Sr Tech Recruiter

Signa Sports United • Berlin

  • Full-time


as soon as possible

SIGNA Sports United ("SSU") is an online sports retailer listed on the NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) and headquartered in Berlin. We own companies and brands in various sports, including bicycles, tennis, outdoor and team sports. We sell gear and apparel through our 100 owned online stores, work with 500+ independent brick-and-mortar stores, and work with over 1000 sports brands. Together, we serve 7+ million customers around the world.

The part you’ll play

Are you passionate about helping talented professionals find their dream jobs? Are you enthusiastic about building talent and employer brand strategies, and providing the best candidate experience?

As a Senior Technical Recruiter, you’ll be a crucial part of the team’s success, qualifying our hiring partner’s needs by identifying the key skills and experiences they value. You'll develop new and innovative ways of locating and engaging candidates while striving to advance our diversity and engagement initiatives.

The part you’ll play

  • You own the end-to-end recruiting process from conducting comprehensive intake meetings with hiring managers up to C-level, from sourcing to offer negotiation.
  • Identify talent through creative sourcing channels (e.g., social networking, internet research, regular networking, building talent pools).
  • You are your stakeholders’ trusted advisor concerning recruiting processes who ensures an amazing candidate experience and makes the best hiring decisions.
  • You proactively identify bottlenecks in the hiring process and propose creative solutions to solve them.
  • Work with other members of the recruiting team to track goals, metrics, and performance of the team.
  • Communicate professionally, tactfully, and with the utmost diplomacy at all times, treating all candidates with dignity and respect.
  • You proactively identify bottlenecks in the hiring process through using data and KPI and propose creative and efficient solutions to solve them.
  • thorough understanding of candidate application systems, ideally SmartRecruiters is a plus

What you’ll bring to the team

  • +8 years of experience in recruitment / talent acquisition, with several years in Tech and Product recruitment
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize different projects at the same time
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills including C-level
  • Ability to create an outstanding candidate experience
  • Fluent in German and English, French is a plus
  • A genuine interest for data and finding the root cause in problems
  • A good Tech Talent network
  • Internal Talent Management and Employer Branding would be a plus
  • Passion for Sports and Tech and a good sense of humour are very welcome :)

What you need to know

  • Work with a passionate team.
  • Permanent employment contract.
  • 30 days of vacation each year.
  • 10 days working from abroad.
  • Flexible, hybrid working model.
  • Best possible view from the 30th floor in the Upper West in Berlin Charlottenburg.
  • Employee discounts in our own shops and from a wide range of partners.
  • Frequent office lunch and team events.
  • Employee Assistance programme with access to mental wellbeing trainings and professional coaching services for you and your family members.
  • 40EUR public transport subsidy.

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 Hybrid working models. As such, we encourage you to come, work and collaborate in any of our offices in the country you are employed in. And of course, choose few remote working days if needed.

Our locations:

Berlin, Großostheim (near Frankfurt), Stuttgart and Herzebrock-Clarholz (near Gütersloh)

Dorit Schindler, chief people officer at Signa Sports United
Dorit Schindler, chief people officer at Signa Sports United

Our benefits

Exciting combination of tech and sports e-commerce

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

Very dynamic environment with sport-enthusiastic colleagues

Meet our recruiting team

Nilima Gandhi
Nilima Gandhi

"I am passionate about people and sports – making SSU the perfect match for me! In my role, I head the central functions' talent needs. This challenging position allows me to expand my boundaries and be a subject matter expert in both recruiting and HR business partnering. 

I love to understand people’s stories, motivations, behaviours, successes, achievements but also their reaction in difficult situations.

My mission is to value, encourage, and support a diverse workforce by continually improving individual and organisational effectiveness at Signa Sports United. I am a proud brand ambassador of SSU’s values and take the initiative to inform people at various forums about our success."

Nilima on LinkedIn


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