VIE Recruitment Specialist (m/w/d)

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Date: 25-Feb-2021

Location: Salzgitter, NI, Germany

Company: Alstom

Req ID:95790 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 38 900 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.    


In Germany, Alstom offers innovative solutions for sustainable mobility and is one of the leading suppliers of railway technology with metros, suburban trains, trams, regional trains, locomotives and signalling solutions. More than 70% of high-speed trains running in Germany are equipped with Alstom’s ETCS signalling solutions. In Lower Saxony, Alstom is building the world's first fuel cell-powered, completely emission-free Cordia iLint regional train in series production. Alstom is Germany's only manufacturer of infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions to provide maintenance, service and modernisation of all mass transit trains for all manufacturers' series, as well as information systems. In Germany, Alstom has a workforce of 2,500 people working on 6 sites.



We are looking for a Recruitment Specialist (m/f/d) in the frame of a Volunteers for International Experience (VIE) programme:

Duration:          12 months

Location:           Salzgitter / Lower Saxony - Germany




  • Focuses on Sourcing/Recruiting/Interviewing candidates
  • Meets with Hiring Managers to establish recruitment needs and produce accurate job specifications
  • Meets assigned hiring deadlines and headcount fulfillment for open positions
  • Screens resumes, selects suitable profiles and assesses candidates
  • Sources candidates utilizing tools provided and using out of the box thinking/techniques
  • Ability to cold calls and communicates effectively to potential candidates
  • Regular use of Social Media, including LinkedIn and other job boards
  • Seeks referrals and recommendations to source potential candidates
  • Reports to HR on an ongoing basis, to monitor and feedback progress on assigned vacancies
  • Data Entry, including but not limited to MS Excel / SAP


Talent Management:

  • Support of local initiatives in promoting diversity activities
  • Assists with onsite events and career fairs
  • Contributes to internal HR communication



Candidate profile:

  • Master’s degree (preferable in HR, Business Administration, Psychology or similar)
  • First experience in HR (e.g. internships)
  • High level of engagement and commitment
  • Independent, autonomous and structured way of working with proven agility
  • International mindset and spirit, teamplayer
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders
  • A good handling of MS-Office package, Outlook, People Soft, SAP etc.
  • Fluency in English, good level of German required



Details of the Volunteers for International Experience (VIE) programme:

  • Assignments are open for men and women between 18 and 28 years, citizens of European Union countries, who have fulfilled the military service obligations of their country;
  • A VIE assignment will be in a country other than that of the applicant;
  • Set up by public sector statute in France, managed by the BusinessFrance organisation;
  • Assignment lasts from six to 24 months, renewable once within a cumulative limit of 24 months;
  • Compensation (non-taxable) linked to the cost of living index and set by BusinessFrance according to the destination country;
  • International social protection is extended to eligible parties;
  • 2.5 days of holiday per month


An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



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