Gurgaon, India

Recruitment Manager

Recruitment Manager

At AKQA we believe in the imaginative application of art and science to create beautiful ideas, products and services. With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we design adaptive digital services and applications that capture the imagination, delivering impressive returns for our clients.

You will love working in a team of highly skilled people, all with strong opinions about various technologies, frameworks and approaches to delivery. You will be able to articulate your ideas to your colleagues effectively and will take on board the ideas of others. You will thrive when faced with new challenges and will constantly look to improve clients’ deliverables.


  • Coaching & leading a team of 3-4 recruiters to deliver on the hiring targets
  • Identify the skills and competencies required for the open positions and create JD’s, score cards and interview plan
  • Design, develop and maintain the recruitment life cycle and measurement metrics like time to hire, cost per hire
  • Analyse data to see the hiring trends on weekly/ monthly/ quarterly basis
  • Present the data on weekly basis to stakeholders and get their buy in on recruitment 
  • Communicate with stakeholder to get a clear view on their hiring needs and organisational goals
  • Stakeholder management - building positive relationships, strengthening stakeholder commitment towards onboarding candidates together
  • Build quality relationships with the internal stakeholders and external recruitment agencies
  • Advise business on best recruiting practices
  • Utilise recruitment media, job fairs, hiring drives and e-recruiting tools, ATS as required to attract qualified candidates
  • Source and evaluate resumes and interview candidates to ensure that their skills and abilities meet the requirements for open positions
  • Competition mapping: identify competition companies and gather key insights about their team structures and profiles
  • Run campus recruitment model for AKQA India - planning & execution of the model
  • Responsible for smooth pre-boarding & onboarding of all the selected candidates
  • Develop, motivate, and lead the India talent acquisition team (3 to 4 members)
  • Work on creating a strong employer branding strategy
  • This position is full-time and based in Gurgaon


  • 10+ years of IT recruitment experience working within talent acquisition for a fast-paced technology driven company.
  • 2+ years of team lead experience.
  • Planning & organising - prioritises & plans work activities, well organised & methodical approach
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to influence others
  • Accountability, attention to detail
  • Results-driven, go-getter
  • Analytical skills - able to able to spot trends in data which drives decision making
  • Should know minimum intermediate level Excel, VLOOKUP, Pivot tables, PowerPoint
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment.

AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQAs ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, colour, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.


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Recruitment Manager — Gurgaon


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