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Talent Acquisition Specialist at Furhat Robotics
Stockholm, SE

For social robots, the time is now: they are no longer science fiction. All over the world - in homes, schools, hospitals, airports, shops, offices, banks, hotels and more - social robots are now being deployed in order to help people lead better lives, support employees, delight customers and add value to businesses. People are entering a new era where talking to machines and interacting with them in our most natural human way is becoming a normal part of everyday life. But it's still early days in this revolution, the rules are still being written and the road ahead is wide open. At Furhat Robotics, we’ve built an unparalleled integrated software and hardware platform that allows us to do things with our robot that no other robot can do. And that’s where you come in.


We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist/Technical Recruiter to join our Operations team. You will work closely with our teams to get to know their organization, proactively understand their competence needs, and help them to build stellar teams. You make sure we hire amazing people that align with our values. As part of the Operations team, you will play a leading role in designing how recruitment and onboarding are done, developing our employer brand and running our recruiting processes globally as we grow as an organization.


By joining Furhat, you will accompany us on a journey to create world-leading conversational robots that interact with us the way we interact with each other. You will be part of a very ambitious team of scientists, entrepreneurs and engineers building the most advanced social robotics platform on the market. Furthermore, you will be an early employee at one of the most promising and high impact startups, backed by some of Europe’s most prominent investors.


Please address your questions to Susanne Gylesjö and submit your resume through our website as soon as possible, as we are aiming at a swift process – we can’t wait to get you started!


As a Talent Acquisition Specialist you will:


own and lead recruitment processes in close collaboration with the team managers and you will be the gatekeeper to Furhat Robotics, securing the most talented humans to our robots

our onboarding process is known as “magical” – your job is to keep that magic and creatively explore how to develop it further

perform and develop technical assessments, capacity tests, personality tests and contracts

stay on top of the latest HR findings and research pushing the boundaries of social robotics

network and represent Furhat’s vision, to make sure you contribute to the buzz and fame of Furhat, at events and meet-ups etc

own your own processes: writing job ads, publishing, find talents (both active and passive), resume screening, interviewing candidates, references etc

develop Furhat Robotics’ policy to promote gender balance and to foster diversity

monitor and report performance and quality of hiring pipelines for main key stakeholders

proactively promote and lead activities to contribute to the adoption of company values in being a role model and by fostering positive office culture on a daily basis

ensure that all personnel files are up to date and in compliance with company policy

Skills & Requirements

To be an ideal candidate, you must:


have a professional background from preferably, but not limited to, recruiting technical roles to product development companies

have extensive search/headhunting experience and experience in running recruitment processes from start to finish in Sweden

be comfortable and confident in interviewing, handling negotiations and feedback processes

be a good and pedagogical communicator in speech and text

have minimum a bachelor's degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience

be willing to move fast, take on new challenges, and to make our startup the most attractive startup

It would be great if you also:


have a background in general HR processes, to help us build an even more magical workplace

speak multiple languages (it’s important that you have excellent English and Swedish skills)

have worked with capacity and personality tests

have proven experience working within recruitment, preferably in a fast-paced and complex environment

are driven and you always find ways of improving the quality of your work

are a team player and ability for building great collaboration

have knowledge and experience in Swedish employment law, compensation, organizational development, employee relations, and training and development

are able to make and stand behind difficult or unpopular decisions.

have experience and aptitude in creating and refining internal policy and process

are capable of managing conflict and conflicting views.

are curious and passionate about robots in general and about Furhat in particular (don’t worry, everyone who meets Furhat becomes passionate!)

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