Senior Recruiter, Amazon Alexa in Munich, Germany

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

Alexa, can I work for you?

“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, ensuring that candidates are recruited in a timely, efficient and cost-effective manner that meets the ongoing needs of a rapidly growing business. Responsibilities include building attraction strategies, interview process management, offer management and building and maintaining relations within the hiring community.

The responsibilities of the Senior Recruiter will include

  • Responsible for selection and definition of attraction strategy, to include online advertising, CV mining, attending recruitment events and supplier management.

  • Preparation of advertisement wording for recruitment purposes

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

  • Effective candidate and offer management.

  • 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 ensure a sufficient pipeline of candidates is generated in order to satisfy planned and opportunistic business growth

  • Focus on quality, timely delivery of service and effective cost control in terms of cost per hire

  • Ensures a professional customer focused interaction both internally and externally

  • Develop and enhance selection processes

  • Develop the employer brand through ongoing advertising and promotion

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

  • Working on other recruiting projects as necessary.

  • 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

  • Native German speaking

  • 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.

    By submitting your resume and application information, you authorize Amazon to transmit and store your information in the Amazon group of companies' world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.

AMZR Req ID: 465346