Location: We are open to applicants all over Europe, but ideally you will work from one of our office locations in Norway, Poland, Sweden, Scotland or Barcelona. If you live in or are interested in relocating to any of these locations, this is your ideal opportunity!

At Opera, we make web browsers, payment solutions, news aggregation services, 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 380 million users worldwide. Our passion is to create products and services which bring the whole world online.

About the role

An amazing opportunity has arisen for a talented, highly driven, creative, and passionate recruiter to join a fast paced, forward thinking Tech company in our first Internal Recruiter position. Dedicated to the Opera offices in Europe, this role will see you build strategic relationships with Senior Leaders within Opera. Through the power of headhunting and a passion for people you will help identify and attract the best talent globally to align with our ambitious business goals.

Sitting within the HR team, you will report directly to the Global Senior HR Director and work closely with HR colleagues in the European offices. Moreover, most of your time you will be working side by side with the business unit leaders to understand the teams and the emerging needs.

This is a great role for someone who is a real people person, passionate about recruitment in the tech and internet industries and looking for an opportunity they can make their own and hold a lot of autonomy in how they run their day.


  • Maintaining effective relationships with our EVPs and Senior Leaders to understand their recruitment needs
  • Understanding the business targets and goals and be able to identify superstar talent that could benefit Opera outside specific searches
  • Building a network of top talent leads relevant to Opera’s tech products and solutions and make the leads and candidates excited about our company
  • 360° management of the candidate journey and experience in line with best practice
  • Conduct screening interviews
  • Designing innovative sourcing strategies and comprehensive recruitment campaigns to attract talent internationally
  • Suggest new specialist hiring tools that are suited to our current and upcoming business needs
  • Collaborate closely with HR Business Partners and other functions in HR to ensure a smooth transition towards the onboarding process
  • Oversee the use of external recruiting firms, understand the cost per hire and have the ability to optimize usage and cost
  • Define new selection processes and improve current ones
  • Remain well networked externally to ensure you keep up to date with the rapidly changing recruitment landscape
  • Represent our company at recruitment fairs and external events
  • Ensure Diversity and Inclusion is at the forefront of recruitment practices
  • Recruitment reporting - provide an accurate report on recruitment activities

To be successful in this role, we believe you have

  • A passion for technology and a desire to work alongside leaders across the organization to understand and anticipate the needs of a rapidly changing environment
  • 5+ years of proven international recruitment experience as an in-house recruiter
  • An international mindset
  • Highly professional communication and self-presentation skills
  • Experience leading and coordinating full recruitment processes
  • Proficiency in the use of ATS systems, LinkedIn recruiter, Job Boards and other sourcing tools and techniques
  • Motivation to create innovative sourcing strategies
  • A confident and friendly demeanour
  • Fluency in English is a must

What we offer

  • We offer you a challenging work experience in an evolving company
  • The opportunity to be part of a multi-cultural and easy-going work environment in a flat management structure
  • An exciting opportunity to pioneer the global recruitment team and help us establish best recruitment practices
  • Exposure to work side by side with top management and deep dive into the day to day business of a fast moving tech company
  • Competitive salary and benefits


We are reviewing applications on a rolling basis, apply now!

About Opera

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, Estonia, 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.