Talent Acquisition Specialist

At Opera, we make web browsers, game-, crypto-, news aggregation-, and data compression services while ensuring user privacy. Opera’s aim is to give our users the best Internet experience on any device and any platform to our millions of users worldwide. Our passion is to create products and services which bring the whole world online. We are rapidly growing and always looking for talented people.

This is a great opportunity to join our HR team in Sweden and be a part of building up the Talent Acquisition function. We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist that will help us to keep up the speed in our processes, assist the hiring managers and build up a candidate pipeline.

In this role you will manage all stages of our recruitment process. You will be working closely with the hiring managers to ensure that we are on top of the needs forward and make good and sustainable recruitment decisions. You will guide the candidates through the recruitment process and ensure a great candidate experience as well as keeping a good relationship with candidates and the IT community. You will plan, organize and attend in-house and external recruiting events and together with the team you will improve the way we do things and work strategically with our employer brand.

This position will be based at either our office in Gothenburg or Linköping, and you will need to be flexible between these two offices and travel now and then.


  • Working closely with hiring managers to define the requirements.
  • Search for top talent through various sourcing channels using LinkedIn, social media, job boards, university collaborations and employee referrals.
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with candidates.
  • Screen CVs and interview candidates in the first step.
  • Follow-up with hiring managers on the status of ongoing processes and keep the momentum.
  • Plan, organize and attend in-house and external recruiting events and fairs.
  • Work closely with the HR team to strengthen and communicate our employer brand in different contexts.
  • Keep up to date with news and trends in the Talent Acquisition area and ensure that we constantly develop our way of working.

To be successful in this role we believe that you have:

  • 3+ years of professional experience as an IT recruiter.
  • Knowledge of sourcing channels and recruitment methods.
  • Knowledge of the IT market and an understanding of tech talent attraction.
  • A strong interest/understanding of a technology.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English).
  • Preferably experience from working in an international context, collaborating with hiring managers and/or connecting with candidates from various countries.
  • A keen interest and experience in driving employer branding initiatives.
  • Relevant university degree (Human Resources or similar).

What we offer:

  • An opportunity to be a part of building the Talent Acquisition function.
  • An international internet company culture with products that address a massive global user base.
  • A flat org structure and friendly atmosphere where we learn and grow together.
  • A flexible work environment.
  • Great company benefits.


We will review applications continuously, so apply now! We are looking forward to hearing from you.

About us:

Opera is a global web innovator with an engaged and growing base of hundreds of millions of monthly active users who seek a better internet experience. Building on over 25 years of innovation that started with browser products, Opera is now leveraging its brand and highly engaged user base in order to expand its business into new segments. Today, Opera offers users around the world a range of products and services that include PC and mobile browsers, the newsreader Opera News, and apps dedicated to gaming, fintech, e-commerce and classifieds.

Opera is headquartered in Oslo, Norway with major offices in Poland, China, Scotland and Sweden, as well as a presence in many additional countries.Opera is listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange under the “OPRA” ticker symbol.