Talent Acquisition Expert (f/d/m)

Job description

Are you a human resource professional with a passion for recruiting looking for a new challenge and an exciting opportunity to advance your knowledge, skills, and career in a great working environment? If you are passionate about finding and placing top talent and you know how to reach and engage candidates on a human level, we have the perfect job for you!

We are looking for an enthusiastic Talent Acquisition Expert (f/d/m) to join our ambitious HR dream team and help us drive top talent to our company via innovative candidate acquisition strategies. You will have the opportunity to participate in shaping the newly created central talent acquisition function with the mission to deliver an outstanding candidate experience across our offices in Europe by leveraging innovative recruitment technology trends.


  • Work closely with hiring managers and HR Business Partners in various departments (pan-European) to define hiring needs according to organisational goals
  • Liaise with hiring managers to understand each position’s expectations
  • Plan and conduct interview and selection procedures, including screening calls, assessments, or in-person/video interviews
  • Track recruitment KPIs, like time to hire, source of hire and time to fill to make informed decisions and advise internal stakeholders
  • Have candidate experience on top of your priorities ensuring all the candidates are treated respectfully and with prompt responses 
  • Represent company internally and externally at events with a goal of networking and relationship building with potential candidate communities
  • Manage respective candidate pools and referrals to ensure qualified candidates remain engaged in current or future opportunities
  • Work closely with employer branding and active sourcing department to develop creative ways for addressing talent acquisition challenges
  • Proactively seek market intelligence to gain competitive advantage in attraction, selection and assessment methodologies
  • Research talent acquisition trends and suggest new ideas for improving talent acquisition activities


  • Previous working experience preferably as a Talent Acquisition Specialist or Recruiter
  • In-depth knowledge of candidate selection/assessment methods
  • Excellent understanding of full-cycle recruitment processes
  • Hands-on experience with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) or tech-savvy 
  • Outstanding communication (Business English mandatory, German a plus) and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Creative thinker and proactive problem solver
  • A positive, “can do” attitude
  • BSc in Human Resources, Business Psychology or relevant field
  • Your own talents! If you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications above, tell us why you’d be a great fit for this role in your cover letter :-)

What makes zooplus a great place to work:

  • Motivated and friendly teams with over 50 nationalities
  • Dedicated Buddy to support your onboarding
  • A partnership with a selected gym
  • A central office location in Munich
  • Flexible working hours and healthy work-life balance with 28 vacation days (plus Dec 24th and 31st off)
  • A hybrid working model with 2 office- & 3 flexible days
  • Modern workspaces, state-of-the-art equipment, and mobile phone
  • Continuous development through internal and external training opportunities
  • Employee discount for all company shops
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company events