Talented recruiter to leading PropTech scaleup

Salary Competitive
Equity To be negotiated

Would you like to help us get from 25 to 100+ colleagues within the next two years? In January '19, we were 4 people in Proper, a year ago we were 10 employees. Now we are 25, and at the end of 2021, we expect to be at least 40 Proper people. 

To support our continued growth, we are looking for a profile that is passionate about working with search and recruitment. In Proper, employees are at the very core of our success and we expect to grow significantly in the coming years - both in Denmark and internationally. 

About the role

We are looking for a recruiter who will be part of our full cycle recruitment, from identifying and attracting potential hires to interviewing and evaluating candidates. The team is currently a one-man band (Hi, my name is Henrik and I am writing this job post), so you will be a significant part of the team and have a large influence on the processes and the way we source and hire. Ultimately, the responsibilities are to ensure that Proper attracts, hires and retains the best employees, while growing a strong talent pipeline.

Your key tasks and responsibilities will be:

  • Manage the recruitment process from start to finish – including hands-on recruitment activities from A-Z Work with employer branding activities, proactively identifying and attracting talent

  • Identify and contribute to the development of new processes and tools to continuously raise the bar  

  • Collaborate with Hiring Managers on a regular basis to proactively identify future hiring needs and provide training as needed, e.g. within interviewing and contract negotiation

  • Promote a positive and professional candidate experience throughout the hiring process (from the moment they apply until they are on board or turned down)

  • Assist in designing and implementing Propers overall recruitment strategy based on best practices - and make sure they are applied through the entire recruiting process

The ideal candidate

The ideal recruiter holds a relevant academic background combined with work experience in screening, interviewing and assessing candidates. Furthermore, we hope you can tick of the following:

  • Minimum 2-3 years of talent acquisition experience, ideally tech startup/scaleup or recruiting agency

  • Experience with talent sourcing techniques, including boolean search on LinkedIn

  • Skilled in conducting different types of interviews (behavioral, competency-based etc.)

  • BSc or MSc in Human Resources Management, Organizational Psychology or relevant field

  • Is a strong communicator (verbal and written) with a hands-on and creative approach to recruitment

  • Tech savvy and knows your way around HR tech products

  • Fluent in both oral and written Danish and English. Knowledge of other languages is a major advantage

  • Experience in negotiating warrant agreements as part of compensation packages.

If you have experience hiring software engineers, it is a major plus. The most important thing for us, is that you are enthusiastic about the world of recruiting and thrive on executing.

Personal qualities that will help you succeed in this role include: an international mindset and focus on delivering results, while still being a strong team player. You know about the life in a scaleup, which will benefit the hiring managers when you act as a trusted advisor to them.

What you’ll get

You’ll join one of the fastest growing startups in Denmark, with an experienced team and backing from the three biggest VCs in Denmark.

In addition, we offer:

  • Really being a part of Proper through our warrant program

  • Office by the beautiful lakes in the center of Copenhagen

  • Lunch in our café

  • Extensive private health insurance

  • To be part of creating something that is bigger than all of us.

About Proper

At Proper we ensure landlords and tenants have a great rental experience. By making a simple and standard way to rent a home, office or shop, we free up time, make everything more transparent and create trust between the landlord and tenant - making everyone’s lives a little better. We automate redundant, time-consuming tasks, removing human errors and bureaucracy in the process, and put the human connection back into the equation. 

Proper is more than efficient property management. Proper is a seal of quality, safety and reliability. Our service is a lean and automated process for landlords and tenants – providing transparency and trust in the rental market. 

Recognised as one of Denmark's most exciting scaleups, we have grown more than 30% month-on-month for 18 months and received our Seed round in 2020. We are now preparing for our Series A to reach multiple countries and +100K tenancies!

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free lunch
Free lunch

Enjoy a free catered lunch with your colleagues, every day.

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

See all 11 benefits

Working at

Proper is a software company as a property manager. We live by automating everything that can be built by software - robots for one of the oldest industries, property management. We have experienced 30% monthly growth since December 2018. We now manage thousands of homes and offices - maybe even yours? By automating and digitising, we remove almost all the hassles, freeing up time for what’s important for property owners and delivers a much better experience for the tenants. We’re already present throughout Denmark, and you will help us expand to more countries. We have received investment from Preseed Ventures, SEED Capital, Bjarke Ingels, Prehype and NREP amongst others.

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