Head of Talent Acquisition (m/f)

Project A Published: May 25, 2017
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Project A is an operational VC that provides its ventures with capital, an extensive network and exclusive access to a wide range of operational expertise. The Berlin-based investor makes use of the €260m in assets under its management to back early-stage companies in the digital technology space. With its unique organizational structure featuring 100 operational experts, Project A offers its portfolio companies hands-on support in the areas of IT, Marketing & Brand Building, Business Intelligence, Sales and Recruiting. The portfolio includes companies such as Catawiki, WorldRemit, Tictail, Contorion, nu3, Lostmy.name and ZenMate.

We are looking for:

A new team member for our A-team.

Your Tasks

  • Create, drive and lead the talent attraction and pipelining strategies across all functions of the Project A and our Ventures
  • Manage, coach and develop our TA-Team
  • Drive recruiting analytics and reporting, track and evaluate relevant metrics with the help of a tool which was built from our BI Team to improve not only our candidate experience but also our internal stakeholders recruiting efforts
  • Offer excellent talent acquisition services, not only to Project A but also to our +35 portfolio companies
  • Optimise recruiting processes for candidate satisfaction, hiring velocity and selection accuracy, without compromising on hiring the best of talents
  • Constantly expand sourcing channels and activities
  • Ensure a great interviewing experience for both candidates and hiring teams (Internally and Ventures) by providing trainings
  • Together with the team, refine and boost the Project A employer brand
  • Build and maintain strong and productive stakeholder relationships across the business

Your Profile

  • Your extensive background in recruiting, specifically in an engineering heavy environment, enables you to quickly understand our needs and lift our hiring efforts on to a next level
  • Ideally, you have first leadership experience
  • You have a strong business acumen and always refer back to the big picture
  • You are known for your excellent communication and relationship building skills, which has helped you establish a sizeable network in the recruiting and tech scene
  • Due to your passion for recruiting and your insatiable curiosity, you always stay on top of innovative solutions, and love breaking new ground in the world of talent acquisition
  • You are very analytical and numbers driven, and prefer to argue on the basis of data rather than opinions
  • Your English and German language skills are excellent, both in speaking and writing

Our Benefits

  • You will become part of a highly motivated and professional Team
  • You will have the unique opportunity to experience and to make an impact on a recently founded company
  • You will benefit from the greatest possible creative freedom to personally grow and develop yourself on a constant basis
  • You will work at a modern and well equipped office in the heart of Berlin
  • You will benefit from a communicative, creative and stimulating environment

Do you want to be part of our success story?
We are looking forward to your online application.


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