Talent Acquisition Specialist - German speaking


At Picnic, we’re revolutionizing the way people buy groceries with our sustainable app-only service. We do almost everything in-house, combining technology with data, developing cutting-edge technologies to ensure we continue to grow rapidly without missing a beat. If you’re a passionate Talent Acquisition Specialist, we’re offering you the opportunity to join the diverse team at our Amsterdam office and make a real difference in our scale-up environment.

🥜 In a nutshell

Picnic is tech-driven, but it all starts with the right people in. As a Talent Acquisition Specialist with a proven track record, you’ll fit into our fast-paced rhythm with ease. You thrive when taking responsibility and are motivated to find the brightest minds to join us. You’re ready to take on complex challenges, curious and driven to go above and beyond and showing an “anything is possible” attitude. Our Talent Acquisition team consists of 35+ colleagues split in four main domains (Technology, Strategy & Analytics, Supply Chain & Operations and Business). As a Talent Acquisition Specialist you’ll have a key role in our rapidly-growing company, you’ll help build the best milkman on earth by hiring the best talents out there. You’re ready to become a Picnic ambassador and ensure a smooth recruitment process for each candidate.

For this role, you can be located either in our Düsseldorf or Amsterdam office.

🎯 What you'll do

  • Find and hire exceptional talent for our German market
  • Lead the end-to-end recruiting process, from CV screening to final negotiation
  • Give sharp assessments of candidate's skills, performance and potential fit for Picnic
  • Build a robust pipeline of top candidates for immediate or future onboarding
  • Develop innovative initiatives including sourcing, networking, events set-up and partnering with relevant universities or associations
  • Partner up with your international Talent Acquisition team to work on new strategies on how to attract the best people for Picnic

⭐ About you

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in fields such as (but not limited to) Psychology, Social Sciences, Human Resources
  • 1+ years of experience as in-house recruiter, preferably in a start-up or scale-up environment
  • Experience with hiring top talents from STEM background isa big plus
  • Stellar writing, speaking, and listening skills in English and German
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, curious and driven to go the extra mile
  • Ability to manage the stakeholders by keeping them up to date and together with them finding best ways on how to staff their teams

📖 Picnic perks

Every expert was once a beginner!

You’ll get plenty of opportunities to challenge yourself and grow, including Lunch & Learn sessions and tailored soft skills training. We also offer free professional weekly language courses.

Make a difference

You’ll work in an awesome scale-up environment with the freedom to drive your own projects and create a visible impact.

Our fully electric vehicles and sustainable business model mean you’ll also be contributing to making the world a better place!

Teamwork makes the dream work

With more than 80 nationalities across 3 countries, you’ll be part of a diverse company with plenty of cool stuff to get involved with, from board game evenings to after-work drinks to our company ski trip and more!

You are what you eat

You’ll get freshly prepared, healthy lunches and snacks (with plenty of vegetarian, vegan, and halal options).

Stay healthy

Mental health is important. As well as having the option to speak with Picnic colleagues who act as confidential advisors, our collaboration with OpenUp gives you easy access to professional psychologists, along with workshops and materials.

Attractive package

We offer competitive compensation and a pension plan that looks out for your future self. We also invest in your soft skills, and aside of learning on the job, you'll be offered trainings at Lepaya

Commitment to equal opportunities

Picnic is an equal opportunity employer—this means that all decisions regarding applications will be based on qualifications and merit. Applicants will be regarded independently of age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, skin color, civil status, religious beliefs, physical or mental disability, or any other factors protected by law.

At Picnic, we celebrate and value our differences and are committed to building a safe and inclusive working environment where everyone can be themselves.

Updated: 1 week ago
Job ID: 11930661
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201-500 employees
Technology, Information and Internet

With a data-driven approach, an app-only store and a fleet of electric vehicles, Picnic has become Europe’s fastest growing online supermarket.


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