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HR business and IT consulting

Close to Close is about deploying knowledge & experience, enthusiasm, passion, trust and drive to work with organizations and professionals to innovate, create and perform the task successfully.  

With expertise, knowledge and skills about IT, HR and HR-IT business processes Close to Close brings HR business and IT together and delivers the expected results, getting the job done. Enabling with program and project management, guiding digital transformations and executing expert roles.

Highly experienced

  • 20 years in Program and Project management roles in HRIT
  • Background in HR
  • International and national experience
  • Understanding complex HRIT and IT infrastructures
  • Digital transformation and agile projects
  • Setting up and building HR processes
  • Implementing Oracle HCM, SuccessFactors, Raet, SAP on-premise, multiple Dutch payroll solutions
Major Customers:

VodafoneZiggo Vitens Hotelschool The Hague NS Utrecht University

Saskia Kloostra

Saskia is experienced in program and project managements roles in national and international programs.

With more than 20 years of experience in the HR and HRIT she has worked for HR and IT departments or both. Understanding both worlds.

Knowing the HR and Payroll processes in-depth, she is well able to understand the HR stakeholders quickly and to work right with it. She has fulfilled various roles in leading technology projects in complex IT environments. She knows the criticalities of technology, data, privacy and the importance of integrations and testing that goes with it. Last but not least, the end users will always stay on top of the priority.

One of the strengths of Saskia is the skill to build strong relations with internal and external workers and stakeholders national and international. She does this by giving trust, listening, being on point, calmness and humor.