Talent Acquisition Specialist

Growth & Organisation – HR /
Alice & Bob are a deep tech company going through an R&D stage to build the first fault-tolerant Quantum Computer. We secured 30 million USD in funding to further develop our unique technology.

We are a young team with some of the brightest scientific minds joining us straight from completing their PhD or university. Of course, we are serious about our mission and participation in the quantum race alongside tech giants like Google and IBM,, however we are also keen to create ever-lasting memories. Including lots of celebrations and fun, as we continue to have many successes along the way to our ultimate goal of building the first Universal, fault-tolerant Quantum Computer! Which can have large positive impact for humanity. Do you want to join a team that is trying to change the world?

As a TA Specialist, you will report to the Head of People and will play a crucial role in the end-to-end hiring process while contributing to projects that elevate our recruitment function to new heights.


    • Hiring Briefs: Collaborate with Hiring Managers to understand their staffing needs, finalize job specifications, and publish job postings on our Applicant Tracking System (ATS).
    • Candidate Sourcing: Utilize a variety of sourcing methods, including LinkedIn, Networking, and industry-specific events, to identify and attract top talent.
    • Candidate Screening: Evaluate candidates through resume screening and interviews to ensure they meet our standards and culture.
    • Relationship Building: Cultivate strong relationships with both Hiring Managers and candidates, providing guidance to Hiring Managers and maintaining a network of potential talent.
    • Becoming a Real Business Partner: Work closely with hiring managers to understand their department's strategic goals and staffing needs. Anticipate future talent requirements and proactively provide insights and solutions to help them build high-performing teams, thus serving as a true business partner within the organization.
    • Interview Scheduling: Efficiently schedule and coordinate candidate interviews, ensuring a smooth interview process for all parties involved.
    • Candidate Close: Demonstrate a strong understanding of our value proposition to negotiate and close candidates effectively.
    • Data Management: Maintain a well-organized ATS to enable effective data analysis and reporting.
    • Academic Partnerships: Build partnerships with academic organizations and schools to identify and engage with emerging talent.
    • Recruitment Projects: Contribute to recruitment projects such as Employer Branding, Candidate Surveys, and Market Mapping to enhance our overall recruitment function


    • 5 years+ in a similar position;
    • Previous experience in a scale-up or a fast growing environment;
    • Fluent in English;
    • Proven knowledge of HR and management Best Practices;
    • Strong skills in change management, problem-solving, negotiation, and people management.
    • Data-driven mindset
    • Beneficial: Proficiency in French, Experience working in a scale-up environment, background in technical recruitment, experience recruiting for the life sciences industry.


    • 25-day vacation policy (as per French law) + RTT
    • Half of transportation cost coverage (as per French law), or yearly allowance for the die-hard bicycle users
    • Competitive health benefits with Alan
    • Meal vouchers with Swile, as well as access to a fully equipped kitchen
    • Parental benefits with crèche support
    • Flexible remote policy, up to 25 % a month.

Research shows that women might feel hesitant to apply for this job if they don't match 100% of the job requirements listed. This list is a guide, and we'd love to receive your application even if you think you're only a partial match. We are looking to build teams that innovate, not just tick boxes on a job spec.

You will join of one of the most innovative startups in France at an early stage, to be part of a passionate and friendly team on its mission to build the first universal quantum computer!

We love to share and learn from one another, so you will be certain to innovate, develop new ideas, and have the space to grow.