As Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will have the opportunity use your skills and experience to support the development of the engineering talent acquisition strategy for our new Engineering Hub in Lisbon.
Working closely with the HR Manager, and with the TA Partner you will be responsible for achieving ambitious goals by actively recruit as well as developing innovative initiatives, robust structures, and processes, and ultimately contributing to the growth of an industry leading Talent Acquisition team.
About Lisbon :
Lisbon is a very attractive city for relocation, the city has a unique character and when comparing to other European Capitals (Paris, Berlin, London and more ) it has a very affordable standard of living! Lisbon really has something for everyone Vibrant City life, beautiful beaches as well as amazing green spaces! Portugal has won a lot of awards and has positioned itself as one of the best places for expats to live globally and we can see why!!
Main Responsibilities :
Partner and coordinate with hiring managers to identify talent acquisition needs
Together with the TA team develop robust Standard Operating Procedures to refine current processes
Proactively source potential candidates through online channels (e. g. job boards, social platforms and professional networks etc), whilst identifying additional and new financially-feasible sources
Screen and interview potential candidates, including assessments and in-person interviews
Report on KPI’s, projects and deliverables to HR Manager and key stakeholders as required
Create and manage recruitment pipelines as well as report on TA activities per market
Follow the agreed Talent Acquisition processes to ensure a thorough, consistent and objective selection process is undertaken with each candidate
Undertake thorough, fair and well-evidenced interviews with potential candidates including briefing them on the interview process and managing their expectations effectively
Initiate and develop strong relationships with Engineering stakeholders to understand and assist with their Talent Acquisition needs
Partner with employer branding team to create talent attraction initiatives
Develop strong external knowledge of the Engineering market to provide guidance and advice to internal stakeholders e. g.
competitor and market analysis, candidate profiling, etc
Deliver high levels of customer service and work to ensure the talent acquisition process is well-managed
Manage the entire recruitment lifecycle, including offer and employment contract preparation as well as proof of eligibility (i.
e. : passports, ID cards etc)
Maintain post-hiring contact with new recruits to ensure an outstanding candidate experience
Where relevant provide additional support to the business around sourcing, identifying and assessing potential candidates
Pro-actively and professionally represent the company in the external market as an employer of choice for candidates
Any other duties as required
Experience & Qualifications Required :
Native Portuguese with fluent level of English
Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Talent Acquisition
Proven work experience as an IT Talent Acquisition Specialist
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Portuguese and English
Experience managing the full recruitment lifecycle using various selection and interview techniques as well as evaluation methods
Experience recruiting for IT roles at various levels, including senior / lead roles
Familiar with the latest social media strategies and sourcing tools (market mapping, intelligence gathering etc) with experience putting these into practise
General knowledge of Portuguese employment law, where it pertains Talent Acquistion is a must
Approachable, proactive and energetic attitude with the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
Able to make decisions requiring independent judgment as well as maintaining strict confidentiality
Driven and dedicated with the ability to think of the bigger picture, and come up with innovative ideas to attract talent
To find out more about this great opportunity and many others, get in touch with the SpotOn Connections team. We have options for speakers of many languages across Europe with positions based in Athens, Thessaloniki, Limassol, Lisbon, Porto, Malta, and elsewhere.
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