Senior (Lead) Talent Acquisition Manager (m/f/div)

KLANG IS A WELL-FUNDED ENTERTAINMENT STUDIO EXPLORING THE FUTURE OF HUMANITY THROUGH VARIOUS FORMS OF MEDIA. WE AIM TO PRESENT DEEP, MEANINGFUL SUBJECTS IN A WAY THAT’S CAPTIVATING, EASY-TO-DIGEST, AND ENTERTAINING FOR ALL AGES.

At the heart of Klang is Seed, a large-scale, persistent virtual world that we believe will redefine the MMO landscape and have a positive impact on our species.

We aspire to bring people together through engaging media experiences and by building strong communities.

As a Senior Talent Acquisition Manager, your main responsibilities will be building processes and structures around Talent Management, leading the Talent Acquisition team and becoming a key partner to our Senior Leaders and Head of People.

What you’ll do in your first 6 months

  • Work with Senior Leaders to identify hiring needs and work on a long-term strategy to ensure we engage and attract top talent
  • Partner with our Senior Leaders at Klang to implement a hiring process and score cards for our main business units
  • Lead and build the Talent Acquisition team: you will mentor and coach your team members, share your knowledge and support them in their growth
  • Key Partner for Senior Management providing Hiring Updates and Metrics
  • Be hands-on and support your team when needed

Requirements

  • Proven experience in a similar role at a startup company where processes and structures are needed in order to be able to scale:
    • You have set up interview processes and scorecards in order to attract top talent and deliver an excellent candidate experience
    • Extensive experience in hiring for a competitive market with talent shortage. This should include sourcing projects, identifying new recruitment channels and metrics to measure the ROI
    • Experience and passion for leading and coaching a team of recruiters
  • You have strong project management skills: you are able to translate our vision into actionable plans. You are goal oriented, can prioritize your tasks and meet deadlines
  • You have strong decision-making skills, are proactive and have a business mentality

Not mandatory, but a huge bonus:

  • You have experience in hiring for German companies. Knowledge about relocation to Germany, visas, taxes and cost of living in Berlin.

Some additional info:

  • This role will report to our Head of People & Culture
  • Current team set up: 1 TAM + Admin support
  • Klang has 50 employees, we aim to recruit 15-20 by EOY
  • Tools we use: Workable (ATS), Personio (HRIS), Smartsheet (OKRs), Small Improvements, Confluence, Slack

Benefits

  • Join a well-funded and growing gaming studio in the centre of Berlin-Kreuzberg
  • Competitive salary and 27 days of paid vacation
  • Flexible office hours
  • Monthly public transport travel pass
  • Free membership with Urban Sports Club
  • Monthly team events and activities
  • A dog-friendly office with standing desks and mobile aircon units for hot summers
  • Well-stocked kitchen and daily catered lunch
  • Relocation assistance and visa support

We explicitly encourage applications from applicants from groups underrepresented in games/tech spaces. We value all kinds of backgrounds and walks of life.

Klang is an independent game development studio based in Berlin. It was founded by three Icelanders in the spring of 2013. In July 2015, Klang launched its first project, ReRunners: Race for the World, for iOS and Android devices, which was extremely well-received by both the gaming press and the gaming community. Now, Klang is working on its next project, Seed, a simulation MMO utilizing SpatialOS technology.


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