HR Intern

Antwerp, Belgium

Looking for a challenging internship in HR? Do you want to learn the ins and outs of HR? Do you want to work in an international environment? Do you want to turn your knowledge into practice?

Yes? Then we might be a perfect match!

The job

We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented student to join our HR Department in Antwerp (HQ), ideally for a minimum period of 3 months.

At Manuchar, we support talent in finding their career path by offering their first working experience in an international working environment. We invest in young potentials by helping them grow and be part of our global HR activities.

We look at your main strengths and interests and adjust your task package accordingly (if possible). But here a sneak peek of your daily tasks:

  • Talent Acquisition:
    • You support the Talent Acquisition team with CV screening, phone screening, interviews and writing vacancies and functions descriptions. You will get hands-on training from our team.
    • You update the vacancies on all our platforms and maintain our archive.
  • Learning & Development department:
    • You support the L&D team with their projects, e.g., improving procedures and policies.
  • Support the HR team with both general and specific assignments:
    • You take charge of administrative tasks.
    • You are responsible for the internal HR communication
  • Payroll:
    •  You will provide support in the payroll administration
  • Projects:
    • You will work on employer branding, our values, onboarding, buddy system, …

Are you in your final year, and do you want to combine your final project (Bachelor assignment or Master thesis) with your internship? We will look at the possibilities with you!

Your profile

  • You are a Bachelor or Master student in HR; or a related field e.g., Office or Business Management, Applied Psychology, or Languages. Previous experience in HR is a plus, but not a must.
  • You are available as much as possible (minimum 3 days per week) for a period of at least 3 months.
  • You are willing to work in a dynamic and international environment.
  • You are fluent in Dutch & English.
  • You are a team player.
  • You are creative, enthusiastic, proactive, accurate & structured.
  • You have a flexible mindset.
  • You are eager to learn and grow.
  • You are accurate when performing administrative tasks.
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset; you take initiative and bring new ideas.
  • You are not afraid of taking the lead and ownership of projects.
  • Digital tools such as Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, and MS Teams have no secrets for you.
  • You can handle confidential information in a discrete way.

What’s in it for you 

  • Manuchar invests in their people: we focus on mentoring and good guidance.
  • You will join an international environment, with colleagues from all over the world. Fun fact: Currently, we employ 36 different nationalities at HQ!
  • A lot of variety, autonomy, and responsibility.
  • Your growth and development are key.
  • A warm, relaxed, and welcoming company culture.
  • Plenty of relaxing & sporting activities during lunchtime.
  • Our event team offers you a variety of fun activities, ideal for "getting to know your colleagues in a different light".

 A multinational of Belgian origin

Manuchar, headquartered in Antwerp, Belgium is a leading distributor of chemicals in emerging markets. We complement our Chemical Distribution business with International Trade Services in steel, polymers and several other raw materials.

In 2022 we handled 4 million metric tons of goods, generating 2.8 billion USD in sales. Our local operations are in over 35 countries and 160 locations. Manuchar employs 2,600 professionals worldwide.

At Manuchar "We keep your production running. Anytime. Anywhere.”

Manuchar offers you

  • a job full of variety with long-term perspectives in an international environment
  • cooperation with motivated & skilled colleagues in an open company culture
  • a nice workspace where you can fully develop your talents.


If you want to take up the challenge and join an international fast-growing team of dynamic colleagues, please send your application letter and detailed CV through our online tool CVWarehouse.




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