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UK, Europe & MEA Background Screening Specialist - Maternity Cover

Job Req ID 24761199 Location(s) Budapest, Hungary Job Type Hybrid Job Category Operations - Core
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Join Citi’s HR Workforce Intelligence & Talent Acquisition (WITA) in Budapest and make your own progress in a supportive and friendly environment!

HR WITA strives to deliver world-class HR operations, technology, and services to the Human Resources Division and Citi employees worldwide. With a staff of over 1,200 employees across all regions, WITA manages, processes, and provides tools to address HR and employee needs in an effective, efficient and low-risk manner while focusing on a positive customer experience.

The HR WITA Background Screening Specialist works with Talent Acquisition, assists the Onboarding team to ensure that all candidates within Citi follow the global screening policy.

Please note that this is a maternity cover role.

As a Background Screening Specialist You will:

  • Liaise with vendors to ensure that all background screenings are completed as per the Global Policy

  • Compile daily and weekly reports to identify current and future status of cases

  • Review all data identified to ensure that the candidate is compliant and able to work, liaising with HR and vendors to check that all areas are approved

  • Maintain all employee data on appropriate systems and inclusive of document imaging where required

  • Handle complex cases independently and provide support to other team members

  • Play an integral role in process improvement, desktop procedures update and Bright Idea submission and coordination;

  • Proactively support organizational projects and maintains good relationship with other teams;

  • Support the SME as a backup person during annual leaves via representing on relevant meetings/forums/calls;

  • Act as a go-to contact person to peers and other teams within the HR WITA organization

Ideal background:

  • Bachelor’s/University degree or equivalent experience in Economics, HR

  • Excellent communication skills in English

  • 1+ year of professional experience (SSC or HR)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point

  • Strong analytical skills and detail focus

  • Strong customer service orientation


  • Competitive compensation package with a wide range of benefits:

    • Cafeteria Program

    • Home Office Allowance - for colleagues working in hybrid work model

    • Paid Parental Leave Program - maternity leave and paternity leave

    • Private Medical Care Program and onsite medical rooms at our offices

    • Pension Plan Contribution to voluntary pension fund

    • Group Life Insurance

    • Employee Assistance Program

  • Access to a wide variety of learning and development programs, online course libraries and upskilling platforms, such as Udemy and Degreed

  • Flexible work arrangements to support colleagues’ in managing work - life balance

  • Continuous career progression opportunities across geographies and business lines

  • Inclusive and friendly corporate culture

  • Socially active employee communities with diverse networking opportunities

Apply to join the world’s most global bank and discover the true extent of your capabilities!



Job Family Group:

Operations - Core


Job Family:

Operations Support


Time Type:

Full time


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