Associate Director / Director, Talent Acquisition Programs (Bangkok-based)

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Bangkok, Thailand

About Agoda 

Agoda is an online travel booking platform for accommodations, flights, and more. We build and deploy cutting-edge technology that connects travelers with more than 3.6 million accommodations globally. Based in Asia and part of Booking Holdings, our 6,000+ employees representing 90+ nationalities foster a work environment rich in diversity, creativity, and collaboration. We innovate through a culture of experimentation and ownership, enhancing the ability for our customers to experience the world.

Our Purpose – Bridging the World Through Travel 

We believe travel allows people to enjoy, learn and experience more of the amazing world we live in. It brings individuals and cultures closer together, fostering empathy, understanding and happiness.
We are a skillful, driven and diverse team from across the globe, united by a passion to make an impact. Harnessing our innovative technologies and strong partnerships, we aim to make travel easy and rewarding for everyone.

Get to Know our Team: 

The People Team is a purveyor of opportunity, searching the globe for the most talented individuals and offering them an open, collaborative workplace. By prioritizing skill and potential, we have cultivated a powerful assembly of professionals through our drive for equal opportunity and diversity. We make the move to Agoda a breeze with assisted onboarding programs, and we continue to support and enrich our thousands of Agoda employees through individual growth with outstanding learning programs and various means of assistance. Our development of incredible benefits has ensured everyone can stay strong, healthy, and happy during their time at Agoda. Leading ambitious changes and making a positive impact in the lives of our employees, the People Team is a crucial and rewarding part of the Agoda family. 

The Opportunity:

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Associate Director / Director, Talent Acquisition Programs to join us. Reporting to the Head of Talent Acquisition, this strategic role is designed to bolster our recruitment efforts by developing and overseeing innovative top of funnel programs. The successful candidate will be responsible for growing our talent pipeline, enhancing our sourcing strategies, and providing market insights to enable strategic hiring decisions.

In this Role, you’ll get to: 

  • Develop and execute strategies to grow the number of qualified candidates at scale through various programs.
  • Craft and execute sourcing strategies that boost our talent pool attracting stellar candidates for key hiring segments.
  • Equip our Recruitment Team with the market insights and tactics needed to engage and win over top talent.
  • Harness market intelligence to inform and shape Agoda strategic talent decisions.
  • Manage and mentor a team of program heads, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
  • Collaborate closely with Recruitment, Operational Excellence, and Agoda senior leaders to align efforts and achieve common goals.
  • Work in tandem with the Recruitment Marketing and Employer Branding Team to strengthen our market position and attract top talent into our top of funnel.

What you’ll Need to Succeed:

  • A proven track record in talent acquisition with a gift for creating programs (such as campus recruitment referral programs, etc.) that resonate with candidates.
  • The ability to shape a clear vision, set clear goals that are step-changes, inspire a team, and lead them to achieve great things.
  • A data-driven mindset, using insights to refine our approach and keep us ahead of the curve.
  • Strong communication skills, capable of rallying your team and collaborating effectively with cross-functional partners.

Why Agoda and this role?

  • Impactful Leadership: Take the helm in our top of funnel strategies and make a tangible impact on our growth and success.
  • Strategic Influence: Your initiatives will be key in attracting both the rising talent of tomorrow and the seasoned experts of today.
  • Collaborative Environment: Join a team that values partnership and innovation, working together to set new standards in Talent Acquisition.
  • Career Growth: We invest in your development with a vast range of learning solutions. We never run out of new challenges for you to take on, and new initiatives and teams are initiated frequently.
  • Competitive Benefits: Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package that supports your well-being and lifestyle.

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Equal Opportunity Employer 

At Agoda, we pride ourselves on being a company represented by people of all different backgrounds and orientations. We prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. Employment at Agoda is based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of sex, age, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, citizenship, veteran or military status, and other legally protected characteristics.

We will keep your application on file so that we can consider you for future vacancies and you can always ask to have your details removed from the file. For more details please read our privacy policy.

To all recruitment agencies: Agoda does not accept third party resumes. Please do not send resumes to our jobs alias, Agoda employees or any other organization location. Agoda is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Hear from Agodans

I love working with people at Agoda. The People team has extremely smart and curious people, that come from diverse backgrounds and make every day interesting. The company's focus on ownership will provide you the opportunity to work with several stakeholders at any given time, You will have the ability to contribute to strategic projects and make an impact on our business outcomes. Eliana Carmel Chief People Officer

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