Senior Recruitment Consultant – English +

Ref. Number:
Human Resources/Recruitment
Contract info:
Language(s) required:

English (Fluent)
Amsterdam or The Hague
Depends on experience
Start date:
7 months contract with view to extension
Tina Evans
Call: +31 (0)70 311 7829


Blue Lynx is hiring – we are looking for a new colleague to join our team as a Senior Recruitment Consultant.

Are you willing and able to run 110 km per hour together with us whilst achieving excellent results with your fellow colleagues? Are you a confident, outgoing, team-oriented professional who thrives on 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 either our Amsterdam or The Hague offices.

With over 30 years of experience, Blue Lynx is a recognised market leader in the niche sector of multi-lingual talent acquisition and HR solutions. We work for international businesses in the Netherlands and abroad. Our clients, candidates and in-house staff are both Dutch and international and share the following collective elements: multicultural, multilingual and globally orientated.

The ideal candidate has a passion for recruitment and the ability to handle a variety of roles. We are a fast moving but exceptionally friendly company. We are looking for a friendly and pro-active professional who wants to be part of a fun, international team; a team player who wants to make a difference, is motivated and who can hit the ground running.

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 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
  • Build and maintain professional partnerships 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 years relevant experience
  • Experience with LinkedIn
  • Seat recruiter with experience in making search strings
  • Extensive telephone interviewing experience
  • Experience managing your own accounts and 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 who work hard and laugh hard

Blue Lynx Offers          

  • Individual target based commission structure – uncapped!
  • Additional monthly performance-based team bonus
  • Annual company performance-based bonus
  • Fun company social events and volunteer days
  • Great company incentives
  • Opportunity to grow and learn within Blue Lynx
  • Highly international working environment where you will be part of a growing, friendly team
  • Phone and laptop
  • Travel costs reimbursed
  • Company pension