Contract Recruiter (6 months) - Netherlands


A 6 month contract role to aid with increased work load across areas of Europe (Benelux). This role will be play a key role in stakeholder management as well as mentoring local team members.

To support the continuous improvement of the staffing function through development and implementation for all staffing

programs in an assigned business unit/department, primarily in one geography. May be required to assist with

providing staffing support to assigned management team for a geographically distributed organization or pan regional,

as assigned. With some guidance, conduct recruiting activity for management teams as assigned.


Work with management in assigned service areas, business units or departments to source, select and hire

qualified candidates to fill vacant positions using cost-effective techniques and in accordance with company

policies, procedures and processes. Manage applicant flow to ensure availability of qualified candidates and

compliance with diversity hiring goals.

Provide guidance and direction to more junior members of the staffing team.

Write job postings to post and advertise positions.

Review applications and conduct interviews to obtain information regarding applicant’s work history, education,

training, job skills, and salary requirements.

Create and coordinate job advertising in various media. Attend job fairs and develop and maintain contacts with

colleges, universities, alumni groups, and other organizations to identify potential applicants.

Work with external recruiters and employment agencies to identify and recruit candidates. Utilize Internet online

recruiting sources to identify and recruit candidates.

Create partnerships with area employment agencies, advertising agencies, and temporary agencies.

With guidance, provide coaching and counseling to functional business leaders and line management to effectively

support staffing goals.

Meet with functional business leaders and executive management, as required, to discuss and establish staffing

objectives and ensure they are achieved.

Assist with training line management on recruiting, interviewing, and the selection process as required.

Assist with managing projects related to legislation in the recruitment process within HR and across the business,

HR systems, practices, procedures and compliance.

Support a diverse workforce and comply with local and regional hiring guidelines and procedures, particularly for

applicant tracking.

Keep abreast of market trends and demands impacting the company’s ability to attract competitive candidates;

coordinate with the compensation team on salary offer considerations and equity concerns.

Ensure the provision of timely employee-related information to management teams as necessary.

May be responsible for meeting established financial targets and assisting with business development activities

depending on business line.

All responsibilities are essential job functions unless noted as nonessential (N).


Extensive knowledge of legislation in the recruiting process

Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office applications, HRIS applications and Taleo Applicant Tracking


Strong attention to detail

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Excellent problem solving, judgment and decision making skills

Good ability to work in a matrix environment

Good presentation skills

Good influencing skills

Good coaching and counseling skills

Good understanding and awareness of the commercial environment and market trends

Good customer service skills


Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech or the use of other

communication systems such as email or instant communicator

Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers or other equipment such as voice recognition software

that will provide access to electronic data

Regular sitting for extended periods of time

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