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Talent Acquisition Trainee (German Speaker) - 6 Months Internship (F/M/X)

Solvay is all about chemistry. We’re not just referring to chemical reactions here, but also to the magic that occurs when the brightest minds get to work together. This is where our true strength lies. In you. In your future colleagues and in all your differences. And of course, in your ideas to improve lives while preserving our planet’s beauty for the generations to come.

About the role

  • Our Talent Acquisition team, composed of 24 people, is integrated in the HR Business Line department
  • As a Talent Acquisition Trainee, you will be responsible for developing, executing and implementing talent sourcing and acquisition strategies. The selected individual will do this by working in collaboration with Senior Talent Acquisition Partners and Hiring Managers to develop and enhance an effective recruiting program that will attract highly qualified individuals by understanding current market trends and talent pools.
  • You will be accountable for:
    • Writing and publishing our internal/external Job Posting(s) by using Solvay’s Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to develop clear and concise results-oriented job descriptions and for taking ownership in the published advertisement.
    • Sourcing and interviewing of candidates by using all of Solvay’s digital and direct sourcing channels to engage candidates and conduct unbiased behavioral-based interviews.
    • End to End candidate management by being the first impression and Solvay contact person to candidates and carry this effective communication through the end of the recruiting process.
    • Tracking candidates and positions in the ATS by taking ownership and accountability for your requisitions to ensure all applicants are correctly dispositioned in the ATS and in accordance with local compliance requirements.
    • Recruit local market to fill critical needs by developing recruiting strategies for site specific recruiting channels and partnerships.
  • We offer a 6 months Internship contract based on hybrid working mode.

​​​​​​​About you

  • Relevant education degree or equivalent in HR or related areas
  • German speaker (native or fluent)
  • Competencies:
    • Fluent German is mandatory
    • Good level of English
    • Strong customer service orientation skills
  • Behaviors:
    • Proactive behavior
    • Excellent Communicator
    • Make it happen mindset

About the pay and benefits​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • Attractive and equitable pay for all: Internship Allowance for this role is from 940€ to 1040€, based on your education
  • Lunch Allowance
  • Home Office allowance
  • Day-off on your birthday
  • Training platform for all employees
  • Free language courses (24 languages available)
  • Free well-being sessions (physical and psychological)
  • Discounts on restaurants, hotels and other services
  • Solvay Cares program: minimum of 16 weeks of parenting leave for all employees.
  • Prioritization of well-being: Solvay Solidarity Fund to support employees through hardship, work-life balance promotion, flexible approach to work part-time or hybrid work arrangements (depending on the type of job), employee assistance program with access to physical and psychological support.
  • Professional development: prioritization of internal talents for career progression, access to a training platform, opportunities to join Employee Resource Groups (ERG) for experience sharing and mentorship and free language courses in 24 languages.


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