Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist – DSM – Maastricht


Location: Maastricht or Delft, NL

“Recruiting is easy!” – Well, you know better and are up for a challenge. 
Because with us, you will be in the lead to find and hire the senior leaders and business critical talents that bring progress to life and our company. You will be able to partner with our senior leaders and challenge them to look beyond a standard profile and collaborate with great colleagues in Talent Acquisition and HR across the globe. 
While your primary focus will be on vital positions in the Netherlands, you’ll also have the chance to work on roles across EMEA and occasionally on a global scale.
Let’s shape the future together!

At dsm-firmenich, being a force for good is not optional. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is a shared responsibility woven into our daily work, benefiting to our People, Customers & Communities and driving business value. Equal access to opportunities is a given, belonging is a shared feeling, authenticity is celebrated

Your key responsibilities

  • Partner closely with hiring managers and business leaders to understand their talent needs and develop effective recruitment strategies.
  • Manage end-to-end recruitment processes for roles up to VP-level positions, including sourcing, screening, interviewing, and closing/offering candidates.
  • Identify and recruit for niche and specialized roles within the organization, utilizing creative sourcing strategies to attract top talent.
  • Develop and maintain talent pools, innovative sourcing strategies to engage passive and diverse talents for current and future opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with external talent sources, to ensure a robust pipeline of qualified candidates.
  • Create strategies for and drive regional/global employer branding initiatives to enhance the company’s reputation as an employer of choice, collaborating with a recruitment marketeer.
  • We bring 

  • Based on your experience we will offer you a base salary of € 67.000 to € 95.000 per year (based on fulltime, including holiday allowance and 13th month) and extra benefits (25 holiday days, bonus, etc).
  • Becoming part of the HR Netherlands team, reporting into the Talent Acquisition Lead for Netherlands and Central Europe, Middle East & Africa
  • Member of the TA community across dsm-firmenich, which supports you with sharing knowledge and best practices.
  • Hybrid (50% from the office and 50% from home) work environment.
  • The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose.
  • A flexible work environment that empowers people to take accountability for their work and own the outcome.
  • You bring

  • At least 8 years’ experience in a similar end-to-end recruitment role
  • Proven experience in working with senior stakeholders and niche or senior talent
  • Fluent in English, fluency in Dutch language preferred. 
  • Strong communication skills at different levels of the organization
  • Pro-active in actions with a focus on the end-result
  • Curiosity in people, new functions and new ways-of-working
  • Can-do mentality, fail fast and adjust
  • Our application process  
    Ready to start bringing progress to life? Apply now by uploading your CV, latest June 5th, 2024.

    For questions about the position, please reach out to David van der Velden, Talent Acquisition Lead dsm-firmenich ()

    for questions about the recruitment process, please reach out to Claudia Huber-Newman ()

    dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: (here,) there’s a place for everyone with us.

    dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Our people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

    We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process.

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