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At Genmab, we’re committed to building extra[not]ordinary futures together, by developing antibody products and pioneering, knock-your-socks-off therapies that change the lives of patients and the future of cancer treatment and serious diseases. From our people who are caring, candid, and impact-driven to our business, which is innovative and rooted in science, we believe that being proudly unique, determined to be our best, and authentic is essential to fulfilling our purpose.

A rare and unique position became available at Genmab. In our HR team, we are looking for an experienced Talent Acquisition Specialist, a person who can change people’s lives by matching them to their dream job. Does this sound interesting? Read more information below and apply, we would like to meet you.

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 Specialist.


Collaborate with the Global TA team, take part in our global recruitment projects, work 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 Specialist 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 and 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.

  • Set up agreements with agencies, build talent pools, identify and join job fairs and career conferences, and collaborate with universities.

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

  • Initiate and roll out 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 of 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 Specialist, 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 Partner. You are someone who is used to working in a fast-paced international professional environment and managing 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 of taking the lead. More specifically, we ask the following of you:

  • A Master’s or Bachelor’s degree within HR or a 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 an understanding of multicultural issues and a matrix management structure.

  • ATS experience, preferably with Workday.

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

About You

  • You are passionate about our purpose and genuinely care about our mission to transform the lives of patients through innovative cancer treatment
  • You bring rigor and excellence to all that you do. You are a fierce believer in our rooted-in-science approach to problem-solving
  • You are a generous collaborator who can work in teams with diverse backgrounds
  • You are determined to do and be your best and take pride in enabling the best work of others on the team
  • You are not afraid to grapple with the unknown and be innovative
  • You have experience working in a fast-growing, dynamic company (or a strong desire to)
  • You work hard and are not afraid to have a little fun while you do so


Genmab leverages the effectiveness of an agile working environment, when possible, for the betterment of employee work-life balance. Our offices are designed as open, community-based spaces that work to connect employees while being immersed in our state-of-the-art laboratories. Whether you’re in one of our collaboratively designed office spaces or working remotely, we thrive on connecting with each other to innovate.

About Genmab

Founded in 1999 in Copenhagen, Denmark, Genmab is an innovative biotech company that has become a leader in antibody biology and innovation. Our product pipeline and next-generation antibody technologies are the result of our strong company culture, a deep passion for innovation, and desire to transform cancer treatment and serious diseases.

When you work with us, you’ll be part of a warm, fun, dynamic community, and team up with some of the best, most authentic individuals in locations around the world, who care deeply and share in a relentless drive to innovate and create transformational medicines. People who are candid, impact-driven, and a little unconventional; who seek out and embrace the opportunity to build new and bold futures within a rapidly growing and innovative biotech company; who bring their full selves to work and show up for each other – rolling up their sleeves to get the job done. This translates into a place where you can be authentically you; are empowered to innovate, build solutions, and execute; feel cared for and supported in growth; and are a critical part of changing the lives of patients around the world through transformative cancer treatment.

Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

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. Learn more about our commitments on our website

Genmab 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 https://www.genmab.com/privacy.

Please note that if you are applying for a position in the Netherlands, Genmab’s policy for all permanently budgeted hires in NL 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.