Leader of Talent Selection Area

talent selection
selection strategy
Bratislava or also remote (online)
Start date
ASAP (by agreement)
Type of job offer
Full-time permanent employment
Monthly salary
Compensation for the role is starting from 1750 euro gross base, depending on the qualification and track record of final candidate
from 1750 €

Job description

Join us at LEAF and be a part of our mission to develop young people with potential to grow into shapers and future leaders. 

As a Talent Selection Area Leader you will be mainly responsible for maintaining and improving our unique selection methodology based on literature and research in various fields of psychology and other social sciences. In this role, you will be creating and implementing proactive and innovative methods to assess and select talented candidates on various criteria pertaining to our values; create functioning feedback loop to further develop our methodology; and drive and improve the Talent Selection strategy. Finally, you will provide support to various teams and team members when it comes to talent identification and selection.

As a Talent Selection Area Leader your main tasks are:

  • Continuously improving the talent selection methodology and processes built on research in various fields of psychology and other social sciences, in part through systematic feedback loop process of selected program participants

  • Refining the selection criteria (e.g., integrity, excellence, leadership potential) and the methodology for selection of candidates against these criteria, aligning all involved in selection process

  • Assessing / Screening applicant’s competencies against agreed requirements by using appropriate methods and providing recommendations on candidate selection to the initiative leaders

  • Judgment / Ability to assess not only the current state but also the potential of an individual candidate on any given dimension (e.g., character, leadership)

  • Identifying best practices in selection/assessing of the desired target audiences and suggesting relevant improvements

  • Coordinating and in the future possibly building capabilities of the team of talent selection specialists or other colleagues, involved in talent selection

  • Budgeting and other administrative tasks that are part of the role

Who are we looking for

  • Relevant education and work/ life experience (3 years minimum) in people assessment and research (preferably in social sciences)

  • Familiarity with different types of assessment tools, both online and in person, as well as assessment/psychometric methodology is preferred.

  • Good organization, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Strong-hands-on attitude, self-motivated and result-oriented

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, being able to establish relationship of trust easily

  • Passion for the LEAF mission, passion for the role / challenges listed above and alignment with LEAF values

  • Professional working proficiency in English language

Why should you choose us

If you look for routine position and best tangible perks, LEAF Academy may not be the best place for you. If you search for opportunity to follow your personal desire and mission, we can offer:

  • Meaningful impact: We aspire to support the development of talented young people who have the potential to be change-makers in society by building a boarding school, literally from the ground up! 

  •  Professional team environment: You will become part of a diverse and supportive team that strives to be at the forefront of 21st Century Education. 

  •  Challenging assignments: We are an entrepreneurial organization. On-the-job learning and fast personal development here is inevitable. You have a chance to bring and immediately implement new ideas

Additional information

The selection process will include interviews with various team members and assignment. We take hiring very seriously and want to make as sure as possible that new members of our team will not only be excellent at what they do, but also passionate for both the role and LEAF mission and thriving in our culture - the side effect being that hiring process can take longer in some cases.


  • Professional

About organization

Chceme aby bolo Slovensko vždy miestom pre kvalitný a spokojný život. Veríme, že v súčasnom svete môže byť Slovensko ekonomicky silnou krajinou s úspešnými firmami, ktoré obstoja aj v globálnej konkur..