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Recruitment Consultant – European Search and Recruitment Boutique – Amsterdam or The Hague

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted 4 days ago Hybrid Permanent €40k - €75k - above market rate
Posted by
Boudewijn Vellinga
Founding Partner | Search & Recruitment | Repositioning Talent
European Search & Recruitment Boutique dedicated to sourcing specialists and senior talent across the Financial Services and Technology markets with a particular emphasis on Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and FinTech’s in the scale-up phase.

We offer specialized international and localized search services, partnering with our clients to source business-critical talent.

Our niche business segments we recruit for:

  • Specialists, i.e. Risk Management, Quantitative Analysts, Technologist, a.o.
  • Level: Mid and Senior Level hires; i.e. Consultant, Manager, Commercial Director, Manager or Global Head
  • C-level: i.e. CTO, COO or CFRO

To support our rapid (inter)national growth and profitable recruitment business, we offer a Recruitment Consultant position, with the possibility to lead a team depending on one`s qualifications and your desire to grow organically.

Talent aiming to evolve and deliver an excellent level of service based upon strong and established recruitment processes, techniques and ethics established within, will in return receive:

  • unrivalled career progression,
  • extensive training,
  • personal development;
  • coupled with a fantastic earning potential.
  • 1 month p/y working abroad in sunny South of Portugal (expenses paid)


  • Research driven activities through use of Bloomberg, Social Media, Platforms, Portals & our own developed Artificial Intelligence based Database
  • Using sales, business development, marketing techniques and networking in order to attract business from client companies
  • Initial mapping of contacts and desk
  • Search specific sourcing assignments
  • Undertaking telephone and face to face interviews with candidates to assess suitability
  • Headhunting / direct search - identifying and approaching passive candidates
  • Lead generation for both candidates and clients

Desired experience and skills:

  • Bachelor`s Degree (HBO) or Master's Degree (WO) 
  • 1 - 3 years experience in a sales environment with a proven track record, prefferably within the recruitment industry
  • Interest in people, businesses, researching, research in general and/or a sales background with a strong motivation to flourish in the recruitment industry
  • Affinity with attracting and connecting talent
  • Strong communication skills, eloquent and articulate in English (written and verbal)
  • Fluent in English, an additional language as a plus
  • Preferably based in or around Amsterdam, though not a constraint for the right candidate
  • Be relentless in your approach
  • An eye for detail
  • Have an affinity for building strong client and candidate relationships
  • Be analytical and resourceful
  • Continue where others stop
  • Wanting to learn and not easily give up
  • Inquisitive
  • Entrepreneurial

Examples of our work and methodology:

We have an extensive track record across B2B & B2C in a.o., Tech, Capital Markets, FinTech, both local market and European roles. Where we have successfully completed searches, both functional and senior business leadership roles.

What makes us different:

  • We have experience of having scaled leading Tech firms & FinTech’s from the inside
  • We see the world from the client’s perspective
  • We have helped several startups and scaleups expand into Europe
  • We have an extensive track record in FinTech leadership roles
  • We have partnered with a senior adviser, a founder of a Tech company and deeply experienced Dutch banker, who can advise on the interplay between clients and the required senior talent
  • Our entire process is transparent and exposed
  • We work at speed
  • We are hands-on
  • We have a dedicated on - and offshore Research Centre
  • We are honest about what assignments/searches are suited to us and will turn work down if we feel it is not right for our clients
  • We have built our own Artificial Intelligence based database to distinguish ourselves from competitors

What we offer:

  • Steep learning curve
  • Organic growth opportunities throughout
  • International exposure to the world of recruitment
  • Experience in an international company
  • Diverse cultures
  • Celebrate our and your success in style
  • On-site campus training
  • Incentives hard to resist
  • Career coaching & planning

We look forward to receiving your application.

The Greifenberg Team

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