Talent Acquisition Manager / Recruiter

People Operations · Oslo, Oslo
Department People Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Location: Oslo (NO), Hamburg (DE) or remote in Norway, Germany or UK.

About Xeneta

At Xeneta, we are a group of diverse individuals working together to transform the global shipping and supply chain industry. We have a positive and supportive culture built by people from more than 25 different nationalities. We stick together, we respect each other; we are one. We love to learn and get better every single day, and have fun doing so. Xeneta is headquartered in Oslo, and we have been continuing our growth with offices in Germany and the US.

Through our SaaS platform, we focus on bringing transparency to the container shipping and airfreight market and strive towards becoming the global reference point for ocean and air freight pricing. We have amazing customers including big brands like Unilever, Electrolux, Continental, Puma, Nestlé, and ThyssenKrupp.

We are proud of our achievements and were named one of the hottest tech scale-ups in Norway by TheNextWeb in 2019, Gartner Cool Vendor' in 2018 and Norway's 'Startup of the Year' in 2016.  

What you will be doing

As a member of our operations team you will build up and shape our internal recruitment function and help us find and hire talent to support our growth. We are planning to rapidly scale our workforce over the next few years and you will play a key role in setting Xeneta up for future expansion. You will help make the journey from a candidate’s first contact with Xeneta to their first day at Xeneta a seamless experience.


  • Work closely with hiring managers to determine their hiring needs.
  • Assist scoping and writing job descriptions.
  • Identify talent Xeneta needs and where to find it. You build a network and talent pool to enable swift hiring processes where necessary.
  • Find and source proactively the right people and sell Xeneta as an employer.
  • Work with marketing to establish employer presence.
  • Run multiple hiring processes in multiple countries for multiple roles at the same time.

Required skills

  • Exceptional communication skills, with a track record of building successful relationships across global teams.
  • Fluent in English, oral and written.
  • A go-getter who rolls up their sleeve, dives in and gets done what needs to get done without waiting for direction.
  • Have the ability to work independently.
  • Great organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects at once.
  • 2+ years of experience working as a recruiter.
  • Have a proven process finding good candidates across multiple markets.

Bonus points for

  • Experience in hiring globally.
  • Experience in hiring software developers.
  • Experience in hiring for sales positions.

What we offer

  • An opportunity to be a part of building a global company that is transforming an industry.
  • A great work environment with highly motivated people.
  • Our Values: We are one. Variety and fairness. Transparency builds trust. Modernization through data.

Xeneta is an equal opportunity employer.

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Apply and we will be in touch!

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  • Location
    Oslo, Oslo
  • Department
    People Operations
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience