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Talent Acquisition Officer - Commercial

  • Human Resources
  • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China
  • Cathay Pacific

Reports to: Talent Acquisition Manager

Department: People (PPL)

The Jobholder is accountable for supporting recruitment and onboarding administration and co-ordination for identified employee groups. The jobholder is also accountable for contributing to the execution of a signature Cathay Pacific / Cathay Dragon candidate experience through all key touch-points. The jobholder may be required to conduct interviews and administer other selection activities

Key Responsibilities

  • Primary responsibilities are to provide administrative support to the Talent Acquisition teams and oversee the day-to-day operations of the candidate’s application, interview and onboarding lifecycle
  • Create and post job openings on internal and external channels
  • Maintain and manage recruitment related technology platforms (SuccessFactors, Cut-e) as required
  • Review resumes and conduct first level digital screening
  • Arrange interviews, chasing candidates through multiple channels
  • Manage logistics associated with the assessment and interview process 
  • Schedule all phone / digital / in-person interviews and coordinate logistics and details (video and dial-in, interview room booking, etc.)  and ensure seamless communication with all stakeholders regarding interview details
  • Coordinate overseas candidate travel details, including flight and hotel arrangement 
  • Support all talent acquisition campaigns including job fairs, campus recruitment, career talks, walk-in days, etc.
  • Support offer and acceptance and onboarding processes as required
  • Manage all aspects of the background / reference checking processes
  • Participate in talent acquisition projects as required 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR, Business Administration or equivalent qualifications
  • Graduate opportunity, 1-2 years’ experience in an HR or talent acquisition role advantageous
  • Previous exposure to high volume recruitment advantageous
  • Experience working with an applicant tracking / eRecruit platform advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive, high drive
  • Outstanding customer service and team working skills
  • Confidence
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate confidently (both verbal and written) in English and Cantonese


  • Organisational Understanding
  • Analysis & Problem Solving
  • Customer Focus
  • Continuous Improvement and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Building Partnerships
  • Communication

Application deadline: 28 May 2019

Cathay Pacific is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with our personal data policy and for recruitment purposes only. Candidates not notified within eight weeks may consider their application unsuccessful. All related information will be kept in our file for up to 24 months. A copy of our Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request by contacting our Data Protection Officer.