Talent Acquisition Specialist

Company Description

Launched in 1998, this pioneering British-born brand has specialised in creating amazing experiences and unforgettable memories - from hotels, city breaks and holidays to theatre, entertainment and spa days. Experts in brightening up online travel, lastminute.com is among the worldwide leaders in the field, helping hundreds of thousands of customers every year find, and do, "whatever makes them pink".

lastminute.com is part of lm group, publicly traded multinational Group, among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry. Every month, the Group reaches across all its websites and mobile apps (in 17 languages and 40 countries) 60 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences. More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to provide our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel related products and services.

At the heart of our culture is a commitment of inclusion across race, gender, age sexual orientation, religion, gender identity or expression and accessibility. We strongly believe in an equal opportunity space, which is welcoming and celebrates the uniqueness of everyone who works here. We value different lived experiences and respect viewpoints, as we know unicity drives innovation. We want to make sure our people reflect the communities across the world we help travel.

Job Description

lastminute.com India seeks a skilled recruiter with proven experience to recruit for all levels of positions in a Technology and Business Operation environment. This position reports to the Manager , People team India. The successful candidate will have thorough knowledge of Human Resources practices and procedures with special emphasis on full-cycle recruiting including sourcing / recruiting / onboarding.

The primary responsibility of this position is driving the recruitment process for the sourcing and recruiting of direct hire openings. Types of positions range from administrative to Software engineering professionals and Business operations focussed in the travel domain. Recruitment experience in product company is a plus.

  • Collaborate with corporate HR (people team) and hiring managers to write job posts, send it through approval, and post jobs internally and externally with job boards.

  • Source, screen, and vet qualified candidates for presentation to hiring managers.

  • Network online and offline with potential candidates to promote our company, reduce our time-to-hire, and attract the best professionals.

  • Develop a talent pipeline to assist long-term with hiring and retention.

  • Utilize multiple internet resources, including job boards and social media, keeping up-to-date with new technological trends and products.

  • Track and manage candidate database.

  • When assigned, attend job and career fairs at colleges and universities.

  • In collaboration with team members, develop offer letters.

  • Conduct reference checking as required.

  • Document and maintain job descriptions. 


  • Candidate should we willing to partner on non recruitment activities within the people team

  • Assist with benefits administration for trouble shooting of claims and management of all employee related leaves of absence.

  • Assist in the facilitation of annual merit cycle process and annual performance management process.

  • Assist in coordination of employee training and development, following up with employees and managers as needed to ensure required training is completed by established deadlines.

  • Process all resignations and involuntary terminations including preparing termination paperwork and conducting exit interviews.

  • Coordinate data requests from other departments with corporate HR.



  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education / experience.

  • A minimum of 5 years’ recruiting and HR generalist experience will be a plus but not mandatory.

  • Proven experience recruiting for all levels of positions in a manufacturing environment; recruitment experience in the medical products or insert molding industries a plus.

  • Solid knowledge of sourcing techniques including internet and social media.

  • Hands-on experience screening and interviewing candidates.

  • Solid understanding of HR practices and federal and state employment laws.

  • Excellent communication skills: verbal, written, presentation.

  • Strong customer service skills and ability to interact with all levels in the organization.

  • Ability to manage, protect, and maintain confidential information.

  • Ability to multi task and change courses quickly without compromising accuracy.

  • Strong administrative and prioritization skills; focused and attentive to detail; highly organized.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.

  • Committed and dependable.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.