MasterCard Senior Recruiter Early Years Hiring Europe in London, United Kingdom

Who is Mastercard?

We are the global technology company behind the world€™s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless ®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives. We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.

Job Title

Senior Recruiter Early Years Hiring Europe

At Mastercard, we drive change€”change that makes a positive difference in the lives of our customers. This means that we're always looking for new ideas, always encouraging fresh thinking, and always collaborating with our partners around the world. It's this commitment to continual improvement that has led us to create the most innovative payments products and services in the world.

Mastercard operates the world€™s fastest payment processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. We€™re providing the technology that€™s leading the way toward a World Beyond Cash®.

The Talent COE of Human Resources, enables the business strategy through the delivery of simple, digitally-enabled, and business-relevant talent products and services across the world to our more than 13,000 employees. We are comprised of 3 pillars of expertise excellence: Acquisition, Development and Management.

Global Talent Acquisition caters to Experienced Hiring, Executive Hiring, Campus Hiring and Diversity hiring. The Graduate Recruitment Team at MasterCard resides in the Acquisition function. We work to shape the future of Mastercard through initiatives and programs to attract and hire uniquely talented graduates who will contribute to Mastercard€™s success.

It is our collective goal within the company to create an environment where top emerging professionals entering the workforce choose to work. Our collection of programs and services reflects the diversity of our employees, our place in the community and our culture, it's what makes us a great place to work and it's why we attract and retain some of the most talented people in the world.


Working in partnership across the region and with key stake holders globally, this person will be responsible for:

Leading Undergraduate recruiting efforts in the region; implementing best practices related to attracting top talent; ensuring consistency with the global framework while considering, representing and implementing local nuances appropriately.

Attracting and hiring diverse talent; developing relationships with diversity partners, as well as identifying and building partnerships and programs on campus.

Building and coordinating School Teams, executive sponsors and university relationships; Ensuring representation at recruiting events, developing and growing brand affinity on campus; identifying and collaborating with student organizations and faculty that will support our hiring strategy.

Serving as an ambassador of our brand on campus and in the community.

Managing a pipeline of interns, direct sourced, applicants and referrals.

Ensuring adherence to all compliance and acquisition processes.

Ensuring a consistent, positive candidate experience end to end.

Ensuring candidate data integrity is captured in the CRM and ATS accurately.

Leading and/or participating in special projects as needed.

Participating in the design of the Graduate Development Programs (Intern, Full time, MBA); implementing them across the region ensuring consistency and local nuances are effectively managed;

Representing the program offerings to HR and the business to drive business impact and support talent strategies; Communicating across HR and Business Units with program information and updates.

Establishing and implementing development programs and retention strategies for newly hired graduates that may include but are not limited to building formal networks and mentoring programs, providing access and opportunity for community outreach, and training managers on developing a unique part of the organizations workforce.

Partnering with the Global Graduate Recruitment team; share regional nuances, best practices and insights across the team.

Knowledge/Experience/Skills Required:

Experience in university recruitment and in building and maintaining relationships with schools (includes: career placement centers, professors, college leadership, and student organizations).

Demonstrated success in building and implementing development programs and strategies.

Familiarity with best practice techniques across the following key industries: technology, consulting, consumer packaged goods/product, and retail/merchants.

Experience in direct sourcing with a strong emphasis on the use of social media.

Analytical and able to make data driven insights to provide recommendations to continually evolve the function.

Strong Project Management and computer skills (MS Office) and the ability to quickly master internal and external systems and platforms.

Excellent interpersonal skills and presence; comfort dealing with all levels of the organization.

Drive, energy, and passion.

Exhibits creativity, comfortable with risk taking, open to making change happen.

Can implement and execute with speed and accuracy.

Regional travel required, up to 35%.

All About You:

Experience/Knowledge: Ideal experiences and personal characteristics include:

Extensive experience in direct sourcing, candidate assessment, as well as recruiting principles, theories and concepts.

Experience in designing sourcing strategies.

Experience sourcing professional senior level talent through multi-channels.

Extensive knowledge of applicant tracking systems and CRMs a plus.

Must be ethical, high integrity, and be passionate about attracting top talent.

Delivers with a high sense of urgency; operating with a strong customer satisfaction approach.

A demonstrated track record as an effective networker

A self-starter who can act as a strong individual contributor while navigating a complex global organization.

Bachelor€™s degree highly preferred

Mastercard is an inclusive EEO employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Requisition ID: R-61401