(Senior) Talent Acquisition Specialist

  • (Senior) Talent Acquisition Specialist

    For our headquarters in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, we are looking for someone to strengthen our international team of recruitment consultants. We have an opportunity for both a Senior and Junior Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Job overview

ATG Europe is a leading provider of specializedengineering and scientific services mainly to the European space industry, but also increasing their business in the Big Science and Defense industries. ATG Brightest Minds is our recruitment department that plays a key role in delivering highly skilled personnel to our customers. We are a proven and reliable resourcing partner with a unique network of technical specialists and talent pools. Our service portfolio includes flexible solutions as contract staffing and contract-to-hire. Our headquarters is located in the heart of the European space industry on the Noordwijk Space Business Park, in close proximity of ESA/ESTEC, the European Space Agencys main technology center.

In this role, you will be focused on the end-to-end recruitment process to attract experienced (space) engineers and scientists for our European customers and for our internal engineering department.The position is located in the ATG Brightest Minds team, which is currently consisting of 7 persons with 5 different nationalities. We are constantly recruiting new talent and experienced candidates in a large variety of engineering and science disciplines. In this role you will be working autonomously on your own customers, so we are looking for someone who is able to interface directly with hiring/technical managers, HR/recruitment managers and/or Procurement responsibles. This could also involve occasional travel for personal meetings at the customer location.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Source, match and select qualified (international) candidates, through our own database, social media channels and networks;
  • Interview candidates face-to-face and by telephone/Skype;
  • Facilitate client interviews for candidates;
  • Travel to the customers and/or employees to improve the contact, understand the local business needs and acquire a better understanding of the clients needs;
  • Negotiate employment offers and inform candidates about per-country legal and expatriate regulations/benefits;
  • Proactive pool management for strategic profiles;
  • Improve and renew our international sourcing channels, strategies and activities;
  • Be proactive in finding new customers, targeting opportunities and maintaining and growing existing relationships;
  • Represent ATG Europe on key European engineering and/or science events;
  • Support business development activities, e.g. assist in proposal creation in response to RFIs, RFPs and other tender processes.


  • At least 2 years of experience in end-to-end recruitment for complex technical roles;
  • Previous experience in the space industry is a plus;
  • Experience in working with contractors across Europe;
  • Experience in recruiting security cleared personnel;
  • Proven experience in business development and account management;
  • Fluent in English and preferrably working knowledge of German and/or French;
  • Strong networker;
  • Commercial and can do attitude;
  • Result focused;
  • Good negotiation skills;
  • Not afraid to do acquisition and account management;
  • Valid driver s license;
  • Team player;
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU.

What do we offer

ATG Europe offers excellent working conditions and provides you with all the necessary means to further your career. We believe that training and education, combined with regular assessments and a personal development plan, will create the best environment for growth. If needed we also assist you with settling in your new home or finding the right school for your children. ATG will help in any way it can, including a relocation budget that is applicable for ATG staff as well as employees working at one of our clients.