HR Director – imec The Netherlands

At IMEC (Job)

Imec The Netherlands is the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. The combination of our widely acclaimed leadership in microchip technology and profound software and ICT expertise is what makes us unique. By leveraging our world-class infrastructure and local and global ecosystem of partners across a multitude of industries, we create ground breaking innovation in application domains such as healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, and energy.


As a trusted partner for companies, start-ups and universities we bring together close to 3,500 brilliant minds from over 95 nationalities. Imec is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium and also has distributed R&D groups at a number of Flemish universities, in The Netherlands, Taiwan, USA, China, and offices in India and Japan. To guarantee our continued position as a leading player in our field, we are looking for those passionate talents that make the difference! Currently we are looking for a HR Director The Netherlands to join us at our High Tech Campus office in Eindhoven.


Imec The Netherlands
Innovation center in nanoelectronics and digital technologies


Multidisciplinary collaboration between people and organizations is a key component of groundbreaking innovations. Our Eindhoven location on the High Tech Campus is a cooperation between TNO and IMEC, which operates as Holst Centre. In Wageningen we are now building the brand new OnePlanet Research Center which is a multidisciplinary collaboration agreement between Wageningen University & Research (WUR), Radboud University, Radboudumc and imec The Netherlands. When multidisciplinary cooperation in an innovative research environment is important then HR has the fantastic challenge to build and maintain the perfect platform for our employees to flourish!


We initiate fundamental and applied research, ground breaking innovations and smart product development. This is only possible by using and bringing together great ideas, innovations and chip and digital technologies from different disciplines and work closely together with industry.

We ensure that companies, education, researchers, social institutions and citizens work together. We combine specialisms from the fields of nanoelectronics, agriculture, food and health and turn dreams into feasible solutions that contribute to a more sustainable society.


Your responsibilities

In this position you hold strategic responsibility for the successful operations of all HR matters in The Netherlands. Of course, you are both part of the imec The Netherlands Management team as well as the HR Staff of imec international. You work together with a small HR-team with whom you collaborate to achieve HR specific KPI's and targets. Your team closely interacts with research management, internal stakeholders like Works Council and external suppliers for HR, Legal and contract matters. You report to the MD of imec The Netherlands and functionally to the CHRO of imec international.


Your profile

We are eager to know your vision on and relevant experience in Human Resource Management. Ideally, you combine a University degree in HR or comparable with experience in an international and highly technological organisation. You have strong interpersonal skills which allow you to be successful in an international high-tech environment. You have a passion for HR and the development of people and organisations. Furthermore, your expertise and management skills are essential to successfully take up this role. You communicate effectively in English but must be fully proficient in Dutch as well. You can translate your vision into tangible results.


For all inquiries, please contact:

Are you interested in this position and do you want to learn more about it, then you can talk to Frank Wolfs, Talent Acquisition Lead. You can reach Frank via +31(0)6-50837563. You can also apply on our website by sending us your resume and motivational letter. An assessment can be part of the application process.


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