International Graduate Programme

Location: Singel 250 1016 AB , Amsterdam, NL


Want to combine continued learning and development, with a career in Technology Sales, International travel and the opportunity to make a lot of money?

We will take you through our world class training programme, to become excellent Recruitment Consultants, whilst offering:

  • Beginners courses in Dutch and Coding
  • Fast career Progression: Trainee Recruitment Consultant – Director
  • High Earning potential - €50k OTE in your first year

Why Amsterdam and why Opus?

Amsterdam is one of the fastest growing technology hubs in Europe, as well as coming in the ‘Top 20 Happiest Cities to live in’ every year! Amsterdam is a vibrant Capital City, where you can commute anywhere by bicycle in 20 minutes, rather than spending an hour on the rush-hour tube every morning!

Opus is a UK headquartered recruitment company that launched in 2008, and has been on the Sunday Times 100 Best places to work, as well as the Virgin Top 100 fastest growing companies 6 years running. We are the only company to have achieved this other than Innocent Drinks, which is a huge achievement for us.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for 5 talented, ambitious, innovative trainees to join our first ever Amsterdam Graduate Scheme team, working alongside our experienced Technology Consultants.

The Graduate Scheme is an intensive 2 year program designed to get you up and running as soon as possible, after which time you will become a full 360 Recruitment Consultant – able to develop and nurture your own client relationships and accounts, and be trained for a Management role.

The Role:

  • Get ingrained in Amsterdam’s fast growing ‘tech’ and ‘start up’ communities
  • 360 Recruitment Process
  • Identify & Qualify: Source and approach potential candidates in a telephone based environment
  • Utilise job boards, internal database and social media to find high quality professionals
  • Building and Developing relationships with new and existing clients
  • Proactively seeking new business opportunities & generating leads
  • Cold calling, Business development, market research


Your continued learning and development is important to us, as well as making sure you feel settled in a new city

  • Uncapped Commission (we only launched Amsterdam last year, and already have trainees earning 50,000 Euros in their first year!)
  • Huge tax breaks for ex pats living in Amsterdam!
  • 90% of people here speak English. However to make you feel more at home and to help you connect better with locals, we also offer Dutch lessons
  • Coding lessons
  • A sociable but professional living environment, with subsidised, City-Centre accommodation with your fellow graduates
  • Short commute!
  • Regular team and industry meetups and socials
  • Regular industry networking events
  • Dedicated training scheme
  • Fast promotion opportunities

If you would like to apply for this role please send your cv to with a cover email detailing the reasons why you think you would be great in this role.

Organisation: Opus Talent Solutions

Date Posted: 2018-04-30

Expiry Date: 2018-12-31

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