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Human Resources Graduate

What is on offer?

The Alfred H Knight Human Resources Graduate Programme is the perfect start for a graduate looking to develop their people management skills and build a long-term career as part of a global HR team. This team has grown considerably in the past two years and now plays an important role in the decision making process across the business.

Based in The Netherlands, the role will initially involve a two-year development programme that will allow you to learn in a safe environment and develop into an accomplished HR professional. Throughout the programme you will spend time learning about AHK, working within, and gaining an understanding of our UK and Global HR team. You will experience travel to our UK Head Office and a variety of our Europe regional entities as you provide HR support.

You will gain a breadth of experience across our HR team including working towards a people based strategic plan, considerable project work such as new IT systems and a move to the digital environment, support the leadership, management and other development programmes plus the opportunity to work on more traditional Human Resource casework. This experience, coupled with your drive, will open up further opportunities in the Group.


About us

Alfred H Knight are an independent provider of inspection and testing services. Established in 1881, AHK operates in more than 40 countries with a well-earned reputation for providing reliable, professional services. We provide specialist services for a wide range of commodities within base and minor metals, steel raw materials, ferroalloys, precious metals, platinum group metals, industrial minerals, solid fuels, and fertilisers. Our clients include miners, smelters, refineries, traders, financial institutions and government bodies. We maintain rigorous quality standards to ensure that our operations provide the highest level of services to our clients. We achieve this through compliance with industry standards and regulations for laboratory, inspection and quality management, including ISO: IEC 17025, 17020, 9001, 14001 and 45001. Our people are our finest asset and as a truly global company, we value diversity, and respect people from all backgrounds. Click here to find out more about AHK. Click here to find out more about AHK.

Do you have what it takes?

To be successful at Alfred H Knight, you will need to display the following for the Human Resources Graduate Programme:

Required Personal Qualities

  • Independence: the ability to take initiative, lead projects and be proactive in prioritising a dynamic and diverse workload.
  • Interpersonal: confidence in forming effective working relationships with a diverse range of people, including working inclusively and as part of a team.
  • Communication: effective oral and written communication of ideas with an excellent command of English. You will be working with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Adaptability: the ability to multitask and respond effectively to change.
  • Analytical: the ability to draw accurate and informative conclusions from detailed research without losing sight of the bigger picture.
  • Ambition: Must have ambitions to have a career in a Technical or Operational Environment.
  • Willingness: A growth mindset, willing to learn, co-operative and enabling attitude towards training and personal development.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree in Human Resources or Business, or other relevant social sciences or humanities-based subject

Previous Work Experience

  • Previous internship or initial professional work experience in Human Resources is desirable

Language Requirements

  • Fluency in both English and Dutch are essential, other languages (e.g. German, French, Polish) are advantageous.

What are the benefits?

We are offering an excellent opportunity with a salary and benefits package to match.

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