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HR payroll specialist Dow Chemical Terneuzen

Employment agency Manpower is looking for an HR payroll employee for Dow Chemical in Terneuzen. Do you have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Human Resources or Finance and have you worked in payroll and/or finance for at least one year? Are you fluent in Dutch and English and are you looking for a full-time job at an international company? This vacancy at Dow Chemical could be perfect for you; keep reading for more information!

Working activities
As an HR payroll specialist at Dow Chemical, you will take a leading role and represent payroll activities and aligned Europe, Middle East, Africa and India (EMEAI) countries. Your objective is to ensure employees are paid in time and accurately, and to ensure that payments are in compliance with respective country tax-legislations, agreed labour conditions, and company rules and regulations. You will coordinate with internal and external stakeholders and report to tax and governmental agencies.

You can expect to perform the following tasks:

  • Serving as the focal point and bridge between payroll providers, employees and different roles within Dow Chemical
  • Interchanging and validating salary input and output data with payroll providers
  • Reporting tax, social security and pension related data to local authorities
  • Developing and implementing payroll strategies
  • Leading payroll improvement and change projects
  • Ensuring accurate and on time payments to employees and local authorities
  • Monitoring internal and external financial audits
  • Cooperating with HR and controllers
  • Validating, reconciling and posting payroll related financial data
  • Coordinating payroll activities pertaining to impat and expat, Employees Stock Purchase plans, Long Term Incentives and stock option programs
What’s in it for you?
  • Gross salary between €2,800.- and €3,600.- per month
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses at €0.19 per km
  • Reimbursement of Westerschelde tunnel expenses
  • Free access to E-learning platform Studytube via Manpower
  • A full-time job of 40 hours a week
  • Pension accrual through Manpower
  • Fixed term Manpower contract at the Dow Service Centre
  • A vacancy for a longer period of time


Job requirements

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree (EQF6) or higher in Human Resources or Finance
  • You have an excellent command of the Dutch and English language (at least C1 level according to the Common European Framework for Reference of Languages)
  • You are experienced in:
    • Leading teams
    • Cross-cultural and cross-functional change management
    • High volume operational environments
    • Internal controls through prior audit participation
    • Managing complex labour and payroll related legislations
    • Collaborating with HR
  • You can apply for a Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag (VOG, or a Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • You possess a EU citizenship or a Dutch work and/or residency permit 
Living in or near Terneuzen, Hoek, Middelburg or Bergen op Zoom is a bonus, but not mandatory!

How to apply
  • Apply online via the “solliciteer direct” button
  • To speed up the application process, we kindly ask you to send your CV in English
  • Fill in the questionnaire that appears directly after logging in and adding a short cover letter (without your answers to the questionnaire we can’t consider your application)
  • Manpower contacts you for a phone or live interview
  • Possibly, an interview will be scheduled at our client

Scholing: HBO

Over de werkgever

About the company
The Dow Service Centre in Terneuzen, which employs more than 700 talented employees, is the international service provider for the Dow Chemical Company. The Service Centre is not located on the Dow Chemical plant, but in the city of Terneuzen itself. Dow’s Service Centre employees represent over 50 different languages and nationalities from all across the world. The Service Centre supports Dow and its joint ventures in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India a wide variety of areas, such as logistics, customer service, finance, human resources, translations and much more. Not only does the Service Centre support clients during their ordering processes, they also employ people who handle tax coordination and HR activities. The Terneuzen location is part of a global service network with offices in Midland (USA), São Paulo (Brazil), Mumbai (India), Shanghai and Tianjin (China). In 2018, Dow was recognised as a Top Employer! The company supports local initiatives such as public events, festivals, and nature-related projects.
The Dow Service Centre consists of an energetic and multicultural team of talented individuals of all ages. They are all enthusiastic, curious, and enterprising colleagues!
Working hours
The working hours in this position are between 7.00 and 18.00 hrs.

Wat wij bieden

2800,00-3600,00 bruto per maand

Uren per week: 40

Salaris: € 327,67


If you would like more information or if you have further questions, please contact Roos Bakker via or by calling +31 88 28 28 128

Over Manpower
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