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Head Recruitment EMEA

Place of work
Mlynské nivy, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 2 600 EUR/monthThe minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 2600 EUR full time. Our final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group. You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including an attractive performance-based bonus.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

If your passion is Recruitment, you enjoy leading a daring and a high performing team, you wish to leave an impact to the recruitment experience and are not afraid of the challenges you are the right person for us!

We look for somebody who will:

- Lead, develop, mentor and run the EMEA Corso & iptiQ Recruitment Team
- Own Corso EMEA operational recruitment and be accountable for strategic important metrics delivery
- Drive a pilot of internal sourcing (headhunting) service with the strive to embed it as a permanent service
- Promote and live an environment of a constant improvement listening to customer voice
- Act as mentor for team members and encourage them to find the alternatives and enthusiastically address recruitment challenges
- Act as a change agent and handle the expectations/ answer questions/ sell the changes to key partners
- Drive recruitment projects and initiatives
- Establish and maintain open and regular communication with HR colleagues and key customers
- Handle key business partners, act as the critical issue point of contact for any topics
- Apply a commercial mind-set to ensure that recruitment is delivered in the most efficient and cost-effective way while achieving hiring excellence and an unparalleled candidate experience
- Responsible to mitigate risk relevant in recruiting (implement the compliance of all internal and external regulations concerning recruitment, partner with legal department to guarantee compliance with local legislations in recruitment)

Our team supervises full recruitment cycle in EMEA. The team consists of Recruitment Advisors (who advise end to end recruitment process), Recruitment Coordinators (responsible for covering the recruitment administration) and Talent Sourcers (who increases passive candidates' pipeline and prepares talent mappings). They are all based in Bratislava. The team consists of up to 10 people and provides a dedicated Recruitment service to 2 allocated Swiss Re business units: Corporate Solutions (Corso) and iptiQ.

Information about the selection process

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.

We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Personality requirements and skills

You have built your career in an international company. The recruitment expertise throughout the EMEA region would put you at a distinct advantage. Further we expect:

- Successful (5+ years') experience in running global full cycle recruiting process in house
- Confirmed people management experience (5+ years)
- Demonstrable experience in leading initiatives and projects
- Experienced in the area of sourcing, headhunting or executive search
- Excellent communication and social skills proved ability to advise business leaders
- Be curious and challenge the current situation
- Flourish with working with ambiguity and in a highly matrixed environment
- Impact–driver, inspiring leader, demonstrate efficiencies in the use of technologies
- Proficient in English, German is a nice to have

We're looking forward to your application!


Brief description of the company

As the world's leading and most diversified global reinsurer, we offer as our core business financial services products that enable risk taking essential to enterprise and progress. Our company was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 1863, and operates in more than 25 countries and provides its expertise and services to clients throughout the world. We combine financial strengths with experience, knowledge and creative thought to explore new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders.

Number of employees

1700 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynske nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
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Kontaktná osoba: Teodora Kissova

ID: 4174505  Dátum zverejnenia: 4.10.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 600 EUR/month