Tech Recruiter

Zego is empowering new enterprise with insurance solutions fit for the 21st century. We are building an insurance platform from scratch, driving innovation in the industry whilst supporting the growth of new mobility and the gig economy. 

In 2018 we were listed as one of the top 3 disruptors to watch on the Sunday Times Fast Track 100. We were also listed in Wired magazine as one of the 5 hottest startups in London. We will be the largest and best-loved provider of insurance solutions for new enterprise and we want you on board!

We are looking for an exceptional Technical Recruiter to support our growth in the UK and internationally. You will be teaming up with our London tech team and manage the attraction and recruitment of engineers with the support of our CTO. 

You will be the main point of contact in the hiring process and together with the hiring managers plan processes, tasks and interview structure. You will attend and / or advise the team on relevant events as well as keep track on industry related news globally that might have an impact on hiring and attracting both local and overseas talent. You will be proud and confident in taking on the role of tech recruitment expert in the company!

ABOUT THE ROLE

You understand and enjoy the fundamentals of building technical talent teams. You are confident in creating processes and guidelines that allow teams to successfully build cutting edge products. 


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with the hiring managers to build out a robust and efficient hiring strategy in alignment with our growth missions and company values
  • Run effective recruitment processes to ensure we continue to attract a high calibre of talent across the business
  • Investigate and accommodate the use of tools and online platforms which will enable us to connect with tech talent and key stakeholders
  • Immerse yourself with the product updates, upcoming projects and company perks to efficiently communicate those to potential candidates right from the beginning
  • Identify, support and attend industry specific recruitment events to engage with emerging and untapped talent
  • Work closely with the marketing team to create engaging and innovative employer branding campaigns across our website, social and hiring platforms to promote Zego as an employer

IDEAL PROFILE: 

  • Proven track record of hiring exceptional tech talent and delivering in high pressure environments
  • Ability to juggle a range of roles effectively across teams and make sure the relevant stakeholders within the business are fully informed at all times
  • Leadership qualities: we want you to take control of the process, project manage the hiring process, make sure hiring managers are engaged, course correct and troubleshoot any possible cracks in the process and come up with ideas and new solutions where needed 
  • Experience working with C-level and founding teams; we want you to become a trusted advisor in anything related to tech talent and hiring methods
  • A genuine interest in building long term relationships - you care about the candidate journey and building a strong network comes naturally to you 


REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3+ years experience in recruitment and deep knowledge in tech hiring particularly (engineering and product)
  • Growth mindset: we will be growing massively in the upcoming years and we want you to be part of it
  • Strong knowledge of market leading ATS, preferably Google Hire (if not, training will be provided)
  • Positive and ‘roll up your sleeves’ - attitude (we don’t micromanage and instead want you to take the wheel)
  • Passionate about disrupting a traditional industry and playing a pivotal role in building cutting edge product
  • Curious mind and a sourcing hacker by nature: you enjoy learning, and you are always researching new techniques and tools to engage with tech talent

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive salary package + share options
  • Working at VC backed high growth startup
  • Great working environment, close to Old Street
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Continuous learning and development: you will be challenged with lots of responsibility and exciting projects
  • Free team breakfasts, snacks, socials etc.
  • Personal allowance for coaching/therapy sessions
  • Be a member of a team that is building something exceptional!

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