Job Details
Job ID: 125
Job Title: Head of Recruitment
Job Type:
Hire Type: Direct Hire
Level: Managerial
Recruiters: Hannah Woodward,Sophie Taylor
City: Amsterdam
Country Netherlands

Job Description
Description: This role can be based in any Norgine European location

The Head of Recruitment is accountable for leading the global recruitment function, inclusive of team leadership, establishment of a global recruitment function, employer brand strategy in conjunction with Corporate Communications. In addition, the Head of Recruitment will also manage and engage in operational recruitment, and efficiently manage the end-to-end recruitment cycle, develop talent pipelines and partner with the leaders, hiring managers and the wider HR team to create a cost-effective recruitment strategy to attract talent.
Requirements/Qualifications: • Degree qualified
• Proven end to end international recruitment experience
• Experience of leading teams
• Ability to operate both strategically and operationally
• Previous search experience within an agency environment preferred
• Experience of managing recruitment agency relationships
• Experience of implementing and using Applicant Tracking Systems is an advantage
• Fluent in English and additional European languages will be an advantage
• Business focused and comfortable building strong client relationships quickly
• Sound knowledge of current employment law specific to recruitment
• High degree of integrity and confidentiality
• Effective communication skills both oral and written
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment, prioritise workloads & manage multiple requests and relationships internally and externally
• Proactive and able to work under pressure
• Ability to problem solve and challenge the status quo (e.g. current processes)
• Be an ambassador for Norgine

Responsibilities: • Development and implementation of the Global recruitment and attraction strategy
• Line management and leadership of the recruitment team
• Creates and generates data, metrics and SLAs to demonstrate progress against goals and team delivery
• Keep up to date on best practices around candidate sourcing and recruitment strategies, trends and technology
• Develop ongoing professional relationships with leaders and hiring managers across the various client groups
• To lead and drive the employer image and brand
• Managing third party supplier relationships with agencies, head hunters and other organisations
• Create, design and implement approaches to attracting the best talent across all business areas globally
• Ad-hoc project design and implementation, such as Graduate recruitment scheme, Applicant Tracking Systems


• Manage and advise on all aspects of the ‘recruitment lifecycle’ including but not limited to: managing the approval process, creating job descriptions and adverts, providing guidance on appropriate recruitment strategies, job posting, conducting competency based interviews, shortlisting and regular communication with candidates and managers
• Identify sources to attract candidates such as job boards, job fairs, social media, headhunting, external agencies and networking.
• Lead the offer, negotiation, and closing process that is in line with company guidelines and exhibits fairness, professionalism and appealing career propositions to candidates
• Ensure all advertising complies with current legislation and internal rules and is managed appropriately both internally and externally

• Leveraging innovative and social networking techniques to identify candidates and to build a pipeline of candidates for the business needs
• Work closely with the HR and Corporate Communications Teams to manage and continuously improve the careers page on and keep under regular review to ensure that it is a creative and effective tool for attracting suitable applicants and enhances Norgine’s employer brand
• Ensure that all recruitment is recorded and provide accurate reports and metrics
• Keep accurate documentation related to candidate interactions and status that is in full compliance with all legal and internal requirements

• Functional heads
• Hiring Managers
• Corporate Communications
• Global HR team

• Recruitment agencies
• LinkedIn followers and candidates
• External vendors (as required)

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