HR Officer

Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
4 days ago
Full time role


LeydenJar Technologies boosts the energy density of li-ion batteries by replacing the traditional graphite anode with a nanoporous, pure silicon ...

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Job Description

Do you want to contribute to a more sustainable world? Are you excited to help shape the future of battery technology and consequently the future of consumer electronics and mobility? Can you not wait to dive into a VC-backed deep tech scale-up with the ambition to change the world?

We are looking for an energetic HR Officer to join our innovative and ambitious organization.

About LeydenJar

LeydenJar is a high-tech company, developing pure silicon anodes for a lithium-ion battery that will change the world. We are proud that, here at LeydenJar, we:

  • boost Li-ion battery energy density by 70% by using 10x thinner anodes
  • improved cycle life to >450
  • achieved fast charging to 60% in under 10 min!

We are currently still in an R&D phase, but we are ready to start the actual production of anode foil. LeydenJar Plant One will open in 2026.

Your mission

 As HR Officer, you will be responsible for day-to-day HR tasks and assist the HR manager in various activities. You will facilitate recruitment, onboarding and performance management cycle. You will gain valuable, on-the-job experience in a scale-up multi-national company, where no day is ever the same.

In your role you will be:

  • Assisting in daily HR operations and employee administration;
  • Partnering with Head of Departments to facilitate recruitment;
  • Reviewing our Applicant Tracking System daily to assist with finding high quality candidates;
  • Coordinating and providing support to new hire on-boarding and relocation, if needed;
  • Promoting and supporting LeydenJar fun initiatives and positive culture;
  • Providing administrative support on performance management;

Who are you?

For this role we are looking for a proactive and flexible candidate with excellent communication skills and positive attitude.

You are able to adapt quickly and navigate a changing work environment effectively. 

You possess excellent English communication skills. Dutch knowledge is a plus.

- A completed intermediate vocational education (HBO) in HR or related field
- 3+ years of experience in an HR support role
- Experience with HR systems is a plus.

What can you expect from us?

  • Unique experience in a rapidly scaling VC-backed start-up environment
  • Chance to work on potentially world-changing technology that can be a game changer to a range of industries and a key enabler for the energy transition
  • A total of 10% (on top and based on your monthly gross salary) will be paid by LeydenJar for pension and other insurances
  • You get 25 days of vacation per year (based on 40 hours working week); you get a laptop in use during the employment
  • NS Business Card or reimbursement of 0.21 euro per km for commuting
  • Great colleagues; at LeydenJar you will be part of a multi-national, ambitious, innovative and entrepreneurial team/20+ different nationalities!/
  • Thirsty Thursday – we have drinks every first Thursday of the month
  • We host internal FUN events each year and offer personal development perks.
  • We have fresh fruit delivered every Monday in both locations

Do you want to take on the challenge as HR Officer?

We are looking forward to your application!

If you'd like to learn more about LeydenJar amazing team, see below:

At LeydenJar we value diversity, and we provide equal opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, etc. If there are two or more applicants of equal suitability for a certain position, LeydenJar can under circumstances decide to select applicants based on positive discrimination in full compliance with all relevant and applicable law.

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