HR Officer

Our people and shared passion make Royal Van Zanten unique. We want to pass on the passion we share, for flowers and plants and for the growth of our company.

To further expand our Human Resources department, we are looking for an HR employee for 20-24 hours per week.

Are you looking for a position in the field of HR processes? Are you studying HRM or do you have experience in a similar position? Then we hope to meet you soon!

Your responsibilities

You will be responsible for a wide range of HR processes and personnel administration. You will deal with issues such as absenteeism, health and safety, communication, training and payroll processing. You support the recruitment process and ensure a professional on-boarding of new employees. You are a reference point for your colleagues regarding terms of employment, personnel regulations, etc.

Your workplace is at our headquarters in Rijsenhout (N-H).

You are unique

We are looking for a colleague who shares our passion for flowers and plants.

You are accurate and perform tasks with care. You are discrete and can handle confidential data. You work independently and know how to set priorities. One of our core values is Better Every Day, which means that you can take a critical look at yourself and your work in order to make improvements and contribute to the optimization of our processes and systems. Furthermore, you recognize yourself in our ambition level. You thus contribute to the development of our organization and at the same time shape your career within our company.

We are looking for candidates who:

– Have an HBO working and thinking level

– Are following or have completed a relevant HRM study

– Are experienced with the Office package (especially Word, Excel and Outlook)

– Have a good command of Dutch and English, both written and spoken

– Have editorial skills and be able to communicate with employees and management

– Have experience with HR work (can also be an internship)

– Have an affinity with digital applications

Royal Van Zanten has a lot to offer

We offer you a career and an opportunity to continue to develop yourself and your work. It is our strategy to invest in the continuous development of our people, products, processes and overall quality.

We are ambitious and we hope you are too. We offer a good salary, appropriate for this challenging position, good fringe benefits and – most importantly – a passionate team of colleagues who make working at Royal Van Zanten a pleasure and an adventure every day.

We offer you the opportunity to work in an international environment. Royal Van Zanten has locations on several continents, and the cuttings and plants are sold worldwide.

Our benefits package is generous, with vacation pay, travel reimbursement, a bonus plan as well as a pension with BPL, 25½ vacation days per year, a bike plan, company physical therapy, group health insurance and more.


Are you excited? We would love to hear from you! Please send your application to For questions about the position, please contact our HR department at: 0297- 387000.

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Working at Royal Van Zanten

“At our lab in Rijsenhout I work with a team of researchers on improving varieties by means of quality controls, new germination techniques and DNA research.”

Wim Rook, Head of Laboratory

“Royal Van Zanten has given me the opportunity to take courses and qualify as a breeder. I’ve been a breeder for five years now and I’m beginning to see the first results of my labour... and I’m very proud of them."

Dave Geerlings, Breeder

“I really enjoy working for Royal Van Zanten because of the many flowers and plants here. After a few years in the Gladiolus department, I have now been working in the Lily breeding department for three years. Even without specialist training, Royal Van Zanten is giving me plenty of opportunities to grow.”

Adriaan Zweemer, Assistant Breeder

"Our products bring smiles to people's faces"

Jamada Bwambale, Team Leader, Mukono Uganda

"We are passionate about happiness, flowers and plants are a ‘feel-good-business’."

Pieter Huys, Manager Finance, Uganda
Wim Rook, Head of Laboratory
Dave Geerlings, Breeder
Adriaan Zweemer, Assistant Breeder
Jamada Bwambale, Team Leader, Mukono Uganda
Pieter Huys, Manager Finance, Uganda