Talent Acquisition Associate

Valesta Netherlands is looking for a new recruitment colleague, to reinforce our Benelux Talent Acquisition Team!
The Talent Acquisition Associate owns and manages the entire recruitment cycle from identification of a candidate until the moment the candidate is on-boarded.

  • Do you have a Bachelor's degree in a social sciences orientation or equivalent through experience?
  • Do you have a first experience as a recruiter in a consultancy business and/or life science industry?

Then you might be the candidate we are looking for!

Job Description 

As Talent Acquisition Associate you focus on our candidates.
Primary key result areas :

  • Ensure accurate and timely inflow of new candidates so Valesta is able to respond swiftly to new client requests
  • Proactively search good candidates through a database, job sites, LinkedIn, own network, job fairs
  • Source candidates directly in the marketplace and develop candidate pools within their respective market streams
  • Screen and interview applicants in line with requirements and ensure that the reference checking process is completed
  • Complete employees file in our database
  • Develop and cultivate a strong relationship with candidates
  • Develop networks of people and processes to support a strong pipeline of qualified candidates
  • Indicate good candidates and ensure that they are well-prepared before going to a matching interview (including precontractual training)
  • Realize the best match between the candidate and the client in agreement with the Business Liaison Associate
  • Be a good ambassador for Valesta on job fairs and events.

Secondary key result areas :

  • Introduce candidates to clients ( by consultancy report) and follow-up in collaboration with Business Liaison Associate
  • Collaborate closely with the Business Liaison Associate to ensure high-potential candidates are proactively presented to clients
  • Provide input to our training department on requested skills and competencies of candidates that need to be addressed
  • Adjust recruitment actions on job opportunity's (synchronize supply and demand), based on the input of BLA’s
  • Support in developing recruitment strategies using various sourcing techniques
  • Promote the company image to candidates and external service providers
  • Act as a back-up for colleagues within the operations department.
  • Minimum a Bachelor in a social sciences orientation or equivalent through experience
  • Experience: First experience as a recruiter, preferably in a consultancy business, ideally in the clinical research sector
  • Competencies: Collaboration, Service-mindedness, Adaptability, Quality-minded, Learning-oriented, Communication skills, Result-orientation, Initiative, Negotiation skills
  • Language skills: Good knowledge of Dutch and English
Contact Information 

Els Stout
+31 20 757 06 25

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