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Vacancy: HR Coordinator

Clean Clothes Campaign is looking for an HR Coordinator (3 days per week)

Based in Amsterdam, starting as soon as possible

Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) is dedicated to improving working conditions and supporting the empowerment of workers – most of them women – in the global garment and sportswear industry. The CCC global network consists of more than 230 trade unions and NGO’s, both in consumer and production countries, which are committed to a shared Global Strategic Framework and cooperate in global working groups, as well as through national and regional coalitions. For more information on our recent campaigns and advocacy work, as well as our vision, mission and principles, you can visit https://cleanclothes.org/.

Clean Clothes Campaign strives to be a diverse and inclusive organisation. We therefore explicitly invite people from disadvantaged backgrounds to apply for this vacancy.

 

The role

The position of the HR Coordinator sits in the heart of the organisation with regard to a number of matters, including personnel, legal and other official procedures, and individual and team well-being. The HR coordinator works closely with the Office Coordinator and the HR portfolio holder. Together they are responsible for all HR matters, within the context of CCC’s consensus decision-making and non-hierarchical principles. Next to the Amsterdam office, CCC has another office in Brussels, where currently five of our colleagues are working under a Belgian employment contract.

Tasks and responsibilities include:

  • To act as a source of information with regard to employment conditions and other HR related matters for all employees and Board members;

  • To take initiative, advise and supervise on HR issues such as occupational health and safety, pension, mental well-being, illness, working conditions, team cohesion, conflicts, dismissals, complaints etc;

  • To coordinate and assist with the recruitment processes and onboarding;

  • To regularly update the Employee Handbook;

  • Act as the point of contact for reports of suspected breaches of Integrity (along with External Councillor and External Whistleblower Service);

  • To take the lead on issues around diversity, equity and inclusion within the organisation;

  • Preparation of all HR related contracts;

  • To ensure up-to-date information on and application of (legal) employment conditions and personnel regulations;

  • To keep the HRM portal (AFAS) updated, together with the office coordinator;

  • To coordinate the annual feedback and evaluation cycle;

  • To provide support to the Board and Board chair in preparing the Board meetings and any other relevant meetings where the Board is involved;

  • Evaluation of standing HR policy, identify bottlenecks and make suggestions for adjustment.

We ask:

  • At least five years of experience in a similar HR position preferably within an NGO;

  • Sound knowledge of Dutch labour law (knowledge of Belgian labour law would be desirable);

  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication skills;

  • Attention to detail, commitment to accuracy and strong organisational skills;

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a consensus-based decision-making team;

  • Experience or strong interest in the shaping of an organizational culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance;

  • Commitment to hiring practices and work culture that foster inclusion;

  • Excellent command of English and Dutch, both in speaking and writing.

A plus (but not necessary) would be:

  • Experience with AFAS HRM software;

  • Legal background;

  • Commitment to labour rights, and knowledge of the garment industry and international labour rights issues;

  • An understanding of intersectionality.

We offer:

  • A dynamic job in a non-hierarchical organisation in which all staff earn the same salary, within an inspiring international network;
  • A temporary contract of 1 year for 3 days (24 hours) a week. Upon satisfactory performance, a permanent contract will follow;
  • The salary level for 2024 is set at € 4.122,- on the basis of 36 hours a week (full-time) plus 8% holiday allowance. For this position this means € 2.694, – gross per month for 24 hours (3 days), plus the holiday allowance. Every year the salaries are adjusted for inflation. Please note that, due to our principle of equality, the salary is not negotiable;
  • A fully paid for pension plan, € 36 net telephone allowance, general net allowance 1% of gross pay, contribution towards trade union membership, reimbursement of commuting costs (up to a fixed amount) and an individual training budget;
  • 5 weeks holidays plus the days between Christmas and New Year.

About Schone Kleren Campagne / Clean Clothes Campaign:

The organisation hosts two teams: the International Office (IO), which supports the CCC global network, and the Dutch Schone Kleren Campagne (SKC), which coordinates CCC activities in the Netherlands. These two teams are supported by IT, HR, Fundraising, Grant Management and Finance specialists. Most employees work in the Amsterdam office, and some in the Brussels office. In total, the organisation employs 28 staff within one legal entity (Stichting Schone Kleren Campagne). The organisation has no Executive Director; decision-making is based on consensus and non-hierarchical principles, within a clearly defined framework of self-steering teams. The coordination of organisational matters is performed by a Cross Team Body.

The candidate needs to have residence and work permit for the Netherlands The position is based in Amsterdam and partial work from home is allowed.

Please send your application with CV (two pages max.) and motivation letter (one page max.) no later than March 4 through this link.

Interviews will be held in the week of 11 March at our Amsterdam office.