Recruitment Specialist

Driven by further expansion at DPS, the Contract Services (CS) Operation is increasing the recruitment team in Leiden and requires a driven, senior Technical Recruitment Specialist. Reporting to the CS Operations Manager, the successful Recruitment Specialist will have a minimum of 3 years + technical recruitment experience, with considerable knowledge of the recruitment sector in the Netherlands. This position will particularly suit a Technical Recruitment Specialist who can work on their own initiative within a regulated industry, and who is energised by working within a busy expanding recruitment environment. Due to the company’s global expansion strategy this new position will offer the successful candidate a strong career path along with an attractive package.

HR / Recruitment
Years of Experience Req.:
>5 years
Date Posted:
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Education Level Req.:
Bsc or Msc degree


DPS is a leading Project Management and Engineering Company serving industry around the world for 40 years. Our reputation is based on forming successful partnerships with our clients, providing them with innovative designs and cost effective solutions in the context of sound judgment, strong management and technical excellence.
We provide Full Service Engineering for our clients including Project and Programme Management, Procurement, Design, Construction Management, Health and Safety Management, Commissioning, Qualification and Start-up on numerous projects across a range of market sectors. Our Main market sectors are; Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology, Medical Technologies, Oil & Gas, Advanced Technology, Science & Education, Food & Beverage, and Energy.


Key Responsibilities

The successful Recruitment Specialist will be a key contributor to the following:

  • Service existing accounts
  • Specialist recruitment campaigns
  • Identifying suitably qualified candidates  
  • Candidate screening
  • Candidate database management    
  • Account management for existing DPS clients    
  • Sales within our network and industry 


Key experience:

The successful Recruitment Specialist will have proven experience in the following key areas:

  • A strong recruitment background with experience of recruiting for a variety of technical and engineering positions.
  • Experience in managing volume recruitment drives and rapid ramp up.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, food and/or medical device sectors.  
  • He/she will be expected to work within a team environment and have a desire to succeed and achieve agreed company and team targets.
  • The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be a strong team player, will have commercial awareness and a proven track record in their respective discipline. 
  • Candidates with strong ambitions are welcome to apply.


Available and interested?

If you’re interested in this role and if you want to be part of growing organisation within engineering projects in the pharma industry or if you would like to discuss this vacancy further and to discuss your career options in confidence, please telephone Caroline Roeleveld on +31 6 28355689 or send your CV to

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