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Senior Recruiter

Position description

Hiring Specialist attracts, evaluates and recruits qualified candidates who fit to LEAF values for various positions and seniority levels. She develops short-term and long-term hiring plans, advertising open positions and sourcing candidates both online and offline e.g. during career days. She oversees all hiring stages from sourcing to onboarding. She continuously looks for best sourcing channels including job boards, professional social networks and careers pages. She coordinates internal hiring process. 

The main challenge will be to 2-fold:

1) attracting people who currently do not apply to LEAF (e.g. business scale up/fast growing organisation experience, online experience) 

2) building hiring capability internally; building systems and recruiting skills internally

Besides of other responsibilities she/he is responsible for:      


  • Oversee all hiring stages from sourcing to onboarding 
  • Advertise open roles on various channels including job boards, professional social networks and LEAF careers page 
  • Coordinate LEAF internal hiring process 
  • Screen resumes and application forms based on LEAF values and 4C’s organization skills  
  • Interview candidates via appropriate ways – phone, video, personal interviews 
  • Track key recruiting metrics like time-to-hire and source of hire to improve hiring process  
  • Organizes training for Area leaders related to selection and hiring min. once/year to improve selection process + proposes improvements for current hiring process 
  • Reach out to potential candidates and build relationships for future job opportunities (for example via LinkedIn or email)  
  • Manage hiring tool (Nalgoo), inputs from all involved colleagues, evaluate inputs and actively participate in decision making process 
  • Is responsible for the referencing process when required 
  • Active participation in staffing needs for the organization 
  • Host or participate in job fairs 
  • Promote LEAF company as a great place to work 
  • Employeer branding – creation, approval from senior leadership and follow up 
  • Role descriptions - makes sure that are in place and up to date for all positions in the organization 

Employee perks, benefits

If you look for routine position and best tangible perks, LEAF may not be the best place for you. If you search for opportunity to follow your personal desire and mission, we can offer:

Meaningful impact: We aspire to support the development of talented young people who have the potential to be change-makers in society by building a boarding school, literally from the ground up!

Professional team environment: You will become part of a diverse and supportive team that strives to be at the forefront of 21st Century Education.

Challenging assignments: We are an entrepreneurial organization. On-the-job learning and fast personal development here is inevitable. You have a chance to bring and immediately implement new ideas

Information about the position

Offered salary

Compensation for the role is starting from 1330 euro gross base, depending on the qualification and track record of final candidate

Employment type

  • Full-time

Possible starting day


Job requirements

Work experience

5 years - Practice in sector: recruitment, hiring

Personal prerequisites

  • Work experience as a Hiring Specialist, Recruiter or similar role, ideally in fast growing/scale-up environment 
  • Being able to evaluate not only skills of candidates, but also fit to culture based on values of the organisation 
  • Experience with targeting the right audience and creating strong talent pool for the organisation 
  • Experience with Human Resources Management Software and Applicant Tracking Systems 
  • Familiarity using social networks to post job ads and source candidates 
  • Knowledge of labor legislation is not a must, but huge benefit 
  • Experience with international, senior management and expert recruiting is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Good time management skills with the ability to juggle various open positions 
  • Multitasker with strong hands-on attitude, able to handle various complex projects simultaneously 
  • Passion for the LEAF mission, passion for the role/challenges listed above and alignment with LEAF values 


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