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Job: Head of HR & Operations, Access to Nutrition Initiative, Utrecht, The Netherlands (Hybrid)

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Advertiser's Description (via ATNI)

The role: 

ATNI is growing. It has new donors, new projects and new staff. It also has a new five-year strategy approved in January 2023. Reporting to the Executive Director and a key member of ATNI’s Management Team, the Head of HR & Operations will bring a unique blend of organizational development, HR and finance experience and oversee ATNI administration; develop and implement operational procedures and systems; manage ATNI’s HR function and manage budgets and financial reports. The position will initially oversee five staff and consultants. This role offers a unique opportunity to play a substantial positive impact on a small but growing and influential global nonprofit.

Minimum requirements:  

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline: organizational management, HR, finance 
  • A background in the not-for-profit sector with an understanding of the private sector 
  • Significant work experience in operations and HR (senior level) 
  • Understanding of the Netherlands labour law 
  • Experience in developing and implementing policies 
  • Project finance experience 
  • Experience of overseeing IT function 

Skills and qualities required: 

  • Familiarity with health. 
  • Highly motivated, self-directed, entrepreneurial and adaptable. Able to work on multiple projects in parallel. 
  • Committed to addressing global problems and an interest and willingness to (further) develop understanding issues of global nutrition and the role of markets/private sector in health 
  • Cross-departmental collaboration 
  • Team-player: able to work as part of a growing (multicultural) team, collaboratively and flexibly 
  • Written and verbal English and Dutch language skills • Understand the challenges of working for a small, global NGO

Candidate should be eligible to work in The Netherlands. A valid work permit and/or European passport is therefore required to be considered for the position.

How to apply: 

HVFC international supports Access to Nutrition Initiative 
exclusively in finding the right candidate. For technical questions about the position, you can email to Weronika Patyk - If you are interested in this position, we kindly request that you submit your motivation letter and CV to our recruitment team at Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis