Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist - Amsterdam


These are exciting times to be part of the Healthcare & Life Sciences industry. We work in partnership with global clients across this rapidly evolving sector, from the fast growing Biotech and medical devices companies to pharmaceutical organisations with a long and distinguished heritage. Our aim is to help them all face up to industry wide changes which present new challenges in managing talent. We’re proud of the role we already play in providing the right candidates with the right values and will continue to be at the forefront of innovation across the sector.


This client is a leading and diverse healthcare company with a presence in more than 100 countries. We strive to improve the quality of life of people and do this with a lot of passion. The personal development of our employees is important for this organization. Via a consultancy agency you will we the Senior Talent Aqcuisition Specialist for this particular client.


The role of the Senior Talent Aqcuisition Specialist is to develop and deliver end to end recruitment services in line with agreed service levels. This exciting opportunity based in Amsterdam is a fantastic platform to become a trusted advisor within an international organisation. Working closely with the business you will work shoulder to shoulder with your senior stakeholders and will advise and support them in delivering their business outcomes through the provision of sound resourcing solutions and advice.

  • Lead vacancy consultation discussions with hiring managers and document recruitment plans which include role requirements, agreed timeframes, roles and responsibilities of all involved, and the selection process.
  • Responsible for the management of candidate relationships and their satisfaction with the candidate recruitment experience until start date
  • Develop the sourcing strategy for each role and agree delivery timeframes with the hiring manager
  • Facilitating the interview and selection process
  • Build and strengthen relationships with hiring managers through resource planning, job specification and on-going talent pooling
  • Actively seek out fresh and original sourcing strategies to meet client demand
  • Identify process improvements
  • Deliver results against client SLAs, KPIs and team objectives


  • Fluency in Dutch and English is essential.
  • Onsite or agency recruitment experience and – an understanding of what excellent client service looks like is essential
  • Experience managing candidates through the full end to end recruitment process with a focus on providing exceptional candidate experience
  • Expertise in various candidate sourcing strategies (e.g. web sourcing, networking, advertising, database searching and headhunting)

You must have either Pharma or Healthcare or agency recruitment experience and a track record of working on high volume, strategic recruitment campaigns. Recruitment of life science is advantageous. You should have a proven talent for communication and relationship building.


Joanna Hessels
Senior Associate


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