Vacature: Director Human Resources EMEAI | The Netherlands Vacature - Alphen aan den Rijn, Zuid-Holland 2408 AV
Director Human Resources EMEAI | The Netherlands
Sakura Finetek Europe B.V.
Alphen aan den Rijn
40 hour
Bachelor - University

Sakura Finetek Europe B.V.

   Alphen aan den Rijn
Bachelor - University
Sakura Finetek Group is an international manufacturer and supplier of first class, high quality medical diagnostic products. At Sakura Finetek Europe, we develop, manufacture and sell histological and cytological instruments and consumables.
We have achieved our success and solid reputation by providing timely, well-thought-out solutions to help solve the everyday challenges that laboratories face. The impact of change!. Currently, about 260 staff members work at our various locations throughout Europe. This is ‘our story’.
Your predecessor moved on after nearly 7 years, so now we’re looking you: an ambitiousus

Director Human Resources EMEAI | The Netherlands

Alphen aan den Rijn

The position

Responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive strategic HR vision in line with the overall mission, vision and strategy as set by the Executive Team. A strategic mind with a pragmatic approach to plan, lead, direct, develop and coordinate the policies of the HR department ensuring legal compliance throughout the EMEAI region.

Our High-Tech instruments enable the laboratory to automate and standardise various processes in histopathology. SMART Automation is efficient, innovative and effective. And above all, an exceptional customer experience. 

Our vision: We want to be the first company to fully automate anatomic pathology!
To realise this vision, ‘our’ people are essential. The focus is on strategic initiatives such as talent acquisition, employee retention, employee engagement, employee development & career planning and performance management. As you can imagine the entire Employee Journey is topping our priority list!

The Team
Throughout Europe proudly serving 260+ colleagues in 15 different countries!
Beatriz, Martine & Wendy are HR Business Partners, Monique is our HR Coordinator, Gerda & Ronald are the International Payroll Specialists and Paul is recruiting you. Rogier is temporarly leading the team.

Teaming up with the Directors Busniness Development Finance, Marketing, Indirect Sales, North Region (UK, Ireland, Scandinavia & Benelux), Central Region (Germany, Austria & Poland) and South Region (France, Italy & Iberia). You will have a strong link to the Executive Team (VP Marketing & Sales, VP Strategy & Business Development, VP Customer Operations and the CFO Europe. You will be reporting directly to the President EMEAI.

 You are

  • responsible and accountable for setting and executing the EMEAI Human Resources Strategy
  • advising, supporting and challenging the Executive & Directors Team on strategic HR topics
  • end responsible for all HR processes, procedures and compliancy with legislation & regulations
  • able to work effectively in a changing and growing international environment
  • leading by example and inspire people to show the best version of themselves!

 You have

  • a strategic mindset and big picture thinking to make things happen!
  • at least 10 years’ HR Management experience in an international environment
  • extensive market knowledge, insight, and subject matter expertise
  • what it takes to gain immediate credibility at all levels, in- and outside the organisation
  • excellent business acumen making clear judgement calls
  • relevant Bachelor or master’s degree and an inspiring personality!


  • live within travelling distance from Alphen aan den Rijn and feel at home in an international environment
  • communicate in an open way and partner naturally with all stakeholders
  • take responsibility and share success 
  • can express yourself fluently in Dutch & English
  • reach out, team up and deliver!

The invitation
Would you like to join this Team and be part of a healthy, privately owned company with a clear mission:
‘We empower pathology professionals’ advancing cancer diagnostics.
Our culture is friendly and open. We believe that the development of our people enables the company's growth.
Sakura offers an interesting employment package, including a gross yearly salary (depending on experience) of approximately €110.000, - (including 8% holiday pay) an attractive bonus structure of max 25%, a fully paid pension plan, 29 paid holidays (full-time), hybrid working, a company car, phone, iPad, laptop, a daily freshly prepared lunch and a gym discount.

Interested in speaking to us?

Does the above appeal to you? Apply today using our Online Application Form. Website:

Should you require any further information regarding this vacancy, please do not hesitate to contact Paul van der Hove (Recruitment)


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Contact information
Sakura Finetek Europe B.V.
Paul van der Hove

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