What we offer
Your role as a Senior Recruiter
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Recruiter to join our team and drive recruitment efforts to the next level. As a Senior Recruiter at RiskQuest, you will play a pivotal role in identifying and attracting top talent in the financial quantitative sector. You'll collaborate with hiring managers and executives to understand our unique staffing needs and ensure the continued success of our organization.
- Partner with hiring managers to define staffing needs, job requirements, and candidate profiles.
- Utilize your deep knowledge of the financial sector to identify and engage top talent through various channels including job boards, professional networks, and industry events.
- Conduct thorough interviews, assess candidates' technical and cultural fit, and provide insightful feedback to hiring managers.
- Develop and maintain a strong pipeline of qualified candidates for current and future roles.
- Leverage innovative recruitment techniques to stay ahead of industry trends and attract high-caliber professionals.
- Collaborate with the HR team to ensure a seamless onboarding process for new hires.
RiskQuest is a leading quantitative advisory firm operating in the dynamic landscape of the financial sector. With a proven track record of providing cutting-edge solutions to our clients, we're dedicated to pushing boundaries and setting new standards in risk management and financial analytics.
Our beautiful office is located at the Herengracht in Amsterdam. The working culture is open and informal, we value entrepreneurship, and always thrive for the highest quality. There is an intense social life with daily chess matches, ping-pong competitions, after-work drinks, and regular trips.
Your day at RiskQuest
Start of the day
08:30 - 09:30Kicked off the day with a peaceful bike ride to our office on Herengracht, enjoying the beauty of Amsterdam. Settled in with a cup of coffee, enjoying some casual conversations with colleagues, and addressing any urgent emails.
Meeting: Day Start
09:30 - 10:00Together with my working student, we discussed ongoing tasks and shared updates on various recruitment projects. At the end of the meeting, I instructed the working student on what needs to be done for the day.
Candidate Sourcing and Interviews
10:00 - 12:00Focused on candidate sourcing and conducting virtual coffees with potential consultants. At RiskQuest we want to develop and maintain a strong pipeline of qualified candidates for current and future roles. I assess candidates' technical and cultural fit, and provide insightful feedback to hiring managers.
12:00 - 13:00Explored the diverse lunch options in the heart of Amsterdam. Opted for a choice from our curated 'RiskQuest menu', highlighting the best local spots.
13:00 - 14:00Engaged in meetings with the recruitment commission to discuss recruitment strategies, candidate pipelines, and give updates on key roles. Since RiskQuest is growing, we need to take recruitment to the next level! We have to leverage on innovative recruitment techniques to stay ahead of industry trends in order to get the best quantitative consultants.
14:00 - 15:00Dedicated time to carefully review and assess incoming applications.
Networking and Outreach
15:00 - 15:30Engaged in proactive networking activities, reaching out to potential candidates and building relationships with universities and industry professionals. I utilize my knowledge of the financial sector to identify and engage top talent through various channels including job boards, professional networks, and industry events.
15:30 - 16:00In the weekly RiskQuest Inter-Business Meeting, I provided updates to delegates from various RiskQuest units regarding the Recruitment status. The agenda included discussions on the recruitment pipeline, onboarding processes for new employees and interns, as well as gathering input on the demand for additional staff, so that I know which profiles to target.
Wrap-Up and Administrative Tasks
16:00 - 17:00Concluded the day by wrapping up administrative tasks and preparing for upcoming interviews and assessments. Ensured all documentation was up to date and filed appropriately.
Insights from your colleagues
The thing I like most about RiskQuest is the way in which we work. Everyone is prepared to walk the extra mile when required, but there is also time to have fun together. “Together” is basically the key aspect that describes RiskQuest best for me, which obviously makes it a very pleasant environment to work in.
Our application procedure
RiskQuest strives to provide feedback within 2 working days
When you find a position that matches your skill set. Click the "Apply now" button on any open job listing. From there, you can fill out the form and submit your application.
We support learning and development for all RiskQuesters. Together with your coach you will map out your learning needs.
Our company's main language is English.
The RiskQuest Recruitment team (Recruiter, Consultant and Partner) will review your resume, grade lists and cover letter.