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HR Coordinator

Hours per week
40 hours

Join a supportive and internationally diverse People and Culture team.

We are GrandVision, well-known by our retail banners such as Pearle, Vision Express, Charlie Temple, Apollo, Solaris, and many more!

Our global store network are the go-to locations for all the top brands in the eyewear industry, including Ray-Ban, Oakley, Esprit, Carrera, but also popular for our comprehensive selection of exclusive and indie brands.

Within our P&C team, we are dedicated to enabling GrandVision’s success through partnering with leaders and addressing their HR-related priorities and challenges. . Coming from different cultural backgrounds and looking back at years of professional experience in various environments, we are always able to see things from different perspectives to identify the right approach.

As our P&C coordinator, you will provide administrative support for key People & Culture (P&C) processes for GrandVision Head Office employees and some support for executives, including local P&C representatives in the global organization.


  • The P&C Coordinator supports the P&C team with relevant processes including administration and providing data, registration of new employees and leavers in databases, payroll mutations and data for reporting purposes.
  • Prepare all letters for employees covering the whole employee life cycle from entry to termination.
  • Suggest and implement changes to and in databases.
  • Ensure up-to-date, accurate employee files.
  • Timely and accurate information and administration to support key remuneration processes and decisions (such as annual salary review, bonus, pensions etc.)
  • Administrate all mutations for relevant third parties, e.g. insurance companies; sickness and health & safety portals.
  • Coordination of Emergency Response Officers (BHV-ers) and emergency evacuations.
  • General point of contact for all kinds of ad-hoc questions; directing employees and managers to the appropriate P&C team lead or online support materials or tools systems where applicable.
  • Support with Payroll preparation and communication with payroll provider.

Key skills, knowledge and experience

  • Business level English AND Dutch, both written and spoken
  • HBO or equivalent level.
  • Working experience in similar capacity, preferably in a Dutch corporate environment.
  • Business level English as well as Dutch, both verbal and written.
  • Knowledge of Dutch employment law
  • Intermediate Word and Excel skills (such as mail merge, Vlook-up).
  • Able to manage and prioritize own workload without supervision. Accurate efficient and able to deal with large amounts of information, used for processes that are very important to the individuals concerned.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to communicate effortlessly with all stakeholders at different levels within the organisation.
  • Trustworthiness to deal with very sensitive information and to ensure fairness and consistency.
  • Sensitivity and stability to understand, address and deal with underlying issues and emotions.
  • Friendly and empathetic - easy to approach for employees.
  • Flexible, good at multi-tasking and hands-on.
  • Tech-savvy, able to learn quickly.
  • Knowledge of salary/HR systems (experience with Visma/Raet/Youforce/employee Central) is a plus).


Contract: In line with common market practice a 1-year (/ fixed-term) contract will be offered with a view to extend.

Workplace type: hybrid. We offer the option to continue working 2 days at home and 3 days at the office with a working from home bundle incl. chair and screen etc. provided to support this.

Salary: We pay competitive salaries in line with the international retail sector. We are looking forward to discussing your salary expectations during the interview.

In addition to the above, We offer a scope of great benefits including (but not limited to):

  • Dutch pension plan with employer contribution of 8%
  • Employee net investment scheme
  • Employee Purchase Option for glasses, contact lenses and sunglasses
  • Subsidised lunches and free fruit at the office
  • Commuting expenses reimbursed
  • Discount on various partner insurances
  • The option to work from abroad for a specified time
  • Flexibility on annual leave planning with option to purchase additional days

Developing Careers & Potential

Within all GrandVision companies we recruit for a career, not just a job. We are passionate about customer satisfaction and develop our people to look for growth potential within the job and within the company.

With customers, stores and employees located in over 40 countries, GrandVision shows diversity to be at the core of its success. GrandVision is a global company proud and committed to be an equal opportunity employer.

More about GrandVision

GrandVision is a global leader in optical retailing and delivers high quality and affordable eye care to more and more customers around the world. The high quality eye care offered by GrandVision includes a wide range of services provided by its vision expert, prescription glasses including frames and lenses, contact lenses and contact lens care products, and sunglasses both plain and with prescription lenses. These products are offered through leading optical retail banners across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. GrandVision serves its customers in over 7,200 stores and with more than 39,000 employees which are proving every day that in EYE CARE, WE CARE MORE.

After decades of collaboration and two years of efforts and relentless work to make it a reality, EssilorLuxottica and GrandVision officially became part of the same organization as of 1 July, 2021.

Going forward, as part of the EssilorLuxottica family, GrandVision will be able to truly unlock our full potential, and that of the optical industry as a whole, by exploring new paths around product development, digitalization, distribution and innovation.

At the very core have always been our people, who day after day are elevating the importance of vision as a basic human right and to bringing the best eyewear possible to the market. As part of the Group's deeply-rooted culture and values, we are committed to taking care of our employees around the globe and helping them thrive and grow.

Some key figures:

  • 7,260 stores in more than 40 countries
  • 434,000 daily store visits
  • 15.1 million Eyeglass & sunglass sold
  • Over 39,000 employees worldwide
  • Revenue EUR 3.5 billion FY
  • EBITA EUR 266 million

Our vision is to provide high quality and affordable eye care to more and more people around the world. By doing so, GrandVision aspires to help them realize their full potential in life.

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NB. If you have not heard back from us after 27 days, please consider your application not to be successful. Due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback should you not be selected for an interview.

Recruitment agencies: As we have a dedicated in-house recruitment team, all our positions are strictly no agencies. Please refrain from contacting our staff with prospective candidates as they will not be taken into consideration.

Application process

1. Apply
2. Questionnaire & Recruiter call
3. 1st Interview
4. Online Assessment & 2nd Interview
5. Offer
6. Hired

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