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Talent Acquisition Specialist

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Date: Nov 25, 2022

Location: Zaandam, NH, NL, 1506 MA

Company: Bunge


Come join our Talent Acquisition Center of Expertise (TA COE) and play a vital role in bringing the right Talent to Bunge across the EMEA region! 

We’re a passionate TA team managing the recruitment across the broader Europe region on the lookout for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our team in the Netherlands (Zaandam). As a leading company in Agri trading and plant-based food solutions we are well known in our market and have wonderful roles to offer at all levels.  

As a team, we recruit across levels and professions in the broadest sense of the word. In this region the same can be expected; from corporate functions; Sales, Finance and IT, till industrial roles such as engineers and mechanics for our factories. If you enjoy to work in a truly international environment while dealing with local specifics, then this role will trigger your senses. 

A day in the Recruiter role at Bunge: 
You are responsible for managing the full life cycle of the TA process, from role specification through the employment offer and onboarding in the region. You make sure that you have enough candidates in the pipeline to ensure successful processes and you are able to develop long-term trusted relationships with talents in our market, ensuring a hospitable candidate journey and experience. 

Active sourcing and guiding of candidates, along with great internal stakeholder management and working together as a team with your Hiring Managers and HR Business Partners are an important part of your daily mission. We are always encouraging freedom of expression, growth, new learnings and ways of working. Diversity and inclusion in the recruitment process are also big topics for our team. From referral programs till building University partnerships, you name it, not a day will be boring!

What you bring to the role 
Enthusiasm, passion for our profession and a keen interest for our industry are key. You are comfortable working with all levels in an (complex matrix) organisation and across different countries and cultures. 

  • You have a BSc level of education and bring at least 2+ years of experience relevant for a recruitment role. 
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills in Dutch and English, and if you bring an extra language, that would be great! 


Other desired skills:

  • Sourcing/headhunting skills; 
  • Knowledge of social media, CV databases and professional networks (Linkedin recruiter); 
  • Convincing and positive personality. 


What we offer
A key role in an organization with colleagues around the world, who are dedicated to improving the global Agri-Food value chain, one day at a time. Together, we bring food from where it’s produced to where it’s needed. We do this in an informal culture where an entrepreneurial mindset is valued. Being a global company with a constant need for innovation, a broad variety of challenges and development opportunities can support your long term career at Bunge. We value and stimulate development through training, education and experience and offer effective/accredited tools and resources to support you in your journey. 

If this description reflects your profile or ambition, we’re looking forward to see your application and motivation in English by hitting apply! 

Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated, we do not use agencies at this moment for our recruitment. Open proposals of candidates are at own risk. 

We Are Bunge


Bunge is a global agribusiness with one mission – we connect farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed and fuel to the world. We have unmatched global scale and deeply rooted relationships which allow us to bring innovative ingredients and knowledge to some of the world’s biggest brands – many of which are likely in your home right now. 


We know that to achieve our mission and deliver the best results to our customers, each other and the world we need to work together – so we hire talented people who are passionatebold and driven to work as One Bunge. This dedication is deeply embedded in our culture and reflected in the way we work.


Every day our people exemplify these values, which represent Bunge at its core:


Act as One Team

by fostering inclusion,
collaboration and respect

Drive for Excellence

by being agile
innovative and efficient

Do What’s Right

by acting safely, ethically
and sustainably


If this sounds like you, join us! We value and invest in people who believe in our purpose and are excited to live it every day – people who are #ProudtoBeBunge.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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