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Genmab is focused on the creation and development of innovative and differentiated antibody products, with the aim of improving the lives of cancer patients. 

The Role

Genmab is on an exciting journey, and you can join the ride! Let’s transform tomorrow together and be part of our mission to transform the future of cancer treatment!

You will have the responsibility to recruit new top talent for the Netherlands site, together with our energetic Human Resources team, while working on projects related to our employer branding strategy. If this sounds like you, Genmab has your dream job as Talent Acquisition Manager


Collaborate with the Global TA team, take part in our global recruitment projects, working close to HR Business Partners & Site HR Leads and challenge Hiring Managers for the best results. That is what it means to work as a Talent Acquisition Manager at Genmab in Utrecht. We are currently in a growing phase with a lot of new upcoming vacancies. That is where you come in and where you will fulfill our growth ambitions. You proactively work with Hiring Managers to fill the job requisitions, share your ideas to improve the recruitment processes along with an international team of many HR specialists. In general, you will:

  • Drive the end-to-end recruitment process: intakes with Hiring Managers, job postings, sourcing, phone screenings, interviewing, assessment feedback sessions, offer negotiations and Workday transactions

  • Setup agreements with agencies, build talent pools, identify and join job fairs and career conferences, collaborating with universities

  • Roll out of global projects and processes; ensure that global processes are followed and meet local compliance

  • Initiate and roll out of different types of initiatives & processes to further develop our recruitment strength and excellent candidate experience

We offer you a hybrid work environment, which includes a mixture between working from home (2 days) and in our modern attractive office (3 days). In Utrecht, where you will work, it is the R&D Head Quarters; a wonderful place to be, with everything you need at your disposal. In this role you work closely with the other TA Managers, Compensation & Benefits and HR Operations team and will report to the Director, Site HR Lead in the Netherlands


A challenging international position lies in store for you. That is, of course, if you have the knowledge and experience to fill the role of Talent Acquisition Manager. You are someone who is used to work in the fast-paced international professional environment and to manage international internal and external relationships. This means you can say you have extraordinary organizational skills to prioritize workload and can easily manage multiple requests. You are someone who finds it easy to work with others and has a pleasant way in taking the lead. More specifically, we ask the following of you:

  • A Master or Bachelor’s degree within HR or related field

  • Approximately 6-10 years of gained work experience in a Talent Acquisition / Recruitment position of which at least 2 years of life sciences (biotech/ pharma/ …) experience

  • You are fluent in English both orally and written. Dutch is preferable, or at least you know about the Dutch labor market and its laws and regulations

  • Experience in working in an international company, with understanding of multicultural issues and a matrix management structure

  • ATS experience, preferable with Workday

As our new Talent Acquisition Manager, you are confident, result driven, resourceful, have an eye for details, excellent oral and written communication skills and above all a true team player. Pro-activity and integrity are core values for you.

Genmab will offer the successful application a challenging position, where the right candidate will have the opportunity to work with highly specialised people across functions in an informal, multicultural environment, with an aim to make a difference in the lives of people with cancer.

At Genmab, we pride ourselves on our unique culture. We are committed to make a positive impact on the lives of cancer patients. We hypothesize and experiment to seek innovative solutions, no matter the employee’s role; we speak up, empower each other, and embrace change and growth; we respect and celebrate our differences while working as one team. Teamwork and respect are central pillars of Genmab’s culture and we therefore ensure an inclusive, open, and supportive professional work environment across our international locations. Genmab employees work with determination, challenge the status quo and cultivate a growth mindset in everything we do.

We are committed to fostering workplace diversity at all levels of the company and we believe it is essential for our continued success. No applicant shall be discriminated against or treated unfairly because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.

Please note that if you are applying for a position in the Netherlands; Genmab’s policy for all permanently budgeted hires in this location is initially to offer a fixed-term employment contract for a year, if the employee performs well and if the business conditions do not change, renewal for an indefinite term may be considered after the fixed-term employment contract.

Genmab B.V. is committed to protecting your personal data and privacy. Please see our privacy policy for handling your data in connection with your application on our website: http://www.genmab.com/privacy/applicants-hr-genmab-b-v/

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