Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

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Veghel, Netherlands.
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Do you enjoy being responsible for the full candidate journey? Do you make the difference when it comes to Hiring Manager and Candidate Experience? And do you like working in a highly ambitious and growing organization?

If the answer is “yes”, then look no further than Vanderlande!

We’ll give you the opportunity to:

  • Work with various stakeholders at all levels in the organization

  • Hire the best talent in the market for a company that puts its people first

  • Be part of a close-knit and dedicated team

What will you be doing?

In the role of Recruitment Business Partner (internal title: Senior Recruiter), you will be expected to challenge the status quo. We’re looking for a Senior with exceptional stakeholder management, influencing and collaboration skills to join our Talent Acquisition team at Vanderlande. Someone who can build dynamic relationships with candidates, peers, hiring managers, and HR business partners. Someone who is able to juggle operational delivery with strategic thinking. You will play a vital role in quality and process improvement as you will use data and analytics to provide insights to make our hiring process smarter and more efficient.


About the team

Vanderlande is the global market leader for future-proof logistic process automation at airports and in the parcel market. Furthermore, we are also a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses, which seamlessly integrate innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services.
At Vanderlande, you can develop your career, satisfy your ambitions, aspire to new heights, while enjoying personal growth and thriving on achievement.

We are a team of approximately 10 professionals, including 3 Recruitment Business Partners (RBP). The position we currently have vacant, will focus on the combined BU Support (HR / Finance / Corporate) and BU Supply. A highly diverse, dynamic and positively challenging scope.

Please continue reading if you are someone who thrives in an innovative, fast-paced environment.

Your responsibilities

  • You will be a trusted advisor to both the business unit as the team, playing the role of a talent expert to uncover the very best talent for Vanderlande.

  • Partner with hiring leaders to understand recruiting needs and business objectives.

  • You will own and manage a full end to end recruitment process. Finalize positions including offer packages through to contracting.

  • Translating business plans into hiring strategy for your Business Unit.

  • Creating new sourcing strategies while leveraging advanced recruiting tools and techniques to identify, attract, screen and recommend candidates.

  • You will identify and act upon opportunities for simplification, innovation, and continuous improvement. And will participate in local and/or global projects focused on improvement of the TA function.

  • Providing the TA Manager with regular updates on Strategic Recruitment projects.

  • Acting as a mentor for other recruiters in the Recruitment team.

What do we ask from you?

If you’re the experienced, innovative Talent Acquisition Specialist we are looking to hire, you should recognize yourself in this description:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload.

  • Creative thinker and proactive problem solver.

  • Able to deliver a tempting Candidate Experience and Hiring Manager Experience.

  • Skilled communicator on all levels of the organization.

  • A fun and committed colleague, we are looking for a team player as much as a professional!


  • A Bachelor/Master’s degree.

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in Recruiting.

  • Proven ability to strategically partner with business leaders and HR Business Partners.

  • A track record in innovative and creative solutions for recruiting challenges.

  • Excellent command of English and preferably Dutch (other languages ​​would be advantageous).

What we offer​

In the challenging and responsible position of Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will have the chance to make a significant contribution to industry-leading projects and be connected to our dedicated people and customers. We offer a position in an informal, international and professional working environment with a lot of scope for personal development. By joining our profitable and growing company you will be able to reach your goals and focus on your future.​

This position offers a competitive salary range of € 4.600 to € 5.900 gross per month (excluding 8% holiday allowance). Through exceeding performance expectations, you even have the possibility to grow outside this scale. 

On top of your fixed salary you’ll receive the following secondary benefits:​

  • 40 vacation days (20 statutory days and a flexible budget worth 20 days).​

  • Flexible working hours.​

  • A hybrid workplace (40% working from home and 60% in the office).​

  • A Health & Wellbeing budget worth €300,- per calendar year.

  • Commuting allowance, including full reimbursement of travel by public transport.​

  • Working from home allowance.​

  • Collective pension scheme and discount on additional health insurance.​

  • On-site company health centres with a gym, physiotherapists and occupational therapists.​

  • Vanderlande Academy and training facilities to boost your skills.​

  • A variety in Vanderlande Network communities and initiatives.​

  • And a great company restaurant and coffee bar with barista.

Your application

If the role of Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and covering letter. For more information, please contact Tjalling Kraak (Senior Recruiter) on +31 413 49 30 24



Diversity & Inclusion

Vanderlande is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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