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Director of Talent Acquisition

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm

We interview on a rolling basis for this position, so if you believe you are who we are looking for, do not wait to send in your application.

The Mentimeter product is loved globally, and we are experiencing tremendous growth. However, we are still only at the beginning of our journey. We’re on a quest to attract 120+ extraordinary new colleagues in 2022 and beyond. Is that even possible? We believe it is with our values at heart and scalability in our minds. But we need your help.

As the Director of Talent Acquisition , you will be responsible for the strategic direction and management of everything related to Talent Acquisition at Mentimeter. It is about leading our fab TA team, but it is also about inspiring and engaging the whole organization in attracting and hiring their next colleague.

The bar is set high. Recruitment is so much more than delivering on a headcount plan. We strive for the best candidate experience and set a new standard for diversity in the tech industry. We are super proud that 51% of our employees are born outside Sweden, representing more than 40 nationalities, and a women/men ratio of 54%/46%.

We invite you to a real challenge in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. But this does not mean we want you to work your ass off (it is quite the opposite). Instead, we expect creativity, smartness and outstanding leadership. Is this you? Then, let’s chat about it!

Responsibilities

  • High-level strategic work to make sure we attract, assess and hire according to our goals
  • Drive efficient and evidence-based recruitment processes and candidate experiences imbued by our values.
  • Enhance a #recruitmentfirst mindset in the whole organization - where everyone is engaged in the role they are playing, think about candidate experience and understand how to prioritize.
  • Long term organization and recruitment planning in collaboration with the management team.
  • Leading the amazing Talent Acquisition Team

    • Setting vision, mission, OKRs and strategy together with the team and making sure everyone is aligned regarding priorities and processes.
    • Empowering and developing your team in reaching their professional career goals and individual potential
    • Line Manager responsibilities - mainly for TA Business Partner.
    • Budget responsibilities for the TA function - including planning of investments, resource allocation and follow up.
    • Build awareness for Mentimeter as a company, filling our recruitment funnel with people eager to jump on our journey when the possibility arises
    • Be an external spokesperson for our culture, ways of working and Mentimeter as a workplace.

Work with great people

Soner
Front-end Developer
"Dog videos vs. Cat videos is the ever ongoing fight of Internet. Soner has clearly picked a side: Doggos. The cuter and hairier the better."
Federica
Business Development Director - Sales
"All the way from Italian metropolitan via small town of Switzerland to Stockholm to be a part of the Menti-family. It's like it was written in the stars (check the cancer sign)."
Anna
Product Manager
"Anna is a Stockholmer and a part of the Mentimeter KTH alumni crew. When she's not innovating at Mentimeter, she's doing jumping jacks on the handball court or partying in the USA."
Carl
Head of Brand
"As a kid Carl wanted to be a fashion designer, but ended up doing the next best thing - branding and PR. When he's not at Menti he's touring Sweden with his cover band (apparently they're terrible)."

Skills & Requirements

Requirements

  • Preferably you have done a similar journey before - i.e you know what it takes to scale a tech company in hyper growth, maybe from around 100 - 500 people, together with a big in house TA team.
  • Previous experience:

    • A senior leader with 5+ years of managerial experience
    • 8+ years in a high-pace recruiting environment within the startup/scaleup/Saas tech industry.
    • A proven track record of developing and implementing Talent Acquisition strategies, processes and tools in a values-driven context
    • A proven track record in leading and developing teams and individuals, creating a high performing, engaging and long-term sustainable culture.
    • High emotional intelligence meaning leading through relationships, purpose and values and showing high levels of empathic listening and curiosity.
    • You possess the ability to collaborate and build strong relationships at all levels as well as great stakeholder management.
    • Your previous work demonstrate passion, competence and concrete achievements regarding inclusion, equality and diversity
    • You have financial and business acumen, negotiation skills and project management skills
  • You are fluent in English with good written and verbal communication/presentation skills. We are an English-first organization and everyday work is in English.

We believe you will like this opportunity if:

  • You love combining high-level thinking with coaching and hands-on work; enjoying developing both what we do and how we do it
  • You are a creative problem solver who likes complex challenges and thrives in a collaborative, fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • You flourish in a culture where togetherness, inclusion, transparency, humbleness, professionalism, working smart and having fun is at the center
  • You are curious and get excited about trying out and learning new things. We invest both money and time so you can take your skills to the next level.
  • You are in the driving seat of your own development meaning asking for feedback to constantly improve, grow and develop.

Your team

Talent Acquisition is part of our People & Culture Department that has the overall responsibility of attracting and retaining the best people. Together we drive a strategic and proactive agenda focused on building an engaging company culture, a top notch employee experience, great learning and development opportunities and a strong employer brand.

  • Your main team consists of 2 TA Business Partners and 5 experienced TA Partners

  • You will work closely with our 2 people strong TA-team in Canada

  • You will report directly to Anna Gullstrand, Chief People & Culture Officer

  • You will be part of the People & Culture Management Team, consisting of CPCO, People Growth Team Lead and People Experience Team Lead, setting the strategic agenda and ensuring cross collaboration and team synergies.

  • The location of the position is our Stockholm HQ.

Wanna embark on this journey? Let’s go!

P.S. Don’t feel you’re 100% qualified for the job? Apply anyway! We read every application carefully, knowing that you’re way more than your resumé. D.S.

Process:

  • Personality Test and a Logic Test*.

  • First interview

  • Business Case

  • Competence Interview

  • Culture Interview

  • References

  • Offer

*We use evidence based methods to minimize bias in our recruitment and find the person with the highest potential for each role. After sending in your application, you will receive a link from Alva Labs containing the tests. Please conduct the tests as soon as possible since we use the result as one input source when looking at your profile.

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Great Place to Work

  • Access to a personal leadership coach

  • Private healthcare insurance

  • Wellness allowance 5000 sek/year

  • Individual budget for professional development

  • Private pension matching ITP-level

  • 1 month (optional) relocation trip in Europe/year

  • Attractive insurance package

  • 30 days of paid vacation per year

  • A diverse, modern and inclusive work environment

  • 5 weeks paid vacation

  • Access to a personal leadership coach

  • Individual budget for professional development

  • Pension plan

  • Wellness allowance CAD 700/year

  • 1 month (optional) relocation trip per year

  • RRSP matching

About the company

Our vision is to transform presentations, meetings and lectures by turning passive audiences into engaged contributors. We make this possible through our interactive presentation platform where the traditional presentation monologue becomes an inclusive dialogue. We believe in the power of together and that the most successful leaders listen to be heard.

With Mentimeter, users become the best presenter they can be. Meetings become more productive, participants learn more and have fun whilst doing it.

We have more than 200 million users and customers in over 200 countries. On our way to making the world a better place, one presentation at a time.


Anna Gullstrand | Contact Person

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