Talent Acquisition Lead

  • Paço de Arcos, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Human Resources
  • Full-time

Acolad is an international leader in language and content solutions, services and technologies. Represented by the brands Acolad, TextMaster and Ubiqus the group is present in 25 countries and has a network of over 2,500 internal experts worldwide and +20,000 external linguists.

At Acolad, every position is key to our global growth: we know that we will only succeed if our people succeed.

Joining Acolad means a unique opportunity for professional development through a collaborative global environment that promotes talent and creativity. We are continuously looking for new talent (like you!) to support our mission to drive growth and innovation across some of the world’s leading brand.

We are currently looking for a ✨Talent Acquisition Leadto join the HR Team at our Paço de Arcos office, near Lisbon.

As Talent Acquisition Lead you will manage a central team of recruiters, responsible for the full-cycle talent acquisition process. Your team will provide recruitment services to hiring managers across the Acolad Group's 25 countries, ensuring that the global recruitment process is understood and followed correctly.


  • ✔️ Provide recruitment services across the Acolad Group in a shared services concept.
  • ✔️ Collaborate with hiring managers and local HR business partners across our locations and business units to support a time-efficient and smooth recruitment process.
  • ✔️ Manage your team's approved recruitment requests throughout the entire the recruitment process: ensure correct job ad definition, publish job ads, source, pre-select candidates, interview and test up to qualified shortlist.
  • ✔️ Build excellent working relationships with hiring managers firstly to identify key requirements for each role and then to continue close collaboration throughout hiring process.
  • ✔️ Develop & maintain the talent pipeline using tactical search methods, sourcing techniques, networking, and more.
  • ✔️ Contribute to the optimisation of the recruitment process, ensuring compliance with all relevant procedures.
  • ✔️ Actively searching and hunting for profiles that are hard to find: cost effective sourcing using the most appropriate recruitment channels and sourcing strategies.
  • ✔️ Employer branding: manage our presence on LinkedIn and other job boards, handle student-marketing, develop partnerships with schools.
  • ✔️ Monitor trends and opportunities in the relevant job markets.
Das erwarten wir:
  • Degree in Human Resources Management, Social Sciences, Languages & Communication or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in a similar position in an international environment as well as previous experience in working with virtual teams and experience with customer relationship would be a plus.
  • Team management experience.
  • Knowledge of the different recruitment channels and the job market.
  • Interviewing and assessment skills.
  • Excellent level of English is mandatory.
  • Autonomy and good team spirit.
  • Proactive and service-oriented attitude.
  • Very strong communication and organisational skills.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and workload.
Das bieten wir:
  • ☀️ Location: Paço de Arcos, Lisbon
  • 🍽️ Meal allowance
  • ⚕️ Health insurance
  • 🚇 Transport allowance
  • ➕ Seniority days
  • 🔀 Flexible schedule
  • 🌎 International environment with multicultural teams
  • 💼 Professional development and growth opportunities