Global Talent Acquisition Specialist at Too Good To Go

Posted on:
February 23, 2023

🔭 Our mission & vision

Job Description

At Too Good To Go, we have an ambitious goal: to inspire and empower everyone to fight food waste.

Why do we need to do that? Because more than 1/3 of the food produced in the world is wasted. And that has a huge impact on the health of our planet, 10% of greenhouse gas emissions come from food waste and loss!

As the world’s largest food waste-fighting app, we connect stores that have unsold, surplus food with consumers who buy and enjoy it. But we’re more than an app: we are a certified B Corporation and our mission is to inspire and empower everyone to take action against food waste, so we’re doing all we can to create educational tools, make our knowledge as accessible as possible, find new business solutions and even change legislation to reduce food waste.

We’re growing fast, with our community of 72+ million users in 17 countries saving more than 199+ million meals from going to waste - But there’s still a lot more we want to achieve.

That means we’re looking for talented people with diverse skills and backgrounds to add to our rapidly growing team. That is where you come in: we’re looking for an exceptional Talent Acquisition Specialist to join us in our Global team. This position is based in our Amsterdam office and requires someone to speak Dutch AND English. 


Your mission:

You will play an integral part in the growth of Too Good To Go by attracting and securing motivated & mission-driven talent to join us in the fight against food waste. 


Your Role:

Reporting to the Global Head of Talent Acquisition, you’ll work together closely with the Global Talent Acquisition team to enhance Too Good To Go’s employer profile, hire qualified candidates efficiently, and deliver a positive, fair and inclusive candidate experience. 

Manage the full-cycle recruitment process, in collaboration with the hiring manager, from vacancy approval through to signed contract.

Design application and interview processes for each role that appropriately assess the candidates’ qualifications, achieve success quickly, and create a fantastic candidate experience.

Partner with hiring managers to advise on the current market, assessment methods and interview structure and best practice model for talent acquisition.

Manage the recruitment for niche and senior hire vacancies.

Design and implement bespoke recruitment and advertising strategies, maximising the use of our social media and networks and ensuring a diverse candidate pool

Actively building pipelines for current and future recruitment plans. 

Assess candidates’ relevant knowledge, skills, experience and aptitude through screening and interviewing.

Provide bespoke reporting on current market trends and set KPI's to support the Talent Acquisition team and manage hiring managers expectations.

Support the Global Head of TA on the management of tools and processes and TA related projects. 


Fantastic communication skills, both written and verbal, with a full professional proficiency in Dutch AND English. 

You are passionate about our mission and are motivated to grow our impact.

Solid full-cycle recruiting experience, with a good level of in-house exposure.

Experience managing recruitment processes for high volume and senior hires. 

Experience in running a structured interview process in a high-volume recruiting environment is essential. 

Hands-on experience with various selection processes (interviews, video screening, reference check etc).

Experience of using multiple sourcing and attraction methods to fill vacancies, including LinkedIn Recruiter

Familiarity with HR databases and Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS).

Ability to work in a high-growth, fast-paced environment.

You care deeply about inclusiveness and diversity.

You put a lot of care into the candidate experience and promote Too Good To Go as a fantastic place to work in everything you do.

Autonomous work style: you can take ownership and know how to prioritise.

Our Values:

We fight together: food waste is a big beast to fight. We can do it if we fight together as Waste Warriors with no ego. We believe in a #oneteam.

We raise the bar: we always push for more. We work smart, smash barriers and elevate one another.

We keep it simple: our ambitions are bold but our solutions are simple.

We build a legacy: we’re proud of the change we’re driving. 

We care: we always look out for each other. Caring is also about the way we do business. We do the right thing. 

What we offer: 

A rare opportunity to work in a social impact company (and certified B Corporation!) where you get to wake up every day knowing you’re achieving positive change.

The experience of being part of an international company with over 1,300 enthusiastic and highly talented teammates across numerous countries – always ready to share knowledge and support!

Strong personal as well as professional development in an intense and high-growth scale-up environment.

An open company culture where you have the independence and room to unleash your creativity.

A strong team culture where successes are celebrated together.

A competitive salary

Your application

We take recruitment very seriously, so please carefully read everything we have written above. Please also check our website and international media in order to get a good overview of Too Good To Go.

Submit your CV and Cover letter in English.

Please note that we only accept applications coming through our platform. No CV or Cover Letter will be accepted by email or Linkedin direct messaging.

The interview consists of a video call with a member of our Global Talent Acquisition team and then an interview with the Global Head of Talent Acquisition and a final interview with another senior stakeholder. All interviews will be remote, via Google Meet. We promise not to ask you any brain teasers or trick questions! 

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A Movement for Everyone

We want to inspire and empower everyone to fight food waste together. With that mission, it’s only natural that we want to build a diverse and inclusive team of highly capable individuals who are passionate about doing things in a better way. We strongly believe we all excel and are more creative when we’re allowed to be ourselves, and we’re committed to a culture where all of us belong.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. If you need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

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