International Recruitment Account manager

Ecorys is a leading international research and consultancy company, addressing society's key challenges. With world-class research-based consultancy, we help public and private clients make and implement informed decisions leading to positive impact on society. We support our clients with sound analysis and inspiring ideas, practical solutions and delivery of projects for complex market, policy and management issues.
To strengthen the International Development Unit (IDU) of Ecorys in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, we are currently looking for an 
International Recruitment Account manager 
The International Development Unit (IDU) works across a range of sectors including Governance, Public Finance Management, Public Administration Reform, Tax, Customs, Health, Labour and Social Policy, Environment and Climate Change, Transport & Infrastructure, Economic Development / Private Sector Development, Water & Sanitation, Agriculture, Rural Development and Livelihoods across the following services: Monitoring & Evaluation, Grant Management, Institutional Capacity Building, Performance Management, Technical Assistance, Feasibility Studies, Programme Management & Implementation, and Research and Policy Advice. 
Job summary:
We have recently won a large number of (framework) contracts with EuropeAid, including several in areas where we need to further develop our consultancy network. More information on these framework contracts can be found on the website: 

You will help us staff projects under both these new framework contracts as well as other, ongoing projects.

As a Recruitment Account Manager, you will identify, evaluate, screen and make contracts for the free lance experts who meet the required areas of expertise. This will involve building a network of skilled professionals in the sectors IDU work in, and recruiting qualified consultants. You are driven, eager and able to use your creative skills to develop lasting relationships with potential candidates. You should excel in solving problems and producing solutions, such as developing innovative recruitment strategies.
Liasing with the teams to ensure that accurate and timely staffing solutions are being provided across your accounts.
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree; plus a minimum of three years relevant international recruitment experience 
  • Extensive experience and solid understanding of how to source, screen and recruit for international development projects, also using different social media
  • You have a proven background in client management / client development and a track record of achievement
  • Demonstrated ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced environment often with tight deadlines
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, including an ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Fluent English and proficiency in an additional language such as French or Spanish (preferred). 
What we offer 
Ecorys offers its employees a professional, stimulating and learning environment and scope to develop. We ensure that our employees rank among the best in their field. Talented professionals who opt for Ecorys want to make a difference and pursue change and progress. Ecorys offers a competitive salary, the opportunity to purchase Ecorys shares, membership of our pension fund and excellent employee benefits, including flexible working hours, part-time work, ample training opportunities and the option to purchase holiday days.
Ecorys has an informal workplace atmosphere. You will work in teams alongside professional and enthusiastic colleagues. You will be given a large degree of freedom and responsibility.
The selection procedure may include an assessment.
More information
For more information about the position you can contact Edward Tuheteru, Recruiter ( or tel: +31 (0)10 453 87 72). 
To apply please send us your motivation letter and CV, using our online application form.
We would like to receive your application before 1st of March 2019.
ECORYS Nederland BV
HRM department
P.O. Box 4175  
3006 AD Rotterdam
T +31 (10) 453 88 00
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