Section Head F&B

Job Description:

Core tasks and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Manages and coaches our team of Personnel Advisors and Personnel Officers (18 employees); 
  • Responsible for HR advisory and support to the various ministries of the government (roughly 1500 employees);
  • Monitors proper execution of HR policies and liaises with other managers within the organization; 
  • Informs and advises managers on the status of active dossiers, as well as all other HR matters that are relevant to the work of the department and the organization as a whole;
  • Is a member of the P&O management team.


Requirements for our preferred candidate:

  • A Masters or Bachelor degree in Human Resource Management with equivalent work experience; 
  • Middle-management experience; 
  • A proven track record in Human Resource Management;
  • Organizational awareness and sensitivity;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Strong advisory and communication skills (verbal and in writing); 
  • Experience in process improvement;
  • Flexible, with strong coaching and time-management skills; 
  • A team player; 
  • Customer service oriented; 
  • Fluent in Dutch & English, both oral and written, with a strong emphasis on Dutch writing skills.


Being in the process of continuous development, our work environment is a dynamic one with high expectations at all times. Work experience in a (semi-) government entity is an advantage. 

*Candidates with direct ties to St. Maarten are preferred and urged to apply.

Interviews will take place within 2 weeks of the application closing date. 


The deadline to submit your application is November 30th, 2021

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