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Opportunity:Project Manager (Sr.) - Executive Search (19011)
Location:Amsterdam, the Netherlands







Job Title: Project Manager (Sr.) - Executive Search

Region: Amsterdam

Kienbaum Netherlands, part of the international Kienbaum group (HQ in Germany), is growing her team in Amsterdam and seeking an experienced Project Manager with fluent Dutch and English language skills and experience in Executive Search or Recruitment.

This could be an appealing opportunity for a Recruitment Consultant who loves recruitment but wants to offer more added value to clients and candidate without the constant struggle with commercial targets. In case you are commercially successful and have the ambition to develop yourself in Executive Search you are also welcomed to apply. Last but not least those experienced Researchers and Associates in Executive Search firms, looking for a next career step and want to broaden their skills, capabilities and responsibilities could also well fit the profile we are looking for.

In our 75 years of existence we have built up a network of 32 offices in 20 countries and managed to reinvent ourselves over and over. Also today you will find an Executive Search firm different from others with a digital feel, an informal company culture, young spirited, innovative and dynamic but with all the competencies and quality driven which belongs to Executive Search.

This opportunity is for a team player who is equally happy working on own initiative as in a team. He/ she will work closely with the Partners and is in direct contact with candidates and clients. The Project Manager role is broadly based and integral to the overall Search process but possibly also in the projects of the other services we provide. The Project Manager is the one who drives the process and makes sure all internal and external deadlines are met. Depending on her/ his experience and competences the Project Manager will also handle projects and clients independently.

We offer commercial and non-commercial career paths. Both paths will involve; mapping markets, attending client briefings, planning and implementing the research plan, identifying potential candidates, talking to industry sources, initial contact, screening, assessment and interviews with candidates. In the commercial career path we will set some commercial targets for the challenge (agreed jointly).

We are looking for European Citizens with a Master degree and fluent in Dutch and English.

  • Minimum of 7-9 years working experience in reputed companies of which a minimum of 4 years in Executive recruitment or Executive Search.
  • You are curious by nature and willing to constantly develop yourself.
  • Strong (persuasive) communication and documentation skills.
  • Proactive, takes and drives initiative.
  • High level of self-motivation and high level of energy.
  • Flexible, positive and easy adaptable.
  • High work standards and methodologies.
  • Computer literate.
  • Life experience and international exposure.
  • And most of all strong sense of humor, outgoing, extravert, fun person.


If you are interested please apply to the vacancy "Project Manager (Sr.)” (reference number 19011) via Please submit your CV in English and Word format and application letter if desired.

Reference and diploma checks are standard part of the procedure. Assessment, background checks and pre-employment screening may also be part of the procedure.

For more information, please contact Sanne Krijgsman at +31 20 697 14 10. If you are interested please apply via the "Apply" button.

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