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Talent Acquisition Specialist – EMEA contract

Multiple Locations: London, England, United Kingdom • Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland


Requisition Number: 213334

External Description:

Talent Acquisition Specialist – EMEA 

London, UK or Ireland 

Fix term contract

As a member of the EMEA Talent Acquisition team, you’ll act as a brand ambassador for Teradata, focus on delivering exceptional talent while providing proactive and timely communication on the status of the recruiting process. You’ll serve as subject matter expert in talent acquisition and provide consultative direction and industry expertise to hiring leaders. Our recruiting team strives for a culture of operational excellence, and you’ll help enable this culture.


Sourcing and Recruiting:

Lead a detailed in-take meeting with the hiring leader to determine position specifications, providing relevant market data and recommendations on possible approaches to the search or candidate requirements.

Actively source candidates outside of the ATS system via resume databases, search engine and networking sites using Boolean search language.

Ability to review, disposition and contact candidates who have applied via our ATS Gr8people

Evaluate candidate qualifications against position requirements and determine who to move forward in the recruitment process.

Develop and manage recruitment marketing plans or sourcing plans to determine the most appropriate candidate sources that align to the search requirements.

Solicit and pursue referrals from business networks and/or internal referrals.

Assessing Candidates:

Utilize phone interview templates appropriate to the job description, captured all details in the ATS.

Use independent judgement to compare candidate phone interview notes and skills assessments with position requirements to determine if the candidate is a match for the role or a potential match for other open positions.

Engaging Candidates:

Use an appropriate mix of media to connect with talent (phone, email, social media, etc.).

Articulate value proposition to candidates to inspire interest in the job opportunity.

Prepare candidates for interviews, coaching them on logistical information, interview schedule, etc.

Ensure candidates are provided with timely updates concerning the status of their applications and interviews.

Influencing the Hire:

Keep candidates engaged throughout process, ensuring consistent communication on the status of the search.

Partner with hiring leader to determine offer details, using market data and compensation guidelines to support recommendations.

Articulate a job offer to candidate and drive for candidate acceptance.

Operational Excellence:

Work to deliver a strong candidate slate, continuously building talent pipelines to ensure there are multiple qualified candidates are in play.

Provide accurate and regular reporting of recruiting activities to the hiring leader & TA Lead depict both metrics and efforts.

Identify perceived difficulties with searches and research and recommend solutions to both internal and external stakeholders.

Proactively and regularly communicate the status of each search to the hiring leader, providing a consultative approach with recommendations on how to move forward.



High school diploma required. Bachelor’s degree in business, management, human resources or related field is strongly preferred.


Minimum of 6 + years’ recruiting experience with demonstrated successes in a corporate, and/or agency setting. Experience using recruitment technologies such as Workday,  CRM and social media tools.

Functional/Technical Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Proficient in Boolean search techniques for sourcing.

Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel.

Knowledge of common Human Resources principles, practices and metrics related to talent acquisition

Additional language skills beneficial

Teradata highly values diversity and equal opportunity in all aspects of our business. We are excited by the unique qualities, abilities and perspectives each person brings, and candidates are considered on all the attributes they may bring to the role and the team.




City: London

State: Greater London

Community / Marketing Title: Talent Acquisition Specialist – EMEA contract

Job Category: Human Resources

Company Profile:

Our Company

Teradata is the connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics company. Our enterprise analytics solve business challenges from start to scale. Only Teradata gives you the flexibility to handle the massive and mixed data workloads of the future, today.

The Teradata Vantage architecture is cloud native, delivered as-a-service, and built on an open ecosystem. These design features make Vantage the ideal platform to optimize price performance in a multi-cloud environment.

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