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Executive Recruiter



People & HR
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

At Airwallex (, we’re building the future of global finance on one platform. Founded in 2015 in Melbourne, Airwallex is the leading financial technology platform for modern businesses to grow beyond borders. With one of the world’s most powerful payments infrastructure, our technology empowers businesses of all sizes to accept payments, move money globally, and simplify their financial operations, all on one single platform.

If you’re excited to do the most ambitious work of your career and change the way money moves around the world - join us!

We are looking for a Leadership/Executive Recruiter to be a trusted partner as we continue to scale our great talent bench in support of our sustained global growth. As a Leadership/Executive Recruiter, you will be a trusted partner with our Product, Engineering and Design leadership in hiring for our leadership roles, focusing on job scoping, executive alignment, candidate sourcing, and closing. We are building a truly unique, global company and as such, you will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of roles. The successful candidate gets excited at the prospect of ramping up and learning new subject matter to properly identify talent and speak credibly to them. You will collaborate closely with the executive team to fill key strategic positions within Airwallex on a global scale. This role requires exceptional influencing skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment where successful outcomes are recognized and celebrated.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with senior executives to define strategic hiring needs and develop candidate profiles

  • Utilize creative and diverse sourcing strategies to attract top-tier executive talent

  • Serve as a thought partner to hiring managers throughout the recruitment process

  • Lead the end-to-end recruitment process for executive positions, from sourcing to offer acceptance

  • Provide a consistently positive candidate experience by building trusted relationships with candidates

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure alignment on hiring strategies and goals

  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of recruitment processes and practices


  • 5+ years of experience in recruitment hiring progressively senior-level candidates (up to VP or C-level), preferably in a fast-paced, growth stage environment with a high talent bar

  • Experience hiring for Product, Engineering, and Design (PED) roles would be a strong asset

  • Ability to ramp up on new domains in a short period of time, and ask the right questions to build alignment with hiring teams

  • Proven track record of successfully recruiting and closing candidates across varying circumstances (global roles, niche talent profiles, late-stage, pre-IPO company)

  • Strong collaboration and influencing skills, with the ability to work effectively with senior leaders

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that builds confidence and trust between senior-level hiring managers and candidates

  • Ability to work autonomously and drive results in a global setting

If you are a Leadership / Executive Recruiter with a passion for finding exceptional talent on a global scale and contribute to building out world-class teams in a high-growth environment, we invite you to apply for this senior individual contributor role at Airwallex. Join us in shaping the future of fintech and making a meaningful impact on our company's success.

Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don’t regard color, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status when making our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Airwallex does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms/recruiters. Airwallex will not pay any fees to search firms/recruiters if a candidate is submitted by a search firm/recruiter unless an agreement has been entered into with respect to specific open position(s). Search firms/recruiters submitting resumes to Airwallex on an unsolicited basis shall be deemed to accept this condition, regardless of any other provision to the contrary.