VACANCY: HR ADVISOR (16 hours or more)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic Human Resources Advisor to join our Finance & Operations team. The HR Advisor position is available for 16 hours per week, more hours are a possibility if you are willing to take on other administrative tasks.

About Wemos

At Wemos we consider health a universal human right. As an independent civil society organisation, we aim to improve health worldwide. In line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the ambition for Universal Health Coverage (UHC), we dive into questions such as: How do we achieve a fair and sustainable deployment of sufficient healthcare personnel worldwide? How do we ensure sufficient financial resources to provide everyone with access to good health? And what is needed to ensure that medicines are accessible and affordable? Based on our knowledge and experience in the field, we influence governments and international institutions, and we support local organisations in their advocacy towards national governments.

We work, together with like-minded organisations in Africa and Europe, on three themes: Access to Medicines, Finance for Health, and Human Resources for Health. Do you want to contribute to our mission? Then you might just be the


that we are looking for. If you fit the profile below, we would love to receive your application.

What will you be doing?

  • Coordination of the recruitment process including posting job advertisement, setting up interviews and gathering feedback;
  • Supporting specific HR processes, such as career and training support;
  • Keeping personnel files up to date;
  • Ensure staff keep up performance cycles;
  • Onboarding new staff members;
  • Keeping track of absenteeism and contact person for the ARBO service;
  • Managing the legal and contractual HR issues;
  • Supporting process around diversity and inclusiveness from an HR perspective;
  • Keeping track of and passing on salary changes and contract extensions;
  • Advising the Wemos management on HR related topics;
  • Focal person for our integrity policy and system and for our safety and security policy.

Position in the organisation

You are part of the Finance & Operations team in which you work closely with our financial assistant, our project controller and our manager finance & operations, who is also your supervisor. You have a supporting role towards the teams. 

What we offer

  • A versatile and varied position in a dynamic, informal and international working environment; we work with like-minded organisations in Africa and Europe.
  • A small, international team of highly committed and professional colleagues (approximately 30 fte).
  • A modern office near the centre of Amsterdam, with good facilities. You have the possibility to work remotely 50% of your working week.  
  • A contract for one year, with the possibility of extension.
  • A competitive gross monthly salary between €3.221 – €4.830 depending on professional experience, based on a 36-hour working week. 
  • Good fringe benefits (including a sponsored lunch and a working from home allowance).
Our office at the Plantage Middenlaan


  • Higher education degree and matching working and thinking level;
  • At least 5 years of proven experience in a similar position;
  • Good knowledge of Dutch employment law;
  • Excellent command of the English and Dutch language, both spoken and written;
  • A high level of integrity, as you deal with confidential information;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team;
  • Very good communication skills;
  • Solution-focused, detail-oriented and a proactive attitude;
  • Affinity with the themes we work on.

Wemos strives for diversity in its workforce and is committed to an inclusive work environment. We believe that every person is unique and should have the chance to discover and develop talents based on equality and trust. Do you also share our vision? Then you’re warmly invited to apply. We welcome you just the way you are. 

How to apply?

Please, send your motivation letter and curriculum vitae to no later than 9 October 2022. The first round of interviews will take place in the week of 10 October.

Would you like more information?

Feel free to contact Geert Lammerink, manager finance & operations, via e-mail:

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