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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 10/29/2016

Travelport Centennial, CO

Centennial, CO
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


We are looking for a seasoned, technically savvy Talent Acquisition Professional to own the end to end process of finding and bringing in this new talent.

Responsibilities Include

* Consult with hiring managers to identify role requirements and turn these into compelling job propositions.

* Establish close consultative relationships with business leaders to ensure an understanding of the business priorities and aligning the recruitment effort to these.

* Act as an ambassador for Travelport in appropriate online and offline recruitment forums such as professional association meetups, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.

* Source and qualify candidates.

* Conduct first round technical interviews with candidates.

* Work with the central HR teams to coordinate offers and onboarding of new joiners.

* Manage third party agency relationships to support direct hire activities where needed.

* Identify relevant data points to develop and maintain tracking updates for key stakeholders

* Provide meaningful feedback to candidates and third party recruiters.

* Be a thought leader on recruitment strategies (sourcing strategies, assessment methods, lines of questioning) bringing new initiatives where relevant.

* Provide insights on how to make the end to end processes more effective and efficient.

* Coaching managers on interviewing techniques and strategies where required.

* Collaborate with internal HR, Comp and Ben and the internal recruitment teams.

Skills and Experience * Minimum 5 years of experience recruiting in one of the following area; Technical Product Development, Information Technology.

* Sourcing experience in the following areas; Develops, architects, solution engineers, UX & UI architects, Data and Analytics, etc.

* Bachelor Degree (Technology focus preferred)

* Broad knowledge of IT products and services.

* Strong proficiency using Boolean and web based searching tools, social media tools and techniques.

* Well versed in sourcing and recruiting technology professionals: developers, architects and technical product managers.

* Previous experience as a technical professional must talk techie to hold their own in a first round interview.

* Strong researching skills to develop and maintain a strong pipeline of candidates.

* Competent with Excel and analytics to provide data based updates to stakeholders.

* Ability to manage a full bench or requisitions positions simultaneously.

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

* Previous experience in fast paced environments.

* Ability to negotiate and close candidates.

* Proficient in the use of applicant tracking systems (Brassring)

* High level awareness of relevant labor laws to the recruiting process

* Experience recruiting international roles and working with stakeholders around the world preferred..