IDA Foundation

HR Business Partner


At IDA Foundation, we ask a lot of our employees, but we also give a lot in return. This includes:

  • Great colleagues: You’ll work in a team of enthusiastic, motivated professionals in an open atmosphere
  • Inspiration and development: We offer training and personal development opportunities for all employees, and regularly host guest speakers.
  • Fun: Department and company outings are organized on a regular basis, and we make sure to celebrate our successes together.
  • Making an impact: IDA offers a great opportunity to use your passion and skills for good, while working in an enthusiastic team and stimulating environment.
  • Salary and holidays: We benchmark salaries against mid-sized companies in the Netherlands, and to support a healthy work-life balance we offer 30 vacation days for a fulltime contract. In addition, we offer a commute allowance and a defined contribution pension.


We will only consider applicants who are currently living in the Netherlands and match the job requirements. If you are interested in this challenging position, apply now.

For questions regarding the vacancy, please contact Swar Sourabh (

The candidate will be asked to hand in a Certificate of Good Conduct (Verklaring Omtrent het Gedrag) upon entering employment.

24 november, 2021
IDA Foundation
Adres: Slochterweg 35
Postcode/Plaats: 1027 AA Amsterdam
Telefoon: 020-4033051
Contactpersoon: Swar Sourabh

We are looking for an HR Business Partner, who can provide proactive and exceptional support to the organization, the managers and employees with all people related matters. You are responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated business units, through talent engagement, talent management and talent development.

You give input to the development of the HR strategy and vision, and actively participate in the development of leadership on manager an individual contributor level. You also take responsibility for the tactical and operational HR activities for your area (recruitment, onboarding, L&D, performance management, compensation and benefits, employee relations and leave/absenteeism management).

You work in a team in a team which consists of a HR & Payroll Administrator, 2 HRBP’s and the HR manager. The HR Director is based in India.

You have a desire to learn all aspects of the business and its goals, and you care deeply about the people on the IDA Team. You are a driving the people strategy and facilitate discussions on change and transformation. You are comfortable addressing our challenges and issues and take an active part in the solution. You are able to analyze and interpret data to help our leaders better understand business needs and take decisions.

Task and Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain partnerships with the managers and senior leaders of your designated area;
  • Partner with managers and senior leaders to determine current and future staffing needs;
  • Partner with hiring managers in the recruitment, selection and onboarding process;
  • Support managers and senior leaders in the performance management cycle
  • Actively participate in talent review process, high potential recognition programs and succession planning
  • Identify individual and team development needs and facilitating development activities together with managers and senior leaders;
  • Ensure correct data in HRIS in close collaboration with the HR & Payroll Administrator
  • Support the monthly payroll process (input, review)
  • Support and advise the manager in case of sick leave, in compliance with the ‘Wet Poortwachter’
  • Support and manage managers and employees on all types of leave request or absenteeism
  • Advise and coach managers on all employee relations matters
  • Provide legal advice
  • Audits (tax / compliance)
  • Collaborate with the HR team to initiate, plan, and implement HR initiatives
  • BSc degree in a related field (e.g. Human resources, Organizational development, Business Administration)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an HR advisory role in an international organization
  • Knowledge of Dutch labour law
  • Fluent in English and Dutch (written and oral)

About IDA

IDA Foundation is an independent social enterprise providing medicines and medical goods to healthcare organizations worldwide, at the best price possible. We recognize that in today's world, essential medicines remain out of reach for too many people. For almost 50 years, IDA has been bridging those gaps within a competitive and dynamic commercial environment. We work on multimillion dollar global health programmes for large funding organizations (e.g. The Global Fund), as well as national health initiatives in low- and middle-income countries (e.g. hospitals and central medical stores). IDA’s products and services have a global impact: for example, in 2019 and 2020, we delivered long-lasting insecticidal nets to help protect approximately 405 million people against malaria.

Headquartered in Amsterdam, we are a global organization with over 200 employees representing 28 nationalities. We have offices in India, China and Dubai. We pride ourselves on our professional, diverse and multicultural team, which is passionate about our mission and our strategic goals of universal health coverage, strengthened local capacity and sustainable value chains. Regular training opportunities are available to meet everyone’s professional and personal development needs. Our culture is open and informal, and we believe in sharing views and learning from each other.

Please see our reports (Annual Report, Sustainability Report) for more details, or visit for more information.

€ 3700 - € 4500
year contract, with the intention to extend to permanent
Aantal uur per week

To apply for this job, please click on the apply link in the vacancy on our website.  



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