Senior Talent Acquisition Manager (f/m/x) – German speaking

As a joint venture of CARIAD (a Volkswagen Group company) and expertlead, we are revolutionising tech recruiting in the automotive industry and strengthening tech expertise as a key lever for Volkswagen Group’s transformation into a software-driven mobility company.

We are one of the most fascinating projects in tech recruiting, as we bring together the best of both worlds: the rapid speed & agility of a startup and the expertise and knowledge of a corporate organization.

As our Senior Talent Acquisition Manager (f/m/x), you will be a key representative of Futurepath to our clients and a key contributor to our business development. You will be working closely with your team lead, team, and also, driving cross-team projects. Our Talent Acquisition teams are under the leadership of our Managing Director, Phil Friess, and with the option of a fully remote set up within Germany.

What you’ll do:

  • You will do what you know best, attract the talent that fulfils clients/hiring managers’ expectations and requirements.
  • You will manage successfully a base of projects monthly, for permanent and freelance placement, and these projects vary from Software Development to Analytics, and Product, Agile, Embedded and Security & Safety, to give you the idea.
  • You will manage client/hiring manager relationships by being able to advise, influence and manage expectations.
  • You will interview and assess active & passive talent and present the opportunities that meet their career aspirations.
  • You will grow and develop a network of tech talent and mobility industry professionals by active sourcing, networking, attending events and getting involved in the industry.
  • You will keep track and optimise relevant channels, report data-driven key metrics and continuously improve different hiring approaches.
  • You will contribute to Futurepath brand development as a tech talent acquisition partner: events, employer brand, processes, others.

Germany-based role: you can either be in our HQ in Berlin or in any other location within Germany.

Your profile:

  • You want to be part of an international and diverse start-up company and play a key role in its development.
  • You have extensive experience in talent acquisition either from in-house or agency models and you would like to be part of a high-volume talent acquisition project.
  • You have experience in client-facing, and you can confidently present and guide clients through your proposals.
  • You are passionate about Talent Acquisition and Tech, and you can drive our efforts in delivering our clients’ needs, by attracting the right talent.
  • Proven experience in building trusted relationships and using excellent judgment and strong communication skills across all levels of an organization.
  • You feel comfortable in a fast-paced but informal start-up environment.
  • Strong verbal, written communication skills with experience in building compelling business cases and recommendations – English and German are necessary.


  • Impact: Contribute to the digital transformation of the mobility industry.
  • Company: Work in a dynamic, exciting and fun startup environment where every person has a voice and can have a real impact on company success.
  • Location: A beautiful, bright new office in Schöneberg/Tiergarten.
  • Development: Invest in your growth with a personal L&D budget.
  • Visa Support: We are there for our future team members throughout the entire visa process.
  • Work-life-balance: Flexible working hours, and 28 holidays, plus the 24th & 31st of December are extra given days.
  • Flexibility: Take Home Office days, or work remotely from anywhere in Germany.
  • Start the day well: Fully stocked kitchen with healthy snacks, fruit, free drinks and delicious coffee.
  • Perks: Free German classes, sponsored lunches and access to ClassPass.
  • Team events: Frequent online and face2face team events, to make sure we stay connected and aligned as the team grows.
  • Ask-me-anything: All employees have the opportunity to ask questions anonymously, which will be answered by Management in our frequent team meetings.

We bring together the brightest tech talent to transform future mobility. Futurepath GmbH was created with the mission of bringing together the brightest tech talent from around the world needed for digital transformation in the mobility industry. As a joint venture of CARIAD (a Volkswagen Group company) and expertlead we are revolutionising tech recruiting in the automotive industry and strengthening tech expertise as a key lever for Volkswagen Group's transformation into a software-driven mobility company. Our unique approach allows us to combine the power of a global corporation with the agility of a startup, thus revolutionising the way tech teams are built in the automotive industry. OUR VALUES Teamwork We work as one, we always help, encourage and learn from each other. Respect We are a diverse team, we are all equal and we respect each other’s beliefs, backgrounds and opinions. Transparency We communicate openly and proactively at all levels. Excellence Whatever we do, we strive to surpass expectations and go beyond.