seeks improvement, is a solution provider and a problem solve
  • Ability to think strategically and beyond the tasks at hand ; needs to envision new ways of working to enable execution of plans



  • Competitive salary based on your qualities and experience; 
  • A change for a permanent position within an international HR team;
  • Bonus plan based on your performance and company results;
  • Attractive benefits packages;
  • A brand new building in the business area of Amsterdam-Zuid. The office is designed to maximize your performance, based on the new ways of working.



At Coty, we believe in equality and inclusion for all, and stand together with those fighting for freedom, justice, and equal rights regardless of who you are or who you love. Our people make us who we are.

They are the brightest minds bringing the boldest ideas to life every day. If you’re the kind of person who refuses to settle, if you want to think bigger, learn faster and go further than you ever thought possible – we’d love to hear from you.

Country/Region:  NL
City:  Amsterdam