Talent Acquisition Specialist, Technology

We're BookingGo, the ground transport division of Booking.com. We're the ones who empower people to get where they're going. Whether they're taking the wheel or sitting back and leaving it to the driver. Whether they're heading straight from A to B or enjoying the freedom to go wherever their journey takes them. 

To do that, we offer car hire to our customers through our Rentalcars.com brand and car hire, taxis and ticketed transfer services through Booking.com. We also have a B2B solution, Rentalcars Connect, providing great ground transportation options to the customers of our partners

With our HQ in Manchester, we're part of the worldwide Booking.com family. At the same time, we're proud of our own unique identity. Speaking 42 languages, our 2,000+ staff come from all over the world, just like our customers. What brings us together is our love of adventure: our own as well as other people's. It's easy to be passionate about a job that enriches so many lives on a daily basis, and our workplace reflects our passion, our diversity, our global focus. Just search "Manchester's coolest office" and see for yourself. 

And we're in good company. Together with priceline.com, KAYAK, agoda.com, and OpenTable, we're part of Booking Holdings, the world leader in online travel and related services. 


About the role 

We are looking for an experienced and versatile recruiter who has spent time delivering a range of technical roles, through search, and is excited at the thought of joining us and searching the globe to build world class teams. 


Our amazing recruitment team covers everything that makes a global technology business work including; Software Engineers, UX Designers, Product Owners, Analysts and well as Date, Marketing, Finance and Commercial roles. Being adaptable and open minded to what you recruit is key.


The Talent Acquisition team is an integral part of the business (it has to be, we’re always recruiting!) and we have excellent relationships from CEO level down. 


Hiring outstanding people can make a huge difference to our business. Both your stakeholders and your candidates will be at a senior level so you must be confident in your influencing and negotiating skills, both with candidates and Directors. 


The person joining us needs to be as passionate about sourcing the right person for the role as us. They need to be as competitive about getting our vacancies filled as us. And we certainly want the person joining us to be Anything But ordinary. 


You might be currently working as an in house recruiter or agency side. It doesn’t matter as long as you have the ability to focus, are tenacious and all about delivering the best talent. 


What we’re looking for from you 

  • A strong background in recruiting technology, digital or Product roles through search
  • You should know your Boolean from your x-ray searching 
  • Be accustomed to using tools such as Slack, Github, Stackoverflow and Twitter for sourcing 
  • As well as LinkedIn – obviously 
  • Be happy to get involved in running meetups and attracting relevant talent groups to our space 
  • Be brilliant at selling top talent on opportunities 
  • Skilled at managing relationships with internal clients, candidates and agencies 
  • Strong attention to detail as the use of data for driving decisions is becoming increasingly important 
  • Be a fantastic communicator, speaking to hiring managers, candidates, and your team members


Why you should want to join us as a team 

BookingGo is a truly fascinating place to work as a recruiter. The pace of change and growth is fast which means that you can make a real contribution to shaping the business. We are immensely proud of our delivery across a wide variety of roles so this is a chance to show off your direct hiring skills 


We have a great proposition to sell to candidates which makes your job a bit easier! 

We are always looking for opportunities to improve what we do so you can contribute your ideas and lead on them 


Why you should want to join us as a company 

BookingGo is a fascinating place to work, it’s fast paced and you’ll have colleagues from over 60 different countries. This also makes it a very sociable workplace.

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