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Benefits imec the Netherlands

Everything we achieve, we owe to our people. And we are all different. We celebrate our uniqueness and realize this diversity is essential to fuel our innovation. When we look at what makes our people happy, we know meeting their personal needs and priorities is important.

At imec, we see you, hear you, and we care.

We care about you and your family

We take care of you and support your family and loved ones. As an employee at imec, you have the possibility to take up on maternity, paternity, and parental leave.

Our disability insurance and accident insurance are designed to protect you and your family from financial risk in case of long-term absence.

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We care about your time

A healthy work-life balance is essential. We offer flexible working hours, remote arrangements, part-time options, and care leave. You can even choose to swap part of your salary for extra vacation days. All this allows you to spend time on the things that are important to you.

Next to your monthly salary, you are entitled to a holiday allowance and a 13th month salary, which results in an annual salary of 13.96 months. You can enjoy a day off during Dutch national holidays.

Besides that, we offer opportunities to work from abroad, for example when visiting family abroad. With this benefit our goal is to support a healthy work-life balance even more.

We care about your future

We care about your future

We encourage you to grow to your full potential in a way that works for you. We invest in your development and career opportunities by offering trainings and supporting internal mobility

When we think about the future, we really look ahead. A top-notch pension plan safeguards your financials when you retire. We are proud to say that the imec pension plan is amongst the best in the market and is entirely paid by imec (no employee contribution). Imec also gives you the possibility to meet a pension advisor for personal advice.  

We care about the way you move

Moving to another country is not something you should do on your own. The practical and formal arrangements can be quite overwhelming. Imec helps you with your relocation to the Netherlands for you and your family, including applying for visa, finding housing and moving services. We also support your settling-in process by offering Dutch courses and helping you find your way to a doctor and a school for your children.

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We care about your wellbeing

We care about your wellbeing at imec. Therefore, we organise wellbeing workshops. To stimulate the wellbeing we use an online platform, Mindlab, where you can get more insights in managing with stress, time management or mindfullness.  

We also stimulate healthy habits for example, with a bikeplan, where we compensate (part of) the costs to purchase a bike, organise a weekly bootcamp & offer fresh fruit in the office. On all sides there are different walk possibilities & it is accessible by bike. Next to that you can charge your electrical bike or car.

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We care about the difference you make

Working at imec isn't just a job. Together we are part of a first-rate innovation hub with research that significantly impacts how we will communicate, travel, and live in the future. Your work matters, and we know it. We embrace (y)our success and efforts whenever we can. By celebrating together at our annual summer festival, during our (internal) events. where we acknowledge our achievements, or simply by making time for a freshly brewed cappuccino at the coffee corner. Often, simple gestures do the trick, but real extraordinary contributions deserve a little more and thus can be rewarded with a collective or individual bonus.

The difference we make goes beyond the impact of our research. At imec, we dare to take a stand. Together we initiate different solidarity and charity initiatives based on what happens in the world around us. Running for cancer research, planting trees for nature conservation, volunteer work in local society during work hours, raising money for victims of natural disasters, ... Our imec community puts people at heart in everything they do

This page provides an overview of benefits that is as complete and correct as possible for our employees working in Netherlands. However, specific benefits and conditions may apply to certain positions and offices. As it is impossible to include all details, our HR department will happily provide you with job-related information during your application process.