INTRODUCING YER EXECUTIVE

YER Executive is a specialised label within YER Group B.V. This international recruitment and selection agency has led the market in career guidance for highly qualified professionals for over 30 years. Working from our 9 Dutch offices, YER consultants are exclusively focused on specialised positions at higher professional education and university education level, as well as management and executive positions. This exclusive approach allows our consultants to operate as extensions of their clients. Our consultants work with specialists in various fields, making them ideal business partners for candidates and clients alike.

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Amsterdam Rotterdam Eindhoven Zwolle


YER Executive stands for

Making a difference in organisations. YER Executive recruitment consultants achieve this goal by selecting and recruiting optimal candidates for our client organisations. We boast an extensive track record: our mediation efforts have helped numerous candidates take the next career step. Read more about our core values.

Entrepreneurship

Passion

Commitment

Transparency

Responsibility


AMSTERDAM

Annuschka Hartman

ANNUSCHKA HARTMAN, LL.M. - Senior Consultant

Expertise: Legal

My training and experience in the legal field and business world and knowledge of the labour market allow me to provide clients and candidates with sound advice.

In addition to recruitment engagements, my clients (legal professionals, business sector, financial institutions and NGOs) also regularly ask my advice on job market communications. I help organisations optimise their positioning in a tight labour market.

My candidates are legal high potentials - legal professionals with years of experience that are seeking to take the next career step. This could take the form of a permanent employment contract or a new step as an interim staff member. I enjoy giving them career advice and try to help them take that next step.

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DAGMAR SCHENKEL - Managing consultant

Dagmar-SchenkelExpertise: Construction & Civil Engineering, Energie, Facility & Real Estate

An energetic conversation partner with strategic insight. I graduated as an HR professional in 2009, and have since gained ten years of sales experience. With over four years of experience as a YER consultant, I specialise in real estate and organisations operating in the real estate sector. Examples include consultancy firms, developers, contractors and institutional and private real estate investors.

I identify and rapidly respond to market trends. I also keep the various parties updated on the latest time-lines, developments and market trends. I offer suggestions, and evaluate and mediate permanent positions (starting at 70k annual salaries) and interim positions at the nexus of commerce and technology.

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Deborah Wijlhuizen

DEBORAH WIJLHUIZEN, LL.M. - Managing Consultant

Expertise: Legal

My training and experience in the legal field and business world and knowledge of the labour market allow me to provide clients and candidates with sound advice.

In addition to recruitment engagements, my clients (legal professionals, business sector, financial institutions and NGOs) also regularly ask my advice on job market communications. I help organisations optimise their positioning in a tight labour market.

My candidates are legal high potentials - legal professionals with years of experience that are seeking to take the next career step. This could take the form of a permanent employment contract or a new step as an interim staff member. I enjoy giving them career advice and try to help them take that next step.

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Elke Kesnich - Senior Consultant

Expertise: Human Resource & Recruitment

As an Organisational Psychologist, I'm especially interested in the people that make an organisation work. I love working with clients to help them get ‘the right person in the right place’. I largely mediate on behalf of Human Resource professionals and project managers. My candidates run the gamut from strategic to operational level, from generalists to specialists.

My years of experience and solid network allow me to move fast and find the right matches for my clients. I make sure to provide optimal support and coaching during the recruitment and selection procedure. I look forward to meeting you, whether you are a candidate or an employer.

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ERNESTINE SIMONIS - Senior Consultant

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Expertise: Banking, Finance, Insurance

With experience in various industries, organisations and positions, I have developed a ‘radar’ for the right match. I have proven experience advising businesses in rapidly changing markets. The rise of big data is currently disrupting various industries.

Having built up a network of experienced candidates with quantitative specialisations (finance, data, digital, GRC), I'm ideally positioned to help clients adjust to this new reality. I make sure to provide added value during the recruitment process, managing both parties' expectations as we start to build a high-quality, long-term relationship.

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Jacob-Bronk

JACOB BRONK - Consultant

Expertise: Construction & Civil Engineering, Energie, Facility & Real Estate

With over eight years of recruitment and placement experience, I specialise in finding new clients and maintaining existing relationships. I'm passionate about building unique client relationships. It's a real source of energy and - more importantly - satisfaction. I do my work boldly and enthusiastically, with entrepreneurial spirit. From your perspective (employee and employer), that means I exceed expectations. I apply humour and wit where appropriate, and improvise where necessary. It's an effective combination.

As a YER expert, I work to build continuity for our clients. I get the right person in the right position by thoroughly analysing the engagement and setting crystal clear expectations on both sides. In short: commitment and communication. That's what it's all about.

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KAREN BAUSCH - Senior Consultant

Karen-BauschExpertise: Marketing & Communication, Sales

As a senior consultant, I focus on management, sales, marketing and communication positions within the business services and FMCG sectors. I mediate both permanent and temporary solutions (self-employed persons and secondments). Every new assignment is different, which makes it important to always deliver made-to-measure service with an emphasis on quality and outcome.

My years of experience allow me to get to the root of each client's needs. My network ensures I can recruit and retain the right candidates for your organisation. I also provide insight into the latest labour market trends. It's really satisfying work; every time I succeed, a candidate has found a new job and my client organisation has found a new colleague!

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Maarten Schouten

MAARTEN SCHOUTEN - General Manager

Expertise: Facility & Real Estate, Structural and Civil Engineering

With over ten years of experience in recruitment and placement, I've been working at YER since June of 2010. I have an extensive network made up of: contractors, installation technicians, project developers and consultancy and engineering firms. Working on these companies' behalf, I fill an extremely wide range of positions, permanent as well as interim. I do so in an enthusiastic, innovative and solution-oriented way; with me, a deal is a deal.

Not only do I offer supervision and advice, but I also feel it is important to stay in touch after the selection process. Proposing solutions, working with the client, if necessary thinking outside of the box, interim evaluations and making good on an agreement: that is how I see my job.

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MARIE JOSÉ VAN RIEL - Senior ConsultantMarie José van Riel

Expertise: General Management, Technical Management, Commercial Management

With over 21 years of experience as a recruitment consultant in the knowledge-intensive industries (chemicals, high tech, food, life sciences), I have developed a discerning and analytical interviewing style. I provide all my candidates with personal support prior to and during the recruitment process. I support clients by recommending the most suitable recruitment strategy for their business.

Getting the right person in the right job is key to the success of both organisations and individual careers! The reason I once chose to study psychology is still the driving force behind my work today: I'm interested in what motivates people. I look forward to meeting you, whether you are a candidate or a client.

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Rinke-Dolfsma

RINKE DOLFSMA - Senior Consultant

Expertise: Facility & Real Estate, Finance, Public

As an intermediary, I specialise in financial and specialist positions (permanent and interim engagements). Over the past ten years, I have recruited numerous concern controllers (including senior-level positions), auditors and finance managers. I help my clients to streamline their operational management. Finding, recruiting and retaining the best possible candidate is always a challenge, and it really brings out the best in me.

I don't give up until the position has been filled to everyone's satisfaction. Ensuring a good match with the client's organisational culture, intensive supervision and concrete feedback are all integral parts of the process. I look forward to collaborating on your organisational challenges or career development!

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TOM COUMANS - Manager YER Executive

Tom-CoumansExpertise: Consultancy, Finance, General Management

With over eighteen years of experience in labour-market related issues, I have spent the last ten working at YER Group. I have extensive knowledge in the areas of corporate development, finance, risk and business/IT alignment. I implement strategic plans, helping individuals and teams acquire the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their objectives.

I'm focused on ensuring a good match with the client's organisational culture, transparency and long-term value creation. My approach involves thorough market analysis, followed by solid recruitment recommendations. I'm passionate about my job, service-oriented, and have a hands-on approach. I'm married, a father, and a sports enthusiast. I'm also politically active.

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ROTTERDAM

Claudia van der Putte

CLAUDIA VAN DER PUTTE - Senior Consultant

Expertise: Finance

With ten years of relevant work experience in finance (BIG-4 auditor) and recruitment, I'm highly driven to combine the two areas of expertise. I enjoy using this knowledge and passion to find suitable finance professionals for our business relations and supervise professionals in their career development process.

I specialise in the permanent recruitment and selection of finance professionals, at both senior & executive level (€60K–200K). Positions: senior accountant, controller, finance manager, managing director. I'll be eager to support you in any way I can by sharing my knowledge and contacts, as we work together to achieve great results. Feel free to contact me if you'd like to learn more or have any questions, and we'll be in touch soon.

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Jeroen-Baars

JEROEN BAARS - Consultant

Expertise: Logistics, Procurement, Supply Chain

With a background in psychology, I greatly enjoy helping and advising others. I obtained my Master's degree in Occupational & Organisational Psychology at Erasmus University Rotterdam, and ultimately ended up in the recruitment sector through a work placement.

Having previously mediated in the finance sector, I currently specialise in supply chain, logistics and procurement. I'm also an avid swimmer, and compete at national and international level. That shines through in my work: I approach things in an extremely structured manner, critically assess my own performance and constantly strive for self-improvement. I'll never give up until the process has been successfully completed.

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Justin Dorst

JUSTIN DORST - Senior Consultant

Expertise: Finance

I've been a specialised recruiter for senior finance professionals for over ten years now. My engagements have included mediation for CFOs, group finance controllers, finance directors and finance managers.

I always work to ensure an exclusive, transparent and high-quality recruitment and selection process. The quality of the match between candidate and position is key, and I work to build long-term relationships with professionals in the finance world and other industries. In doing so, I don't apply any distinction between candidates and clients. By honouring agreements and working vigorously, I can offer the quality that candidates and clients expect.

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Kim-Steenkamp

KIM STEENKAMP - Senior Consultant

Expertise: Manufacturing, Technical Management, Commercial Management

My job at YER involves recruitment for permanent senior positions, including management-level jobs. My focus is on technical industries, although I also cater to other business types.

I specialise in the following fields: oil & gas, chemical industries, offshore and engineering. I have successfully filled the following positions: sales manager/director, domestic and international account manager, procurement manager, service manager, production manager, QHSE manager and supply chain manager.

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Patrick Luijkx

PATRICK LUIJKX - Managing Consultant

Expertise: Marketing & Communication, Sales, General Management

My ultimate goal is to help you achieve your objectives through the effective deployment of Human Capital. When it comes to making a real difference in organisations, I believe people are the only crucial factor. In addition to knowledge and experience, an optimal match requires a focus on personality and - more importantly - the right motivation. This approach allows me to serve as a strategic business partner for our clients, and - in combination with the effective recruitment tools developed by YER - has helped me build a successful consultancy career over the past 10 years. I make sure to find the best people in the market rather than simply recruiting the first suitable candidate.

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Victor Latumahina

VICTOR LATUMAHINA - Business Unit Manager

Expertise: Engineering, General Management, Manufacturing

I have worked in recruitment and placement since 2016, and I'm enthusiastic and driven. I mainly serve clients in the manufacturing industry, with an emphasis on the processing and food sectors and heavy industry. I've successfully mediated numerous positions, ranging from site managers to technical specialists.

Once I've committed to an engagement, I'll do whatever it takes to ensure a successful outcome. I offer creative contributions when coaching and filling a position, and try to anticipate and manage possible pitfalls in the process.

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Vincent-Lee

VINCENT LEE - Recruitment & Selection

Expertise: Finance

With a wealth of professional experience in the financial sector (BIG 4 Auditor and Controller) and a university degree in business economics, I have a clear understanding of financial positions and can serve as knowledgeable sparring partner for my clients. All candidates are meticulously selected to ensure an optimal match for both parties. This extends to job content, personality and competences.

I manage the most amazing recruitment and selection team in the Netherlands as a part of my job at our Rotterdam office. They're so much fun to work with. We focus on permanent positions in the higher market segment (€60K-200K), and have an excellent success rate. Please feel free to contact me if you'd like to know more.

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EINDHOVEN

Guido Klaassen

GUIDO KLAASSEN - Senior Consultant

Expertise: General Management, Manufacturing, Sales

I love my job, and have gained extensive experience in recruitment and selection since starting in 1998. I'm both humble and proud to have been with YER since 2005. A strong sense of dedication and discipline have helped me build a strong network and wealth of expertise over that time. As a result, clients can rely on an honest, unconditional application of my full knowledge and expertise.

I refuse to compromise when it comes to quality, but never at the expense of long-term relationships. Insight and meticulousness lead to the correct advice that guarantees the appointment of the perfect candidate. Competent, reliable and motivated professionals will feel supported by the supply of accurate information and personal guidance.

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Peter Jeurissen

PETER JEURISSEN - Senior Associate YER for Directors

Expertise: Finance, Technical Management, Commercial Management

I began working in recruitment and placement in early 1989 and joined YER in 2010. I specialise in management and executive positions in the financial, technical and commercial sectors. My extensive experience and solid professional network set me apart in the field. My approach is geared towards both clients and candidates.

I'm highly focused on ensuring an ideal match and building long-term relationships. I provide intensive supervision during the selection procedure, and invest in learning about the company culture. By keeping up on the latest developments in my clients' companies and sectors, I maintain my role as an experienced and informed partner.

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Peter Thissen

PETER THISSEN - Senior Recruitment Consultant

Expertise: Legal & Tax

A headhunter with over twenty years of experience and a committed part of the YER team from the very start. Fully focused on intellectual property professionals since 2013, specialised in both soft and hard IP. The one and only go-to in the Netherlands. A meticulous, discreet approach. Inside knowledge, respect and trust. Quickly gains acceptance thanks to academic background and excellent language skills. Can apply humour in any situation.

An effective counsel for both client and candidate. Leaves no stone unturned. Engagements are missions, and failure is not an option. The effectiveness and persistence of a sniper. Feared by hunting grounds, respected everywhere else. Far from cheap, but highly effective: I get results.

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Rob Engels

ROB ENGELS - Senior Consultant

Expertise: Customer Service, Sales, Marketing & Communication

Over 13 years' worth of consulting experience for YER Recruitment & Selection have taught me to get to know clients in-depth and to select candidates on the basis of not only their competencies but also their personality. My background and experience help me to screen candidates thoroughly and effectively. I supervise all recruitment and selection procedures from start to finish.

I'm pro-active, and enjoy making new contacts and introducing candidates to employers. Throughout the process, I take on the role of a professional consultant. I am highly driven to serve every stakeholder.

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Sanne Jakobs

SANNE JAKOBS - Consultant

Expertise: Human Resource & Recruitment

As research team lead, I'm responsible for the executive search research team. I also have my own portfolio of engagements, which I work on with a consultant. My responsibilities consist of providing relevant information on the market and target group, and identifying potential candidates. In the process, I become familiar with a broad range of positions in various industries.

In addition to my job as team lead, I'm also currently completing a degree programme in Applied Psychology. My studies are especially useful in terms of critically assessing candidates' profiles and exploring their motivations in greater depth.

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ZWOLLE

Natasja Turksma

NATASJA TURKSMA - Managing Consultant

Expertise: Engineering, General Management, Project & Program Management

I have been working in recruitment and placement for over 12 years now. Over the course of this period, I've built a proven track record in the recruitment and selection of permanent mid-level, senior, staff and management positions at technical companies. As a management consultant, I work with a team of successful consultants to help professionals find employment with our clients. We operate in the food, feed, pharma, high-tech, engineering & processing industries.

Ready for the next professional challenge or seeking help with your organisation's recruitment challenges? Contact me to discuss your wishes free of any obligation.

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Leo de Bruin

LEO DE BRUIN - Senior Consultant

Expertise: Engineering, Project & Program Management, Supply Chain

I coordinate cooperation with our clients in the North Netherlands on behalf of YER. The emphasis is on ensuring a suitable match for businesses and candidates alike, helping both parties to achieve the growth they need.

I have spent over ten years working in various positions at Mars Nederland BV. Over the course of this period, I set up various successful teams and learned everything there is to know about the organisation, its processes and the broader manufacturing industry. I'm a broadly-oriented specialist as a result of my work experience, enabling me to focus on various fields. ‘Collaborating on cooperation’: a motto I look forward to putting in practice as we work together.

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RESEARCH CONSULTANTS

Chantal van der Toorn

CHANTAL VAN DER TOORN - Researcher Executive Search

Expertise: Human Resource & Recruitment

With a background in Hotel Management, I have a very open and service-oriented attitude. I apply these qualities during my search for the right candidate. As an executive search researcher, I collaborate with consultants in a range of fields. As a result, I'm continually acquiring more knowledge of the current market in various industries.

In addition to my work at YER, I'm also currently focused on my pre-Master's in Business Administration.

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Isa van Sandwijk

ISA VAN SANDWIJK - Researcher Executive Search

Expertise: Human Resource & Recruitment

As an executive search researcher, I work on various client engagements in collaboration with consultants. I gather relevant market information on various industries and target groups, and work to identify potential candidates with the required qualifications and backgrounds. With a background in business administration, I have no trouble transitioning between the various fields. No matter whether I'm dealing with Marketing or Finance, I understand the client's needs and can prepare an effective search in every case.

I'm an avid consumer of books, podcasts and documentaries in my spare time. I'm always interested in people's stories, which really helps me in the search for the perfect candidates.

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Jasmijn van Bruggen

JASMIJN VAN BRUGGEN - Team Lead Executive Search

Expertise: Human Resource & Recruitment

As an executive search researcher, I support the consultants during their engagements. This involves providing relevant information on the market and target group, and identifying potential candidates. My collaborations with various consultants expose me to a wide range of positions.

In addition to my work at YER, I'm currently studying Organisational Psychology. My background in psychology helps me analyse profiles more effectively. These skills comes in handy when searching for the right candidate. I'll be starting on a Master's in Human Resource Management next year, and hope to apply the in-depth knowledge I gain at work.

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Rik de Haan

RIK DE HAAN - Researcher Executive Search

Expertise: Human Resource & Recruitment

I'm currently studying Mechanical Engineering at Delft University of Technology. As a part of my personal development, I took an online course in Project Management at the University of Adelaide last year. I'll be starting a minor in Business Administration at VU Amsterdam in September.

My analytic and communicative skills help me translate each engagement into a concrete appointment. My technical background also allows me to discuss the substantive aspects of the position with both clients and candidates.

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Rozemarijn van Laar

ROZEMARIJN VAN LAAR - Researcher Executive Search

Expertise: Human Resource & Recruitment

I spent the past six years studying at Utrecht University, which I greatly enjoyed. I obtained my Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Sciences and successfully completed the Master's in Infection and Immunity. I took a minor in Business Economics during the final year of my Master's. I also carried out several projects for De Kleine Consultant and completed a work placement at a bank.

The business sense I acquired over this past year and my scientific background are both extremely useful in my job as Executive Search Researcher. In addition to finding the right candidates for a broad range of positions, my knowledge is also helpful when gathering relevant market information in a short space of time.

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We cater to every need

Our consultants will be happy to help you fill any short or long-term position. We prepare a solid business case prior to every engagement, enabling us to quickly find the most suitable candidate for every situation. This approach will ensure a perfect fit for your organisation.

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