Talent Acquisition Specialist
Gurgaon, Haryana - India

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Job Summary:

The Talent Acquisition Specialist will be a shared resource between the Pinkerton India and Pinkerton Enterprise Clients (PEC) regions. In this dual role, the Specialist will partner collaboratively with the Pinkerton HR/TA leadership located in India and the United States to prioritize open requisitions and complete high-volume recruitment tasks for openings within India and APAC.This role manages competing priorities while working within the applicant tracking system (ATS) to create job descriptions, open and manage requisitions, review candidates, complete phone screens, provide updates to Pinkerton Account Managers/Directors, and partner with other team members to ensure the successful completion of offers and background screening steps.

Essential Functions:

  1. Represent Pinkerton's core values of integrity, vigilance, and excellence.
  2. Monitor approved requisition requests and create and/or modify existing job descriptions and job codes within the ATS (Applicant Tracking System), based on Pinkerton's global formatting standards.
  3. Open approved requisitions via the ATS by the established deadline and Pinkerton Global Talent Acquisition standards.
  4. Ensure new requisition post correctly to Pinkerton's Careers page and make corrections, as needed, to ensure brand standards.
  5. As needed, utilize eQuest job distribution services to post open requisitions to additional country-specific job boards.
  6. Conduct passive candidate searches on various job boards such as LinkedIn and Naukri to identify and build recruitment pipelines.
  7. Proactively monitor candidate flow within the ATS, provide timely feedback to the HR/TA leaders regarding potential concerns, and provide alternative solutions to source qualified candidates.
  8. Discuss open requisitions with the team regularly and follow the HR/TA leaders' direction regarding priorities.
  9. Complete candidate review steps including phone screens, interviews, time to fill expectations, and ATS candidate status updates in accordance with Pinkerton's Global Talent Acquisition standards.
  10. Discuss candidate advancement recommendations with the HR/TA leaders and hiring managers.
  11. Assist the Talent Acquisition Coordinator with new hire employment offer letters and background screening steps during times of urgency and/or necessity.
  12. Follow-up with new hires, as needed, to ensure all basic questions/concerns have been addressed.
  13. As needed, serve as the back-up to the TA Coordinator role during leaves or as designated by management.
  14. Participate in cross training to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the Talent Acquisition team.
  15. All other duties, as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

Graduate, MBA preferred with at least three years of recruitment experience within India and APAC regions. Pinkerton is an inclusive employer that seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.


  • Proficient written and verbal English skills.
  • Knowledge of campus recruitment processes and activities.
  • Able to manage significant hiring volumes while meeting and/or exceeding the defined time to fill standard.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment under multiple deadlines and competing priorities.
  • Efficient time management and organization skills.
  • Able to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures.
  • Self-motivated and proactive.
  • Able to work effectively with little supervision.
  • Attentive to detail and accuracy.
  • Client orientated and results driven.
  • Able to analyze complex situations and apply good judgment and discretion.
  • Serve as an effective and positive team member.

Working Conditions:

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions;

  • Occasional reaching and lifting of small objects and operating office equipment.
  • Frequent sitting.
  • Ability to work across multiple time zones in order to complete tasks and/or communicate with Pinkerton TA leadership.

Pinkerton is an equal opportunity employer to all applicants and positions without regard to race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/prenatal status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any protected status by local, state, federal or country-specific law.

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