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Recruitment Manager

Recruitment Manager

Kognity is one of the fastest-growing EdTech companies in the world and we aim to radically improve learning for 1.5 billion school students globally.

We pursue our vision because there are few more important jobs than educating the world’s young people. No other single factor has a higher impact on the prosperity and well-being of humanity than education. Yet technology has previously not delivered on any of its promises of better learning. At Kognity, we have set out to do this.

Who we are

We provide intelligent textbooks to schools in over 70 countries on 5 continents, allowing students to learn things faster, more effectively, and teachers to help students reach their goals.

We are looking for exceptional people who want to pursue the biggest possible challenges. We need the sharpest brains, biggest hearts, and greatest drive in Stockholm and internationally. Kognity is for those who want to take part in making the world a better place by working hard and creatively in a fun, caring, high-paced and challenging environment. 

Who you are & why we need you

We are looking for a Recruitment Manager capable of driving recruitment at a time when Kognity is nearly doubling headcount year-on-year. As our Recruitment Manager, you will be responsible overall for driving Kognity's recruitment on a global level and for shaping and building our recruitment function from scratch. on a global level and to shape and build our recruitment function from scratch. You will work closely with all Hiring Managers at Kognity in order to drive recruitment processes and help make effective hiring decisions.


  • Driving Kognity’s global recruitment strategies and operations
  • Setting guidelines, routines and structures to standardize recruitment processes and make sure they are in line with Kognity’s values
  • Supporting Hiring Managers with day-to-day recruitment tasks and ensuring recruitment is carried out in line with our ambitious standards
  • Assisting in operational recruitment by conducting screening interviews or reference calls
  • Coordinating with external stakeholders including recruitment firms, freelancers, our partner company managing Kognity’s team members internationally, Migrationsverket etc.


  • B.Sc. in Human Resources Management, Organizational Psychology or any other relevant field
  • Minimum of 5 years experience within a hyper-growth environment 
  • Solid understanding of professional full-cycle recruitment
  • Leadership experience with proven headcount responsibility 
  • Solid track record of successfully driving and managing numerous recruitment processes quickly but still maintaining high quality 

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Linnégatan 87D
115 23 Stockholm Directions

Our values

Our values guide us through daily interactions, in recruitment, promotion and celebrations, through the good and the bad. They are the behavioural norms that reign at Kognity.

  • We take care of ourselves and each other

  • We work to maximise progress

  • We strive for transparency in all things

  • We share honest feedback

  • We drive change, in our thoughts and actions

  • We own it


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