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I'm an experienced recruitment manager with strong experience in building a team and process from the ground. Managing a pan-european team and drive them through stormy weather in difficult markets. Recruited everything from base level to VP's Responsible for recruitment in Europe Recruitment in High Tech Environment Recruitment in BPO Recruitment Process Optimization Campus recruitment strategies Recruitment Metrics


Work experience

May 2009Present

Executive Recruiter


VistaPrint ( – NASDAQ: VPRT) is the leading online supplier of high-quality graphic design services and customized printed products to small businesses and consumers worldwide with over 17,000,000 customers in more than 120 countries. The company offers a broad spectrum of products ranging from business cards and brochures to invitations and holiday cards. It seeks to offer compelling value to its customers through an innovative use of technology, a broad selection of customized printed products, low pricing and personalized customer service. EXECUTIVE RECRUITER - full cycle recruiter for senior positions across Europe - provide sourcing support to recruitment team - responsible for establishing "graduate program" - act as consultant to bring an already excellent recruitment team to the next level.

Mar 2009Present

Director of Orange Recruitment Services

Orange Recruitment Services

With 12 years of recruitment experience on both agency and corporate side I can offer strong recruitment services on a freelance basis. The services are flexible and can be: RECRUITMENT PROCESS AUDIT Make sure that your staffing process is efficient and that your recruiters do what they actually should be doing; sourcing top candidates. In a few session we can change your way of working INTERNET SOURCING TRAINING Show your recruiters this on Google and ask them what it would achieve intitle:linkedin ("product manager" OR "product marketing" OR product development) online retail "Area, Netherlands"-intitle:answers -intitle:updated -intitle:blog -intitle:directory -inurl:jobs -intitle:groups -intitle:company They get a blank stare in their eyes? Perhaps you should call me. BEHAVIORAL INTERVIEW TRAINING The cost of a bad hire is estimated between 40.000€ and 500.000€. Do you need more reasons to training your managers and recruiters in a proven interview methodology ATS/CRM RECRUITMENT TOOL IMPLEMENTATION Important piece of any professional recruitment organization. Centralize your sourcing strategies, build relationships with strong candidates, keep track of your clients, processes and candidates. FULL CYCLE RECRUITMENT PROCESSES Of course we offer a very flexible solution for your recruitment needs. Whether it be for a period of time, one process in particular or a large scale project we can offer a financially attractive, high quality solution Locations: We support all European countries where remote or on-site. You want a solution, we got it!

Apr 2006May 2009

Staffing Manager Europe / Global Recruitment Leader for Infrastructure Group

Agilent Technologies

STAFFING MANAGER EUROPE (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Nordics, The Netherlands, Belgium, UK, Scotland, Ireland, France, Italy, Spain, Russia & Israel) - Manage 3 recruiters and RPO - Global Lead Lean process project (2008) - Global Lead Recruiter Development Program (2007) - Global Lead Quality of Candidates (2009) - Develop Competency Model (2009) - Regional Lead for ATS optimization (2008 ongoing) - Responsible for European campus recruitment program - Leading international Executive Searches in-house and external - Develop Preferred Vendor Management program - Building internal sourcing capabilities (project “may the source be with you”) per May 08 - GLOBAL RECRUITMENT LEADER for Infrastructure Group - together with regional lead develop staffing plans - relationship management with C level executives - align staffing activities with headcount plans - global escalation point

May 2004Apr 2006

Recruitment Manager Europe

Affiliated Computer Services (ACS Inc)

Responsible for European Recruitment for ACS. One of the largest outsourcing companies for ITO, HRO and F&A. - shared service center in Barcelona, Spain - 465 annually - shared service center in Krakow, Poland - involved in labor pool assessment and ramp up of the site. - personally hired 125 senior managers in 2 years for projects and corporate - design and implementation of EMEA recruitment process - development recruitment bonus based on quality hires - development and implementation of recruitment metrics - managing a team of 4 recruiters

Apr 2002May 2004

Recruitment Consultant

Mercuri Urval

International Recruitment Agency – Barcelona, Spain

- Sales of recruitment services

- Interview selected candidates

- Psychological tests

- Control and administrate recruitment process

Feb 2001Nov 2001

Recruitment Consultant

Michael Page

International Recruitment Agency – Barcelona, Spain

- Sales of recruitment services

- Direct search of candidates

- Interview selected candidates

- Control and administrate recruitment process

Motive for change was a 50% reduction of the headcount

Jan 2001Feb 2001

Recruitment Manager

Lost Boys

International IT Company – Barcelona, Spain

- Develop general HR policy (procedures, communication, recruitment, retention)

- Develop and design recruitment process and strategy

- Strategic planning of recruitment campaigns

- Interview selected candidates, negotiate and close offers

- Organizing in-house days and job fairs

- Administration of processes

Nov 1999Nov 2000

Corporate Recruiter


International IT company – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

- Design recruitment process aiming to reduce cost per hire

- Develop new strategy on E-cruitment and employee referrals

- Commercial contacts with recruitment agencies and jobsites

- Identify recruitment needs and planning of campaigns

- Interview selected candidates, negotiate and close offers

- Organizing in-house days and job fairs

- Administration of selection process and maintain database

Nov 1996Nov 1999

Recruitment Consultant


Niche recruitment boutique for Banking- Amsterdam, The Netherlands

- Sales of recruitment services

- Managing recruitment process

- Responsible for recruitment administration

Sep 1995Feb 1996



1995 – 6 months trainee program for Unilever Venezuela


Aug 1991Aug 1996

Bachelor of Business Administration

University of Utrecht