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Global Talent Acquisition Director (They/She/He) - HQ (P810705)



People & HR
Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

Global Talent Acquisition Director (They/She/He) - HQ (P810705)

People, Barcelona, Spain (Hybrid)

If you’re here, it’s because you’re looking for an exciting ride. A ride that will fuel your ambitions and make a difference in people’s lives. At Glovo, we believe in paving the way forward together!

Not your usual app. We are the fastest-growing multi-category delivery player in Europe, Africa, and Western Asia, where we operate in +3000 cities across 25 countries. Every year, +200k merchants generate over 4B€ in sales and over 20M customers get their goods delivered in minutes.

Together we revolutionize the way people connect with their everyday needs, from delivering essentials to connecting our ecosystem of users through innovative solutions powered by technology. For us, every day is filled with purpose.

What makes our ride unique?

🤝 Our culture and strong values.

  • We have an ‘’office-first’’ culture and we place collaboration at the center of everything we do!
  • We have a non-vanilla personality and feedback mindset. We don’t shy away from difficult conversations - we see them as a gift!
  • We work with high intensity and have fun along the way. We also celebrate the wins (a lot!).
  • We celebrate diversity in all its forms and foster an inclusive culture where everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.

💪Our career development philosophy.

  • We are building a talent house of high-performing teams and leaders. We invest in people who raise the bar and help others reach their full potential.
  • We take ownership of our career development. We don’t believe in linear and predictable career paths - we create the job of our dreams!
  • We embrace opportunities to move the needle and make an impact beyond our scope.

🤝Our commitment to being a force for good.

  • Our platform is an important economic tool for millions of people (customers, partners, couriers) and we are taking action to amplify our positive impact.
  • We invest in doing good by dedicating time and resources to social and environmental initiatives.
  • We have the ambition of being DIB role models across the tech industry. We are creating environments, systems, and processes that provide equal opportunities, break biases, and empower our communities.

We have a vision: To give everyone easy access to anything in their cities. And this is where your ride starts.

Your Mission:

At Glovo we are building a Talent House, we want to be recognized internally and externally for having and developing the most talented colleagues in every market we operate.

Talent Acquisition has a huge responsibility into our mission, by being the ultimate owners of the talent we attract and hire in each position.

As a Global Talent Acquisition Director, you will lead the definition and implementation of the TA strategy for the next few years, lead a team of 30+ recruiters and ensure a great experience to leaders and candidates.

In the Journey You Will:

  • Define the Talent Acquisition Strategy for the next 3 years and get approval from People Leadership team and C-Level
  • Build a high-performing recruitment team
  • Build and implement any needed process to ensure great recruitment service to leaders and great experience for candidates
  • Own our employer branding strategy & initiatives
  • Ensure we hire the best talent for Glovo in the long run
  • Help the People Leadership team & our Founder to build a Talent House.

What you will bring to the ride:

  • Passion for our culture (Yellow Book) > Please do not join if you don’t love it, the challenge will not be easy so you will need lots of drive!
  • Large and wide experience in Talent Acquisition (7+ years):
    • Experience recruiting both Tech and Business roles
    • Experience across different markets, including countries in an expansion phase
    • Deep understanding of executive recruitment
  • Track record leading big & high performing teams
  • Previous experience in Employer Branding initiatives & working in talent programs (University Fairs, Graduate Programs, Internships, Internal Mobility…)

The role is 100% based in Barcelona, with at least 3 days in the office every week.

Individuals representing diverse profiles, encompassing various genders, ethnicities, and backgrounds, are less likely to apply for this role if they do not possess solid experience in 100% of these areas. Even if it seems you don't meet our musts don't let it stop you, we are all about finding the best talent out there! Skills can be learned, and embracing diversity is invaluable.

We Believe Driven Talent Deserves

  • 🌟 An enticing equity plan that lets you own a piece of the action.
  • 💪 Top-notch private health insurance to keep you at your peak.
  • 🍔 Monthly Glovo credit to satisfy your cravings
  • 💳 Cobee discounts on transportation, food, and even kindergarten expenses.
  • 🏊 Discounted gym memberships to keep you energized.
  • 🏖️ Extra time off, the freedom to work from home two days a week, and the opportunity to work from anywhere for up to three weeks a year!
  • 👪 Enhanced parental leave, including nursery support.
  • 🧠 Online therapy and wellbeing benefits to ensure your mental well-being.
  • 📚 An external learning budget to fuel your thirst for knowledge and personal growth.

Here in Glovo, we thrive on diversity, we believe it enhances our teams, products, and culture. We know that the best ideas come from a mashup of brilliant diverse minds. This is why we are committed to providing equal opportunities to talent from all backgrounds - all genders, racial/diverse backgrounds, abilities, ages, sexual orientations and all other unique characteristics that make you YOU. We will encourage you to bring your authentic self to work, fostering an inclusive environment where everyone feels heard.

Feel free to note your pronouns in your application (e.g., she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, etc.).

So, ready to take the wheel and make this the ride of your life?

Delve into our culture by taking a peek at our Instagram and checking out our LinkedIn and website!