Recruitment and Continuous Onboarding Success Coordinator

  • Operations
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Recruitment and Continuous Onboarding Success Coordinator

Job description


About us

At Circle Economy, we believe it is time for a new economic approach: the circular economy.

Circle Economy is a social enterprise with an international team that supports businesses, cities and policymakers to find practical and scalable solutions to accelerate the adoption of the circular economy. We are growing rapidly both in the Netherlands and around the world through strategic partnerships with governments, cities, and businesses.

Circle Economy has dedicated programmes for cities, textiles, the build environment, finance and circular design and have partnered on projects in many sectors such as agrifood, mobility, construction, healthcare, insurance, and waste. Circle Economy also conducts trailblazing research on topics such as climate change, circular jobs creation and societal impact of the circular economy.


Your role in the Circle Economy team

Everyday each of us is new at Circle Economy: not only great talent keeps on joining our team, but new challenges and changes welcome each of us continuously in our work. Working in collaboration with the HR Director and the Operations Manager of Circle Economy, you will be the axis ensuring that our great community of colleagues remains bound in a Circle of Trust, Passion and Success. You will be responsible to craft Circle Economy's signature in the talent acquisition process, and during the onboarding of new hires, as well as maintaining an integral experience for all staff members when new initiatives and practices are launched. You will make sure everyone feels welcome, comfortable, empowered and part of a supporting whole, by engaging, informing, championing and shadowing. You will build a feeling of personalized support, and be the patron of change and continuity.


Who you are

You are a change enabler and a person to rely on, driven by a spirit of collaboration and constantly striving to bring quality. You are passionate about people, and would go the extra mile to ensure that everyone feels included.

You are very creative and resourceful at mind, but very pragmatic and skilful in execution. You love to make complex things simple and enjoy the elegance and efficiency this creates.


Our Culture

We are a young team of 40+ driven and ambitious professionals, from 23 different nationalities, sharing the belief that the circular economy creates prosperity for all. We work in a lively and dynamic atmosphere in our open office space right in the heart of Amsterdam. At Circle Economy, we have a culture of getting things done while having fun, and apart from friendly and open team dynamics, you can expect a drink in your hand every Friday by 4pm.



Key Responsibilities and Duties


Coordinate the recruiting process of new staff members:

  • Coordinate the publishing of new job vacancies, in line with CE identity and style, established budgets, profile requirements and team/programme fit, in collaboration with Operations and HR Director and Hiring Managers

  • Facilitate the screening of candidates by hiring teams through our online recruitment systems

  • Coordinate interviewing and shortlisting process, including candidate assessment

  • Support the contractual negotiation process

  • Ensure all along the process that inclusiveness and professionality are clearly reflected

Onboarding of new hires

  • Coordinate the onboarding process of new hires in collaboration with hiring teams and management

  • Work on continuous improvement of our Onboarding process, to ensure it carries seamlessly CE's signature and soul and becomes a solid and inspiring ground for all new starters

Champion change and continuity

  • Work in close collaboration with the Operations and HR Direction and Management in the piloting and integration of new processes, practices, policies, guidelines

  • Translate new processes, practices, policies, guidelines in work instructions that can easily be accessed and reproduced

  • Work towards the championship of platforms that can ease the accessibility and user friendliness of information

  • Deliver train the trainer and team trainings when new processes, practices, policies, guidelines are being launched, in collaboration and under the guidance of the Operations Director

  • Regularly review continuous onboarding processes, and provide input for improvement/innovation

  • Be a patron of CE's culture and values

Skills and Competencies


  • Minimum 2 years experience working with diverse teams in multicultural organizations

  • Proven experience in building relationships with stakeholders and colleagues at different degrees of seniority

  • Process oriented and very accurate, detailed mindset

  • Experience with delivering training

  • Very strong written and oral communication skills (English)

  • Interest in growing competencies in HR and PMO

  • HBO/WO or equivalent


  • Strong affinity with project management practices, through work experience (please describe this in your letter)

  • Previous experience in HR practice (acquisition, retention, talent development, cultural and diversity management)

  • Fluent in Dutch

What we offer you

For this role, we are offering an initial 6 months contract for 20 hours per week. We offer an awesome challenge for a passionate person that loves to learn continuously and take up responsibilities in a vibrant and talented team. Salary is competitive, keeping in mind we are a non­profit, start­up organization, based in Amsterdam.


To apply, send a motivation letter and your CV. Deadline for application: 31st December.