Manager, Technical Recruiting

Sygnum Bank

Zürich, Switzerland

Full time

May 24

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Sygnum is a technology-driven company that empowers financial services for the digital asset economy. It develops an integrated solution to securely issue, store, trade and manage digital assets. The company was founded by an experienced, interdisciplinary team of experts and is backed by a distinguished group of individuals and institutions. Sygnum is rooted in two of the world's leading financial hubs – Singapore and Switzerland. Sygnum’s vision is to be the partner of choice to securely issue, store, trade and manage digital assets.

Sygnum’s mission is to inspire and empower everyone, everywhere to create and have direct access to ownership and value. The company’s approach is based on a set of values that not only ensure the highest ethical standards and clarity of purpose, but also puts our clients and partners at the centre of everything we do.

To support the next stage of our growth journey we are hiring a Manager, Technical Recruiting for our Zurich office who helps our tech team to grow rapidly and operate differently to attract, deliver, and retain top diverse, technical talent.

Additionally, we are on a quest to become the best talent acquisition team in the universe which starts with hiring forward thinking, motivated people who bring a unique way of thinking to tackle people challenges. We are building many programs and processes from scratch and need team members who have a solid foundation of success in doing that in a deeply dynamic environment.


  • You will develop and execute a hiring strategy with your technical
  • client groups (IT, Engineering and Product).
  • You will work closely with the Head of People & Talent, plus
  • interconnected client groups, to truly understand the hiring needs and priorities.
  • You are a true coach. We want you to provide guidance, mentorship, and career development to your team and the leadership team of our technology department
  • You get the true meaning of inclusion and diversity. It is important
  • in who you hire for your team and for the technical organization. You devise specific actions to ensure your team helps Sygnum hire a diverse set of exceptional talent. Moreover, you are obsessed about fostering an environment of inclusion.
  • You let the magic happen. :) You bring to life innovative recruiting
  • strategies to support the growing needs of the business. You are open to experimenting; fail fast, learn and adapt quickly with the goal of getting to a new and better way of recruiting.
  • You work with senior engineering leadership to actively identify and
  • quantify, through workforce planning and tracking, the hiring needs for their organization. Think big picture when it comes to the Sygnum recruiting strategy, with the ability to break that down into smaller landmarks for the team.
  • You keep the business up to date by providing information in a way
  • that is accurate and usable by your partners.
  • You view into the talent and competitor landscape such that our
  • decisions and strategies around talent acquisition are informed by the best possible information.
  • You communicate fearlessly to build trust. You bring a strong
  • perspective that inspires change and motivates recruiters and business to develop simple solutions to complex problems.
  • You have experience supporting global/distributed organizations.


  • Master’s degree in organizational studies or a technical field
  • Superb candidate focus, attention to detail and organization skill
  • You have experience supporting global/distributed organizations.
  • 2-5 years of relevant HR experience as a Recruiting Lead/Manager
  • Experience directly supporting Technical business functions.
  • Ability to build strong partnerships with leaders at all levels of
  • the organization.
  • Genuine passion for developing and leading people
  • You truly believe that recruiting has a major impact on the success of the business.
  • Strong communication, story telling and organizational skills
  • Proven track record of delivering on hiring goals.
  • Ability to build effective recruiting strategies that contribute to
  • the team’s hiring goals.
  • Experience in organizations that have undergone significant growth,
  • change, and/or international expansion.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English and German


•The chance to be part of a movement shaping the future of our world’s financial system

•An amazing team of highly skilled and motivated people

•The possibility to do part of your work remotely

Interested? Send us your CV and motivation letter! Even if you're not there yet but still think you could be a good fit for our team, please contact us and we'll figure it out. Thank you.

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