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Office / HR Manager

Econowind | Zeewolde, Flevoland | North-Holland, Netherlands

About us

Econowind B.V. is a leader in Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion; a key technology that brings sustainability into the Shipping Industry. We design and build our wingsail inhouse in Zeewolde and have customer all over the world. The market is ready to adopt our wingsails, proven by the boost in sales over the last year. That means we are growing and scaling up our small and dedicated team of professionals.
Impact technology is our mission for the global shipping industry. Our name reflects the industry’s entry barrier; we provide the lowest cost green technology at the highest quality. We have the basics right to double growth over the next years.

The role

We are looking for a versatile and organized Office Manager with HR duties to strengthen our team. In this role, you will be responsible for both daily office operations and a wide range of HR tasks. You will ensure efficient office management and support our employees in HR matters.

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as the first point of contact for visitors and incoming calls.
  • Support the management team with administrative tasks such as preparing reports, organizing meetings, and taking minutes.
  • Coordinate Human Resource activities.
  • Organize company meetings, events, and training sessions.
  • Manage contracts and maintain contact with suppliers and service providers.
  • Coordinate the recruitment and selection process, including drafting job descriptions, screening candidates, and planning and conducting interviews.
  • Maintain and update personnel files and process changes in the HR system.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of a positive and inclusive company culture.

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, preferably in Administration, HR, or management.
  • Excellent command of Dutch and English, both spoken and written.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Proactive, flexible, and stress-resistant.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and experience with ERP or HR software is a plus.
  • Knowledge of current HR legislation and best practices.
  • Team player with a positive and professional attitude.

What we offer

  • A function with impact! We are arguably the highest reducer of CO2 per person.
  • A challenging and varied position within a growing and innovative company.
  • An informal and dynamic work environment with short communication lines.
  • Competitive salary and good secondary benefits.
  • The opportunity to contribute to a more sustainable future in the maritime sector.

Contact us

If the above description has sparked your interest and you would like to receive more information, please contact us. In an introductory conversation, we can explore together whether the above aligns well with your interests, ambitions and requirements.

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frank nieuwenhuis, ceo econowind

Frank Nieuwenhuis

Chief Executive Officer

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