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West Balkans Talent Acquisition lead

Belgrade, Serbia
Human Resources

Serbia - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 160429BR

Job Description

  • Develop full cycle recruitment strategy: Job posting optimization, recruiting marketing channel development, job board procurement, digital and non-digital employment marketing, comprehensive recruitment campaign planning, talent planning, etc
  • Develop and impelent new recruitment programs and assessment tools
  • Coordinate HR team members and Hiring Managers to use Kenexa efficiently for all levelled and contractor employees
  • Conduct trainings for Hiring Managers to advance Kenexa usage experise
  • Hold trainings for increasing Hiring Managers’ competency based interview technics
  • Identify future talent needs and proactively recruiting and sourcing; develop talent pool or social engagements.
  • Acquire a thorough understanding of job requisition / description for required competencies, skills, knowledge required of successful applicants
  • Conduct position briefing meetings with hiring managers
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings with potential candidates with hiring mangers, assessment centers
  • Conduct interview assessments with potential candidates and create short list to present to hiring manager
  • Conducts meetings with hiring manager and standardized assessment team to review appropriate standardized assessment tools for assessing candidates.
  • Develop relationships with third party recruitment agencies and staffing firms and manage the procurement and measurement process.
  • Responsible for full TA budget management
  • Provides feedback to candidates during all stages of the process
  • Coordinates communication regarding necessary documentation in line with the recruitment process and local legislations
  • Maintains and keeps up-to-date records and information in the database
  • Compiles reports, produces regular and ad hoc analyses of information relating to the recruitment
  • Receives, classifies, consolidates and puts into a system (Kenexa) all job requests, CVs, and other recruitment process related documentation and information
  • Develop PepsiCo’s employer brand through integrated and creative HR marketing activities (launch of EVP) for developing the use of cutting-edge sourcing methodologies to identify and engage with high caliber candidates both internally and externally:
    1. Champion the use of social media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.) and other sourcing methods, (e.g. networking, referrals, advertising) by establishing an active presence (in line with global policy),
    2. Take primary responsibility for activating and managing PepsiCo employer brand within WB, Baltics and FOBO locations
    3. Analyze effectiveness of different recruitment sources and campaigns and give the recommendations on the best way of candidate sourcing and supply by functions, job categories and locations.
  • Support executing the strategy that makes people want to work for the company.
    1. Develop tools’ advertising and marketing campaigns, assist with the design of materials like posters and brochures, conduct research and attend professional conferences,
    2. Find ways to ensure PepsiCo business leads take part in universities’ campus organizations as speaker, and engage with graduate population.
    3. Feel the pulse of market situation through researches, networking, benchmarking with competitors, participating in professional communities, etc.;
    4. Build strong relations with professional population
    5. Assess trends, review studies and communicate with subject matter experts to stay aware of opportunities and challenges.


  • University degree
  • Prior experience working for a recruitment agency and/or in-house experience at large multinational firm for at least 4 years
  • Advanced level of English &Serbian language
  • MS Office Program knowledge is required
  • Business acumen, project management skills, customer focus, flexibility, innovation
  • Maturity to work with senior leaders
  • Good oral and written presentation skills
  • Research and analytical skills

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular