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Talent Acquisition Team Lead

Permanent employee, Full-time · Dublin

The Role
Personio was founded in 2015, and its mission is to enable better organisations. We simplify and automate recruiting, payroll and human resource management software (all-in-one) for small to medium-sized businesses. Our HQ is in Munich, and we have additional offices in Madrid, London and most recently Dublin. Globally we are home to 600 employees and 3,000 customers. In January 2021 we raised $125 million in ‘Series D’ funding, making us the most valuable HR tech organisation in Europe. In 2021, we will scale our Dublin office to 200 people. As Talent Acquisition Team Lead for the International Business Team you will lead a team of talented, incredibly wonderful and high performing Talent Acquisition Partners, building out our sales, customer operations and business teams. This is a brand new role which has been created to further accelerate our ambitious growth.

Role and Responsibilities Include:
Leadership / People Management:
  • Manage, mentor and develop team members and be an inspiring leader
  • Achieve our global hiring targets 
  • Conduct half-yearly performance review process with your team members
  • Hire and onboard new team members
  • Distribute team resources fairly and based on strengths and capacity
  • Closely collaborate with your peers and lead on developing and executing a conjoint, effective hiring strategy
  • Conduct quarterly budget planning for the overall HR budget and performing against it
  • Conduct quarterly hiring planning for the overall HR hiring plan
  • Set quarterly OKRs for the team 
Talent Acquisition:
  • Identify and win the best candidates for Personio´s business teams
  • Develop and execute a talent acquisition strategy to fulfil the quarterly and long-term hiring target, enabling the constant growth of the company
  • Be a trusted advisor for internal stakeholders on all talent acquisition related matters and proactively manage discussions by giving regular updates, realistic outlooks, addressing challenges and suggesting solutions
  • Work in a data-driven way, understand numbers behind processes and draw conclusions for future activities
  • Constantly strive for improvement, e.g. by challenging and optimising our recruiting process, increasing efficiency, identifying new recruiting sources, etc.
  • Collaborate closely with Employer Branding to take the right measures in order to establish Personio as the software employer of choice in Europe
What you need to succeed
  • You bring substantial knowledge and experience with leading an in-house talent acquisition team, ideally with experience from companies that have strongly scaled in size
  • Ideally you bring experience building out international sales, customer success and/or business teams in a similarly high bar organisation within the technology industry.
  • You strive in a very fast-paced environment and you combine humbleness, passion and hard work to help drive Personio´s growth
  • You are a to-the-point communicator, able to adapt your message and influence your target group, in verbal and written form and you are comfortable communicating on all seniority levels. Business fluency in English is a must
  • You have a very structured way of working, being able to prioritise a variety of tasks, complete them diligently and handle several complex tasks at the same time. You pass this attitude on to the team and apply high standards towards your team’s diligence
  • You are proficient in working with data, being able to derive conclusions and actions based on your analysis
  • You have a strategic mindset, are able to think ahead and use data as your foundation to take decisions
  • You bring a positive, can-do and hands-on mindset and you´re able to make pragmatic decisions
Why Personio
  • As you are joining Personio at such an early stage, this shows us your trust and confidence in us. We would like you to profit from the success of the company, and therefore, we offer you a competitive compensation package (salary, benefits and pre-IPO equity)
  • We love what we do, but we are still happy to enjoy 26 days of paid holidays + 2 days off for Christmas and New Years
  • We enjoy becoming better day by day, that is why you will receive €1,500 of development budget every year
  • We have fun! Join us for regular team events, e.g. Oktoberfest, summer event, skiing trip and online events in lieu of Covid-19 restrictions
  • We focus on results rather than schedules - we offer Flexibility and Remote-working
  • Comprehensive healthcare scheme fully covered for each permanent employee
  • Pension scheme, up to 5% matching contribution
  • Corporate benefits - a range of employee discounts for different brands so you can save money while shopping (e.g. Adidas, LG, Bosch, Apple, Dia, etc.)
  • #SocialResponsibility: We are grateful for our privileges and take action to have a positive impact on the environment and society. Therefore, you will have two extra days to have #Impact: one individual and one supporting a company-wide project!
The well-being of our employees is paramount. Although we’ve recently opened our Dublin office in the City Centre area, all employees are currently working from home, the office or a combination of the two at their discretion due to Covid-19. Personio is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, race or being a member of the traveller community.
About us
Being a Personio means being part of something big. It means shaping the future of HR, the future of our company, and at the very same time: your future. As one of the fastest-growing B2B SaaS companies in Europe, we have raised $125 million in ‘Series D’ funding in January 2021, making Personio the most valuable HR technology company in Europe. We have a great product and a fantastic team that will continue to grow through 2021, from 600 to 1,000. We already have more than 3,500 customers with a market that is only waiting to be developed further, but we aim high: Our goal is to build the leading HR platform in Europe.

At Personio, we believe in hiring people like you - ambitious, forward thinkers who want to be more than just another employee. Will you be one of them?

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