Research Associate Great Place to Work® (m/f)

Vlerick Business School is Belgium’s largest and most renowned management school. Located in the very heart of Europe, the School has a long tradition of management education dating from 1953. The HR Cluster of the Vlerick Business School, headed by Prof Dr Dirk Buyens, is a dominant partner in research, education and counseling in Human Resource Management in Belgium. We aim to realize creatively the translation from science to practice, and vice versa.


In order to support further development, we are currently looking for a:
Junior Research Associate Great Place to Work®


  • You will be involved in applied research projects more specifically the Great Place to Work® research.
  • You will be responsible to service our clients in a first-class way by following up on employee satisfaction surveys and analyzing the culture within organisations. This typically encompasses
    • Survey design and data collection
    • Analysis
    • Reporting to clients regarding their results
    • Advising clients within the HRM field (people performance, motivation, leadership development, HR practices)
  • You will work in a project environment, in close collaboration with faculty members and project supervisors


  • Master’s degree
  • Languages: Dutch, fluency in English and French
  • You have a strong interest in the field of Human Resource Management/ Organisational Behavior
  • You are able to work autonomously in a dynamic and flexible environment
  • You like a scientific approach in gaining insights into a specific HR/ OB  field
  • You have excellent organizing skills, being able to plan and coordinate multiple client contacts at once
  • You are strong in relationship management
  • You have strong communication skills, being able to report to and advice clients

Our offer

  • A challenging job in a dynamic, professional and international environment
  • Possibility to deploy new initiatives, independently and in team
  • Synergy between science and practice
  • A competitive salary and learning and growth opportunities
  • The position is based from Campus Leuven


Please send your cv and motivation letter to
For more information on the job content, please contact Kristien Van Bruystegem;, tel 016 24 88 27

Research Associate Great Place to Work® (m/f)

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