Junior Recruitment Specialist

Job description

Company Presentation

Uniplaces is building a trusted, global brand for students. We believe in empowering student mobility and we have started by making the process of finding accommodation easier. We’re solving real-life pains and we’re backed by top tier investors such as Atomico, Octopus Investments, Shilling Capital Partners and Caixa Capital to help us achieve this better and faster.

We are an internationally minded company with an extremely talented team and global ambitions. Our decisions are driven by our core values of Passion, Impact, Trust and Team Spirit - with which we aim at having a company where everyone feels accountable and empowered to achieve their full potential.

About the People & Culture Team:

The People & Culture team is at the heart of Uniplaces, playing a central role in supporting all Uniplacers throughout their journey with us - from finding amazing talent to developing and enabling them to become rock stars.  Our mission is to implement People practices & processes that meet the company’s present and future needs, as we combine our passion for people with the business acumen and mindset.

The Mission:

Help find the best talent in the world to join our teams and support sustainable growth for Uniplaces. We’re on a mission to change the way students experience their time abroad and to achieve this we need to find incredibly talented people to join us.

This is where you come in - your job will be to run sourcing and recruitment efforts from A to Z. This includes working with the various business teams to define job descriptions and responsibilities, determine sourcing strategies, interview candidates (via phone, skype and in person), collect feedback and understand candidate potential and send out and negotiate job offers.

While doing all of this, you are expected to have an efficiency mindset, always improving quality of the candidate experience and streamlining internal processes, including reporting of all your work.

It’s not an easy job but it is pivotal in supporting the short and long term strategy of Uniplaces - you will recruit across the teams from Junior Sales Agent to Head of BI, software developers and General Managers for our international teams.

Some of your daily tasks will be:

  • Manage the entire lifecycle of recruitment and candidate experience for technical roles: develop job descriptions, interview lineups, source candidates, screen resumes, interview candidates, and offer packages based on the position and company requirements;

  • Strategize multiple methods of building talent pipeline including active searches, passive searches, referral generation, and events/sourcing campaigns;

  • Establish  recruitment requirements alongside with Hiring Managers, aligning recruitment with the company’s business needs;


Your track record:

  • Degree in Human Resources, Management, Psychology or related field:

  • 1+ experience in Specialized recruitment, managing the whole recruitment cycle (from sourcing, performing the first pre-screening interview, and present and follow the Candidates till on boarding);

  • Used to deal with high volumes of roles to be hired (preferably agency background);

  • Fluency in English (written and spoken) (mandatory).

Your Style :

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills, in order to partner not only with candidates but also with Hiring Managers

  • Resilience to spend hours talking to different candidates from all over the world

  • Sound candidate  engagement approach with the ability to activate passive candidates