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Talent Acquisition Specialist (Technology)
Weâ€™re BookingGo, the ground transport division of Booking.com.
Weâ€™re the ones who empower people to get where theyâ€™re going. Whether theyâ€™re taking the wheel or sitting back and leaving it to the driver. Whether theyâ€™re heading straight from A to B or enjoying the freedom to go wherever their journey takes them.
To do that, we operate multiple brands:
Booking.com â€“ Weâ€™re the transport arm of the worldâ€™s leading travel booking site.
Rentalcars.com â€“ The worldâ€™s biggest online car rental service, putting customers behind the wheel at over 50,000 locations worldwide.
Rideways â€“ Finding the best way for each customer to get from A to B.
Connect â€“ Bringing our tried-and-tested magic to our partnersâ€™ sites, delivering seamless travel experiences through brands our customers already know and love.
With our HQ in Manchester, weâ€™re part of the worldwide Booking.com family. At the same time, weâ€™re proud of our own unique identity. Speaking 42 languages, our 1,600+ 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 peopleâ€™s. Itâ€™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 â€œManchesterâ€™s coolest officeâ€ and see for yourself.
And weâ€™re in good company. Together with priceline.com, KAYAK, agoda.com, and OpenTable, weâ€™re part of Booking Holdings, the world leader in online travel and related services.
We aim to be the best technology employer in the UK and we are working on growing our technical teams fast. As a Talent Acquisition team we are incredibly proud of what we have achieved but the vacancies keep coming and itâ€™s time to find another brilliant recruiter.
About the role
We are looking for an experienced technology recruiter who is excited at the thought of joining us and searching the globe to build world class teams. The Talent Acquisition team is an integral part of the business (it has to be, weâ€™re always recruiting!) and we have excellent relationships from CEO level down.
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 doesnâ€™t matter as long as you have the ability to focus, are tenacious and all about delivering the best talent.
What weâ€™re looking for from you
A strong background in technology recruitment is essential
You should know your Boolean from your x-ray searching
Be accustomed to using tools such as Github, Stackoverflow and Twitter for sourcing
As well as LinkedIn â€“ obviously
Be happy to get involved in running tech meetups and attracting relevant tech 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
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