Senior Technical Recruiter – Africa (remote) at Upwork

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This is an internal contract position in a “Centralized Hiring” team at Upwork on a full-time remote basis.

We are looking for an experienced Technical Recruiter with a developed network of candidates in Africa to help us hire the most qualified engineers in this region and other parts of the world.

Must-have requirements:

  • 5+ years of in-house recruitment experience in a tech company(s);
  • strong sourcing and negotiation skills – you can find and attract qualified candidates without the job boards;
  • getting things done mindset – you are proactive in closing the positions and doing all necessary actions in this direction, with minimum supervision from others;
  • at least Upper-Intermediate level of English;
  • you are comfortable working in both sourcer and full-stack recruiter modes;
  • “quality not quantity” is one of your key principles of work.


  • 5,000+ connections among senior and lead level engineers in Africa.

We offer:

  • professional recruitment environment;
  • opportunity to source and negotiate with top-level engineers all over the world;
  • excellent international teamwork experience;
  • stable long-term work on a remote basis;
  • flexible schedule.

To note: colleagues, we kindly inform you that we will be contacting only selected candidates. Although it’s a remote position, we will give a preference to hire a professional based in Africa.

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