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Executive Recruiter (Senior Specialist)

Berlin · People

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It's such exciting times to be part of SumUp! As part of the global People team, you will help us build one of the best companies to work for in the world. Our mission starts with Talent Acquisition, the team of great people who work hard attract the right talent to SumUp and ensure candidates have an amazing experience while selecting us as their next employer. Here are some facts about us:

  • Our team is spread around 3 main locations in the world (São Paulo, Berlin and Sofia).

  • Our members come from 16 different countries around the globe: Brazil, Egypt, India, Pakistan, England, South Africa, Portugal, Netherlands, Germany, Ukraine, Russia, Bulgaria, USA, China, Turkey, Hungary.

  • We are to become heavy supporters of the agile transformation at SumUp, mentoring and coaching hiring managers at SumUp to approach their hiring needs in an agile ways.

SumUp is scaling fast, which means we need to hire a lot of key people to drive our new and growing business areas. As our Senior Executive Recruiter, you will work closely with the leadership team in Europe and our CEO to drive strategic recruitment processes for SumUp. In this role you will:

  • Partner with SumUp's leadership team in Europe to help them evaluate and structure executive hiring needs, considering business needs, the state of the job market and local hiring practices.

  • Drive the selection process, end-to-end (screening, interviews, offers, negotiations) and make accountable hiring decisions together with the business.

  • Add value to our recruiting processes by leveraging current trends in active sourcing and recruiting while recommending and driving improvements that impact local pipeline areas.

  • Be engaged in various projects for the continuous optimization and further development of the team and our processes, covering topics that vary from employer branding to candidate assessment, candidate experience, diversity and Talent Acquisition metrics.


  • Fluent English - you'll be part of a truly global team :)

  • At least 5 years of corporate and/or executive search firm recruiting experience - you should know your stuff!

  • Candidates trust you and hiring managers consider you to be their counselor in recruitment matters.

  • Solid knowledge of sourcing techniques - LinkedIn Recruiter, networking events and boolean searches are no strangers to you.

  • Strong interviewing skills - behavioral and technical interviews are part of your daily life.

  • Really passionate about recruiting, entrepreneurial spirit, easy-going, business acumen and results-oriented. 

  • You are available to travel to different EU locations once per quarter.


We believe in the everyday hero.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating tools that help them run their business. With a founders mentality and a 'team-first attitude' our diverse teams across Europe, South America, and the United States work together to ensure that the small business owners we partner with can be successful in doing what they love. 

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate.

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