Head of Talent Acquisition

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Head of Talent Acquisition


We are looking for an experience talent acquisition guru with a mix of agency and inhouse experience who can join our growing business to lead the talent function.   Baraja is Australia’s most exciting deep tech start-up.  We create and build a solid-state Lidar that enables autonomous vehicles to see.   We currently have customers across the world.   We have an amazing team and recently raised an over $42M of funding from Sequoia Capita, Blackbird Ventures and Main Sequence Venture Partners.


We are looking who is a master of the craft of talent acquisition with experience in a venture funded environment.   Someone who can work within our rapidly growing environment to help us identify, attract and engage world class talent, wherever it might reside.   The role will report directly in the founder and be responsible in partnership with our Head of People and Culture to own all aspects of the talent acquisition function, including strategy, systems, people, process, branding, reporting and forecasting.


To be considered for this role we need someone with the following,

         Hands on experience in a venture funded or fast growth environment

         Design and deliver innovative talent sourcing and pipeline development strategies, that will scale to meet business objectives against headcount plans

         Drive all talent processes, including assessment of talent and capability, strengths and gaps, identification of themes, and recommendations

         Develop and manage our employment brand

         Manage recruiting measurement and tools across the organization

         Proactively assess team and employee development needs, make recommendations, and implement appropriate solutions

·       Management of all 3rd party partners, including ATS providers, Linkedin, JobBoards, Talent Branding.

As the protector of our culture, this role will work across all functions and act a key strategic hub of the growth of the business. We highly value our culture, the diversity of the team and the passion we have for taking our product to market and the impact it will have.

For the successful applicant we are able to provide,

• Competitive salary and equity at a rapidly growing, extremely well-funded deep tech start-up.

• 10 Days Emergency Nanny Service,

• 4 Week holiday and 10 days sick leave,

For more information and an informal chat, email us to set up a call on @baraja.com

Self-driving is hard, your choice of LiDAR shouldn’t be. Baraja has invented a new type of LiDAR called Spectrum-Scan™ which delivers the highest performance available to address the challenge of self driving cars.

Baraja is a rapidly growing start-up, with a revolutionary LiDAR for self-driving vehicles. Our HQ is based in Sydney, Australia, with offices in China and the USA.

We are quickly expanding worldwide, hiring through Europe and Asia, closely collaborating with car manufacturers to iterate and refine our vision of what LiDAR needs to be.

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Head of Talent Acquisition

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