Graduate/Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Amsterdam

Graduate/Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Opus Talent Solutions is a multiple award-winning talent consultancy and the fastest growing Tech and Energy recruitment firm globally. We turn problems into opportunities; we understand what it takes to be the best. Our mission is to be a global leader in niche and innovative talent solutions.

We’re looking for people who want to make their next career choice matter. These people are interested in sales and people focused roles, with a particular passion for the Technology or Energy sector. They’re confident: each of them a people person, team players and relationship builders with a flair for negotiation and persuasion.

They’re also a listener, able to anticipate the needs of others and communicate clearly. When it comes to being organised and following processes, they don’t hesitate to do things the right way. This is a SALES role first and foremost, being financially motivated is a must.

What you’ll do:

As a Recruitment Consultant in-training, you’ll be put through our intensive, award-winning training programme. After four weeks you’ll have graduated along with the rest of your team into an environment of learning, support and success.

As a new member of our dynamic Tech or Energy teams, you’ll understand many aspects of the recruitment and technology industry and be trained in how the recruitment process works: from candidate management to client relationships, sales and negotiating.

You’ll also be able to access Nology’s tech training program, if you want to, that covers the basics of agile, coding and programming, so you can talk confidently to both candidates and clients.

As an Opus Recruitment Consultant, you’ll have excellent earning potential and the chance to have an incredible career surrounded by like minded people and ambitious clients.

We are built differently- a recruitment training scheme where you can have a positive impact and achieve financial freedom.

Opus Talent Solutions is a people consultancy with a purpose. We place talent within the full lifecycle in the renewable energy and digital technology sectors. Join a globally renowned company that received private investment in 2021, putting us in the top 1% of recruitment businesses.

What makes us so special?

Opus is creating talent solutions to alleviate global issues. We are just as committed to our ESG (Environmental and Social Governance) as we are to our PPH (Performance Per Head) and both are way above the industry’s average.

Our CEO, Amy Golding, is the youngest female businesswoman of a company with a £100m turnover and she is doing things differently. We provide comprehensive growth and talent strategy across the full spectrum of companies, from unicorn start-ups to global heritage brands. We work across our three future-focused brands:

  • JD Ross Energy, our renewable energy recruitment brand
  • Opus Recruitment Solutions, our digital technologies recruitment brand
  • _Nology, our tech-training and diverse talent hub

We have grown from a Bristol-based start-up to a fast-growing industry leader, with 460 people in 10 offices in the UK, Barcelona, USA, Australia and Amsterdam. Over 25% of our staff have also chosen a city or country to relocate to as part of their career trajectory at Opus.

We turn problems into opportunities; we understand what it takes to be the best.


What it takes:

  • You’re a natural negotiator, winning arguments is your bread and butter
  • Not afraid of responsibility, you have a strong entrepreneurial skillset
  • Recognition motivated; you strive to be acknowledged as the best
  • A listener is able to anticipate the needs of others and communicate clearly



  • Award-winning consultancy: Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For, Virgin Fast Track, International Fast track/ Top 2 Most Socially Engaged Business, Financial Times Europe’s Fastest-Growing Companies, Recruiter Awards for Excellence +++
  • Competitive salaries (€27,500 base salary with OTE of €37,500-42,000 in your first year), uncapped, no threshold commission and bo
  • Clear and tailored progression plans based on your work ethic, you reach your personalised targets, and you will be promoted no matter the timeline
  • A collaborative working environment that is social, celebratory and supportive
  • Top wellness plans that include employee discounts, the ability to earn yourself additional paid time off, and access to mental and physical health packages
  • Monthly, quarterly and annual all-inclusive incentive trips to global luxury destinations such as Ibiza, Miami, the Swiss Alps and more
  • Lunch Club on the last Friday of every month, meet your targets and be wined and dined at Michelin-starred restaurants networking with the best in the company from trainee to CEO
  • Best-in-class training & development programmes with mentoring sessions monthly led by top performers in the company
  • 10 international offices with opportunities to relocate to Australia, Amsterdam, Barcelona or the US
  • 30 holiday days
  • 1 week Work from Anywhere, login from a sunny locale or your family home
  • 1 week Work from Any Opus Office, a week in New York or Sydney sound appealing?