Talent Acquisition Specialist

Catalyze   Amsterdam-Duivendrecht   Bachelor | University   Fulltime
Catalyze is a consultancy firm and the international market leader in obtaining funding for biomedical, healthcare-related and green and sustainable innovations. We help leading researchers and companies secure financing for ambitious R&D projects, from early-stage, pre-clinical research up to clinical-stage development.
At Catalyze, we are distinguished by the motto, "by intrapreneurs for entrepreneurs" and value team players who are not afraid to show initiative, creativity and responsibility. We have a “can-do” culture where fun and professional development go hand in hand.
We have a strong passion for the latest technological innovations and support a variety of Life Science developments and Green & Sustainable innovations.

To expand our talent acquisition team we are looking for a:

Talent Acquisition Specialist

If you fit within an international knowledge-intensive environment, there is a great challenge waiting for you!

The work:
As our talent acquisition specialist you are responsible for the full talent acquisition cycle and ensure that the company attracts, hires and retains the best talent, while growing a strong talent pipeline.
You are the gatekeeper of our candidate experience, overseeing a smooth hiring process and ensuring that we recruit high performing employees from all over the world. This full time position is located at our headquarters office in Amsterdam and you will be working for our national and international office in India.
As a talent acquisition specialist at Catalyze, no two days are the same; your tasks vary from collaborating with hiring managers in order to create the spot-on candidate profile. Screen cv’s and interview qualified candidates from Europe and overseas (India). Drive the offer process and negotiate compensation packages. Facilitate a pipeline of strong candidates for future needs. Of course, you make sure that candidates have a great candidate experience throughout the recruiting process and that you sell Catalyze as the employer of choice.

What are we looking for:
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree and have gained at least 2 years' experience in a role as a (junior) agency talent acquisition specialist and/or (junior) corporate talent acquisition specialist and you are interested to further develop yourself in the next step in your career;
  • You have hands-on experience with full cycle recruiting
  • You are familiar with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and job marketing
  • You have excellent communication skills
  • Affinity with life sciences and or /and sustainability is a pre.
  • Experience within an international environment is preferred.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills in English are a must
  • You are service minded, proactive, energetic, driven and a team player

What else is important:
You will also be involved in several talent acquisition projects (as either participant or as a leader). The focus for these project will lie on improving the candidate experience, further develop a recruitment data dashboard and build our employer brand. All with the aim to continuously improve and scale our recruiting results. In these projects you will work closely together with our HR and marketing department. You are part of our HR team, will work closely with your recruiting colleague and report to our HR manager.

What we offer:
A competitive gross salary based on experience
8% holiday allowance and an annual profit distribution
25 vacation days per year (based on a 40 hourly workweek). Optional you can buy 5 additional days.
Commuting allowance (public transport 2nd class, most economical way, or € 0,19 per km with a max of 50 km one way)
Remote working allowance (max €25,- per month)
Employee contribution towards Pension insurance, our pension scheme is based on a defined contribution scheme. (NN)
Training & development possibilities (internal rules)
Great colleagues and pleasant and fun work environment
Friday drinks, ski-trips and lots of other fun activities with your colleagues

How to apply for this career opportunity?
Are you interested in this position? Then we would like to receive your motivation with CV by submitting our Online Application Form.

For questions and more information about the Talent Acquisition Specialist vacancy, please contact Wijna Bekker (International Recruiter) on phone number 020-7234452. 

Company Policy
Our organization focuses on enabling innovative medical technologies and is committed to improving overall health. For this reason, our organization is pro-vaccination regarding Covid-19.

At Catalyze, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally protected characteristic.
Acquisition due to this vacancy is not appreciated.
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