Approba is your HR Business Partner!

Approba is an HR Business Partner, specialized in Recruitment & HR Services & Support for all your Recruitment, Transfer and Departure cases. Most of our clients are companies and institutions present in the (petro)Chemical industry & High Tech manufacturing industry in Western-Europe. Our clients related to the Fertilizer industry have worldwide presence.

Our name Approba is derived from a Latin word, meaning: ”approval”. For us, this signifies the approval of our clients, candidates and last-but-not-least, ourselves. Therefore, Approba strictly follows its code of integrity. The act of recruiting, assessing, developing, advising or managing, touches people in their essence. Every reason to handle this with the utmost care. Sounds logical … and according to us, it should be. Furthermore, our work method is not defined by the behaviour of others. Thus, when the situation demands this, allowing us to approach the market in an unconventional and creative way. One might call this opportunism. We call it, innovative services, made to measure our clients, we can, in close cooperation with our clients, shape the offered services based upon our conviction and mission: Passion for People & Business.

Our services are tailored towards positions at the level of board/executive board, management (higher and middle levels) and professional specialists.


Recruitment Services

Recruitment Services

The hiring of (international) professionals, recruitment, is of strategic importance for every organisation. This calls for a proactive and always innovating approach and therefore Approba calls it: ‘ActifSearch’. Approba offers a specialised operation with the most chance of success, which may also be called unique in price, performance and quality.

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HR Projects & Support

HR Projects & Support

As a HR Business Partner, Approba offers singular consultations as well as complete support. One thing is essential: helping organizations, professionally and competently in recruiting, developing and mobilizing their people. Assessments, coaching, guidance, advice, training-on-the-job, support. It is all up to you. Approba is proud to be able to answer every question in the field of Personnel & Organization.

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Employer Branding

Employer Branding

It is the ability to stand out of the employer crowd, everything that makes you different as a company to attract the right candidates in the market.

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Tests & Assessments

Tests & Assessments

If your organisation is asking herself questions about the functioning of her Human Capital, we will offer you an answer to that question!

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Coaching

Coaching

Coaching is a learning process in which the entire person develops himself through awareness processes and sophisticated learning experiences.

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Cross Cultural Awareness

Cross Cultural Awareness

Approba offers experienced business professionals a theoretical framework and practical tools to support you in achieving your goals abroad.

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Expat Services

Expat Services

Working abroad results in many extra challenges for an expat; from relocation and settlement in The Netherlands to bridging cultural differences in the workplace.

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Outplacement

Outplacement

Forced or voluntarily looking for a new job. An emotional blow… or the golden opportunity?! Approba supports companies and individuals by coaching and guidance for a new challenge.

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“Approba delivered us specialists with specific SOP (fertilizer) knowledge so we could deliver our client the most profitable process model for his plant investment based on reliable process technology”

Integer Research - UK

Recent vacancies

Business Manager ASpure en AS technische producten
Fibrant heeft een vacature voor een Business Manager die zich gaat richten op ons ASpure product en op ammonium sulfaat
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Business manager Aspure and AS technical products
Fibrant has an open position Business Manager Aspure and AS technical products for an entrepreneurial/selfpropelling business / product manager who
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Manager Customer Service, enthousiast, proactief, aansturend, coachend
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Hoofd Gereedschap makerij
Voor onze klant zijn wij op zoek naar een nieuwe collega:Hoofd Gereedschap makerij
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Projectengineer Gebouwautomatisering
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Mechanical inspections manager high pressure process equipment
In assignment of our client, Stamicarbon, part of Maire Tecnimont, we are searching for potential candidates for the position ofMECHANICAL
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Project USA Stamicarbon
If you have questions or want to discuss the position please contact Erwin Amesz on +31 46 460 00 00,
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Department Project Manager – Fulfilled
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Manager Customer (Technical) Service – Ingevuld – Fulfilled
Voor onze opdrachtgever, Hoerbiger, succesvol sinds 1895, met meer dan 6.800 medewerkers wereldwijd en actief op 140 locaties in meer
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QESH Manager (Eygelshoven) – FULFILLED
Ben jij een hands-on Quality, Environment, Safety & Health professional?Lijkt het jou een uitdaging om aan de slag te gaan
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QESH Manager (Rotterdam)
Approba is voor een van haar klanten, een dynamische onderneming (in Rotterdam omgeving) in engineering, productie en reparatie van hoogwaardige
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Supply Chain Project Lead – Fulfilled
Approba is searching for Supply chain professionals who can integrate our new business. Are you ready for this opportunity?SUPPLY CHAIN
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Business Development Manager – Special Gases Europe – FULFILLED
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified and experienced Business Development Manager (Permanent) to join our busy team based
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Process Engineer
For our client in the Southern part of the Netherlands we are searching candidates for the open Process Engineer position.Dutch
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Service Engineer HighTech – ALREADY FULFILLED
Voor Innovatest, een HighTech organisatie met het hoofdkantoor in Maastricht, zoeken wij een Service Engineer die verantwoordelijk toont in de
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Asset – Maintenance Engineer – Already fulfilled
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Mechatronics System Architect – ALREADY FULFILLED
Within the department in the company is responsible for the specification, design and engineering of high tech/precision modules, professional products
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System Integrator Mechatronics
Are you eager to further develop your expertise, to be part of the state-of-the art technology innovation and multiple engineering
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Mechatronics System Architect
Within the department in the company is responsible for the specification, design and engineering of high tech/precision modules, professional products
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Environmental and Regulatory Affairs Manager (ALREADY FULFILLED)
For our client OCI Fertlizers we are looking for a Environmental and Regulatory Affairs Manager
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Marcel
Dols

Managing Talent Engineering Consultant

Marcel loves driving with his rusty Landrover Defender while dragging his mobile home to remote areas in Germany, France and Spain. Marcel and his wife are often visiting local markets, enjoying rustic dishes in a social ambiance and trace & buy beautiful antique.

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Michael
Hamers

Managing Talent Engineering Consultant

Michael enjoys multiple short holidays by visiting cities in Europe and meeting people from different cultures and background. Portugal has a special place in his heart. He and his wife are weekly present at the OCI Lions Handball matches and enjoy working-out too.

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Erwin
Amesz

Sr. Talent Engineering Consultant

Erwin loves being around people, strolling through a chemical plant or engineering site, arranging a BBQ for friends, family and colleagues, and enjoying time with his two daughters and wife. His favorite tv series are “Big Bang Theory’ and ‘Game of Thrones’.

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Shelly
Ver

Talent Engineering
Recruiter

Shelly likes visiting (Sushi) restaurants, decorating and doing jobs around the house and watching movies and series in the evenings. She loves to travel to distant countries, visiting non-touristy places enjoying beautiful nature, white beaches, snorkeling and good cocktails and food.

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Yanick
Dols

Talent Engineering
Consultant

Yanick is a Blockchain evangelist, busy with startups, sustainability and entrepreneurial activities. He enjoys flying with drones (not one or two, but five or so…) and visits TEDx conferences and the European Parliament while enthusiastically presenting the next generation (Y & Z)

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Simone
Buijzen

Cross Cultural
Awareness Consultant

Simone is our multicultural chameleon; always training and coaching our clients, candidates and others in cross cultural awareness. Might come in handy when you visit your new international client or managing your multicultural team. No treehugger but business minded!

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Our office

Office address

Approba
Mauritslaan 49
6129 EL Urmond
The Netherlands

Dutch Trade Register: 14084638

Tel. +31 (0) 46 460 00 00

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