Talent Acquisition Associate/ Life Sciences Recruiter

We are actively hiring! We are currently looking for a motivated and experienced Talent Acquisition Associates/ Recruiters to reinforce our enthusiastic team, you will focus on the Belgian and Dutch market

  • Do you have experience with recruitment of life sciences profiles?
  • Are you fluent in Dutch and English?
  • Are you service-minded and result-oriented?

Interested? Read more and apply as soon as you can.


Job Description 

The Talent Acquisition Associate owns and manages the entire recruitment cycle from identification of a candidate until the moment the candidate is on-boarded.

  • Ensure accurate and timely inflow of new candidates so Valesta is able to respond swiftly to new client requests
  • Proactively search good candidates through database, jobsites, LinkedIn, own network, job fairs
  • Source candidates directly in the marketplace and develop candidate pools within their respective market streams
  • Screen and interview applicants in line with requirements and ensure that the reference checking process is completed
  • Complete employees file in database
  • Develop and cultivate a strong relationship with candidates
  • Develop networks of people and processes to support a strong pipeline of qualified candidates
  • Indicate good candidates and ensure that they are well-prepared before going to a matching interview (including precontractual training)
  • Realize the best match between the candidate and the client in agreement with the Business Liaison Associate
  • Be a good ambassador for Valesta on jobfairs and events
  • Introduce candidates to clients ( by consultancy report) and follow-up in collaboration with Business Liaison Associate
  • Collaborate closely with the Business Liaison Associate to ensure high-potential candidates are proactively presented to clients
  • Provide input to our training department on requested skills and competencies of candidates that need to be addressed
  • Adjust recruitment actions on job opportunity's (synchronize supply and demand), based on the input of BLA’s
  • Support in developing recruitment strategies using various sourcing techniques
  • Promote the company image to candidates and external service providers
  • Act as a back-up for colleagues within Operations department
  • You have either a first experience within the pharmaceutical industry, or a scientific background, and are willing to develop your career within recruitment or you are an experienced recruiter with experience in life sciences
  • You have a commercial mindset
  • You have a strong team-spirit and are able to work in a fast changing work environment
  • You are service-minded and have a big concern for quality
  • You communicate clearly in Dutch and English, orally as well as in writing, and a basic knowledge of French
  • You can take initiative and are result-oriented
Contact Information 

For applications: sonia.vandekerkhove@valesta.com

For more information, please call our general number (015 21 11 04), and ask for Sonia.

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