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Senior Recruiter - Kite

Netherlands - HoofddorpHuman ResourcesRegular

Job Description

At Kite, we are at the forefront of immunotherapy and engineered T cell therapy. We are helping change the paradigm of cancer treatment and we are revolutionizing individually tailored treatments. That means a fast-moving and constantly changing environment, where we make discoveries every day – discoveries that include our own capabilities and our individual potential. We’re currently seeking to recruit highly motivated talents for different positions, to join us and be part of our exciting journey in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies and their translation into the treatment of patients

with cancer. Would you like to join us in this mission?

We are seeking a Senior Recruiter within Talent Acquisition to lead recruitment support for business partners within Kite. It are exciting times for the TA team with a lot of growth, focus on employer branding and projects to improve the Kite TA processes.

In this role you will report to the Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition, work closely together with the Delivery Manager and the rest of the TA team and serve as a key partner to Kite’s business leaders and HR leadership team.

This is an opportunity to make an impact while being part of a historically significant company that is making a difference to the lives of millions of people around the world. In this role, you will be viewed as a credible, knowledgeable Senior Recruiter working closely with key business stakeholders to achieve their hiring objectives.

What will you be doing?

The role will require, but is not limited to, the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Member of the Kite Talent Acquisition Team
  • You will be comfortable carrying and delivering end to end sourcing and recruiting for requisitions within the assigned business function.
  • Partner with Hiring Managers and Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) teams to develop and operationalize a recruitment strategy to fulfill hiring objectives and serve as the main point of contact
  • Establish ongoing relationships with Hiring Managers and HRBPs to understand their business and recruitment needs
  • Create and drive diverse talent slates and pipelines in partnership with the Inclusion & Diversity team
  • The ability to work across the HR landscape partnering with HR and TA COEs to support business talent hiring needs
  • Effectively manage volumes and recruiting peaks and troughs
  • Responsible for managing external search firms' relationships when vendor services are needed
  • May mentor and assist with training of one or more Talent Acquisition Recruiters, operational specialists/coordinators, recommending process improvements.
  • Identifies issues in daily work activities and applies similar precedents or broader subject matter knowledge to develop solutions.
  • Viewed as a skilled resource for methods and processes within Human Resources and Talent Acquisition.
  • Contributes to capability building of the broader TA Function through participating and contributing best practices to the Community of Practice sessions
  • Delivers on the I&D Recruiting strategy, early Talent, Professional Association and campus wide events to broaden the Diverse talent pipelines and positively brand Kite to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Work on projects such as employer branding initiatives.

Who are you?

  • Hbo diploma and preferably experience recruiting in biopharmaceutical industry Healthcare/ Medical Device or Biopharmaceutical related industry
  • Experience successfully recruiting in cross functional matrixed corporate environment
  • Specific experience with leading project deliverables and teams with direct and indirect leadership accountabilities.
  • Experience managing complex searches at Senior Leadership levels and above within the business
  • Ability to quickly establish credibility with diverse audiences and deliver results
  • Robust collaboration and problem-solving mindset, and a history of successfully influencing partners whilst maintaining respectful and trusted relationships
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills in both Dutch and English
  • Strong project management skills
  • We have a work from home policy where you can work hybrid; 3 days on site and the rest from home (if you like).

What's in it for you?

  • A great organization where everybody is grounded by a common goal: finding a cure.
  • Fantastic compensation and benefits.
  • The opportunity to further develop yourself as a talent acquisition specialist, both nationally as internationally.
  • A very inclusive and diverse culture where you can really tap into your talents.

Application and communication

If you are interested please apply using the apply button. Do you want to know more before you apply? Please contact Janne Bruntink, Senior Manager Talent Acquisition, via