HR & Talent Acquisition
BUSINESS BUILDER - TALENT ACQUISITION

Polymath
Bogota, Colombia

WE ARE LOOKING FOR A BUSINESS BUILDER TO CRACK TALENT ACQUISITION

A Polymath's Business Builder is a top-caliber business thinker and executioner who will work with a high performing team to build an entire organization department inside Polymath Group and take it to another level of innovation and disruption. 

Business Builders work directly alongside Polymath Partners and venture's Founders to build and grow the company, leading teams to overcome key challenges and steer the direction of the company.

With 250 employees across the group, and growing fast, the recruiting department has become absolutely critical for Polymath's and the venture's success. We are not a traditional company, we are a start up with a culture from all over the world, therefore we need a high potential business thinker to lead the entire recruiting department.This person should have knowledge of executive search but also be able to manage the department doing recruiting across many levels and disciplines (tech, marketing talent, etc).  The right person will make it his or her mission to recognize the changing trajectories of the organization and identify and attract the world-class talent that will advance Polymath and its Venture portfolio to continued success. The role is a mix of strategy and practice, as we work to build scale and efficiency into the recruiting department while breaking through tough recruiting challenges. 

WHY BUILD WITH US?

  • Join one of the most talented teams in Latin America with the right methodology to dramatically increase the likelihood of startup success
  • Build something important that impacts an entire organization since day 1.
  • See the direct results of every ounce of sweat.

WHAT WILL YOU GET?

  • Manage one of the more challenging departments: Talent Acquisition is one of the fastest-growing, most critical departments of Polymath, and you will have the opportunity to lead the direction.
  • Real operational experience. You will be part of a high performing team in charge of running a key department in the organization
  • Methodologies to build new ventures. You will gain exposure to Polymath’s model of designing and growing new businesses.
  • Entrepreneurship in emerging markets. You will gain a deep understanding of building companies within more difficult, yet high-potential markets.
  • Working alongside top, diverse talent. You will gain exposure to top entrepreneurial team from Latin America in diverse fields: design, business, technology, etc. and the opportunity to work side by side with Polymath Partners.
  • Balancing business with impact.  You will see the direct impact of your work, building incredible teams that are key to venture success

WHAT WILL YOU DO?

  • Continuously identify the talent needs of the Polymath's office
  • Lead the executive search of C-level leadership for Polymath's ventures
  • Communicate to the world that Polymath Ventures is a place where top talent belongs
  • Establish the strategy and best practices for team building across current and new ventures
  • Work among a centralized group of operations, finance and brand specialists to support the vision and growth of an expanding organization
  • Create a new way to recruit high performers, not only in Colombia but also across the globe.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUAL WITH THE FOLLOWING CHARACTERISTICS

  • 4 + years of experience preferably in operational roles. Experience in recruiting, executive search, or other talent-centric roles it's a plus
  • Analytical and operational mind to break through tough problems
  • Entrepreneurial mindset (ability to excel in startup environment)
  • Willingness to work in a collaborative work environment
  • Leadership skills and ability to influence people
  • Flexible, quick thinking and learning
  • Ambition to build big
  • Fluency in English and Spanish required


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About Polymath

Polymath Ventures is a company builder for emerging markets. Using a combination of business and design-thinking, Polymath creates new business ventures — from scratch, to scale massively across Latin America. Our companies address the latent needs of the growing middle class through innovative products and services.



More about Polymath
8

Fully operating companies designed, launched, and grown.

350

Talented and passionate individuals from across the globe working to build great companies.

$26M

Funding raised for our ventures.

3

countries where our companies operate