Posted: 17 Jan 2022

HR Business Partner

Full Time Position
TOMRA Food is a global market leader in state-of-the-art sensor-based sorting and processing technologies for food. Our HQ, located in Leuven incorporates o.a. Technology & Software, Service, Sales, Marketing, Finance and HR. We are people that are actively making the change that we want to see in the world, so the generations of tomorrow can benefit from safer food and more available resources.

The purpose of this position is to provide true partnership, advice, support and facilitation to managers across a generalist spectrum of People & Organization. In doing this, Business Partners are generous with their time, curious and deeply involved in their portfolios and across the business. This role has dual responsibility for providing local operational support and global support with templates, policies/guidelines and frameworks to ensure alignment with other locations worldwide.

The People & Organisation teamwork in true partnership with the business to enable our people to attract, retain and engage talent.

Key Responsibilities:  Operational Support to the business

  • Partner with managers to deliver a full range of operational and tactical people and operational support aligned with the overall business strategy and direction including:
  • Provide general advice and support directly to employees on some P&O issues e.g. leave balances, interpretation of policies and general queries and actions requests where appropriate
  • Work closely with business managers and other team members to continually analyse, prioritise and respond to the businesses people and capability needs to assist in the delivery of business outcomes
  • Ensure People & Organisation systems, tools and frameworks accurately reflect business practice.


People-Related Projects

  • Actively facilitate and encourage managers to complete requirements for performance and remuneration review processes and ensure practices are adopted consistently throughout the business
  • Act as an internal specialist in supporting some people-related projects or facilitating internal training
  • Participate in business planning processes for relevant divisions or teams where required
  • Carry out People & Organisation plans, strategies and initiatives under the guidance of manager
  • Support managers to communicate, regulate and maintain the organisation’s culture, Code of Conduct and values


Health & Safety


Comply with all legal requirements and TOMRA standards to provide a safe workplace for all. Furthermore, take all practicable steps to ensure your own and others’ safety at work by ensuring that:

  • Your actions or inactions do not cause harm to themselves or any other person.
  • Follow all lawful safety instructions; and
  • Report all hazards and incidents in the workplace


Organisation (This is a compulsory Section)


  • Complete administrative tasks in an accurate and timely manner
  • Observe and comply with policies, procedures, and quality management systems
  • Observe and comply with our code of conduct
  • Positively and actively support effective communication, encourage, and provide constructive feedback
  • Support the overall organisational vision, values and culture
  • Assist others with the selection of approaches, methods and/or services as required
  • Any other reasonable duties as required


Required Skills/abilities: 

  • Strong demonstrated ability to build relationships and influence at different levels across the business
  • Good time management skills, both in planning and ongoing adjustments
  • Comfort dealing with ambiguity and shifting deadlines
  • Ability to be resilient and push-back when required
  • Ability to write policies, guidelines and other internal communications
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from across the business.
  • Good Microsoft Office skills
  • Naturally curious, opinionated, and not shy to share that opinion
  • Have sound judgement and alignment to our P&O and wider TOMRA culture
  • Naturally pragmatic to ensure you see challenges through to completion
  • Hands-on person, with the ability to achieve the right outcome to the business in win-win scenarios



  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in an generalist roll & Partnering role or similar
  • Experience in designing and delivering change and other people-related processes
  • Excellent knowledge of local employment legislation



Bachelor or master’s in human resources, law, Psychology

Interested? Please send your CV and motivation letter to :  [email protected]