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Talent Management Intern

Hours per week
40 hours

Note – This 6-month internship position has a start date in May 2022 or later and is only open to students who are currently enrolled in a Dutch University and are present in the Netherlands.

We are looking for a Talent Management intern to join our Global Talent Team! You will work on exciting challenges and contribute to a big variety of projects and assignments in an international business environment.

We are GrandVision, well-known by our retail banners such as Pearle, Vision Express, Charlie Temple, Apollo, Solaris, and many more!

Our global store network are the go-to locations for all the top brands in the eyewear industry, including Ray-Ban, Oakley, Esprit, Carrera, but also popular for our comprehensive selection of exclusive and indie brands.

As part of the global talent team, you will support global projects the team is working on, specifically in the areas of talent reviews, data gathering, senior management / internal recruitment as well as onboarding.

If you are interested in a career in HR and want to gain practical experience in the area of talent acquisition and development, this internship will provide you with real experience and knowledge in the field!

What you will do as a Talent Management Intern:

  • Support the effective implementation of our annual Talent Review cycle for all global employees in scope by gathering required data and creating presentations for management.
  • Gather and compile talent data and create visual overviews using our digital platforms (i.e. Microsoft SharePoint, PowerPoint).
  • Actively support senior management / internal recruitment processes by compiling recruitment requests, consolidating them for approval purposes and informing stakeholders of approval decisions.
  • Work with our internal communications team on an improved presentation of our People & Culture team via our intranet, updating content and visuals as needed.
  • Support communication around talent projects and initiatives by drafting communication materials and visuals.
  • Organize relevant forms and documents to be complete and following company standards.

Your profile:

  • Study subject focused on Human Resource Management, Psychology, International Business, or similar field
  • Preferably, prior (internship) experience working with an international Human Resources department
  • Experienced with MS Office applications, specifically PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint, Office365
  • Basic understanding of recruitment / talent management processes
  • Digital savvy: Affinity with systems and technology
  • Fluent in spoken & written English
  • Good organizing skills and attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Fast learner with a real interest in talent acquisition and development


In addition to an internship allowance, we offer a scope of additional benefits such as a free pair of glasses, lenses or sunglasses a year (as well as family discount events!), subsidised lunches and commuting expenses reimbursed. We also offer the option to continue working from home 2 days a week in the post covid era.

Developing Careers & Potential

Within all GrandVision companies we recruit for a career, not just a job. We are passionate about customer satisfaction and develop our people to look for growth potential within the job and within the company.

With customers, stores and employees located in over 40 countries, GrandVision shows diversity to be at the core of its success. GrandVision is a global company proud and committed to be an equal opportunity employer.

More about GrandVision

GrandVision is a global leader in optical retailing and delivers high quality and affordable eye care to more and more customers around the world. The high quality eye care offered by GrandVision includes a wide range of services provided by its vision expert, prescription glasses including frames and lenses, contact lenses and contact lens care products, and sunglasses both plain and with prescription lenses. These products are offered through leading optical retail banners across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. GrandVision serves its customers in over 7,200 stores and with more than 39,000 employees which are proving every day that in EYE CARE, WE CARE MORE.

After decades of collaboration and two years of efforts and relentless work to make it a reality, EssilorLuxottica and GrandVision officially became part of the same organization as of 1 July, 2021.

Going forward, as part of the EssilorLuxottica family, GrandVision will be able to truly unlock our full potential, and that of the optical industry as a whole, by exploring new paths around product development, digitalization, distribution and innovation.

At the very core have always been our people, who day after day are elevating the importance of vision as a basic human right and to bringing the best eyewear possible to the market. As part of the Group's deeply-rooted culture and values, we are committed to taking care of our employees around the globe and helping them thrive and grow.

Some key figures:

  • 7,260 stores in more than 40 countries
  • 434,000 daily store visits
  • 15.1 million Eyeglass & sunglass sold
  • Over 39,000 employees worldwide
  • Revenue EUR 3.5 billion FY
  • EBITA EUR 266 million

Our vision is to provide high quality and affordable eye care to more and more people around the world. By doing so, GrandVision aspires to help them realize their full potential in life.

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NB. If you have not heard back from us after 27 days, please consider your application not to be successful. Due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback should you not be selected for an interview.

Application process

1. Apply
2. Questionnaire & Recruiter call
3. 1st Interview
4. Online Assessment & 2nd Interview
5. Offer
6. Hired

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