HR & Talent Acquisition
Tech Recruiter

Polymath
Bogotá, Colombia

THE POLYMATH VENTURES APPROACH

Polymath is a company builder designed for emerging markets, designing and building (from scratch) innovative, tech-centred, scalable ventures rooted in existing consumer behaviours. We began our mission 7 years ago in Colombia, with the goal to build game-changing companies that serve the needs to the fast-expanding middle class. Today, we have 5 operating ventures with over 300 amazing staff across the portfolio and international presence in Perú and Mexico.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR an experienced tech recruiter

We are seeking an experienced Tech Recruiter to partner with business leaders and teams to hire incredible talent to Polymath Ventures.

 

As a Tech Recruiter, you'll be responsible for finding unique tech candidates who bring an entrepreneurial spirit, a sense of scrappiness and a diversity of thought to all that they do. You will be responsible for guiding them through our hiring process and introducing them to the magic of working at Polymath Ventures. You are driven, eager and able to use your creative skills to develop lasting relationships with candidates, partners and founders. You're also comfortable with numbers and can draw insights from analytics to make our hiring process smarter, friendlier and more efficient.

WHAT WILL YOU DO

  • Build a pipeline of top local and international technical talent through researching, sourcing and networking
  • Effectively manage an increasing number of roles and candidates across Latin America, full-cycle, and with minimal direction
  • Qualify candidates for technical abilities and alignment with Polymath Ventures’ mission and core values
  • Solve challenges and generate creative solutions by collecting and analysing data with quantitative or qualitative approaches, identifying alternatives when circumstances change, and seeking out responsibilities beyond your core
  • Act as a Brand Ambassador, build out tech talent networks and activate knowledgeable industry sources to develop and generate an ongoing pool of candidates through a diverse mix of sources, online and offline

WE ARE LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUAL WITH THE FOLLOWING CHARACTERISTICS

  • BS/BA degree
  • +4 years tech recruiting experience online and offline
  • Experience with both high-volume recruitment as well as specialist searches
  • Analytical and operational mind to break through tough problems, self-prioritizing and meeting tight deadlines
  • Strong work ethic; self-motivated and driven – you look for solutions and impact, without being asked twice
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure, capable of adapting and responding to change and able to multitask
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and relationship building skills in English and Spanish
  • Passion and understanding of technology
  • Willingness to be based in Bogotá, Colombia or CDMX, Mexico

A FEW OF POLYMATH'S SUCCESS SO FAR

  • 5 ventures operating, since launching Polymath in 2012 (2 more to be launched in 2019)
  • Operations in Colombia, Mexico and Perú
  • Over 300 people employed across the Polymath group
  • Táximo, our first company, operates in Colombia and Peru, and the founders have become Endeavor Entrepreneurs. Recently closed a Series B round of financing
  • Aflore, our second company has established itself as one of the most innovative models in Latam to provide greatly needed financial services to an underserved middle class. Aflore closed a substantial Series A round from Fiinlab, an innovation lab of Gentera, a publicly traded financial firm in Mexico. Currently closing Series B round

 



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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