Recruitment Lead (m/w/d)
Location: Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

At Picnic, we’re revolutionizing the way people buy groceries with our innovative and sustainable app-only service. We do almost everything in-house, developing cutting-edge technologies and processes to ensure we continue to grow rapidly without missing a beat. If you’re a passionate Recruitment Lead, we’re offering you the opportunity to join the diverse team at our Dusseldorf and make a real difference in our scaleup environment.

Are you a recruiting professional with the drive to develop a team of recruiters, as well as hands-on work on bringing the best candidate experience & selection? We’re offering you the opportunity to combine both at Picnic! 


🥜 In a nutshell 

Recruiting is one of the core drivers of our success. You will work closely with the hiring teams to find the best talents for Picnic Germany! Together with someone else, you will be responsible for the development of the Ops Recruitment team. 

We work hard, play hard, operate as one team, and leave our egos at the door. You will spend your days in our German headquarter in Düsseldorf, other operational Picnic locations, and you can work from home. 

Would you like to get more insights into our recruiting team? Watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRy3terxHIg


🎯 What you’ll do

You are responsible for achieving our hiring goals together with the recruiters. You will use your experience and knowledge to improve our recruitment processes, increase our visibility and coach the recruitment team.

  • Use your recruiting expertise and coaching skills to set-up the team for success
  • Together with your team, bring all recruiting processes to the next level by defining ultra-sharp assessments of the skills, performance, and cultural fit
  • Own, drive and develop innovative ideas to find and attract new talent -- there's no limit to your imagination!
  • Build a robust pipeline of top candidates and ensure an exceptional candidate journey
  • Build an internal & external network with different stakeholders and leaders 


⭐ About you

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in human resource management or psychology
  • 4-6 years of relevant work experience in full lifecycle recruiting at a start or scale up environment
  • A profound understanding of the employment market in Germany, building talent pools and all the hiring trends
  • Team leadership experience, with proven ability to develop, guide and motivate a team
  • A positive and empathetic personality that is not afraid of making decisions
  • Fluency in German and English


📖 Picnic perks

Every expert was once a beginner!
You’ll get plenty of opportunities to challenge yourself and grow, including the Picnic Tech Academy, Lunch & Learn sessions, and tailored soft skills training. We also offer free professional weekly language courses.
Make a difference
You’ll work in an awesome scale-up environment with the freedom to drive your own projects and create a visible impact. Our fully electric vehicles and sustainable business model mean you’ll also be contributing to making the world a better place!
Teamwork makes the dream work
With more than 80 nationalities across 3 countries, you’ll be part of a diverse company with plenty of cool stuff to get involved with, from board game evenings to after-work drinks to our company ski trip and more!
You are what you eat
You’ll get freshly prepared, healthy lunches and snacks (with plenty of vegetarian, vegan, and halal options).
Stay healthy
Mental health is important. As well as having the option to speak with Picnic colleagues who act as confidential advisors, our collaboration with OpenUp gives you easy access to professional psychologists, along with workshops and materials.
Attractive package
We offer competitive compensation and a pension plan that looks out for your future self as well as 30 vacation days per year, so you can recharge your batteries
Work-life balance
Where possible, we like to enable people to work in ways that suit their working styles, which is why we have a hybrid-working model. Our teams generally like to have at least one team day per week at the office (the tasty lunch and coffee might be a factor), but besides that, it’s up to you and your team.COVID-19
We care about your health and wellbeing. As such, we currently support online interviews and remote onboarding (learn more about the process here).Commitment to equal opportunities
Picnic is an equal opportunity employer—this means that all decisions regarding applications will be based on qualifications and merit. Applicants will be regarded independently of age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, skin color, civil status, religious beliefs, physical or mental disability, or any other factors protected by law.
At Picnic, we celebrate and value our differences and are committed to building a safe and inclusive working environment where everyone can be themselves.


Our recruitment process

Application Review

Phone screening


Closing interview


Apply now!