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Talent Acquisition Specialist

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Date: 25-Dec-2017

Location: Mumbai, MH, IN

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognised brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet and Hill’s Ideal Balance.

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education programme, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love programme please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit

Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
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Job Title: Talent Acquisition Specialist 





Department: CBS TA    Division : Global HR     Location: Mumbai










Job Summary                                               


The TA Recruiter  is a talent acquisition expert responsible for the successful, end-to-end management of the hiring process.  Provides strategic, design, and consultative services to Business Leaders / HR Business Partners and supports its primary customers including hiring managers, candidates / applicants and employees through TA-related activities ensuring a positive TA experience



Principal Duties & Responsibilities




  • Manage end-to-end TA process ensuring superior candidate experience
  • Serving as the primary customer interface, maintain relationships / communications with Hiring Managers and active candidates
  • Conduct intake meetings with Hiring Managers to confirm desired profile and develop sourcing strategy for open position
  • Conduct resume review and phone screens for all candidates
  • Recommend candidate slate to Hiring Manager
  • Aggregate evaluation feedback through data integration meetings for final hiring decision
  • With hiring manager, conduct offer negotiations with candidates as necessary
  • Determine estimated start date
  • Interface with third-party staffing agencies as required


This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions.



Education/ Experience Requirements

Minimum Experience: 

  • Two (2) to Five (5) plus years of related recruiting experience.
  • Proven ability to source, attract and select candidates.
  • Experience in sourcing and qualifying candidates with a wide variety of skills
  • Demonstrated ability to interface with candidates in an engaging and persuasive manner
  • Superior ability to partner with, advice, and influence, candidates in a consultative manner to foster long-term relationships.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Experience in engaging and managing the performance of third-party search firms.


Preferred Work Experience:

  • Experience with either corporate (in-house) or third-party executive recruiting.
  • In-depth knowledge of the recruiting landscape in the consumer packaged goods industry.


Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proficiency in English language



Preferred Qualifications

  • Concentration (major) in Industrial & Labor Relations, Human Resources, Marketing, or Communications
  • Graduate degree (MS/MA, MBA)
  • Professional HR/ TA Certification



 Areas of Skills

  • Strong recruiting experience/ TA process expert
  • Industry / function specific knowledge
  • Business and functional knowledge
  • Effective negotiating skills   
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to accurately collect and represent Hiring Managers’ and Candidates’ requirements and information 
  • Ability to effectively manage relationships with candidates and hiring managers
  • Ability to effectively manage ambiguity
  • Effectively coordinate the efforts of multiple roles to manage efficient processes



Leadership Competencies  


  • Planning & Priority Setting
  • Teamwork and Collaboration


Functional Competencies  

  • HR Functional Competency
  • Technology Utilization


Travel Requirements

Expected percentage of travel:  Not expected to travel

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply to work with us using this online application.  Attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by email are not considered in the selection process.

Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability,  marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Segment: Recruiting, HR, Labor Relations, Employee Relations, MBA, Human Resources, Management

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