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Talent Acquisition Specialist Operations (CE)

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Amsterdam (HQ)People & Culture

Job description

Are you ready for your Swapfiets adventure?

Hi, we are Swapfiets! 👋 The bicycle subscription where you are always assured of a working bicycle.

Our mission? Making cities more livable and sustainable under the motto 'buy less, use more'.
Do you see a challenge instead of a problem? And are you ready for an acceleration in your career? Then you are ready for the Swapfiets adventure!

Your goal

As a Talent Acquisition Specialist Operations Central Europe you’ll be responsible for a smooth hiring process for all the operational vacancies within this region. These include roles like Store & Field Leads, District Managers, Retail/Territory Managers and Warehouse/Logistic Managers. Next to this, you'll work on projects that add value to the talent acquisition strategy and employer branding of Swapfiets. 

You will be part of the Talent Acquisition Team based at our HQ in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The team consists of an a.i. Head of TA, a TA Lead and three other TA specialists/recruiters and a TA intern. Together you are at the start of bringing talent acquisition to a higher level!

Your responsibilities

  • Recruit, select and hire employees for all vacancies within the Swapfiets operations Central Europe (including guidance with swappers and bike mechanics vacancies).

  • Set up collaborations with the right parties, for example with universities for campus recruitment. 

  • Support vacancies in gathering additional candidates through social media or other channels.

  • Keep the ATS system (Recruitee) updated for the operational vacancies.

  • Write (translate) and publish (new) vacancy texts.

  • You will be responsible for local translation of the operational vacancies.

  • Conduct interviews for HAY 10 roles and up.

  • Help with HR/Recruitment related projects.

  • Keep track of the local recruitment budget.

Job requirements

What Swapfiets offers you

  • Your own Swapfiets (lend-lease) 🚲!

  • 32 vacation days (that’s right, next to 25 vacation days you can use your 7 Swap days as you please)

  • A solid pension plan and a discount on your health insurance

  • MacBook or a Windows laptop (what you prefer)

  • Lots of responsibility, challenging work, and friendly colleagues

  • Travel allowance (if you live more than 11 km away from the office, otherwise you’ll just use your Swapfiets, right.. 😎?)

  • Delicious lunch at the office for a small contribution

  • Onefit for Business arrangement (to promote your healthy lifestyle!)

  • Learning programs developed by our L&D department

  • Lots of workshops and inspirational talks

  • One day off per year to do voluntary work paid by Swapfiets

  • Flexibility in working from home/ at our brand new (!) office at the Molukkenstraat in Amsterdam.

Your profile

You have got an enthusiastic and eager personality who is able to keep structure and to manage efficient processes. You always make sure that every candidate is having a great candidate experience. Next to this you have got:

  • Higher vocational thinking level.

  • Around 1-2 years of relevant working experience (it would be really great if you have gained some recruitment experience already or if you have been working in the operations and got familiar with recruitment like that).

  • You speak English and German (Danish and/or French is a plus!)


You can now directly apply for this vacancy.

  • As soon as we think: you've got what it takes to qualify for this position, our recruitment team will contact you to check some basic information and ask you about some of your previous successes related to the role.

  • Next, you will be invited for a first job interview with our Talent Acquisition Lead (Tessa) and Recruiter Operations BNL (Floor).

  • The second interview is held with the a.i. Head of TA (Valerie) 

  • A last call with a person from HR and/or from the business 

  • Are you and Swapfiets still as enthusiastic at the end of the process? Then you will receive an offer to join the Swapfiets team!

Answer your questions
Do you have questions about this vacancy? Contact our recruiter via We are not interested in working together with recruitment agencies.