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Title:  Talent Acquisition Specialist

Location: 

Zilina, SK, 010 01

About Descartes: 

Descartes Unites the People and Technology that Move the World
The need for efficient, secure, and agile supply chains and logistics operations has become ever more critical and complex.  By combining innovative technology, powerful trade intelligence and the reach of our network, Descartes helps get goods, information, transportation assets, and people where they’re needed, when they’re needed. 


We’re one of the most broadly deployed logistics and supply chain technology companies in the world. More than 22,000 customers around the globe use our cloud-based solutions to transform the way they move inventory and information to enhance productivity, better serve customers, thrive competitively, keep pace with evolving regulations, and respond to rapidly changing market conditions. Descartes is publicly traded (Nasdaq:DSGX, TSX:DSG) with headquarters in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and offices and partners around the world. With record financial performance for more than 16 years, we lead the industry in innovation investment. Every day, logistics service providers, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, and other logistics-intensive businesses of all sizes rely on our scale, stability, and comprehensive solution footprint to move what’s most important to them. Learn more at www.descartes.com. 
 
We’re growing fast and invite you to join our amazing team. 

 

We are looking for a new colleague to join our global Talent Acquisition team. Your job will be to recruit and select talent for Descartes' Slovak and Czech offices in particular, but also for other countries in the EMEA region. You will be working with regional recruiters and business leaders.

 

What is in it for you?

Be part of a winning & growing company that offers opportunity for those ambitious enough to lead change and support growth! You will have the opportunity to work with an energetic and friendly team who are innovative and passionate, with a genuine commitment to diversity and inclusion.

The ideal candidate will enjoy working for a growing global organization of 1600+ employees in 26 countries. Descartes grows organically but also through acquisition and this role directly experiences growth of our employee base and is actively involved in bringing new talent to Descartes. We offer mentorship and on-the-job training to support your growth. You will have an opportunity to contribute to the evolution of talent acquisition & general human resources programs in a high growth global business!

 

What you will do?

  • Managing the recruitment process from start to onboarding (sourcing, screening, interviewing, managing offers and hiring new talent)
  • Proactive communication with potential candidates - telephone screening and conducting online/ in-person interviews
  • Creating job advertisements and recruitment materials
  • Presenting the company at job fairs
  • Creating awareness of Descartes in the market through social media and networking
  • Producing regular reports on candidate selection
  • Assistance and support for the company's HR projects, participation in global HR related
  • projects
  • Performing other HR duties on an ad hoc basis
  • Manage high volume of requisitions and changing priorities


What you will bring?

  • 2-3 years' experience as a full cycle recruiter, ideally in corporate environment.(IT recruitment preferred)
  • A college Diploma or Certificate in Human Resources or related area or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent relationship management and influencing skills with a focus on delivering value added client experience.
  • Proven ability in attracting new talent and managing candidate pipelines.
  • Previous experience working within fast-paced, dynamic, direct recruit methods and complex hiring processes.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and work on 5-10 requisition at a time.
  • Proven ability in managing candidate campaigns, cold calling, networking, company representation at networking functions and events
  • Previous experience with LinkedIn Recruiter.
  • Excellent computer and systems skills, with a strong knowledge of MS Office Software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Self-starter and able to work in a team environment or independently as required.
  • Ability to deal with competing priorities and be able to manage time appropriately.
  • A person who is a quick processor and brings a positive and high-energy approach to getting things done.

 

What do we offer?

  • A pleasant, informal working environment with easy parking directly outside the building
  • Flexible working hours and 7.5 hour working hours
  • Professional and friendly work team
  • Laptop for each employee and a company mobile phone with a choice of (once every two years with employer contribution)
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Recuperation allowances, bonuses on work and life anniversaries
  • Days off and allowance for weddings and birth of a child
  • Meal vouchers even when on leave
  • Home office and Sick days
  • Wide opportunities for professional training - English classes, participation in trainings and conferences (currently online by choice)
  • Company teambuilding events
  • Arranged refreshments at the workplace - coffee, tea, 1x a week fresh fruit

 

Location: This is a hybrid opportunity , would require the employee to work from our Zilina office a couple of days per week.

 

 

Join Us 
As we scale, we’re looking for new doers, collaborators and innovators to join Descartes in uniting the people and technology that move the world as the Global Leader in Logistics and Supply Chain Technology. We’re entrepreneurial, hardworking, geeky-in-a-good way problem solvers. Guided by our values, we nurture a TEAM focused culture that invests in people and creates opportunities for advancement across a broad spectrum of career paths. We prioritize work-life balance and foster an environment with the space to take ownership, to be heard, and to carve a path for your individual accomplishments to help drive our success. At Descartes, everyone has a voice and the best argument wins, regardless of who makes it. We offer competitive compensation, great benefits, remote and flexible work hours, and the opportunity to join a company on an awesome mission with a great existing team and trajectory. 

 

Descartes also has a deep sense of environmental responsibility. Learn more about how we helped our customers save over 552,000 metric tons of CO2 in 2020 by reducing fuel and paper consumption: https://www.descartes.com/who-we-are/social-responsibility-sustainability/environmental-impact.  Join a team that’s committed to working with customers to conserve resources and enhance sustainability. 

If you feel you have 70% of the qualifications we are looking for, and Descartes sounds like the team and the mission you want to be part of, apply now. We can't promise it will be a fit, but we do promise to consider your experience. 

 

Due to COVID-19, we've implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video (Microsoft TEAMS) and are on-boarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we're all in this together. 


We are an Equal Employment employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, provincial, or local law. For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please review our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics at Descartes.com.  


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