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United Airlines HR Representative - Belgium, Netherlands and International in Barcelona, Spain


There’s never been a more exciting time to join United Airlines. We’re on a path towards becoming the best airline in the history of aviation. Our shared purpose – Connecting People, Uniting the World – is about more than getting people from one place to another. It also means that as a global company that operates in hundreds of locations around the world with millions of customers and tens of thousands of employees, we have a unique responsibility to uplift and provide opportunities in the places where we work, live and fly, and we can only do that with a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. And we’re growing – in the years ahead, we’ll hire tens of thousands of people across every area of the airline. Our careers include a competitive benefits package aimed at keeping you happy, healthy and well-traveled. From employee-run "Business Resource Group" communities to world-class benefits and privileges like space available travel, United is truly a one-of-a-kind place to work. Are you ready to travel the world?

At United, we offer more than jobs, we build careers. Our HR team is passionate about growing our diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace where everyone can thrive. We empower our team members to pursue unique career paths, promote a culture where all employees feel included and empowered to a make a measurable difference in our success, and value the achievements and advancement of our diverse workforce. Join our team and chart your own uniquely United career journey!

Job overview and responsibilities

Support the implementation of a full spectrum of HR functions including recruitment, compensation and benefits, and employee relations, and other corporate programs. Main countries of scope are Belgium and Netherlands with support to additional EMEIA countries. Provide assistance and guidance to line and staff management in the interpretation of policies local law work rules and procedures to assure consistent application. Will also have overall responsibility for the management of HR issues and programs in the given country. Reporting to EMEIA HR Manager

This role could be located in either Belgium, Netherlands, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal.

Recruitment Retention and Training:

  • Plan and conduct recruitment & selection exercise with hiring managers

  • Interview and help select successful candidates with hiring department and business partner

  • Prepare employment letters, coordinate with Payroll, process file number, new hire forms and conduct New Hire Orientation session with new employees

  • Monitoring the workplace for compliance with our harassment and discrimination policy and liaison with the training department for the provision of related education programs

  • Conduct exit interview and provide feedback to managers on the comments collected from exit surveys

  • Conduct staff turnover analysis on a quarterly basis

  • Maintain up-to-date workforce statistics for personnel/succession planning.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Support regulatory changes that may impact the company’s HR policies & program

  • Support the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures

  • Provide data analysis and reports for all HR related information

  • Verify monthly payroll and pay vouchers

  • Liaise with service vendors on annual review and renewal and regularly monitor vendors’ service standard

  • Analyze data and consolidate survey data and communicate survey results to participants

  • Support the implementation of corporate incentive programs such as On-time bonus, AIP, Profit Sharing and Perfect Attendance, etc.

  • Arrange communication session to explain new corporate programs as well as briefing sessions for service vendors

  • Manage and administer local employee benefit scheme, such as child care voucher program

  • Conduct internal survey in collecting employee feedback on existing benefit plans

  • Review and monitor benefit plans/remuneration calculation methodology to ensure full compliance with statutory requirements

Annual Salary Review and AIP and monthly payroll validation:

  • Computation and compilation of estimate cost impact for merit review programs for local country

  • Conduct research and survey among the interline HR professionals to obtain most updated information on compensation & benefits programs

  • Prepare and consolidate required AIP data for local country

  • Work closely with the vendor to verify monthly payroll data and allowances and pay vouchers for local country

  • Data analysis of attrition and sick leave statistics

Corporate Social Responsibilities:

  • Plan and organize community service activities with charitable organizations for co-workers’ voluntary participation

  • Communicate and encourage co-workers’ participation in charitable activities available in the community, such as charity walk, Solicit vendors in meeting employees’ needs, e.g. voluntary insurance, health screening, H1N1 vaccination, flu injection program, etc.

  • Manager HR Budget administration

This position is offered on local terms and conditions. Expatriate assignments and sponsorship for employment visas, even on a time-limited visa status, will not be awarded.


What’s needed to succeed (Minimum Qualifications):

  • Bachelor Degree in related discipline or equivalent experience

  • 2 or more years of experience in HR field

  • Good analytical skills and communication skills

  • Knowledge in local labor laws for Belgium and Netherlands.

  • Proficient in English and Dutch (written and spoken)

  • Available to travel 10 % of the time

  • Must be legally authorized to work in Belgium, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Netherlands for any employer without sponsorship

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification

  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position

What will help you propel from the pack (Preferred Qualifications):

  • 10 years of HR experience or role with heavy HR responsibilities

  • Fluent in French

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT