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Head of Talent Acquisition (H/F) - Barcelona

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We are papernest

Our ambition? To be the only platform to manage all the subscriptions with one single click. 

Since our launch in 2015, we haven't stopped growing: we have more than 850 employees, 800,000 customers, we work in 5 European markets --> we have offices in Paris, Reims, Barcelona, and Warsaw. We have doubled in size each year, and we are determined to keep moving forward! In fact, new markets are being launched as we speak!

We are proud to be part of the top 120 French tech startups, and we are convinced that all great success comes first and foremost from a great team.

To face the following challenges, we are looking for a Head of Talent Acquisition to drive the growth of papernest and lead the existing recruitment team.

 You will be responsible for the following tasks: 


  • In line with papernest's recruitment business plan, you will have to set up a sourcing strategy to meet the recruitment needs for 2022
  • Prepare the opening of new markets on different continents
  • Develop an employer brand strategy in line with the recruitment objectives of each department (Engineering, Operations, Sales, Marketing, Product...) 
  • Lead the implementation of projects within the team to improve the quality of the services offered by the Talent Acquisition department (e.g., recruitment of new employees)
  • Provide input to the HR leadership team on issues related to Talent Acquisition
  • Manage the Talent Acquisition budget 
  • Manage relations with external partners: consulting firms, service providers, schools, etc.


 Main tasks

  • Manage a team of 10+ recruiters (Talent Acquisition Manager and Recruiters): weekly points, team meetings, annual reviews, regular feedbacks
  • Ensure the respect of the established recruitment processes to guarantee a solid and engaging candidate experience
  • Communicate recruitment process requirements to critical people and share important information
  • Ensure that the tools in place are used optimally and effectively
  • Be the point of contact between HR and Talent Acquisition teams
  • Consolidate the information gathered from candidates to develop a solid "salary grids"
  • Create a talent pool and a mapping of key positions in the organization


Management and reporting

  • Manage the talent acquisition team on a daily basis using the established KPIs
  • Leading the monthly meeting with the hirings managers to give them the appropriate visibility 
  • Consolidate the information needed to monitor recruitment indicators for the members of the Executive Committee
  • Organize the workflow of recruiters according to business priorities
  • Organize regular feedback points with the directors of each department


To achieve this, you need to have:

  • At least five years experience in a similar role managing a team of at least four people
  • Already worked in a startup environment where you have learned to prioritize the management of a large volume of recruitment in a hyper-growth environment
  • You will have a good sense of human relations to recruit the best people
  • You will be able to analyze and synthesize to build and communicate the performance indicators of the Talent Acquisition department

What papernest offers you: 

  • 💸 Attractive remuneration :
    • Competitive remuneration 
    • Stock options (BSPCE)
    • 24 days of paid holiday per year
    • Sanitas health insurance covered at 50% by papernest after 6 months of seniority 
    • A paid referral program 
    • 💼 Great working conditions
    • Incredible offices in Barcelona, in the heart of 22@ (1500 m2 of landscaped terraces, showers, areas dedicated to catering and rest, Zen garden, games area, etc.) 5 minutes from Poblenou beach! 🏖️ 
    • Remote work possible 2 days a week (including Monday and Friday)
    • Free coffee and tea!
    • Snacks and other treats available for free
    • Choose between Mac and PC, we take care of the rest 💻 
    • Paperparty every month to relax too 🎉
    • Free breakfast every Thursday 😋
    • 💪 Great professional challenges
    • Brilliant colleagues 
    • Ambitious development prospects / internal mobility
    • Career development path 
    • An international environment
    • Recurrent team trainings
    • Regular events and team building 

  • Your manager:

    Your manager will be Olivier, our CHRO. He is a confirmed sportsman and a strong freediver. 

    He loves to be part of a team that is why he decided to begin a career in human resources after studying law. His professional career is multicultural; he loves to share and learn from all situations that come his way!

    Recruitment process: 

    • Interview with Rossella, Talent Acquisition Manager
    • Interview with Olivier, CHRO
    • Business case
    • Interview with Benoit, CEO

    If you are up for the challenge we can’t wait to meet you!

    papernest is a disability-friendly company.

    Additional information

    • Remote status

      Flexible remote

    • Type of contract


    We usually respond within three days

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    08005 Barcelona Directions

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