Talent Acquisition Partner

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Date: Jun 13, 2022

Location: Amsterdam, NL

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Purpose of the job

A multi-facing role for an experienced and expert recruitment professional 

AkzoNobel’s global success is supported by an extensive and outstanding HR organization. Central to this is a sophisticated recruitment operation that identifies the talent that will help our company to achieve its business objectives. Within this context, your mission in this role is to provide end-to-end recruitment activities with regard to roles for AkzoNobel in the Netherlands. You will be based at Amsterdam in the Netherlands as part of a Local Center of Expertise (LcoE) dedicated to recruitment for the Netherlands.
Is this a challenge that matches your skill and ambitions? Can you demonstrate experience of delivering successful, best practice end-to-end recruitment campaigns within specified deadlines up to senior level? Do you have experience of working with e-recruitment (ATS) and social media platforms such as Linkedin? Are you able to apply a conceptual, analytical and result-oriented approach along with strong influencing skills? Above all, can you make a positive difference within our dynamic, multinational and multicultural business environment? If you offer all this and more, we invite you to apply for the position 


Talent Acquisition Partner


This is a high-level recruitment role in which you personally manage the end-to-end recruitment delivery of vacancies in the business, starting with the initial screening and the first interview of short-listed candidates.
You also act as the custodian of specific targeted areas and proactively build talent pipelines through the use of e-recruitment (ATS) and social media platforms such as Linkedin.
By collating information from other Talent Acquisition Partners you form a coherent big picture of labour market trends in the local market. You are also responsible for collating and monitoring recruitment analytics including KPIs and SLAs to provide timely and accurate reports to the LCoE Talent acquisition Manager, along with recommendations for improvement.
At all times you promote AkzoNobel's Employer Branding Proposition.
A further key task is to provides appropriate training and support to hiring managers, ensuring their ability to recruit in line with AkzoNobel processes, best practices and local law.
On an ongoing basis you proactively drive the efficiency of processes, and you assist the LCoE in rolling out global programs in the Netherlands.
As such, this is a role for a customer focused professional who can partner with business leaders whilst retaining the ability to ask challenging yet constructive questions.

What do you bring?

To apply for this position, you must possess all the following attributes:


  • Educated bachelor’s degree level or equivalent, preferably in Management, HR or Psychology;
  • A least five years in HR, preferably in recruitment, with at least three years of in-house recruitment experience;
  • Knowledge of current local Employment Law relating to recruitment and selection;
  • Experience of building talent pipelines, preferably with experience of implementing HR projects.
  • Good communication skills including fluent written and spoken Dutch and English



Become part of an outstanding company

AkzoNobel is consistently rated as one of the top employers in The Netherlands. You will join a company that is committed to achieving real sustainability. At a personal level you will also benefit from:

  • a competitive salary with an above average number of annual holidays;
  • participation in the AkzoNobel pension plan; 
  • travel expenses to and from work;
  • opportunities for education that will help you to grow beyond this role;
  • Fixed Bonus.


We welcome your online application including a cover letter and resumé. Please note that applications via mail won't be taken into consideration. Only online applications will be accepted. See the application button to apply. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 23814