HR Manager

Job description

Daily Paper is an Amsterdam- based fashion and lifestyle brand established in 2012 by three childhood friends. Fueled by a rich heritage of African culture wrapped in contemporary designs, Daily Paper has become one of the fastest-growing lifestyle brands. We specialize in “street-couture” casual wear that is influenced by the concept of identity and unique African heritage. Daily Paper serves as more than just a fashion and lifestyle brand but is rather the voice of the youth. With the ability to cross borders and unite global communities we foster a movement of diverse and like minds individuals sharing their passions and celebrating their own roots and champion inclusivity. The diverse and deep-rooted diaspora culture is the bedrock of our brand, echoing in every collection - and always portrayed through the lens of the youth.

Daily Paper is sold in more than 200 stores worldwide and via its own web shop & stores in Amsterdam and New York. Daily Paper’s headquarters is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands 

We are looking for a HR Manager to help our fast-growing company to the next level!
We are looking for a HR manager who enjoys working with people, who is curious at other people’s experiences, backgrounds, and cultures, and can see the talent in each individual and knows how to help develop these talents. You are persuasive and not afraid to make decisions that contribute to the company goals. You have experience in working at companies who are in a scale-up phase and know which challenges come with this phase. As the company is still growing, one of the main priorities is to develop a solid HR department that grows in line with the future goals of the company. Together with the HR advisor you are responsible for all existing HR processes, optimising current HR structures and implementing new processes needed to support the organisation and employees in the scale-up phase that we are currently in. You are aware of the importance of the roll that a HR Manager fulfils and knows how to translate the business goals into operational tactics. Preferably you have experience in developing a learning environment, optimizing leadership skills and supporting professional & personal growth on each level.

As HR Manager you oversee Daily Paper’s entire HR process. In this role, you ensure that the HR operations run smoothly. You always create and maintain a fun and creative working environment whilst carrying out the Daily Paper values. You are part of the Management team and provides advice to the board. You work closely with all departments and employees on a day to day basis.


  • Forms strategic HR targets to realize the company goals and develops policies for the board
  • Is part of the management team and responsible for the development of the strategic organizational policies
  • Translates the approved policies into tactics and operational HR policies and is responsible for the implementation within each department
  • Informs and advises the board on each HR matter
  • Realizes a quantitative and qualitative staffing and handles possible bottlenecks
  • Keeps track and analyses all relevant internal and external developments and translates these to actions and possibilities for the organisation
  • Manages recruitment and advises /supports all managers in the recruitment process
  • Responsible for a correct payroll administration
  • Manages yearly performance reviews and supports management in the yearly process review cycles
  • Contribute to the personal development & retention of the teams
  • Optimise current processes and helps building a learning organisation

Job requirements

  • A Bachelor degree in HR, Business Administration
  • Experience level of at least 5 years in a similar HR role
  • Knowledge of HR rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of payroll / HR / recruitment systems
  • Knowledge of labour laws & working with CAO’s
  • Ability to create a community & work with all kinds of nationalities
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills in English and Dutch


At Daily Paper we offer employees to be part of our internationally, fast-growing brand. In this environment you can make a difference and develop yourself. Our team is young, passionate, and creative. We offer amongst others 25 holidays based on fulltime employment, twice a year clothing credits, pension plan and travel allowance when living more than 15 kilometers from the headquarters. And of course, work at our inspiring headquarters in Amsterdam and become part of our community.