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

Human Resources · Hamburg / Berlin · Full-time · Head of

Job description

Job description

We are looking for:

The first Head of People & Culture Manager for our latest portfolio company that democratizes financial services for the working class. An international, intercultural team of serial founders and experienced executives is waiting for you. The company is well-capitalized and supported by European and US top-tier VCs and various Business Angels. As part of the management team you would be responsible for the strategic development of the People & Culture division and, in particular, drive their HR strategy forward. 

What will keep you challenged?

  • Being responsible for the expansion, further development and management of the People & Culture department and thus actively shaping all strategies and processes relating to recruiting, team happiness and corporate culture
  • Developing visions and strategies for the further development of venture's HR strategy
  • Making sure that the best talents reach to the company and that they can develop themselves further with them by establishing innovative concepts for personnel development and employee satisfaction
  • Developing meaningful KPIs and reports for the People & Culture area, thereby promoting data and results-focused work 
  • Ensuring that everybody works in the most efficient legal framework for all personal processes and guidelines and also, that your team builds productive working relationships with colleagues, executives and other departments
  • Advising the Founders and your colleagues in numerous people-related matters

Which traits contribute to your success?

  • +5 years of professional experience in HR and relevant experience in management and scaling a team
  • Employee satisfaction oriented and strong team player with ability in building cross-functional working relationships and in stakeholders management
  • Strong entrepreneurial spirit, data- and result-driven working attitude, with analytical way of thinking and adaptability to an agile environment
  • Outstanding communications skills in both German and English

What to expect working with our portfolio company:

  • Join an experienced founding team and an open feedback culture across all departments
  • Make a true impact in the fintech industry
  • Getting challenged and developing your professional skills by taking over responsibilities guarantee a steep learning curve from day one
  • Please note that we are looking for support in the Hamburg office or someone who is open to travel on a regular basis. Eligibility to work within the EU is required as well
  • Additional Benefits: 30 vacation days + flexible working hours, min 80% mobile work allowance, Company pension scheme, Discounts at 1500+ shops and services, strongly subsidised gym membership, Job Bike


Do you want to be part of our portfolio company's success story?
We are looking forward to your online 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 120+ professionals supports our portfolio companies with software engineering, marketing, sales, hiring, and other business-critical services.

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