Head of Recruitment

Company overview

We are the only “Virtual Workforce” provider who has taken SaaS to the next level. Our “Solutions as a Service” allows our clients to increase productivity while reducing cost at the same time.

  • SGS is a High- Tech Software & Digital Virtual Workforce Solution
  • Here for you a market of 8 Mio. Highly educated people
  • Developing BPO cloud-based solutions across vital corporate functions
  • Sales, Marketing, HR, IT & Operations
  • Business drivers, value added solutions, is at the core of our DNA

SGS has earned a reputation to create high-impact solutions helping our clients to stay pertinent-relevant, more efficient & profitable. Communication and commercial efficiencies building stronger relationships.
We are committed to creating a global paradigm-shift in “Business Process Optimization Solutions” by serving as a progressive advisor to our clients professional endeavors.

MISSION: To increase productivity for our clients while reducing OPEX at the same time.

„We Work & You Grow“

VISION: To become the leading WaaS – Workforce as a Service provider.

Position TitleHead of Recruitment
Language SkillsEnglish C1, German B2 (will be benificial)
Professional Skills
  • 7+ years of experience in recruiting or similar HR role

  • Excellent understanding of recruitment processes

  • Proficiency in using applicant tracking systems (ATS)

  • Understanding of Recruitment Marketing software is a plus

  • Good knowledge of candidates selection methods

  • Good understanding of Employer Branding strategies

  • 7+ years of experience with candidate sourcing tools and methods

  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills  

  • Good interpersonal, presentation and communication skills

  • Team player

  • Good time-management skills

  • BS degree in Human Resources or related field

Education (min)

Bachelor Degree in either Business or HR 

Willingess to Travel (%)10%
Reports toHead of Sales
SectorHeadhunting, Consulting, Recruiting, AI, ML, Talent Search, Active Search, Attract & Retain Talent, Digital HR, HR, Talent Development, and Talent Identification

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This position has a fixed and variable income structure that is not capped in any way. A highly driven, dynamic sales person can influence their income directly and therefore contribute to their personal success and income in a very significant way.

This is a very attractive position with excellent future potential towards a management and leadership career in various disciplines in the organization on national or international level. 

Role description

We are looking for an experienced and professional Recruitment Manager to join our team! As a Recruitment Manager, you will be responsible for sourcing, attracting and hiring job candidates for open positions. Your goal will be to always meet clients’ needs by finding candidates that match their organizational culture and open job positions. In order to be successful for this role you will be an experienced HR professional with a previous history operating at this level. You will be driven to help shape a fast-growing organization.

If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

SGS acts as a Virtual Workforce Provider for permanent department building in Croatia as well as Executive Search services worldwide.

Head of Recruitment Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • 7+ years of experience in the relevant role

  • Team Management: Build an R&R Team for the organization and manage the Team. Also insure training, coaching, and development.

  • Developing and implementing the sourcing strategy

  • It would be an added value if the ideal candidate has an existing relationship with workers and the workforce in CEE (Central Eastern Europe)

  • Work Focus: Searching, interviewing, and delivery of Mid – low-level positions (Typically positions below 50K OTE mark) up to c level Executive roles (typically 150 K OTE +)

  • Search focus: Based on projects – Central Eastern Europe, D-A-C-H region

  • Proven work experience as a Recruiter (either an in-house recruiter or a staffing agency recruiter)

  • Hands-on experience with various selection processes (phone interviewing, reference check etc) 

  • Excellent communication skills (both, written and verbal)

  • Ability to engage candidates via cold-calls, online sourcing (LinkedIn, Xing, Facebook, etc) 

  • Full Responsibility for developing, creating of any Job Description for the organization as well as advertisement

  • Relationship management to Clients.

  • Calculating offers for Operations and Sales

  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy

  • Manage the recruitment and selection process

  • Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation and preservation of human capital

  • Developing, managing and maintaining a highly-skilled team to assist with talent development  

  • Understanding workforce planning and resource forecasting by working with the resourcing team to feed into recruitment timelines

  • Communicating with external sources, i.e. peer organisations to acknowledge any trends in recruitment and markets which could impact upon the business

  • Anticipating the organisations future and working with senior executives to advise on recruiting tactics that will help to sustain the company’s success 

  • Applying strategies to attract diverse candidates to all areas of the business

  • Understanding database as well as other technical tools for finding talent

  • High social intelligence where you will be able to assess candidate’s knowledge as well as personality


Business development: The ideal candidate has a solid understanding and track record of developing and creating new business opportunities by communicating to the highest level within a corporation. Presenting and acquiring business in a top down mentality by going to the decision making level. Proven ability to present at C.E.O. / Decision Making level. Ability to drive a solution driven approach.

Result orientation: The candidate builds a result driven team and is able to deliver a trustworthy funnel and committed project and revenue forecast.
Strategic orientation: The candidate can detach from immediate business relations and sketch compelling business priorities for the month and the quarter. He / She is able to priorities the best changes and projects that does have to most likelihood for closure to ensure the achievement and over performance of set goals and expectations.
Customer success: The ideal candidate is committed to understand the needs of the customer and clients and is able to understand the driving and underlying cause of the project. He is the lead example for his team in customer facing situations and drives customer contacts and builds relationships to the key interfaces.
Open-minded and driven by success: He / She has the ability to react in competitive situations to overcome the competitive problem and drives the team into the right direction to closure.
Collaboration and influencing: The successful job accomplishment will strongly depend on collaboration with peers in the management and his team on a daily bases. The ideal candidate will be able to effectively cooperate within the global group and become a go-to person for many peers within the organization.

Personal characteristics

Result orientation: The ideal applicant has a clear understanding of what it means and takes to deliver results on time, budget and quality. That includes a revenue target and profit target as well as generating leads for the field organization.

Analytical skills: The ideal candidate has excellent analytical and communicative skills. The applicant has healthy self-confidence and easily understands and evaluates the given situation.

Open-minded and driven by success: He/she has the ability to quickly drive ideas into solutions while helping to provide input and help to the team.

Strategic orientation: The candidate is quickly able to work and integrate himself into new and challenging projects.

Collaboration and influencing: The successful job accomplishment will strongly depend on collaboration with peers and within the organization.

Teaming and Gravitas: To ensure success in his/her field the person needs a high level of social competence is a team player and needs gravitas in the presentation towards customers, colleagues and superior management


Reports to:

Senior Management
Head of HR

Coordinating and interfacing with:


We offer the opportunity to grow internationally with Clients if the right individual fits in our fantastic team. We put ample focus on culture fit fused with focus on knowledge and ability to deliver. If you are an agile individual that seeks to be successful in his/her career we welcome your application.