TUI Group • Rijswijk, Netherlands

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Employment type:  Contract


A little flex time

Job Description

As a Talent Acquisition Specialist, you’ll be supporting our Airline functions, however there may be times where you’ll be asked to help our other functions across the Non-Volume TA space. You’ll have a specialism in direct sourcing strategies, looking to attract, engage and assess talented individuals. You’ll drive the delivery of an outstanding candidate experience that champions our employer brand and our wider consumer brand.

You’ll be great at building and maintaining positive relationships inside and outside of TUI, aiding Hiring Managers to fulfil their recruitment requirements, while finding and implementing new and innovative ways to achieve our Talent Acquisition delivery plans. In return you’ll receive great benefits by being part of the largest global tourism group.

This role can be based from Rijswijk in The Netherlands, Zaventem in Belgium, Luton in the UK or Hannover in Germany and will allow for a hybrid working model.

This position will be offered on an 18 month fixed term contract basis.

Applications close 10th March 2024.


You will be committed to building in-depth knowledge of your business areas whilst managing the end-to-end recruitment process for several key functions within our Airline functions.

You will build strong relationships with your hiring managers and key stakeholders with the ability to flex your style and approach where necessary to influence at all levels. You will be confident in providing updates in relation to campaigns, projects & new processes. You will also help to up skill, coach & train hiring managers on recruitment best practices, processes, systems and current legislation, and provide advice & assistance at key stages of the recruitment process & campaign. Your knowledge and experience will allow you to take a comprehensive brief from the hiring managers ensuring you are equipped to source the ideal candidates for the position.

As Talent Acquisition Specialist you will be designing and delivering compelling, authentic and SEO-optimised candidate attraction content, rigorous and fair candidate screening and selection (including assessment and interviews). Delivering a positive, customer centric candidate experience and positive perception of TUI’s employer brand throughout the recruitment process.

Using your market knowledge, networks and expertise within recruitment best practice, you will source and attract high calibre talent to the business using a range of methods and cost-effective channels (including direct sourcing, social media and job boards), tailoring your approach for niche/specialist/difficult to fill roles. You will be experienced in resource planning, including proactive searches, creating and maintaining talent pools.


  • Working knowledge of the full recruitment lifecycle
  • Expert in proactive direct candidate sourcing methods using tools such as LinkedIn recruiter, CV databases, market mapping, niche job boards, and social media channels
  • Experience with a variety of assessment tools
  • Driven, proactive and solutions-focused
  • Delivers an exceptional candidate experience by communicating regularly and honestly throughout the recruitment process
  • Passionate about role modelling the TUI Values (Trusted, Unique, Inspiring)
  • It helps if you love holidays as we are all passionate about the happiness, experience and memories you gain through travel.
  • Fluency in English and Dutch is essential for this position


  • Work in the largest global tourism group with international projects and teams

  • Fantastic holiday benefits including discounts & special offers

  • Development & career opportunities

  • Health and wellbeing support

  • Flexible working (understandably, some roles operate out of a specific location & to a set working pattern)

  • Plus lots more benefits relevant to the local market that you’ll be based in

We love to see your uniqueness shine through and inspire the future of travel. If you would like to read more about what Diversity & Inclusion means to us simply visit Our DNA.

We really value your interest in TUI and will be back in touch with you shortly after the application closing date.

Please Note: Airline roles will be managed by an international Talent Acquisition team and therefore your application may be viewed by TUI colleagues outside your home country. If you have any questions, please contact the Recruiter for this role via the contact information next to this advert.

Company benefits

Travel credit – All benefits vary by location and job role, we'd be happy to chat to you about this in more detail
Work from anywhere scheme – TUI WORKWIDE means colleagues can work from abroad for up to 30 working days a year
Employee discounts
Flexible working week
Bank holiday swaps
Time off in-lieu
Religious celebration leave
Buy or sell annual leave
Health insurance
Gym membership
Open to part time work for some roles
Mental health platform access
Enhanced maternity leave
Shared parental leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Compassionate leave
Cinema discounts
Season ticket loan
Travel insurance
Cycle to work scheme
In office catering
Commuter loan
Annual pay rises
Annual bonus
Life assurance
Salary sacrifice
Matched pension contribution
In office workout classes
Teambuilding days
Employee assistance programme
Charity donation scheme
Enhanced sick pay
Share options
Faith rooms
Volunteer days
Lunch and learns
L&D budget
Personal development days
Mental health days
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Employees enjoy the working environment
Employees feel quite excited about the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is fair and in line with the market average

Working at TUI Group

Company employees

60,000 globally

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Mexico, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA

Hiring Countries

Dominican Republic
United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024