Senior Recruitment Consultant – English – Amsterdam

By January 31, 2019Internal vacancies:

Are you willing and able to run 110 km per hour alongside us whilst providing excellent support to your clients and candidates? Are you a confident, outgoing, team oriented professional who thrives in challenges and is flexible and able to keep and balance multiple plates in the air at any given time?

Are you proactive, communicative, motivated, hardworking, friendly, and a people person? If so, you are exactly the colleague we are looking for to join our team in Amsterdam.

It is a competitive market, fast moving and ever changing and therefore we also need to grow and adapt. Expanding our team is necessary but also exciting. You will be working together with the other recruiters and recruitment support teams within Blue Lynx. We have two offices, one in The Hague and one in Amsterdam. Backed by a strong 30+ year reputation, you are joining an established, growing, professional, multilingual, multinational team.

You will have multiple bonus schemes and an excellent package. If you are looking for
a family-style organisation where you can come to work and rock, then apply now!


Job Profile for Senior Recruitment Consultant
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Source and screen candidates using all available resources and databases
  • Work extensively in LinkedIn Recruiter, sending InMails, using Boolean searches on
    a daily basis
  • Work in close cooperation with fellow recruitment consultants
  • Qualify job vacancies with clients
  • Manage a portfolio of clients
  • Conduct interviews – face to face, Skype, telephone and write candidate profiles
  • Represent and introduce candidates to clients
  • Confirm interviews via email and telephone with candidates and clients
  • Under supervision negotiate contract terms and conditions with clients and candidates
  • Confirm and close contract details with clients and candidates
  • Prepare information for HR & Finance
  • Attend company trade fairs as and when required (sometimes on the weekend)
  • Build and maintain professional relationships with clients based on trust and knowledge
  • When necessary assist/coach candidates through the interview process
  • Maintain recruitment administration in company CRM
  • Professionally and commercially represent vacancies to candidates and the candidates to the clients
  • Quick and professional turnaround of work

Candidate Profile for Senior Recruitment Consultant

  • Must be fluent in English both written and spoken. Fluent Dutch is a huge advantage
  • Bachelor degree is required
  • Recruitment experience and successful results
  • 5-8 years relevant experience
  • Extensive telephone interviewing experience
  • Experience managing your own accounts or clients
  • Ability to find top candidates using multiple methods/job boards and databases
  • Solid Microsoft Office experience and capabilities
  • Ability to communicate accurately, clearly and concisely
  • Must be a people person with strongly developed social skills
  • Pro-active attitude, result driven, strong hands-on mentality
  • Excellent eye for detail, organised, able to multitask
  • Good sense of humour and ability to work in a team of internationals
  • Must have a good working knowledge of the ABU CAO

What Blue Lynx Offers

  • Laptop
  • Mobile phone
  • Company bonus scheme and individual target bonus structure
  • Pension
  • 25 days paid holiday
  • Travel costs
  • Lots of social activities –company lunches, team birthdays, BBQ’s, Christmas celebrations
  • Quarterly company general meeting
  • HR check-ins on a regular basis
  • Bi-yearly appraisal
  • Yearly team charity event – CSR Day – NL Doet
  • Flat hierarchy
  • International work environment with a great close friendly group of people

Come and join our growing happy team.