Corporate Recruiter

Req ID:  103114

Leiden, NL, 2333 CR

At Charles River, we are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help create healthier lives for millions of patients and their families. 


Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career. 


As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.


IMPORTANT:   In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process.  Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.   

Job Summary

We are looking for a proactive and enthusiastic Recruiter to join our team to manage the daily recruitment activities across our Leiden and Beerse (Belgium) Early Discovery sites. The successful person will have a proven track record in recruiting within Life Sciences across European regions, able to forge strong working relationships with key stakeholders and candidates alike. 


Are you passionate about creating a good candidate experience, do you thrive on a challenge, do you want the opportunity to grow your career? Then come and join the Charles River family!


Core Responsibilities
• Provide a first point of contact point for all applicant’s needs.
• Manages applicant tracking, record management and ensures process compliance.
• Proactively screens and provides the tools, framework, and process for effective candidate assessment, interviews and selection
• Posting adverts, ensuring content is relevant and accurate for the role. Liaising with hiring managers for appropriate content. 
• Partners with HR and management to facilitate offer negotiation and new hire onboarding.
• Maintaining and updating the talent acquisition system (talentHUB)
• Contact applicants by phone and email to arrange interviews, as well as debrief meetings for managers. 
• Maintain regular and positive communication with Hiring Managers on scheduling; making last minute adjustments as required.
• Work with calendar invites in Microsoft Office including coordinating schedules with Hiring Managers, members of the interview panel, updating calendar invites, scheduling interviews/meetings across multiple time-zones.
• Work with IT and applicants to arrange video-conferencing interviews when applicable, ensuring all processes (e.g. Teams) are working for all parties concerned.

• Previous work experience as a Recruiter, our preference goes out to a recruiter who has already gained some work experience in Recruiting within Life Sciences across different grades.
• Fluent in English and Dutch speaker highly desirable  
• Experience of using Applicant Tracking Systems, able to pick new skills up quickly and efficiently  
• Good understanding of Microsoft Outlook and other Office applications essential 
• Ability to multi-task with strong attention to detail 
• Excellent communication skills both verbally and in written form 
• Can maintain high degree of confidentiality and able to establish and maintain strong working relationships with remote staff 
You are in possession of a completed HBO study, such as HBO communication, HBO psychology, HBO Human Resource Management etc.
You are available full time, 40 hours a week. (Part-time work is negotiable)

Care - We show we care when we respect each other, our animals and the communities where we work and live, when we create a positive healthy workplace, when we are mindful of our compliance standards, and when we choose to do the right thing.
Collaborate -We collaborate when we partner with each other and promote teamwork, when we communicate clearly and effectively across the hall or around the globe, and when we welcome all forms of diversity and encourage inclusiveness.
Lead - We lead when we advocate our purpose and model our values, when we deliver innovation, when we embrace change, and when we appreciate and celebrate the great work of others.
Own - We act like owners when we hold ourselves accountable for our actions, when we respond to internal and external client needs with speed and accuracy, when we set and achieve meaningful goals, and when we strive towards continuous improvement.