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HR Manager

Barendrecht, ZH, The Netherlands
November 12, 2017

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Personal summary

Name: Maarten van de Braak

Address: Louisapolder 26

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Date of birth: 24 februari 1967

Mobile phone: 06 - 53798664


Personal profile

I am a driven, decisive and senior HR professional with a strong focus on quality and performance. I will be challenged in a professional, complex and changing environment. Exploring innovations and extending HR expertise is my passion. Integrity, teamwork, people management and personal leadership are essential values to me to enhance the HR function and to realize a significant contribution to an excellent company performance.

Work experience


present Stork Gears & Services B.V. Rotterdam

Global and 24/7 service in repair, revision, modification and newbuilt of

gearbox technology for customers in maritime, industrial and power

markets. Part of Stork and the Fluor company, a global provider

for maintenance, modification and asset integrity products and services for

the Oil & Gas, Petrochemical and Energy industry.

Human Resources Manager – member Management Team

Responsible for the overall resource management & HR policies applicable

for 160 fte in total on offices in Rotterdam, Essen & Singapore.

Tasks and responsibilities:

Implement, coördinate optimize and innovate applicable HR policies and instruments (strategic resource planning, recruitment, health & safety, training & talent development, personnel- and payroll administration).

Translate business developments and needs into HR plans, actions and connected budgets.

Guide local management in the execution of the HR cycle, make relevant analysis and provide periodic management reports.

Ensure HR compliance with relevant legal, quality and company standards.

Participate in various HR projects and advise management about HR developments and issues, on both local and corporate level.


Professionalized the HR function.

Contributed to harmonization of all HR policies & compensation

& benefits regulations for Stork Netherlands, within 2 years.

Contributed to the set up of foreign subsidiairies in Essen (Germany) & Singapore, including personnel planning.

Initiated and coordinated various : management and competence development, change management, lean, job grading.

Strongly involved in set up of vitality and sustainability programs

Executed various restructuring programs

2005–2009 Nacap Telecom b.v. Nieuwegein

Allround installation partner for newbuilt and maintenance of

telecommunication networks, covering the Netherlands.

Part of Koop Holding group.

Human Resources Manager – member Management Team

Responsible for implementation and execution of all relevant HR policies for

530 employees, divided over four locations.

Tasks and responsibilities:

Manage a team of 4 HR employees.

Translate business plans into an HR strategy.

Set up and execute an operational resource plan with relevant budgets.

Implement, maintain and develop relevant HR policies & instruments.

Advise and support management in the execution of the company policies, personnel handbook and various HR issues.

Responsible for providing HR management reports.


Set up and introduction of new HR policies and personnel handbook.

Set up of a new HR department / team.

Implementation of a new personnel & payroll administration & system.

Restructruring of job grading and compensation & benefits system.

Coördinating the acquisition of 240 KPN mechanics.

Succesfully compose and execute a mobility plan, following the acquisition.

2001-2005 John Crane Benelux B.V. Barendrecht

Specialist in mechanical sealing solutions for industrial applications.

John Crane is part of the Smith Group, UK.

Human Resources Manager, lid MT

Tasks and responsibilities:

Overall responsible for resource management of 125 employees.

Lead the payroll administration and management support team, 3 fte.

Maintain, develop and implement various HR policies.

Advise and support management.

Overall health & safety coördination.

Participate in consultations with unions and work councils with regard to

a.o. harmonization of compensation & benefits, restructuring programs and social plans.


Harmonization of HR company policies, compensation & benefits.

Complete reorganization, realized within agreed planning and budgets.

Contributed to take over of a complete production department.

Succesfully implement a new job grading system.

Implement a mobility plan for redundant employees.

1993-2000 Dehnert & Jansen B.V. Rotterdam

Wholesaler in interior textiles

Sales manager export & Sales manager key accounts

1989-1993 Various administrative functions

1988-1989 Royal Dutch Army

Corporal Medical Troops


2001-2005 Bachelor of Business Administration - Hogeschool Rotterdam

Differentiation: International Human Resources Management

1986 - 1988 Dutch Law - Erasmus University Rotterdam (no graduation)

1984 - 1986 VWO - O.S.G. De Glopper, Capelle aan den IJssel


2015 Lean management Lean Management Instituut

2015 Job Grading Hays

2014 Safety Awareness Program Jacobs Safety Management

2013-present Certification First Aid Falck

2012 Various assessment courses SHL

2011 Study Management & Leadership Intermediair

2010 Finance for non financials Bureau Kees Horden

2009 Certificate Basic safety VCA PBNA

2005 Mergers & Acquisitions Mercer HR Consulting

1995 Francais pratique Alliance Francaise

1994 Deutsch als Fremdsprache Goethe Instituut

Language skills

Dutch native language

English verbal and in writing - fluent

German verbal and in writing - good

French verbal and in writing - sufficient


Travelling, reading, running, playing tennis, soccer

Junior soccer trainer and coach, BVV Barendrecht

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