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Talent Acquisition Associate Just Eat


Our People team are ultimately responsible for looking after every colleague in the Just Eat family. We make sure that Just Eaters across the globe have the best employee experience possible, from hiring, to onboarding, administration, rewards, career development and more. We’re big on investing in our people as we want Just Eat to be a place where people love coming to work, and they do.

The opportunity

Title: Talent Acquisition Associate, Technology

Department: People

Reports to: Talent Acquisition Partner, Technology

Location: London

Why work at Just Eat?

Following our IPO in 2014, Just Eat is now well established as one of the most successful, innovative and high growth technology companies in Europe, with year-on-year order growth of over 50%. Just Eat is the clear global leader in the online takeaway ordering sector – processing millions of orders across the globe, with a clear #1 position in all of these.

We have achieved this by building a growing network of tens of thousands of restaurant partners and continuing to commit major investment into our technology platform, our brand and our people. Just Eat is now firmly established as one of the UK’s leading consumer brands, we are all about choice and are helping the nation ‘find your flavour' as we embark on creating the world's greatest food community.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do. Globally we have 2500 Just Eaters. They embody our values: Make Happy, Razor Sharp and Big Hearted. We truly believe it’s the people that make Just Eat the great company it is. We have an incredibly open culture. We’re about making everyone feel comfortable, sharing ideas and trying out new things.

What’s the opportunity?

Just Eat’s Talent Acquisition Team are looking for a a sharp and commitmed Talent Acquisition Associate with experience of working in a fast-paced and autonomous environments. The suitable candidate will work within the Talent Acquisition Team, and directly contribute to the end to end hiring of individuals across the business globally.

Ensuring that Just Eat has the right people in the business is critical to our future success. As such, this vacancy plays an important role in supporting recruitment drives within our Engineering, Delivery / Projects and Data teams. This is a diverse role that will include overseeing advertising, directly sourcing via LinkedIn, Stackoverflow and other channels, screening, running assessment centres, getting involved in Meetups, community and more.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Manage end to end recruitment processes across Engineering, Delivery / Projects and Data

  • Working alongside hiring managers to understand individual vacancies

  • Manage and support the recruitment advertising across online platforms

  • Proactively source talent for Just Eat by actively networking, headhunting, talent hacking and via referrals

  • Oversee internal recruitment processes end to end

  • Manage the offer, onboarding and new starter process alongside HR

  • Track recruitment and keep up to date records of activity on candidate tracking system and produce regular and ad-hoc reports on recruitment activities and processes

  • Contribute and support the Talent Acquisition & Rewards strategy across Just Eat

Required skills and experience

Your skills and experience:

  • A minimum of 18 months recruitment experience (in-house or agency)

  • Experience in recruiting for at least one related discipline (Engineering, Projects / Delivery or Data)

  • Demonstrable experience of telephone interviewing and shortlisting candidates

  • Experience of working with a high volume of vacancies

  • Strong communication skills

  • Experience of using an Applicant Tracking System beneficial

  • Exposure to recruitment advertising

  • Experience working in a fast paced and entrepreneurial environment

  • Experience in pro-active candidate acquisition using a variety of tools and methods

  • Comfortable working with a range of stakeholders