Senior Recruiter, Amazon Alexa in Berlin, Germany

The Alexa EU recruitment team are looking for an innovative, hands-on, and customer-obsessed German-speaking Senior Recruiter to join our EU Alexa recruiting team. In this role, you will have a direct impact on Amazon’s growth as we find and attract the highest quality talent.

“Alexa, who are you?”

“My name is Alexa. I’m the brain behind Amazon Echo and Echo Dot. These are voice-controlled speakers designed entirely around your voice—they’re always ready, hands-free and fast. Just ask and I'll answer questions. I can play music and read the news. I can set timers and alarms or recite your calendar. I can control lights around your home. With Echo and Echo Dot’s far-field voice control, you can do all of this from across the room just by asking. Since I run in the Cloud, I’m always getting smarter.”

The successful candidate for this Senior Recruiter position will play a critical role in building out the Alexa Skills and other Alexa teams in Europe, ensuring that candidates are recruited in a timely, efficient and cost-effective manner that meets the ongoing needs of a rapidly growing business.

In this role, you will build attraction strategies, oversee interview process management, and lead the offer management process, while building and maintaining relations within the hiring community.

Specifically, you

  • Lead and define the candidate attraction strategy

  • Work towards business plans, enabling the ongoing recruitment and retention of candidates

  • Lead the offer negotiations process

  • Provide an internal resourcing consultancy service to hiring managers, including the provision of expert advice on all recruitment issues

  • Develop and implement innovative, cost-effective candidate sourcing solutions to meet planned and opportunistic business growth

  • Focus on quality, timely delivery of service, client and candidate experience

  • Ensure a professional customer focused interaction both internally and externally

  • Develop the employer brand through ongoing advertising and promotion

  • Communicate effectively with HR and Training teams, ensuring any combined objectives are achieved

  • Degree-educated

  • Several years of recruiting experience preferably both in a recruitment company and in-house environment

  • Excellent understanding of the European Employment Market

  • Familiarity with active and passive candidate search strategies

  • Fluency in German (written and spoken)

  • Confident at partnering with hiring managers to build effective sourcing strategies and relationships

  • Highly adaptable and flexible in an international environment

  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately

  • Demonstrated customer service focus which provides for an excellent candidate experience

  • Effective influencing & negotiation skills



Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

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AMZR Req ID: 461369