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Senior Recruiter



People & HR
Mexico City, Mexico
Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2023
About Tala
Tala is a global technology company building the world’s most accessible financial services. With more than $350 million raised from visionary investors, we are serving millions of customers around the world who have been overlooked by traditional financial institutions – and our plan is to serve millions more, and have been named by the Fortune Impact 20 list, CNBC’s Disruptor 50, and Forbes’ Fintech 50 list for five years running. We are expanding across product offerings, countries and crypto and are looking for people who have an entrepreneurial spirit and are passionate about the mission.
By creating a unique platform that enables lending and other financial services around the globe, people in emerging markets are able to start and expand small businesses, manage day-to-day needs, and pursue their financial goals with confidence. Currently, more than 7 million people across Kenya, the Philippines, Mexico, and India have used Tala products. Due to our global team, we have a remote-first approach, and also have offices in Santa Monica, CA (HQ); Nairobi, Kenya; Mexico City, Mexico; Manila, the Philippines; and Bangalore, India.
Most Talazens join us because they connect with our mission of enabling financial agency for underbanked people around the world. If you are energized by the impact you can make at Tala, we’d love to hear from you!
Tala is looking for a Senior Recruiter. The ideal candidate is highly collaborative, results-oriented, has a bias toward action, is adaptable, and is truly excited about Tala’s mission! You will help shape our organization by sharing our company's story, vision, and culture both internally and externally. In this role, you will work directly with multiple hiring teams and locations to support our growth and ensure we hire the best in class! You will have the opportunity to shape and elevate the future of Tala by bringing in the most talented people possible. You will be able to develop your skills and play with new ideas as we deliver on our promise to the business - the right people, in the right role, at the right time.

What you'll do

  • Be responsible for sourcing and full-cycle recruiting for technical and non-technical roles and other roles as needed
  • Serve as an internal consultant by conducting training for Hiring Managers and employees, coaching interviewers on best practices, and making sure we’re delivering a consistently exceptional candidate experience
  • Provide all candidates and Hiring Managers with an amazing experience by being open, honest, and friendly throughout the process
  • Work closely with the local People Business Partner to align on new hiring needs in the market.
  • Strategize different ways to enhance our employer brand by building diverse talent pipelines, generating referrals, and managing community outreach activities
  • Talent mapping with external talent by identifying the hard-to-fill roles and critical roles and preparing candidates for future opportunities.
  • Support the business in researching market data and trends that will help in making talent decisions.
  • Work in a hybrid model and expected to come in to our Mexico City office


  • Minimum 5+ years of recruiting experience
  • Experience in a high-growth, high-tech startup environment
  • Deep understanding of the market
  • Must be bi-lingual and have experience working with Global teams in different time zones
  • Experience with a web-based ATS
  • Able to manage a full-cycle recruiting process in an efficient and effective manner
  • Experience with progressive sourcing techniques including direct sourcing and internet data mining and recruiting techniques such as search engines, Boolean search strings, LinkedIn, and other online networking communities
  • Attention to detail and focus on data integrity, documentation, and visibility for hiring managers
  • Proven success sourcing for hard-to-fill roles across multiple business functions
  • High level of self-motivation and ability to produce results independently, and under demanding deadlines
  • Organized, able to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks as well as adapt to business priorities that change quickly
Our vision is to build a new financial ecosystem where everyone can participate on equal footing and access the tools they need to be financially healthy. We strongly believe that inclusion fosters innovation and we’re proud to have a diverse global team that represents a multitude of backgrounds, cultures, and experience. We hire talented people regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.