LucaNet • DE - Berlin

Head of Talent Acquisition (All genders)

Employment type:  Full time

Remote-first – You choose when to come into the office

Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly

Job Description

The Role

We are seeking an experienced and strategic-minded individual to join our team as the Head of Talent Acquisition. In this pivotal leadership role, you will be at the forefront of our efforts to build a world-class workforce that drives our global company’s ambitious growth goals.

You will lead a team of dedicated talent acquisition professionals and play a vital role in shaping our talent acquisition strategy, driving excellence in candidate experience, and fostering a culture of collaboration, diversity, and inclusion.

The ability to attract, select and secure market-leading talent will be key to the future success of our business. By applying a results-orientated mindset, you will build a high-performing culture capable of delivering excellent talent acquisition in partnership with the wider business.

What you'll do

  • Develop and implement a global talent acquisition strategy that supports the company's short-term and long-term business goals.
  • Collaborate closely with senior leadership to understand hiring needs and workforce planning, ensuring alignment with the overall business strategy.
  • Lead, mentor, and inspire a high-performing talent acquisition team, fostering professional growth and a culture of excellence.
  • Oversee end-to-end recruitment processes, including sourcing, screening, interviewing, and offer negotiation, to attract and hire exceptional candidates.
  • Implement innovative and effective recruitment techniques, staying current with industry trends and best practices.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with external partners, including recruitment agencies, job boards, universities, and industry networks.
  • Partner with HR, Business Partners, Marketing, and other relevant departments to provide a seamless end-to-end candidate experience and onboarding process.
  • Develop and analyze key recruitment metrics to drive continuous improvement and demonstrate the effectiveness of talent acquisition strategies.
  • Manage and optimize the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and other relevant tools to streamline processes and enhance the candidate experience.
  • Take a strategic approach to the training and development of the talent acquisition team.
  • Manage the budget for the Talent Acquisition department, ensuring there is a strong ROI for all expenditure in the department and a strong cost per hire.
  • Uphold all LucaNet’s Values and drive a positive culture.

What you bring to the table

  • A strong track record of leading a high-quality talent acquisition department and achieving an ambitious hiring roadmap, preferably in a fast-paced scaling technology company, or similar environment.
  • Ability to build a results-oriented culture, and a high-performing talent acquisition team.
  • Proven track record of creating and implementing successful global talent acquisition strategies.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and develop a diverse team of talent acquisition professionals.
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills, and ability to build strong, effective relationships with our senior leadership team.
  • Able to mature our talent acquisition function, with the ability to improve processes and ways of working.
  • Deep understanding of industry best practices, emerging trends, and recruitment technologies.
  • A data-driven mindset with the ability to analyze metrics and use insights to drive decision-making.
  • Familiarity with legal and regulatory requirements related to talent acquisition.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously.

Perks at work

  • LucaFlex – We enable you to determine your work schedule and location according to your needs
  • Mobile Work – Sometimes, a change of scenery can boost creativity and productivity. And sometimes, it’s just time for a break. That’s why we offer you our mobile work options or a sabbatical.
  • Team Spirit – We work as a team and like to celebrate as a team, so we take any opportunity to get together, learn, and celebrate.
  • Learning & Development – We encourage you to pursue knowledge and inspiration and give you the time, space, and budget to do so
  • Charity Time – We support you in taking the time to do some good
  • Health & Wellbeing – We care about your mental health and well-being and provide you with the programs to stay fit and productive and get the support you need.
  • Generous vacations – We encourage you to take time off to relax, travel, and recharge
  • LucaNet.Engage – We support your personal and professional development in a targeted manner with our employee development process.
  • Compensation and Company Pension Plan – We are committed to Fair Pay as well as supporting our people also for their future with a company pension plan and/or pension allowances
  • JobRad – We have partnered with JobRad so that you can find your dream bike supported by us
  • Staff Discounts – Thanks to our corporate benefits partner, you can receive a whole bunch of discounts for different areas

Powered by uniqueness

Everybody’s different here and we like it that way. At LucaNet, we are powered by the uniqueness of our people and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment where everyone can grow and feels respected. The more voices we have represented in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking.

That’s why we only want to assess candidates based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. You are welcome at LucaNet for who you are, no matter your gender identity, sexual orientations, personal expression, racial identity, ethnicity, religious belief, and disability status.

People don’t fit into neat boxes, we know that. If you think you’d excel in this position, even if you don’t cover all points, we really want to get to know you and why you’re great for the role. Please avoid including your picture, age, and marital status in your CV.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Work from anywhere scheme
Teambuilding days
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at LucaNet

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Berlin, Mönchengladbach, Munich, Vienna, Ghent, Shanghai, Paris, Amsterdam, Singapore, Madrid, Erlinsbach, Lausanne, London, Atlanta, Bucharest

Hiring Countries










United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

3rd – Medium companies

3rd – Medium companies

Flexa100 2024
Finance & Insurance

Finance & Insurance

Industry awards 2023