Why Deliveroo?

When you first think about Deliveroo, you probably think of getting great food to your house in less than half an hour.  Awesome right? But behind the scenes is the real story. This story is one of high growth, huge challenges and an enormous opportunity ahead of us. It began with our founder Will, arriving in London over 6 years ago and finding it almost impossible to order great food, despite the wealth of incredible restaurants in the city.  Fast forward 6 years and we operate in 14 countries with over 50,000 riders who deliver orders from 50,000 restaurants in over 200 cities worldwide.

We want to be the definitive food company - the app you go to any time you have a hunger pang. We are transforming the way people think about food. We are providing people with limitless access to different cuisines and restaurants, turning cooking from a chore to a choice, and giving people the freedom to eat what they want, when they want, where they want it.

 

And we’re just getting started

The scale of the opportunity ahead of us is immense. The global food market is valued at £7.7 trillion but only 1% of it is currently online. Contrast that with the digital disruption of countless other industries - from banking and travel to retail and communications - it’s clear that our journey in the food sector has only just begun.

We are already a multi-billion dollar company that is more than doubling in size every year.  Deliveroo came top in the FT’s’ list of Europe’s fastest growing 1000 companies in 2018, and we were the first company ever to win Deloitte’s ‘UK Top 50’ two years in a row. Yet most of the extraordinary value this company will generate lies ahead of us.

 

What you’ll be working on

  • A lot of hiring!  The EU recruitment team supports business hiring which for Deliveroo is everything non-tech across 6 markets: Belgium, France, German, Italy, Netherlands, and Spain.  You’ll strategize different ways to build talent pipelines and execute on tactical research, referral generation, events and sourcing campaigns.
  • Find and engage active or passive candidates by using our ATS, Boolean, LinkedIn and alternative search techniques
  • You’ll work with recruiters and hiring managers to effectively qualify specific criteria and skill sets for each role and generate creative sourcing strategies.
  • Partner with hiring managers to build a scalable recruiting process.
  • Create tracking systems, metrics and reports to demonstrate successful lead generation of candidates throughout the different stages of the interview process.

 

Job requirements and things we’d like to see in you

  • 3+ years of sourcing or recruiting experience with a search firm or in-house recruitment team.
  • You will utilize multiple recruiting resources and advanced sourcing techniques to identify talent.
  • Proactivity.  You identify areas for improvement and build hiring solutions that can help us scale.
  • People skills. You believe in the power of communication and focus on building relationships long term.  
  • A passion for an amazing and seamless interview experience for both candidates and hiring teams.
  • You leverage data to drive sourcing strategies and influence hiring managers.
  • You thrive in an environment of unrelenting pace.  The ability to multitask, juggle a bunch of stuff at once but also, somehow manage to be super organised at the same time is key here.
  • Fluency in an EU language is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Most importantly, you love food and are excited about influencing the way people eat globally!

 

Benefits and Diversity

At Deliveroo we know that people are the heart of the business and we prioritise their welfare. We offer a wide range of competitive benefits.

In 2018 we announced our decision to give every employee equity in the company. We did this because we wanted all of our employees, regardless of location, level or role to be owners and because we believe that this is the right thing to do. We believe this helps build a culture where everyone is committed and able to share in the company’s success.

We believe a great workplace is one that represents the world we live in and how beautifully diverse it can be. That means we have no judgement when it comes to any one of the things that make you who you are - your gender, race, sexuality, religion or a secret aversion to coriander. All you need is a passion for (most) food and a desire to be part of one of the fastest growing start-up’s around.

 

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