Talent Acquisition Manager

If you want to be a part of the urban revolution to save our cities from traffic congestion and have a real impact in slowing climate change, Vässla is for you!
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Vässla is the Swedish word for a weasel. A silent, smooth, freaking fierce piece of species. The weasel doesn't fear animals 10x its size. Just like Vässla 🦾 we empower our Urban Tribe to tackle the huge climate change and time congestion challenges through innovative products and inclusive technology.

We are leading the micro-mobility movement helping people save loads of time on commuting and short distance journeys with amazing e-bikes, mopeds, and other marvels needed to help humanity switch from four heavy wheels to two light wheels. 

We are looking for a seasoned and diligent Talent Acquisition Manager to help us build the best team. From actively be working across all our departments, scoot for the best talents, lead interviews and ultimately, extend job offers, you will never have time to get bored!

You will also lead our company culture and growth program for each person.

The role requires a flair for negotiating and decision-making combined with a can-do attitude and a willingness to grow and learn on this amazing journey at Vässla. 

Your day to day fun:

  • Work with the team to identify current vacancies within the company.
  • Draft amazing job descriptions that reflect our values and mission.
  • Top talent sourcing across a multi-country perimeter.
  • Lead the entire interview and hiring process.
  • Create a true onboarding process promoting our culture.
  • Build a performance-driven culture through HR reviews across departments.

Is that you?

  • A degree is a good to have, not a must!
  • Prior experience as a hiring manager or a recruiter in a start-up context.
  • Be ready to grow and become Team Leader.
  • Familiar with labor legislation and related laws.
  • Creative thinking.
  • Top-notch interpersonal, problem-solving, and negotiation abilities.
  • Capacity to mentor and grow new hires.
  • Humble and fun.


Our Core Principles

1. Champion the mission 

We’re on a mission. Our cities are messed up, thanks to traffic congestion leading to an overwhelming climate change for our planet. This needs to stop. It’s our mission to make short-distance travels sweet and clean for our environment.

2. Low effort - high impact 

Do only stuff that takes little effort to do but will have a great impact on many. Everything else must wait. Doing something irrelevant doesn't make it important. 

3. Embrace change 

One thing is for sure. We will change our minds loads. It can be anything. So you need to appreciate and coop with all types of change. We must and should change small things but also really heavy strategic stuff in a fast moving context. Start-ups are about flexibility.

4. Yes-man mentality

Nos are for people working at a bank. We say Yes to most things. We are up for a challenge and love new stuff. We rush into decisions without overanalyzing them. 50% analysis and 50% gut feeling. Trust it 👊🏻  We never let admin or hard work be in the way for greatness. Also, cheer people up. Share happiness and excitement with your surroundings. Give more than you take. Life is too short for No-people. Yolo 💪🏻

5. Output obsession

Work is easy. Producing relevant and high-quality output is hard. Vässla is aim at the latter. Minimize irrelevant emailing and unnecessary meetings. Just put all your efforts and brainpower into producing output. Don’t just keep yourself busy.

6. Always be scrappy 

Vässla will grow up and become loads of people. It’s really easy to lose respect for money and the importance of being creative. Always strive to be scrappy. Always try to find a way to make huge projects small. Expensive activities are cheap. Hard things are simple. There is always a way. 

7. Non douch bag policy 

It’s simple. No matter how much money or fame at stake, we will never do business, cooperate or have anything to do with douch bags. If you sense one, just cut him/her loose immediately. Period. 

You may not match all criteria, but if you are willing to learn and grow, we would love to read your application! 

Our HQ is in Stockholm. We are good people. See our products on vassla.com.


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Vässla HQ

Kungsgatan 84
112 27 Stockholm Directions hi@vassla.com View page

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