Senior Consultant Food (Sciences) - Zwanenburg

Vacancy information

Publication date:June 05 2020
Employment type:Permanent
Function Group:HR

Functiegroepen: HR / Recruitment Manager


QTC Recruitment is a young and fast growing recruitment organisation specialised in the European life sciences industry and looking for a Senior Consultant Food (Sciences). Our organisation is divided in three teams, of which one team is fully focused on the medical devices industry. We work for innovative start-ups as well as for big international organisations. We find specialised candidates for demanding functions for our clients and we finds jobs which suit our candidates best!

Currently, there is a lot of pressure on the food (sciences) industry. In 2050, the world population will have increased by two billion people to more than nine billion people in total. The challenge of the food (sciences) industry is to produce twice as much nutrition with half of the resources. Available land and natural resources become scarce. In order to meet this increasing demand, worldwide food production will have to increase by at least 60%. Food scientists manage the whole food process: from grain to consumer product. The food (sciences) industry combines a variety of disciplines, including biology, biochemistry, quality control, and chemical engineering, in order to improve resources, ingredients, processing as well as products. This results in food that is safer, more nutritious, healthier, and easier obtainable. QTC Recruitment understands the importance of having specialists on the right places. Our mission is to fulfil the recruitment needs of our clients and candidates in the food (sciences) industry in an innovative way. We have got the ambition to expand our organisation abroad and therefore enlarge our team. At this moment, we are looking for a Senior Consultant Food (Sciences) to join our team.


As a Senior Consultant Food (Sciences), you are responsible for the development of your own market. Within this market, you will be actively working on business development, account management and give meaning to the recruitment needs of our clients. In this role, you will have your own meetings with hiring clients and you are able to translate their wishes to a steady account of which you will fill vacancies on a regular basis.

On a day-to-day basis, you will be building up your personal network within the branch you are active in. You need to have an active network to be able to deliver candidates within a short time-frame. You will write creative vacancy texts for clients as well. You will seek matching candidates through internal and external sources and translate their wishes and requirements to vacancies which fit the best. You will match the needs of clients with appropriate candidate profiles through a thorough interview. You are responsible for the selection of candidates which match the vacancy best and present them to the client. After that, you will plan the interviews together with clients and prepare the candidates for the interview. You will follow up with candidates after the interview regarding an offer or rejection of the client. In case of an offer, you will have to lead the process to guarantee success. After the placement, you will have contact with the client and candidate to make sure that everything is going allright at their new employer.

Regarding business development activities, you will contact multiple business units at bigger organisations to enlarge the activities at our clients and you will push and pull contact organisations to recruit new clients. Thereby, you will visit international events related to the market you are active in. In regard to account management, you will have active contact with our clients to obtain new tasks and your are the point of contact for clients. Thereby, you will schedule meetings with clients to advance relations. You will advise clients to fill their vacancies based on your knowledge of the market. You will manage the bigger (RPO) contracts to get more out of the contracts. You recognise buying signals and know how to turn them into vacancies.


As Senior Consultant Food (Sciences), you are ambitious and determined to reach your and our goals. Thereby, you:

  • Are on Bachelor/Master working- and thinking level
  • Are educated in International Business, Business Economics or similar
  • Master the Dutch and English language
  • Have a minimum of 3 years 360 degrees recruitment experience
  • Having affinity with the food (sciences) industry is a pre
  • Are a great communicator
  • Are available for an international experience
  • Are proactive
  • Are available for 40 hours a week


We can offer you:

  • € 2,500 – € 3,500
  • Monthly bonus
  • 25 holidays
  • Travel allowance
  • A great lunch
  • Internal and external trainings provided by the QTC Academy to realise personal growth
  • Development possibilities
  • Participation in monthly/quarterly/yearly incentives and of course drinks on Friday afternoon!


Are you interested to join the QTC Recruitment family? Feel free to contact me, I am happy to talk to you!

Ben Jansen
HR Coordinator




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