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Science Recruiter

Date: 19-Jan-2022

Location: Schiphol, NL, 1118 CL

Company: Oxford Global Resources

Position Summary

The position of Science Recruiter is responsible for the entire cycle of the recruitment process including sourcing, identifying, screening and placing qualified scientific professionals.


  • Identify and recruit potential candidates through referrals, internet sourcing, social media, company/client-sponsored events and related science associations and developing new creative recruiting techniques.
  • Perform searches to recruit the best candidates, by the use of, but not limited by, the companies own CRM system, external CV databases, candidate references, job fairs, utilising blackboards etc.
  • Conduct face to face candidate interviews and check expertise, knowhow, the personality of the candidate and provide advice on CV content and interview technique where appropriate.
  • Ensure that newly registered candidates are followed up with in a timely manner.
  • Routine availability calls for all interviewed candidates.
  • Applicant pool management. Establish a bench of highly-skilled professionals for future client opportunities.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Writing job adverts and management of various recruitment advertising with internet sites, academic institutions and other media.
  • Assist with incoming phone calls from both clients and candidates.
  • Utilise and maintain the candidate database.
  • Perform all necessary allied recruiting functions: verifying references, work experience, and all applicable licensure/certification(s) requirements.
  • Complete all contractual pre-employment screening requirements in accordance with local legislation and client requirements.
  • Maintain ongoing relationships with contract employees, candidates and client representatives.
  • Adhering to predetermined weekly KPI (key performance indicators) expectations set by management.
  • Meet and exceed monthly, quarterly and annual target goals.
  • Conduct quality control calls to ensure the client is happy with the service being provided.
  • Any other reasonable duties that may be defined by your manager from time to time.


  • Able to work both in a team and alone
  • Must be a forward planner, confident and like working with people at all levels
  • Ability to be diplomatic, where required
  • Good attention to detail is needed and must be able to multi task and prioritise your own work load
  • Must be an energetic, detail-oriented, organised, highly motivated and self-directed individual with ability to prioritise and efficiently handle multiple tasks in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication, troubleshooting and negotiating skills; including a demonstrated ability to work well and effectively with others
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in Dutch and English to a high standard.
  • Knowledge and experience in using LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook

The essential functions listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's Level Degree
Master's Level Degree in Science or Chemistry


  • Demonstrable affinity with sales / commercial roles


Competitive Awareness
Field Customer Service
Drive /Execution /Initiative
Process Acumen
Team Work


  • Supervision Exercised: none
  • Supervision Received: Director, Recruiting

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