Human Capital Director


A social bridge builder who can also set strategic HR direction in a growing, dynamic organization

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The position

We are looking for a social bridge builder who can also set the strategic HR course in a growing and dynamic organization. You are an autonomous thinker, stand firmly on your feet and see people as Human Capital. As a people-oriented individual, you like a personal approach and an informal atmosphere where there is also time for relaxation. You are familiar with the dynamics and short lines of communication of a family type of business.

The challenge for the Human Capital Director lies in developing HR strategy, good processes and a professional HR team. To be able to shape the intended growth, there is a lot of attention for the organizational culture. Themes on the agenda are: recruitment, employee and leadership development and (labor) market communication.


The department

The Human Capital Director is an MT member and reports to the CEO. Given the growth and intended change agenda, the HR department now consists of 3 HR business partners, 2 internal recruiters and an employer branding specialist. In this role you will also be responsible for Facility and kitchen as well as reception (approx. 6 employees).

Main duties and responsibilities

What is expected of you:

  • You think from the business, have a clear vision and know how to communicate it convincingly;
  • You will make a strategic contribution to the growth and changes West Coast Supply Group is facing;
  • You are able to adapt well to a changing labor market, know where the needs of candidates and employees lie and take senior management along with you in this picture;
  • You have knowledge and experience with employer branding and know how to employ online tools such as social media well;
  • You take the lead in leadership development;
  • You continuously optimize and professionalize the quality of HR processes and systems.

Job requirements and competencies

  • You have at least HBO working and thinking level with education in a relevant direction;
  • You are well versed in HR processes and have thorough knowledge of all relevant disciplines within HR: recruitment, L&D, culture and employee satisfaction, laws and regulations and HR processes and systems;
  • You have experience with leadership development at all levels;
  • You are a bridge builder in the organization, move easily between people;
  • You are independent, entrepreneurial, hands-on and results-driven;
  • You are able to engage in dialogue at all levels based on your expertise;
  • You see people as Human Capital; you are empathic, social, accessible;
  • You stand firm and dare to say things; transparent, direct ánd with respect;
  • You preferably have experience in medium-sized organizations/family businesses, reporting to the major stakeholder/CEO;
  • You have experience in an international commercial environment, preferably in (wholesale) trade or retail;
  • You have integrity and loyalty to the company and its employees.

Being part of West Coast Supply Group means:

having the freedom to find your own winning formula. We are a multicultural (we currently have 30+ nationalities in our team) and dynamic group of individuals, who all share a top-scoring mentality and a commercial mindset. You will feel part of our team, meet amazing colleagues, and make new friends in no time. West Coast Supply Group’s people make it a power factory; the open-minded and collaborative team is key to (y)our success: we cheer each other on, you can ask for help, and you have the freedom to be your own entrepreneur.


You can look forward to:

  • A competitive salary & benefits à la carte package, including a 13th month salary, options for selling and buying vacation days, a Diversity Day and much more…
  • A customised plan with your personal and professional goals and growth opportunities
  • Open ears for your innovation and ideas, and room for realising them
  • A warm and healthy lunch in our restaurant
  • An after-lunch stroll along the beautiful canals of Leiden, right outside the office or the time to challenge your colleagues to a game of ping pong, darts or table soccer
  • A celebratory kroket: every great deal gets cheered on with a free kroket for everyone. Yay!
  • A drink at the bar on our top floor every Friday afternoon
  • Awesome team events and legendary annual parties


     Let's go!

    Contact us and tell us more about who you are by applying with your resume and cover letter addressed to Ms.Caroline Zeeberg

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    Stories from our HR team

    “At West Coast Supply Group I can be myself. I feel cared for and I have opportunities to grow. It is a fast-paced and fun environment with an open culture." - Alex

    Stories from our HR team

    “Being part of WCSG is being part of a warm company where you develop yourself every day, creating good memories with your colleagues and getting significant knowledge on how the business works globally and how an international company succeeds. WCSG is a place to share your ideas and start working on how to make them a reality. I'm happy to be part of a team that works together and has fun while doing so!" - Paula

    Any questions?

    Contact me to discuss the role and to get answers to your questions.

    Caroline Zeeberg - Senior Consultant

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