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Freelance Recruiter – Brussels, Belgium

Company: Barrington James Clinical
Location: Brussels
Reference: AIGIBruRec
Closing Date: 09 Sep 17
Type: Interim
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

Our client, a Global Pharmaceutical CDMO, is seeking a qualified Freelance Recruiter to support a rapid growth initiative at their site in Brussels, Belgium.


Our client, a Global Pharmaceutical CDMO, is seeking a qualified Freelance Recruiter to support a rapid growth initiative at their site in Brussels, Belgium.

This person will be based at the site in Brussels working in true partnership with local leadership to ensure the businesses needs are met by identifying the right talent required to fulfil their growing base of client’s needs.

This person will be critical in creating and driving efficient and effective candidate generation strategies, beyond the traditional recruitment mechanisms, while utilizing the internal Workday recruiting system.

You will support a multidisciplinary team in a matrix environment to assure the accurate and timely completion of all required recruitment efforts.

Within 30 days you will: 

  • Familiarise yourself with our client as a company, their service offerings, and the upcoming hiring needs for the local site.
  • Meet (virtually and in person) with the various internal stakeholders and external resources to understand the company goals and how this recruitment effort fits in to these goals. 
  • Immerse yourself in the local market to understand any talent trends, competitors in the market, and the attributes of an opportunity that will attract top talent.

Within 60 days you will: 

  • Implement an effective recruitment plan and engagement strategy to attract qualified candidates for the openings assigned to you. 
  • Source, Screen, and Select qualified applicants for the open roles assigned.
  • Work with hiring managers and internal stakeholders to provide feedback and disposition candidates quickly and effectively.

Within 90 days you will: 

  • Meet (virtually and in person) with the various internal stakeholders to provide feedback on the status of current applicants in the process
  • Provide feedback on any opportunities for improvement on current screening and selection methods to better retain top talent during the interview process
  • Establish, track, and report progress on content metrics and KPIs to the site and TA leadership and provide insight as to the timeline for success in completing the current hiring initiative

Proficiency in French and English is required while the ability to communicate in Dutch (Flemish) is a plus.

If interested in this opportunity please apply here.



Barrington James is a specialist Pharmaceutical Recruitment Consultancy which provides recruitment services across a variety of environments. As specialists in the placement of candidates within the Pharmaceutical Industry, our service is global in scale, professional in approach and relevant within our respective markets. 

To discuss other suitable opportunities in GxP Quality, Operations or Validation please contact Ali Ghiassi at Barrington James in confidence on +44 (0)1293 776644 or email

Do you have a Friend or Colleague who would be interested in speaking with us? Refer a friend or a colleague to Barrington James and if we are not currently engaging with them and we successfully place them in a new position we will give you a £500 referral fee. All referrals will be treated in the strictest of confidence.  

Apply for this job: Freelance Recruiter – Brussels, Belgium

Contact Information:

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Tel:  01293 776644
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