Head of People & Culture (m/f/d)

Human Resources · Aachen · Full-time · Head of

Job description

Job description

About the Job

We’re looking for an experienced Head of People & Culture (m/f/d) to join one of our portfolio companies to lead its people and operations strategies.

In your day-to-day work, you’ll focus on streamlining and nurturing the organisational culture, ensuring it aligns with the company's values and business goals.

Join our portfolio company: A German hardware company focused on designing and manufacturing cutting-edge microchips. The transformative startup offers energy-efficient and high-performance components for multiple industries.

In this role, you’ll:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive strategies for Talent Acquisition, People development & Operations, Retention, and Succession planning.
  • Develop and implement initiatives that nurture a positive, inclusive, and dynamic workplace culture, aligning with the company's core values to enhance employee engagement and support
  • Lead the development and communication of People policies and procedures that support the organisation's goals and comply with legal standards
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to integrate people and culture strategies with the company's overall strategic planning and operational execution
  • Manage People teams to enhance transparency, facilitate effective information flow, and build a sense of community among employees
  • Leverage data analytics to inform People and Talent Acquisition (TA) decisions, to optimise talent management processes, enhance workforce planning, and improve employee experience and outcomes through evidence-based strategies

Your Profile

  • 5-8 years or more of experience in People Organisation, with at least +3 years in a leadership role focussing on People topics, culture and communications
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Organisational Psychology, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and inspire employees at all levels
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement successful People strategies that align with business objectives
  • Experience in change management and the ability to lead an organisation through growth and transformation
  • Strong proficiency in German

Please note that we’re looking for support in the Aachen office of our portfolio company. Eligibility to work in the EU is required.

Benefits and Perks

  • Comprehensive benefits package with outstanding insurance, pension and virtual stock options at our portfolio company
  • An inspiring, creative and diverse environment with professional and motivated colleagues from all over the world
  • Transparent and open culture where every person is highly valued and respected
  • Getting challenged and developing your professional skills by taking over responsibilities, and a guaranteed steep learning curve from day one
  • A supportive environment that prioritises work-life balance
  • Be part of a professional network within the Project A family, with access to regular events, knowledge exchange and meetups

Apply below and become a part of our success story!

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Project A is committed to diverse and equal opportunities hiring for all – applicants, candidates, and employees alike. We value humans – with all our glorious multifaceted backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences – and look forward to your application.

Project A is one of Europe's leading venture capital firms, with offices in Berlin and London. Founded in 2012 as an Operational VC, we have backed more than 100 startups across 17 countries and 15 industries, including digital health, Fintech, and mobility. Our dedicated team of 140+ professionals supports our portfolio companies with software engineering, marketing, sales, hiring, and other business-critical services.

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