Workforce Manager WFM - Heijen





Are you ready to bring your expertise and vision to Arvato and build a strong workforce management right from the start?


In this role as a Workforce Manager, you are responsible for defining and implementing the workforce strategy and guiding the team of planners towards an excellent and effective planning. Arvato is growing, together with changing legislation we have a need for a strong centralized workforce planning. You are the connector for internal and external business partners. Internally you will be the driving force in this organizational change process. Externally it is your responsibility to maintain and extend a strong vendor management. You work together with internal departments and make good use of their expertise to develop tools and methodologies. Last, but not least, you are coaching the brand new team of workforce planners to a higher level.


Are you the pioneer and strategist we are looking for to join our ambitious organization?


We are looking for a professional with experience in a similar role, in a logistics, warehousing or production environment. During your experience, you have developed a clear view on effective workforce management and you have the firmness and political sensitivity to bring this vision across and steer the different stakeholders towards the needed change. You do this by using your strong communication skills, stakeholder management and vendor management. You are analytically strong in order to identify the workforce-gaps and develop, and deliver accurate, strategy-focused and insightful reports to back-up your vision and strategy. You have an independent role and are able to advice the management team towards the desired result.


Responsibilities you will take on as a Workforce planning manager at Arvato


  • Support strategic analyses of business needs and environmental trends and market awareness in support of workforce strategy development and planning processes.
  • Leverage change management and project management skills to effectively implement workforce management best practices across the organization
  • Provide direction for the workforce planners and create a culture of development and continuous performance improvement
  • Responsible for establishing and clearly communicating departmental strategy to management team including financial performance, budgeting, goal setting, and managing performance
  • Host daily operation planning alignment meetings with operations management, as well as MBR/QBR sessions with cluster partners including both in and external parties
  • Strategic vendor management of our outsourcing & flex agency KPI 's
  • Process governance - taking ownership of process development and execution, in line with management direction


What does working at Arvato mean for you?

We are growing and we believe it is important that our employees also (continue to) grow. In this position, you have a central and crucial role in your expertize. You get the chance to develop your strategy and team, in line with the organizational objectives. At Arvato, there are enough opportunities do develop your personal growth.


In addition to a competitive salary and travel allowance, we also offer you:

  • 8% holiday payment;
  • A bonus based on performance and organization results;
  • 25 vacation days, possibility to build up to 28 vacation days;
  • Up to 40% discount on your fitness subscription!;
  • Telephone and laptop;
  • non-contributory pension (we pay your pension);
  • Collective health insurance (without obligation)
  • ANW Insurance, fully paid for by Arvato Benelux
  • WIA Hiaat insurance, fully paid for by Arvato Benelux

Arvato Supply Chain Solutions is specialized in logistics solutions. In collaboration with the customer, we determine a logistics process that is most effective that meets their needs. For example, we invest in innovative solutions such as optimizing automation and digitization, but also in our employees. Do you want to know more about us? Click Here!


Do you recognize yourself completely in this vacancy? Then apply quickly!


Do you not fully meet the job requirements and are you curious about what it is like to work at Arvato?

Feel free to contact us! We answer all your questions and are happy to think about any options.


Contact details:

Laurence van Teeseling

T: +31 (0) 6 270 730 06



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Bedrijf: Arvato Benelux B.V. - International Supply Chain Management

Land: Nederland

Provincie: Limburg

Plaats: Heijen 

Postcode: 6598 MH

Job ID: 46548