Manager Recruitment at Alfen (vergevorderd)

Manager Recruitment at Alfen (vergevorderd)

Alfen, a leading energy solutions provider based in Almere, is looking for an experienced Recruitment Manager to lead the recruitment function and take it to new heights. In this role you will play a key role in shaping the (international) growing workforce and developing an innovative recruitment strategy. You will lead and mentor recruitment team members, further developing them into proactive recruitment business partners. You will also have the opportunity to refine and professionalise the recruitment process, anticipate long-term recruitment needs, hire (future) leaders and lead innovative initiatives to enhance Alfen's attractiveness as an employer of choice. As member of the HR Management Team, you work in a strong multifunctional team. Are you a forward-thinking, optimistic and experienced leader with the zeal to drive (international) growth and to establish Alfen as the employer of choice in the relevant labor markets? 

Het aanbod:

  • Gross annual salary range from €80.000,- to €100.000,- (including 8% holiday allowance and one month bonus) based on a 40-hour working week (CAO Metalektro)
  • A 36-40 hour working week with the flexibility to occasionally work from home (not during the probationary period)
  • 30 holidays on a full-time basis with the option to buy 10 extra days
  • A commuting allowance of 23 cents per km with a maximum of 50 km one way
  • Phone and laptop
  • An independent and responsible role with room for personal contribution, new ideas, initiative and entrepreneurship

Jouw profiel:

  • At least a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Psychology, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an HR leadership or Recruitment leadership role. Experience of managing recruitment processes in growing environments is a must, preferably in the technical industry or a related sector
  • Skilled in stakeholder management
  • Expertise in (recruitment) data analytics is essential
  • Experience of the contribution that recruitment can make to succession planning
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • At least 5 years' work experience in the Netherlands
  • Fluency in English (verbal and in writing) is required, with proficiency in Dutch preferred

De functie

In recent years, Alfen has grown from a pioneering company to a listed and established leader in the energy sector. There has been significant demand, not only for electric vehicle charging solutions, but also for smart grid solutions. The company's workforce has grown significantly, from a few hundred employees to over 1,000 in the Netherlands and Europe in a short period of time. Your role is crucial in managing this growth and steering the company's (international) ambitions in the right direction. 

As a Recruitment Manager at Alfen, you will play a leading role in shaping the expanding workforce, both domestically and internationally, while spearheading a distinctive recruitment strategy. Your responsibilities will include designing and implementing innovative recruitment initiatives, utilising supporting technology and ensuring an exceptional candidate experience. Working closely with the business units and the other HR departments, you and your team will identify recruitment needs, streamline sourcing processes and nurture talent pipelines to attract high calibre candidates to Alfen. 

In addition to overseeing day-to-day recruitment activities, you will have the opportunity to constantly improve the recruitment process, anticipate long-term staffing needs and introduce innovative initiatives to strengthen Alfen's position as an employer of choice. You will also lead the team's development into initiative-taking recruitment partners who not only support but also challenge the business to excel. 


In 1937, the J. van Alfen factory for high and low voltage equipment was founded in Hilversum. Today, Alfen is a listed company based in Almere and has grown into a major international player in the energy market with more than 1,000 employees. With a strong focus on sustainable energy, Alfen specializes in the design, development, and manufacturing of advanced energy storage systems, electric vehicle charging solutions, and smart grid solutions. Alfen's vision is to create a connected, smart, and sustainable energy system for future generations. 

The working atmosphere at Alfen is open and informal, where activities to relax in addition to work are part of the company culture. Working at Alfen means working for a listed company that is literally and figuratively full of energy! 

Interesse voor de vacature?

Given the current composition of the HR team and Alfen's commitment to diversity, we encourage men to apply. Send us your short motivation and CV (in English) before May 9th. You can download the full job profile by clicking the "full job profile" button on this page. Feel free to call or email our consultant Nicole Knoop (06 – 29738597) if you have any questions.

This job is exclusively held by Bureau Blaauw and we will take care of the first selection of candidates. Please therefore contact only the consultants of Bureau Blaauw.

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