Talent Acquisition Lead

Salary Competitive

Are you the person finding unconventional ways to attract the best talent and build a brand and a company that everyone wants to work for? Do you feel stimulated with the challenge of scaling a team 3-4x in less than a year? Do you like to build processes from scratch and find it stimulating to work with smart people, at great autonomy. Are you ready to join a rocket ship and disrupt the food industry?

If you can answer “yes” to the questions above, you may be the right person we are looking for to lead our talent acquisition, when scaling Fresh.Land to unicorn level.

Fresh.Land is a fast-growing foodtech scale-up that allows consumers to buy directly from farmers, bypassing up to 5 middlemen. We developed a pioneering digital platform that shortens and digitizes the food supply chain. Our aim is to make Fresh.Land an integral part of our daily lives — allow consumers to make climate-smart choices and order fresh, natural produce directly from trees and fields.

The position

In your role as Talent Acquisitions Lead, you will play an essential role in Fresh.Lands journey from startup to scaleup. Through unconventional means, “out-of-the-box” thinking and employer branding, you will attract, recruit and onboard the brightest minds for our stellar team, which will lead our international expansion and take our rocket ship to the next level of growth.

Your Responsibilities 

  • Identify skill gaps and needs together with Management
  • Lead implementation of internal HR systems 
  • Draft guidelines and implement procedures for attracting, recruiting, and retaining talent
  • Oversee all stages of the candidate and employee journey (recruit, interview, hire, onboard and train team members)
  • Implement performance evaluations and feedback
  • Manage team learning and skill development programs
  • Lead and implement policies and processes
  • Monitor adherence to internal policies and standards
  • Be the driver of our employer branding activities.

About you

To succeed in this role, you should have a proven track record in scaling fast and building a strong employer brand. Be prepared to hire new team members weekly and design processes that can easily scale. You feel stimulated working with smart people, you have a positive can-do attitude and you want to create an impact in the world. You are independent, self-motivated and driven, with excellent time management and organisational skills. You are a positive and energetic person who has the willingness to roll up your sleeves and get the job done.

The Requirements

  • You have a proven track record in scaling a team fast and building a strong employer brand
  • You have solid experience in talent acquisition and have strategies to attract top talent
  • You have hands-on experience implementing Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and HR systems
  • Past experience scaling a startup team from 40 to 3-4x in less than a year
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related regulations and contracts
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to foster long-term relationships 
  • BSc/MSc in relevant fields.
  • Diligent and firm with high ethical standards
  • Fluent in English and Danish

When joining Fresh.Land, you must be ready to drive change from day one and make contributions that matter.

Fresh.Land is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

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.

Central office
Central office

Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Working at

Fresh.Land is a scale-up with a new model for the food industry. We developed a pioneering platform that shortens and digitizes the food supply chain. It allows farmers to sell fresh products directly to consumers, using the trees as their “warehouse” and cutting 3-5 middlemen. Our platform provides all the logistics, payment, legal, and knowledge required in one integrated solution. Fresh.Land was coined “truly pioneering” (WWF) and “one of the most promising green startups in Denmark” (Forbes). Our disruptive startup won the Sustainary Award (Denmark), Frederiksberg Iværksætterpris (Denmark), European Youth Award (Austria), EcoSummit Gold Winner (Germany), Nordic Cleantech Open (Sweden), WWF Climate Solver Award (Denmark), Portugal Digital Awards (Portugal), and Green Tech Challenge (Denmark). We have offices in Copenhagen and Portugal. The company is profitable and growing at a very fast pace. We are preparing to launch commercially in 8 EU countries. The management team includes former senior McKinsey consultants and senior executives, with a proven track-record in building and exiting successful companies in the past. According to WWF, “Fresh.Land can save 88% of CO₂ from storage and reduce food waste by 10%, saving 12.7 million tons of CO₂ annually by 2026”. Our just-in-time model is at the forefront of the green transition in the food industry and fostering a shift to a more plant-based diet.

Read more about Fresh.Land

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