Ana Macedo

Ana Macedo

Recruiter at Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht
Lives in Amsterdam, Netherlands

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About me

Netherlands based Hospitality professional with a passion for working "behind the scenes" while contributing for the development of the business.


4 years and 10 months

  • Recruiter

    Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht - Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Human Resources
    September 2018 - Now · 1 year and 5 months

    Responsible for sourcing, attracting, prescreening, interviewing and assisting with the hiring of colleagues for both properties, ensuring the right recruitment strategy is in place. Handling all incoming applications, providing swift feedback and contacting promising candidates. Utilizing the appropriate sources to hire the right fit of people at the right time, making the most efficient use of the recruitment budget. Creating and updating job descriptions, ensuring they are accurate, exciting, cohesive with each brand, and posted in the ATS and job boards timely and as needed. Supporting Managers to ensure a best practice approach in line with appropriate legislation. Planning and attending School visits / Career Fairs, representing the properties and attracting promising candidates for our current vacancies.

  • Career Consultant

    HRC International - Maastricht, Netherlands

    Human Resources
    September 2017 - August 2018 · 1 year

    Recruiting, selecting and interviewing hospitality talents from all over the world. Connecting them with the top branded luxury hotels and fine dining restaurants in the USA and providing additional services such as coaching, visa support and career progression. Sourcing on several platforms, conducting phone, skype and face to face interviews to determine eligibility and selecting the best match between vacancy and candidate. Participating on recruitment trips to Schools and Fairs in different countries in order to represent the company, performing presentations about HRC's services and product, meeting with Internship Coordinators and discussing the options for their students and graduates.

  • Junior Career Consultant

    HRC International - Maastricht, Netherlands

    Human Resources
    April 2017 - September 2017 · 6 months

    Supporting candidates with their J1 Visa process by helping with the application, preparing for consulate visit and all steps in between including special cases such as rejections and second time applications. Being familiar with all documents and their formats to ensure all presented candidates comply with visa rules prior to being hired. Performing office support tasks such as running placement/candidate reports, creating meeting minutes, updating and implementing SOPs, ensuring all information is correct and up to date. Interviewing of facility cases and performing part of the last interview to normal candidates to ensure all rules and regulations of the J1 Visa and stay in the US are fully understood.

  • Interim Employee Housing Manager

    Mondrian Doha - Doha, Qatar

    Human Resources
    October 2016 - March 2017 · 6 months

    Screening, Interviewing and Recruiting of Housing Team. Managing contracts and operations of Transportation, Telecommunications and other companies and their services. Receiving and briefing employees upon arrival / assisting with exit formalities. Creating and implementing SOPs. Property management including infrastructure inspection, repairing and furnishing while complying with requirements for health, safety and country-specific laws. Housing assignment as per employee entitlement.

  • Management Trainee

    Hilton Doha - Doha, Qatar

    June 2015 - April 2016 · 11 months

    Human Resources / Learning & Development: Focused on recruitment, on-boarding and training new and current team members. Implementing LobsterInk, Hilton University and measuring completion of courses per department. Ensuring Brand Standards were followed at all times. Sales, PR & Marketing: Handling the Hotel's Social Media pages and OTA's, writing and proof-reading copy according to Brand Standards and creating On TV Guest Room Service Directory (IPTV).

  • Trainee

    The Yeatman Hotel - Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

    F&B service
    June 2014 - November 2014 · 6 months

    Full rotation training within the F&B Department, including breakfast, fine dining Michelin star restaurant, wine bar, room service and banquets.



5 languages

  • Portuguese

    Native or fluent

  • English

    Native or fluent

  • Spanish

    Full professional

  • Dutch


  • French


Personal information


  • Portuguese

Work Permits

  • European Union

Date of birth

August 27th 1989

Driving License



13 skills

  • Analytical skills
  • Coaching
  • Critical Thinking
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Interviewing
  • Learning and Development
  • Microsoft Office
  • Organizational skills
  • OTYS
  • Sourcing
  • Taleo
  • Training
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