Talent Acquisition Advisor ASML

  • Vakgebied HR
  • Dienstverband Fulltime, Parttime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10011101
  • Locatie Veldhoven
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment via YER, Interim/independent
  • Branche HR

Over deze vacature

The ASML TA advisor is (emotionally) mature, confident, creative, approachable, responsible and caring. You are a good listener, have great communication and strong organizational skills. You will collaborate with department and hiring managers on a regular basis to proactively identify and fulfil future hiring needs. Ultimately, the responsibility of the TA advisor is to ensure the company attracts, hires (and retains) the best employees, while coordinating the growth of a strong talent pipeline.

Job Mission

As a TA advisor, you are responsible for talent acquisition and selection for a specific ASML sub-sector and/or set of functional competencies in Europe. Together with the Sector TA Manager, Labor Market Communications, HR line and business you create and execute a TA Plan. Depending on your level of seniority, you can also fulfil an expert role in a specific TA expertise area.


Main responsibilities

  • Conduct TA Plan and lead the vacancy kick-off meetings with business leaders. Define the sourcing strategy for a vacancy or set of vacancies, challenge business expectations and agree upon final edit of the job description, target hire date and kick off TA Activities.
  • Instruct, coordinate and collaborate with searchers who assist you with TA Activities. Coordinate TA campaigns and activities. 
  • Screen and assess long listed candidates. Define short-list with candidates who qualify for first round interviews. Coordinate interview planning process and proper selection evaluation process with interviewers.
  • Provide candidate care towards final candidate(s) in preparation for assessments and final round interviews to ensure a great candidate experience. Support business evaluation towards hiring decision.
  • Prepare and provide job offer to final selected candidates.
  • Update ATS and offer management systems during selection process for shortlisted candidates.

Key performance indicators

In this role you directly impact the:

  • Quality of Hire
  • Hiring Manager Experience
  • Candidate Experience
  • Timelines: Fill Ratio – Time to Hire – Candidate Lead Time

During the following 2 critical incidents your contribution is most impactful. 

  • Recruitment kick-off 
  • The most essential task of the TA advisor is leading the recruitment kick-off meetings with all key stakeholders and interviewers. It is the moment to start building a relationship with the hiring manager by establishing immediate trust:
  • The recruitment kick-off meeting is key to make sure you understand role expectations of all key stakeholders and trigger critical discussions on result expectations business needs for the role, must-have and nice-to-have qualifications, team diversity and future growth expectations of the candidate. You help to describe the ideal candidate’s characteristics into a demand profile, ensuring all stakeholders are on the same page and the profile fits the directions provided by the department’s people plan.
  • As candidate experience gatekeeper, you’ll need to know the team’s interviewing capabilities and arbitrate if needed. Moreover, you need to understand the role characteristics and its employee value proposition in order to map these against labor market opportunities and to define the recruitment strategy. 
  • Manage expectations on sourcing approach, agree on feasibility & recruiting timelines (target hire date), discuss opportunities & risks and expected contribution of business. Balancing conflicting interests like buy or build and speed vs quality.

Selection interviews

As an interview expert, you support the selection of the right candidate. This gives you the opportunity to directly impact the quality of our hires as well as the candidate experience. Next to that, it is an opportunity to demonstrate your recruitment expertise to the co-interviewers. 

In order to add value in the interviewing process, you’ll have to make sure:

  • To understand the role that needs to be filled and the profile of the ideal candidate or candidate persona.
  • All are well-prepared for the interview. You conduct research on the candidate, prepare the interviewers on which competences they should focus on and carefully manage the candidate though the process.
  • Know what questions to ask to conduct a structured interview, which means you ask all candidates the same kind of questions in order to be able to compare all candidates more accurately and fairly. 
  • Besides facilitating a smooth, insightful interview, as co-interviewer you assess the candidates’ drives, learning ability and cultural fit. That way, we can choose the best person not only for the role, but also for the team, department and the company. 
  • “Sell” the job and ASML to the candidate, knowing the best candidates have a lot of options and to avoid negotiation on paycheck only. You’ll need to be familiar with ASML’s employee value proposition and know how to use it as a magnet for talent. 

As co-interviewer you will have to be able to lead the conversation if needed, build rapport and make sure both candidate and hiring manager collect all the information they need to make a conscious decision. Finally, you coordinate the decision-making process. You facilitate the evaluation meeting. Bringing all, sometimes disagreeing views to the table. 

To develop the interviewing competence, you dare to give feedback to and train other interviewers.

Behavioural competences


  • Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Collaboration, bringing stakeholders together to achieve a common purpose: hiring the best talent for ASML.
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Developing and delivering clear messages to reach a mutual understanding.
  • Seek first to understand then to be understood.
  • Proactively sharing updates with others.

Decision Quality

Drive for effective and objective hiring decision-making at all levels in the ASML sub-sector and/or set of functional competencies in Europe.

Respectfully challenge boundaries, beliefs and the status quo of hiring managers to facilitate the best decision will be taken for the future of the department and ASML. Value differences and show interest in working with people with a variety of backgrounds and perspectives. 


ASML is a successful Dutch high-tech enterprise that produces complex lithography systems used by chip manufacturers in the production of integrated circuits. ASML is at the cutting edge of this technology and delivers systems to all the world's leading chip manufacturers. ASML's employees are among the most creative talents in the fields of physics, mathematics, chemistry, mechanical engineering and software. Every day they collaborate in close-knit multidisciplinary teams in which members listen to and learn from one another and exchange ideas. It is the ideal environment for professional development and personal growth.

ASML is headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to ASML. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, lease car, bonus model)
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies



Minimum bachelor’s degree; Master’s level preferred.



  • 5+ years’ experience full lifecycle recruiting in a fast-paced environment preferred.
  • Significant experience in screening and evaluating candidates.
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree; Master’s level preferred.
  • Fluent in English (verbal and writing).

Personal Skills

  • Interpersonal/Communication skills 
  • Networking
  • Empathy
  • Influencing without power
  • Goal-oriented / drive to win
  • Curiosity
  • Critical thinking