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People Business Partner 24 – 32 hours

  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Job description

Zivver is a tech scale-up company based in Amsterdam and London, specializing in secure emailing solutions. With a diverse team representing over 25 nationalities, we foster a strong company culture and are proud to have an engaged bunch of Zivvies, as evidenced by our e-NPS of 79 and recognition as a world-class workplace.

As People Business Partner you will play, on operational and tactical level, a pivotal role in fostering talent retention strategies, ensuring our Zivvies remain engaged and fulfilled. You'll have the opportunity to identify training needs and design programs that not only align with our business objectives but also empower our employees to reach their fullest potential. Day-to-day, you'll offer invaluable guidance to managers, empowering them to nurture talent, plan careers, and navigate performance challenges with finesse.

Your expertise in HR principles and laws, coupled with your knack for analytical thinking, will be instrumental in shaping Zivver's success story. With your international experience and organizational sensitivity, you'll thrive in our diverse environment, collaborating effortlessly with a bunch of enthusiastic Zivvies from all corners of the globe.

Hot Takes:

  • You are surrounded by passionate individuals who are dedicated to making a difference.
  • Zivver’s People Business Partner is not a tree-hugger job.
  • Never a dull moment, you are known for your adaptability, proactivity, and agility in responding to the evolving needs of the organization.
  • At Zivver, we value work-life balance. This role is 24-32 hours per week – walking the talk!


  • An exciting, energetic environment.
  • International diverse team with over 25 nationalities - and yes, we offer Dutch classes too!
  • We value a healthy life-work balance. We mean it when we say: Take a vacation! We offer unlimited holidays for you to take care of yourself whenever you need it.
  • HQ in Amsterdam where you’re able to work a few days a week & full home office support to make sure you’re all set.
  • Working from Bali, the US or Spain? Any place, anywhere: we fully support temporary working from X.
  • At least €1.000,- per year on personal development budget.
  • Don’t worry about tomorrow: we’ve got you covered with a pension plan.

Job requirements

What we are looking for:

  • With your relevant degree or certifications. With 2-4 years working experience as HRBP, you bring a wealth of HR knowledge and experience to the table.
  • Your understanding of HR principles, laws, and regulations makes you a trusted advisor for our NL and UK office. Understanding the Dutch law is a hard requirement.
  • You thrive in an international environment and are always up-to-date with market practices and trends.
  • Your knack for prioritization and multitasking makes you a force to be reckoned with.
  • Handling sensitive information with professionalism is your middle name.
  • Your leadership skills and ability to collaborate across functions set you apart.
  • You're a continuous learner, always staying ahead of the curve on HR trends and laws.
  • You are proficient in English and preferably also in Dutch. 

If you’re still reading and excited about this role, we welcome your application, even if you think you don’t meet all the requirements. We understand that no candidate is perfect, and would love to hear your story. Keen to learn a bit more? Keep reading.

About Zivver

We see a world experiencing the hyper-acceleration of digital transformation, regulatory reforms, and hybrid work, and our mission is to enable organizations of all sizes with the Next Generation of Secure Digital Communication that is Effortless, Smart, and Secure—empowering enterprises and employees to work with maximum security and effectiveness with minimal disruption, while adhering to best practices around the sharing of sensitive information and data.

Zivver is currently used by over 8.500 organizations internationally and prevents circa 10,000 data breaches a month. These organizations all operate in highly complex and regulated sectors such as healthcare, financial services, local government and the legal industry.

Zivver is listed by Gartner as one of five global representative vendors on email data protection and is mentioned as a leader in fulfilling the privacy needs of organizations when sending highly confidential information via outbound email in Omdia’s 2020 Market Radar. Zivver has over 150 employees and to date has raised more than $40 million from known venture capital funds DN Capital, henQ Capital, Dawn Capital, and SmartFin.