Team Lead Talent Acquisition Tech & Engineering (f/m/d)


Home Office, DE Berlin, BE, DE Wildpoldsried, BY, DE

Stellen-ID:  2526

At the earliest date possible we are looking for support for our #teamsonnen

Clean and affordable energy for all is one of the greatest challenges of our time. Sonnen has been committed to this mission since 2010 and is now represented in Europe, the USA and Australia with over 1,000 team members globally. In Germany, our offices are located in the beautiful Wildpoldsried (Allgäu) and the vibrating heart of Berlin Kreuzberg.

At sonnen, we are building the energy system of the future. To this end, we are developing new technologies and business models that have not existed before. Whether intelligent power storage, virtual power plants or digital services - we set the trends of a new energy world. That means, among other things, the inexpensive production and storage of renewable energy and the intelligent networking of producers and consumers. sonnen thereby gives people around the world the opportunity to become independent of fossil fuels and conventional energy supplier.

We are growing steadily and are looking for people who want to join us in our vision of clean and affordable energy for all while making a positive impact on climate change.

To support sonnen’s growth we are looking for our first Team Lead Talent Acquisition – Engineering & Tech. In this role you will have a big impact on the way sonnen attracts, hires and retains people.

You will be in good company of Talent Acquisition Managers and Sourcers, another Team Lead, a Employer Branding Specialist as well as a Coordinator, 14 people in total. 


What you will do to help drive energy transition


  • Collaborate with the Head of Talent Acquisition to define hiring strategy and roadmap to achieve growth targets of our D-A-CH teams

  • Hire and lead a team of Talent Acquisition managers and help develop their skills to maximize performance and contribute to their personnel development

  • Improve hiring processes utilising data and best practices to ensure both, high quality hires and best in class candidate experience

  • Be hands on where needed and recruit actively through active and passive sourcing channels to attract top talent for business-critical roles

  • Automate redundant tasks to keep your team happy and productive

  • Create campaigns together with Employer Branding to position sonnen’s EVP in the talent market

  • Train hiring managers in interview and hiring best practices to ensure everyone involved is aligned and strives for the same goal

  • Monitor KPIs and come up with action plans where needed

  • Contribute to Talent Acquisition and HR related projects to deliver frameworks and tools to Hiring Managers that will make their lives easier


What you will need on that journey


  • Extensive experience in Talent Acquisition of Tech and Engineering profiles in the European market

  • 2+ years leadership experience, preferably inhouse in a scale-up company

  • A degree in psychology, economics or marketing

  • Attentive leadership skills and genuine care for people and their development

  • Experience in implementing best practice hiring processes

  • A strategic and agile mindset that always questions the status quo and seeks opportunities for improvement

  • The ability to plan tasks and organize workload to deliver on your individual initiatives as well as team projects

  • You are fluent in English and can at least handle conversational talks in German

  • Last but not least: you know how to have fun at work

What you can expect at sonnen:

  • An atmosphere of openness, tolerance and mutual respect, where innovation is expected and encouraged
  • The option of working full- or part-time for every position
  • 29-32 days annual vacation with increasing team membership
  • Leasing of company bikes with up to 40% discount
  • At sonnen, all positions can be filled full or part-time
  • Flexible working hours and home office option
  • Workation within the EU
  • Free German, English as well as online yoga and body art courses
  • Soft drinks, fruits and cereals in our offices
  • Regular team and company events
  • We love dogs! You too? Feel free to bring your fellow friend to our offices
  • Other benefits, such as discounts on sports memberships and other services or products

You feel we are a match? Apply now and help us to shape the energy transition together. We look forward to welcoming you to #teamsonnen!

sonnen - energy is yours!

Jobsegment: Recruiting, Manager, Branding, HR, Human Resources, Management, Marketing