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P&C Coordinator

Hours per week
40 hours


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 which operate more than 40 countries across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. GrandVision serves its customers in over 7,000 stores and with more than 37,000 employees which are proving every day that in EYE CARE, WE CARE MORE.


Some key figures:

  • 7,000+ stores in more than 40 countries
  • 30 retail banners
  • over 800,000 store visitors per day
  • ~17 million prescription glasses sold
  • Revenue 2018: EUR 3,7 billion
  • EBITDA 2018: EUR 576 million
  • Over 37,000 employees

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.


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. Our preference is to always promote internally where possible. So, wherever people start, there’s always somewhere else to go. We strive for continuous improvement and our new recruits help us to further raise the future potential of our company. Our whole business is full of people who have gone on to achieve a successful career through experiencing a variety of different roles in different locations and area of our business. We continually support and develop our people who have the desire, ambition and potential to grow.


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.

P&C Coordinator, Amsterdam Area

Our People & Culture (P&C) Team is looking for a Coordinator, supporting administrative processes for our HQ and other members of our global organisation.

You will be part of a strong team within our HQ in Schiphol, working in an international and agile environment. We are looking for a structured and experienced professional who can successfully handle the challenging work environment and manage the expectations of a leading global retailer.

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. The People and Culture team currently consists of 10 FTE in total, among them are colleagues with global and local responsibilities. You report to the Head of Operations Excellence at our Global HQ.

Reports to

Head of Operations Excellence, Global HQ

Main purpose of the role

To 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
  • Administration of lease cars
  • 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

Required qualifications/level of education

  • HBO or equivalent level
  • Working experience in similar capacity, preferably in a Dutch corporate environment

Core competencies/ Personal attributes

  • You can work well with both technology and people
  • You build relationships and have a collaborative mindset; connecting people to results comes naturally to you
  • You have a self-starting and pragmatic attitude: your flexibility allows you to come up with new ideas, you show enthusiasm for continuous improvement and change
  • You understand how your work contributes to the internal / external customers of the organization
  • You pay attention to changing customers’ needs and keeps your work relevant
  • You understand the company vision and adjust your priorities accordingly
  • You are aware of risks, threats and opportunities, you are able to calculate these risks and take decisions; reflect on your own mistakes
  • You know what is needed to achieve results
  • You keep promises and elicit trust from others through honesty and dependability

Key skills, knowledge and experience

  • 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 including an advanced level of written and spoken Dutch and English.
  • 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
  • Personnel Management knowledge, tech-savvy
  • Knowledge of salary/HR systems (experience with Raet / Youforce is a plus)


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NB. If you have not heard back from us after 27 days, please consider your application not to be successful.

Application process

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

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