Head of Recruitment


The role

The Head of Permanent Recruitment Division will develop the existing client base as well as explore new opportunities in line with the business growth strategy. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for anyone who’s looking to take their recruitment career to the next level and take ownership of a business.

This person will be responsible for the following:

  • Taking full ownership of the business unit and ability to grow the business unit whilst delivering on team objectives.
  • Building relationships with clients to generate new business and evolve existing customer relationships.
  • Reviewing analytical data and executing tactical actions to deliver desired results.
  • On-boarding, training, coaching and developing team members to qualify them to independently reach their monthly and quarterly objectives.
  • Managing the career development of consultants, including regular reviews, setting personal development plans, and monitoring achievements against predefined goals.
  • Assessing business opportunities which support the strategic goals of the business and take a lead in commercial negotiations.

Who are you?

The talent we are looking for has the following characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in a business or scientific-related field.
  • A minimum of 4 years of recruitment experience and a proven track record working as a 360 recruiter.
  • Experience in leading and developing team members is preferred.
  • Commercially-minded with a hunger to build your own business knowledge and expertise.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills on the phone and face to face.
  • Open and honest communication style; we are a no-nonsense business.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Dutch.

Your new Club

Our client is an award-winning specialist recruitment business operating in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medical Device and Food sectors. Their client base consists of the largest Life Sciences companies in the world, which has given them a solid foundation to expand the business.

Our client likes to challenge itself by offering a recruitment experience above expectations. Because of their emphasis on collaboration, their advanced software and work-flows, they are able to quickly find matching qualities between candidates and clients. Connecting high-level professionals with organizations in the biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, food and medical equipment sectors across Europe. This company is focused on Life Sciences, which means that they understand the needs of professionals and the requirements of the jobs they fulfil.

What will be in your contract?

  • Excellent career-plan, clear promotion targets that are mapped out.
  • State of the art training program.
  • Uncapped, individual commission scheme.
  • Fun, inspiring & challenging working environment in the centre of Amsterdam




Steffie Mulder