Human Resources Dublin, Ireland

Senior Recruiter – Maternity Cover 12 month FTC

Company Intro

Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) is the world leader in online travel and related services, provided to customers and partners in over 220 countries and territories through six primary consumer-facing brands –, KAYAK, priceline,,, and OpenTable. The mission of Booking Holdings is to make it easier for everyone to experience the world. 
Booking Holdings Financial Services (hereinafter “BHFS”) is based in Dublin, Ireland and provides financial services in the form of payment services and e-money products across all the brands. BHFS is committed to conducting its business in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and guidelines, with integrity and to the highest ethical standards.

Job Summary

The Senior Recruiter will report to the Head of HR and will be responsible for the Recruiting function of BHFS. This role will be a key partner to our Corporate HR team and provide talent acquisition support, full-life cycle recruiting and HR operations support. In addition to any special projects or tasks assigned.

Key Responsibilities


  • Own the full-life cycle recruiting process, for all openings in BHFS, including some senior/executive placements.

  • Provide guidance to the hiring managers around recruitment strategy, process and legal compliance

  • Support various onboarding, orientation, and other initiatives, implement structured interview process

  • Candidate sourcing and pipeline building, industry research / best practice

  • Partner with HR to adjust strategy, set expectations and drive the hire/no hire decision

  • Assist in the selection process and ongoing management of recruitment vendors and contract negotiations (background check vendor, job boards, search aggregators, etc.)

Talent Acquisition Support

  • Branding – Establish and maintain the employment brand – cultivate/curate a strong and locally recognized employment brand

  • Belonging champion — support all Diversity & Inclusion initiatives

  • Own our ATS (Workday) work flows, dispositioning and communication creation

  • Provide input on workforce planning, succession planning, and other talent development or retention focused activities

  • Recommend new approaches and processes to continually improve HR and Recruiting strategy

  • Provide input and guidance to Manager, People Development on the Corporate population for initiatives and L&D programs

  • Oversee onboarding efforts for our growing population (background check, new hire ticket generation, Workday set up and first week activities, liaise with payroll to ensure they have necessary paperwork for all new hires)

HR Operations

  • Support all HR Operations activities when required

  • Drive employee engagement initiatives in coordination with the HR team

Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • 5 years’ experience as a Recruiter, Talent Acquisition role or other recruiting support capacity preferably in the Financial Services or Banking Sector.

  • A minimum of 5 years full life-cycle recruiting experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

  • Experience building out Recruiting processes

  • Excellent communication skills and experience partnering with leaders at all levels of the organization

  • Must have the ability to work at strategic, operational, and tactical levels

  • Knowledge of recruiting best-practices and laws governing the recruiting function

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Gmail platform

  • Ability to juggle and manage competing tasks and demands and deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events

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