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Vera van 't Hoofd

Vera van 't Hoofd

Talent Acquisition Consultant



Recruitment for IT, Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain and Customer Service at Medtronic



Talent Acquisition Consultant

Medtronic is the global leader in the medical device industry and creates technologies that treat chronic disease in new ways so people can live better, longer.
Medtronic was founded in 1949 as a medical equipment repair shop by Earl Bakken and his brother-in-law, Palmer Hermundslie. Since then, we've grown into a multinational company that uses technology to transform the way chronic diseases are treated. With sales last year of $13.5 billion we are no longer a niche business in a fragmented industry. We are the undisputed medical device leader in a trillion global healthcare market.

Our businesses are:
- Cardiac Rhythm Disease Management
- Cardio Vascular
- Diabetes
- Surgical Technologies
- Neuromodulation
- Spinal and Biologics

Are you interested in career opportunities at Medtronic? Please check our career site, for an updated overview of all our positions.

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Talent Sourcing Specialist - Marketing & Sales

- Responsible for strategic recruitment of Marketing talent (Marketing Communications, Brand Management and Online Marketing) and Sales talent (Sales Management, Account Management and Business Development). Young professional till senior director level for Consumer Lifestyle, Lighting, Healthcare and Philips Corporate in the Benelux area;

- Developing strategic sourcing methodologies/ processes to source candidates worldwide;

- Gathering and using business intelligence, using internal and external (social) networks and technology tools to develop a comprehensive network and pipeline of talent;

- Developing labour market communication/ employer branding programs to attract talent in the Marketing domain;

- Building and communicating the Philips Value Proposition;

- Building and maintaining long-term relations with Marketing & Sales talent, providing them with information on career opportunities and career paths at Philips and assessing them against open and future requisitions.


Holland Heineken House

Crew member Olympic Club

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Philips Consumer Lifestyle

Corporate Recruiter

Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands is a diversified Health and Well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of “sense and simplicity”.

At Philips I am Recruiter for Philips Consumer Lifestyle and I am responsible for the Consumer Lifestyle vacancies in Amsterdam and Eindhoven.

- Recruiter for all vacancies from Bachelor level, up to Senior Director positions.
- Mainly recruiting Marketing roles for Consumer Lifestyle.
- Process owner from business intake, up to finalizing and negotiating contracts of new hires.
- Business partner for hiring managers and HR managers; advising

From June 2011 untill October 2012 I have been working at Philips as an Inhouse Recruitment Consultant via People4Office. For more information, visit



Recruitment Coordinator

At Teleperformance Maastricht I have been responsible for recruiting management and staff vacancies. Furthermore I was main contact person for Business Unit Managers, concerning all Recruitment related issues, escalations and questions.
Besides this I have been the project manager for implementing the Applicant Tracking System within the Benelux, and I was responsible for the HR- part during the COPC certification for one of our Projects, a first for TP Benelux.

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Tempo Team

Senior Sales Intercedent

Renaissance Beijing Hotel

Management Trainee - Internship

Management Trainee in the Front Office department
Beijing, P.R. China

Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre

Assistant Restaurant Manager - Internship

Assistant Restaurant Manager
Johannesburg, South Africa

Open Universiteit Nederland

Master of Science in Management, Implementation & Change Management

Maastricht Hotel Management School

Bachelor in Business Administration, Hotel Management

Graaf Huyn College