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Talent Acquisition Specialist



People & HR
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024
Do you want to join us on the journey of disrupting the spend management business? Do you like to work in a fast-paced scale-up with a passionate and supportive team? Yokoy is hiring!
After closing our $80M Series B funding in 2022 and going through a hyper growth phase, we are now striving to lead the tech-focused transformation in our field and become the number 1 all-in-one spend management suite for midsize and enterprise companies. Join us as our new Talent Acquisition Specialist and help us achieve our goals! 🚀
As a Talent Acquisition Specialist at Yokoy, your primary focus revolves around engaging and attracting top-tier talent for our company. We are a product-driven company and our product is the key factor for our and our clients' success. The recruitment and onboarding of new team members across diverse departments are pivotal for our continuous growth. Finding the right people at the right time without compromising on the quality is key. Additionally, you will extend support in HR operational tasks and serve as the main point of contact for our Dutch employees located at our Amsterdam office.

🧑🏽‍💻 What you’ll do:

  • You partner with the hiring managers to understand their talent needs and lead the end to end talent acquisition process.
  • You manage recruitment processes in line with agreed priorities, ensuring excellent candidate experience and fast turn-around times.
  • You manage the interview process and ensure that decisions are made in a structured way and according to pre-defined criteria with the goal of reducing bias.
  • You establish strong relationships with hiring managers, help them create meaningful job descriptions and job postings that will attract the right skills on the market.
  • You will creatively and pro-actively source talent on LinkedIn as well as other platforms, find the talent that isn’t looking to be hired but gets excited about Yokoy and our work.
  • You advise hiring managers on the hiring process and be a thought leader on how to find the best talent on the market.
  • You build and maintain relationships with talent over time that is skilled and interested in Yokoy and wants to join us as we grow.
  • Additional to your role in Talent Acquisition, you support us in any upcoming HR operational matter in regard to our current Dutch employees and potential future employees, and act as an HR representative in the Amsterdam office.
  • You work as an integral member of our growing international People team, where we celebrate not just the goals, but also the assist.

⚒️ What you’ll need:

  • Ideally, you have a degree (University/University of Applied Sciences) in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • You have full-cycle recruitment experience; including technical recruitment experience, preferably in a fast growing start up environment.
  • You have experience in direct-sourcing various talent and a good understanding of the current talent market.
  • You bring experience in using sourcing tools such as: LinkedIn Recruiter, Google Xray search, boolean search.
  • You have the demonstrated ability to utilise networking tools and resources to identity diverse talent.
  • Proficiency in using ATS systems, ideally Lever.
  • You bring the ability to partner with executives as your hiring managers.
  • You are an adaptable organised, efficient, independent self-starter and problem-solver with a can-do-attitude
  • Ideally, you have some experience in other HR areas, i.e. HR policies, contract writing and handling, maintaining HRIS data and employee records, payroll, etc.
  • Fluency in Dutch and English; German and other languages would be an asset.

🚀 What you’ll get:

  • Resources and trust: you own your work and shape things from day one.
  • Flat hierarchies: opportunity to work closely with the founders and the leadership team.
  • Fast-paced environment: quickly measure and learn about the impact of your work.
  • Flexibility: everyone has their own highly productive times - we look at the output and not at what time it was produced.
  • Hybrid setup: we enjoy in-person sessions, but we have also learned (thank you Covid) how to be efficient with remote working.
  • Competitive scale-up package with the possibility to partake in the upside.
  • Work anywhere: we offer up to 6 weeks remote work within the EU.
We are keen to get to know you. Apply with your CV and/or LinkedIn profile and a few words on why you would like to join Yokoy. We look forward to your application!
👉🏽 What’s going to happen next: we aim to get back to you regarding your application within 8 business days. Our interview process tends to take around 4 weeks to complete. If you need more flexibility or are on a tighter schedule, don’t be afraid to let us know.
If after reading our job ad you figure that this isn’t the right fit for you, feel free to share it with a friend or colleague who might be interested.
This is important to us: Yokoy is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. We welcome people from all backgrounds who are looking to make the future simple with us. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.
Yokoy is an intelligent spend management platform, trusted by modern finance teams to streamline invoices, expenses, and payments. Powered by AI and machine learning, Yokoy automates up to 95% of manual processes.
🏢 Established in 2019 in Zurich, Switzerland, Yokoy is trusted by leaders at over 600 of the world’s most forward-thinking companies to help them transform how they spend, by transforming how their people spend their time. Designed to sit at the heart of the modern finance tech stack, Yokoy connects with the leading ERP systems, invoicing platforms, travel booking tools, and other enterprise finance tools to power end-to-end automation and provide complete visibility across the enterprise. Yokoy is backed by leading investors including California-based Sequoia Capital, New York-based Left Lane Capital and London-based Balderton Capital.