Search and selection services since 2009

Balkaninvest is a Sofia-based recruitment agency. Since 2009 they support companies in the most competitive branches to find employees for management and specialist positions that make a difference. Channels used: Ads, Social media, Network, Database, Direct search (Headhunting).

Almost all of their clients are international companies. There is no focus on a particular segment or level of seniority concerning the accepted mandates, but most searches conducted by Balkaninvest are for positions such as

  • General management (up do CEO-level)
  • IT (software developers, project managers)
  • Trade (Sales managers, key account managers)
  • BPO (Training & Quality manager, Senior agents)
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Digital marketing
  • Health care (mostly for positions in the DACH-region)

They can also consult and train you and your staff in-house in the latest recruitment techniques, both on- and off-line.

Owner and CEO is Dirk Steffes-tun, a German citizen who lives permanently in Bulgaria. He is a very actice networker and has a great overview of the local management community, in particular mid- to top-level-executives working for German companies or for companies with relevant activities in the DACH-region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland). Beside of the traditional recruiting he is very interested in the latest developments in Social recruiting, Employer branding and Direct sourcing and visits conferences and workshops both as a participant as well as a speaker.

Furthermore, the agency has identified Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) as a promising niche and has started with first projects for SMEs in Germany and Switzerland in 2017.


$25 - $49 / hr
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Sofia, Bulgaria


Key clients: 
ErichKrause, Otto Bock, Anakatech, SBTech,