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People & Culture Intern

Hours per week
40 hours

Note - This internship is open to students who are enrolled in Dutch Universities and are currently present in the Netherlands.

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 and Esprit but also popular for our comprehensive selection of exclusive and indie brands.

Your role in our People & Culture Team

We are looking for a driven, motivated, and organized intern to join our People & Culture team. You will actively contribute and support us within our daily operations and projects, supporting professionals across various subfunctions. You will learn a lot within a short amount of time, contributing to the work of our business partners, recruiters and operation specialists.

Your main learning areas and tasks will be in the following areas:

• Supporting managers and our business partner team with various administrative duties (updating documentation and records, creating visuals and presentations, data analysis, etc.)

• Supporting Recruitment, Reward, Learning & Development teams to optimize, ensure efficiency and productivity within their processes.

• Learning about the importance of a QMS (Quality Management System) and actively contribute to supporting our ongoing certification process.

• Supporting the testing and finalization of new HRIS configurations with various members of the team.

• Supporting the team to update various documents and records.

• Setting up and organizing team meetings, activities, and various internal monthly events.

Your Profile

• You are currently enrolled in a Dutch University and are currently living in the Netherlands.

• You are currently a Bachelor or master’s student studying HRM, Organizational Psychology, Talent Development, or any other relevant field.

• You have prior experience working within Human Resource departments.

• You are a people’s person and have great attention to detail.

• You have excellent written & verbal skills in English.

• You have a very structured approach and a hands-on personality.

• A proactive personality with excellent communication skills in English.

• You are reliable, eager to learn and take initiative.

• You have relationship building skills and are very receptive to feedback.

• You can interact effectively with all levels of management within the department regarding matters of a confidential nature.

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, 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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