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ConvaTec Talent Acquisition Specialist in Lisbon, Portugal

At ConvaTec, our vision is to develop pioneering trusted medical solutions to improve the lives we touch. We are a global medical technology business focused on serving people and care givers in the areas of advanced wound care, ostomy care, continence and critical care and infusion care. We devise, develop and manufacture innovative products and services that support people with deeply personal and challenging medical conditions, helping to improve care for them and giving them greater confidence, freedom and mobility. We are guided by our five core values, that shape the way we work, every day: Improve Care, Deliver Results, Grow Together, Own It and Do What’s Right. We are a global Group, with over 9,000 employees and in 2019, our Group generated revenues of over $1.827 billion. To learn more about ConvaTec, please visit search for better is changing the lives of our customers. It’s changing the careers of our people too – creating new challenges and opportunities all the time. We’re a business that never stands still. Join us as a Talent Acquisition Specialist, and you won’t either.This position is based in a standard office environment, though remote working may be required due to COVID-19 or other circumstances. ConvaTec is transforming its business services, and has recently launched a new Shared Services Centre in Lisbon.

About the role:As the Talent Acquisition Specialist you will be responsible for hiring across all roles within the Lisbon GBS, predominantly within Finance and IT, however subject to adding further disciplines in the future.

Your key duties and responsibilities:

  • Working in conjunction with the Talent Acquisition team to fill all positions required for the Lisbon GBS, ensuring candidates are on-boarded on the required dates

  • In line with the recruitment strategy determining the best approach by which to fill the required roles – direct sourcing, recruitment agencies, job fairs, intern programmes

  • Taking candidates through the life cycle of the recruiting process including negotiating and closing offers

  • Screening and shortlisting applicants across all roles

  • Interviewing candidates as needed across all roles

  • Determining the interview process by role and notifying the relevant interviewers

  • Arranging language testing if required

  • Working to ensure a positive candidate experience at all times

  • Assisting with the booking of interviews both face to face and via Teams

  • Managing the process from offer to on-boarding internally

  • Supporting all administrative aspects of the employee on-boarding and off-boarding processes, as well as the master data records for Portuguese employees in Workday

About you:

You have worked in recruitment area, in an in-house role, also having experience within an agency, driving recruitment processes to success. You proposed local recruitment strategies, utilising social media and creating content in line with it. You have strong background in driving successful recruitment campaigns and volume hiring in an international setting.


  • University degree education preferred

  • 5-7 years of experience in recruitment area, ideally from a mixed background in both agency and in-house teams

  • Experience of designing sourcing strategies and ongoing recruitment campaigns

  • Experience sourcing diverse talent and building inclusive recruitment processes and campaigns.

  • Knowledge of Finance and IT GBS roles would be attractive

Our products make a big difference every day. So will your contribution. The work you do will mean more, because it’ll make things better for your team, our business or our customers’ lives. It’ll inspire you to deliver to your very best. And we’ll be right behind you when you do. This is a challenge more worthwhile. This is work that’ll move you.


ConvaTec provides equal employment opportunities for all current employees and applicants for employment. This policy means that no one will be discriminated against because of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, nationality, citizenship, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, genetic predisposing characteristics or any other basis prohibited by law.

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: ConvaTec is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any ConvaTec employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written and signed search agreement, will become the sole property of ConvaTec. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.

If you are an active employee at ConvaTec, please do not apply here. Go to the Career Worklet on your Workday home page and View "ConvaTec Internal Career Site - Find Jobs". Thank you!

ConvaTec is changing. We’re transforming our business, fueled by a fierce determination to improve the lives of millions more customers around the world.

Our shared focus, and the sheer drive of our people, are giving us real momentum. They’re also making us a uniquely invigorating place to work. Join us and, whatever your role, you’ll be pushed and challenged every day. You’ll be supported too, empowered to spark and drive change where it matters most.

We have a uniquely dynamic, sometimes demanding environment. But if you’re motivated, and as focused on delivering for patients as we are, it’ll bring the very best out in you. You’ll never stand still. And you might just make the biggest impact of your entire career.

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