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As a global B2B FinTech software company, Serrala helps organizations automate their complex finance processes to stay ahead of the curve. With locations in Europe, North America and Asia, our 700+ employees are dedicated to servicing our customers in all industry sectors, from medium-sized companies to global players. More than 100 of S&P500 and over 50% of DAX40 companies are our customers.


We are growing - our goals are ambitious, and to achieve them, we need you. #Hamburg


Director Talent Acquisition (m/f/d) 


Your tasks:

  • The Big Picture: As global process owner, you oversee the success of global recruiting activities and ensure the right talents are hired in time and according to our ambitious growth plans: You develop and improve our current practices in Recruiting and build, measure, learn on (technology-based) improvements to stay up to date with the market trends
  • Managing the Team: You develop, empower, and lead the Talent Acquisition team in EMEA (solid line) and advise the non-European Talent Acquisition teams in India and North America via dotted line. You thereby ensure excellence in the candidate and hiring manager experience
  • Leadership and Executive Hires: You run the full cycle recruitment process for experienced, leadership, and executive hirings. You ensure End2End responsibility throughout the hiring process
  • Employer Branding: In close cooperation with Marketing, you strive towards a strong B2B employer brand and bring all your creative energy and ideas in to engage candidates with our brand
  • System Management: You are a key system owner for our recruiting software SAP Success Factors
  • Number Expert: You are responsible for overseeing and allocating the Recruiting budget. It is within your responsibility to ensure the best use of our recruiting channels towards channel performance and candidate journey


Your profile:

  • Proven Background: Bachelor’s degree plus at least 6-8 years of progressive talent acquisition and HR experience
  • Experienced Leader: Previous leadership experience and proven track record of performance
  • The right Pace: Previous experience in a fast-growing industry with a high velocity –experience in the FinTech industry is beneficial
  • Connecting the Dots: Ability to translate business requirements into recruiting needs under continuous prioritization
  • Strategic HR Partner: Ability to think strategically, consult, and demonstrate strong problem-solving skills while collaborating across many teams, levels, and countries
  • Analytical Driver: You have a "Numbers Don't Lie" mentality and use metrics to power performance and decision making
  • Diagnostic Challenger: You are familiar with personnel diagnostics and feel comfortable including diverse instruments in the interviewing process
  • Human Focus: Excellent relationship skills and hands-on mentality with an open mindset
  • Communications Skills: Outstanding presentation and communication skills and highly proficient in both spoken and written English & German. 


It’s time to become a Serralian…

Do you look forward to taking on exciting challenges in an expanding and innovative environment? We continuously improve the way we work, including modern and flexible working conditions, professional development as part of our LearnLab, joint team events such as monthly lunches, after work events, and the Serralian Base Camp. And yes, we also promote sports activities and provide organic fruit and refreshing beverages.


Next steps: Apply quickly and easily with your CV via our recruiting tool.

Pro-Tip: Skip the cover letter and pitch us in 3 sentences why exactly you are the perfect match for our team!

Your HR Contact for this position is: Mareike Magdalene Gerdes 

This role is based in: Hamburg 


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We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate and support diversity by providing equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or handicap, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


[To all recruitment agencies]

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We Are Serrala. We have grown from a small family-owned business into an ambitious, global FinTech with 30+ years of experience. We are hungry to evolve, reinvent ourselves and grow - standing still is not an option.

We Are Serralians. A diverse team of 700 + techies, finance and payment experts, creatives and business administrators in 15+ offices around the globe. We see ourselves as a global family that stays connected despite physical distance and celebrates the idea of community. #WeArePassionate #WeAreEmpowering #WeAreEnterprising #WeAreReliable