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HR Business Partner



People & HR
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

sennder is Europe’s leading digital freight forwarder. In a traditional industry, we are moving fast to digitize and automate all road logistics processes. We move trucks with courage and the power of data to unlock endless and sustainable capacity at exceptional quality.

We are a growing team looking for a part-time Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) in the people team to help us on our journey to revolutionize road freight logistics. You will support our teams in the Netherlands (Rotterdam, Moerdijk, Amsterdam) from our Amsterdam office.


  • Support and develop line managers in driving a high-performance culture through coaching and facilitating talent assessments
  • Drive organizational change and transformation by giving guidance on business unit restructures and workforce and succession planning
  • Nurture our sennder culture, influence the way our sendees work and interact with each other, understand and feel about our mission, vision and values. Cultivate an emotional connection among our sendees, plan and execute events, team meetings and team-building initiatives.
  • Support the implementation of key people programs such as career paths, performance reviews, compensation & rewards, local training initiatives
  • Create reports and analyzing trends to support your stakeholders and drive monthly People data analyses and reporting


  • Previous experience in a startup environment within an international matrix organization
  • Comprehensive understanding of all HR/People processes and how these impact the wider business
  • A multicultural mind-set, passionate and energized to create social impact and help create a positive atmosphere
  • Excellent and practical knowledge of Dutch labor laws
  • Creative problem solving and end-result focus by creating innovative solutions, looking for new ways to accomplish objectives, and the ability to focus in the midst of change
  • Demonstrates sound business ethics, shows consistency among principles, values and behaviors, properly handles sensitive and confidential information
  • Ability to influence stakeholders with data, written communication, and can positively explain strategy or administration of policies
  • Fluent in Dutch and English


At sennder, we want to maximize the individual potential of all employees and reinforce an inclusive culture and environment of continuous learning that empowers people to succeed as a team. In addition to humility, we value commitment, team spirit and respect to build fruitful collaboration across teams. Learn more about who we are on our career site.

  • Dynamic scale-up with an international team of 1000+ people, 74+ nationalities spread across 11 European offices. With English as our common language, we are able to work together.
  • Learning and development on the job and with the support of a bi-annual review process, learning allowance, high potential programs, sennder onboarding academy, and internal trainings.
  • Various opportunities to connect with colleagues through regular team events and company get-togethers such as our highly anticipated sennder Summer Camp.
  • We prioritize employee engagement and mental well-being by fostering a supportive environment through the Likeminded platform and conducting regular employee satisfaction surveys.
  • Hybrid work model where you seamlessly merge virtual productivity and in-office collaboration with your colleagues.
  • Commuter allowance to assist employees with their daily travel expenses and a one-time home office benefit to ensure that you're properly equipped wherever you work.
  • Competitive compensation package including objective-based bonus, referral reward, and in some cases virtual option plan.
  • Vibrant offices complete with healthy snacks, focus zones, and social areas to connect with your colleagues.

We value passion and leadership, we're as interested in your character as we are in your talent. Please apply, even if you feel you only meet part of our listed criteria. Diversity drives our innovation and we offer a collaborative, dynamic, and international work environment. Just be yourself. We are excited to meet you and for you to join us in shaping the future of the logistics industry in Europe.

If you have any questions or need special accommodation please reach out to us at As soon as you apply your journey with sennder begins.