Talent Acquisition Specialist - Product & Engineering

Job description

It has been a big year here at OTA Insight as we recently had the pleasure of announcing a new series B funding of 80 million which will fuel our investment in product innovation! To accomplish our ambitious plans we are growing our innovation teams significantly where this Talent Acquisition role plays a crucial part. Ready to have a big impact in an ambitious scale-up? Read along!

OTA Insight is a BI solution focused on Revenue Management for the hospitality industry. Our dashboard provides rate intelligence for the hotels to increase their revenue by optimising the pricing of the rooms on various channels for various lengths of stays. We combine cutting edge technology and data analytics to provide business intelligence driving revenue management processes to maximise occupancy and rates for incremental revenues. Today OTA Insight is present in more than 185 countries around the world and works with more than 55,000+ independent, local and global chain properties.

We are looking for a full-time Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our People & Talent Team in Ghent. You will focus on recruiting the best talent for our Product and Engineering team as well as working together with the HRBP on initiatives such as employer branding, relations with recruitment partners, campus recruitment, onboarding process improvement and so much more.

What you’ll do

You will be responsible for the full A-Z hiring process for job openings within the engineering and product team. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Intake of new job openings with the designated internal hiring manager and provide guidance to shape their talent needs to best match the needs of OTA Insight both on a technical & cultural level.

  • Build up a candidate pipeline through sourcing and active employer branding that brings awareness to OTA Insight’s unique team culture. E.g. meetups, recruitment events, hackathons, referral campaigns,...

  • Match candidates to position requirements and work with Engineering and Product Hiring Managers to ensure candidates move through the hiring process in a timely and efficient manner. Be an advisor to hiring managers concerning candidate and team fit.

  • Embody the OTA Insight spirit and make sure our candidates are left with a good impression of the company regardless of assessment of the candidate.

  • Provide a qualitative onboarding experience to new joiners.

  • Proactively think and work on HR and hiring process improvements.

You will work closely with the HRBP & recruitment colleagues and could be helping in updating current internal HR processes. As OTA Insight is growing fast, you could be involved with other projects or support other HR team members based on your own interests.


  • BA/MA degree in Human Resources or equivalent practical experience.
  • 1-3 years of experience with sourcing and recruiting in the Software industry.

  • Knowledge of tools such as LinkedIn recruiter and ATS platforms (we use Recruitee).

  • Genuine Interest in IT (software and data engineering), SaaS product development and R&D.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, to multi-task and complete large volumes of projects and tasks.

  • Eagerness and motivation to take ownership.

  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information and a strong work ethic.

  • Strong consultative, interpersonal and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to establish positive relationships with all levels in the organisation.

  • Fluently in Dutch & English.