Group Lead Talent Acquisition and Talent Development (f/m/d) Germany

SIGNA Sports United • Berlin

  • Full-time


as soon as possible

SIGNA Sports United (SSU) is the world’s leading sports e-commerce and technology platform, with market leading positions in bike, tennis, outdoor and team sports. Our group of companies include Wiggle,, Bikester, Probikeshop, Tennis-Point, and Outfitter. We are passionate about sport and staying active.

We listed on the New York Stock Exchange in December 2021 and are the largest pure-play sports e-commerce company by revenue. We serve over 7 million active customers, have 1,000+ brand partners, and 500+ connected retail stores.

Job Objective: 

Let us re-think Talent Management! 

With this unique approach we will create a position overseeing talent acquisition – internally and externally and combine it with talent development as well as employer branding and alumni relationship management.

Your responsibilities include growing the teams as well as engaging and developing the existing talents.

We welcome your curiosity and ideas. Let’s innovate together and unlock potential. Sounds interesting?

What you will be responsible for

  • Full responsibility for the talent acquisition & talent management evolution.
  • Build and promote employer branding across the SSU Group.
  • Understand the needs and requirements of the various businesses and unite them in a group approach.
  • Be a thought leader for the global recruiting teams and set them up for success in regards to future challenges.
  • Establish consistent recruiting practices & processes and improve reporting, KPI’s and workforce planning.
  • Create an innovative and inspiring candidate experience from first contact to 100 days onboard.
  • Support executive recruiting and cultivate your external network for search.
  • Know the talent (internal & external) and build a talent pool and pipeline.
  • Create an alumni program to keep engaged with high performers/ potential.
  • Engage with internal talents and create internal mobility opportunities.
  • Create an open and inclusive culture and encourage diversity in all dimensions.
  • Work closely with colleagues across HR and with business stakeholders to maximize the use of resources, knowledge and best practices.

What we're looking for

  • 10+ yrs of experience in talent Aacquisition with a passion to identify/enable internal career opportunities.
  • Leading with empathy & respect in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong in recruiting, managing, and developing talents – from concept to implementation.
  • Very solid stakeholder management skills.
  • Experience working in a matrix environment and in remote, international, intercultural teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, manage and optimize work processes  and deliver high-impact projects involving multiple stakeholders.
  • Strong ability to independently identify a problem, the root cause, present multiple solutions and a realistic recommendation.
  • Great negotiation and communication skills. (fluent in English and German)
  • Strong personality, agile, flexible and hands-on mentality.
  • Project management experience is a plus.
  • Passion for sports and tech is very welcomed! 

What you need to know

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

We at SIGNA Sports United believe that our team-spirit burns brightest when we're together. We also believe in flexible working models. As such, we provide a place for you to come, work and collaborate in any of our offices in the country you are employed in. And of course, you can work from home if needed.

About us

Our stellar growth in recent years would have been impossible without our exceptional teams. We are not just dreamers, we are doers, optimistic about the future of our industry and passionate about having a real impact through the power of our People and Tech. We put People core and center, they bring passion for Sports and Tech and deep expertise in what they do.

Our People / Human Resources function enables team-spirit, nurtures our culture and drives our fundamental values. We define structures and processes--always keeping an entrepreneurial mindset. We support the Business to find and attract the best talent and we don't compromise. We relentlessly enable the growth of our fast-moving organization. And we're proud of our culture of belonging- united in our mission.

News & Insights

since 15.12.2021 we are listed on New York Stock Exchange
since 15.12.2021 we are listed on New York Stock Exchange

Since 15.12.2021 we are a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. We have been honoring this important day with some celebratory moments together with our Business Units and colleagues watching remote all around the world. Being a publicly listed company is an amazing achievement and has fueled our energy even more - we are here to conquer! If you have passion for sports - join us! Many exciting open vacancies are waiting for you!

Our benefits

Fast paced company with exciting challenges

Flat hierarchies and fast decision making

Highly self-organised and autonomous way of working

Open and transparent international company culture

Exciting Combination of Tech and Sports e-commerce

Very dynamic environment with sport-enthusiastic colleagues


Recruitment Manager

I’m Tayla, The Recruitment Manager at SIGNA-Sports United.

Throughout my career I have had a people-centric focus. It is what drives me and gives me purpose. My passion is to help others, explore and accomplish their dreams.

With an analytical mindset and a passion for people recruitment became my home. A home where I
could build strong relationships and match candidates with their dream positions and careers. My
purpose has always been about inspiring, encouraging and fulfilling aspirations.

Hence why I started at SSU, it is a place that encourages growth, autonomy and innovation. An
environment where your opinions are valued and your impact great. A place filled with passionate
people, hardworking and collaborative, with a team spirit that inspires.

Be INSPIRED, by joining an amazing team of high-calibre individuals that are passionate about sports
and the outdoors. We are SPORTS ENTHUSIASTS, we are DRIVEN, we are PASSIONATE, and we are INNOVATIVE!

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