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VP of People and Culture - Global Tech Start-Up

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £120000 - £140000 per annum + bonus & shares
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: HR | culture | talent
  • Type: hybrid, remote
  • Contact: Emma Richardson
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 30 June 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH97971

Handle are partnering with a series B start-up organisation at an crucial point of their growth journey. They are looking to hire a progressive VP of People into a newly created role, to develop and scale the People function and strategy to align with their ambitious business strategy.

This London HQ'd, founder led organisation is highly innovative and purpose driven, developing ground-breaking tech making a difference to people's lives across the world. With around 150 employee working in a remote first model, they are at a key point of maturity now and as such need a progressive, creative minded exec level people lead to take them on the next phase of their journey.

The new People & Culture leader will head up all People strategy, leading a high functioning existing team based over UK, Europe, and the US. The goal of this role is to really get under the skin of the business and culture and curate an incredible employee experience, ensuring the business sets itself apart and delivers the absolute highest standards it can as an employer.

They envisage the new VP of People being a thought leader in the People space, you'll bring inspirational strategic thinking to the table. You'll have experience in (and be excited by) working in fast-growth, international technology companies. Poised on further growth plans and with a unprecedented round of funding just under its belt there is huge opportunity in this role, and a big 'want' from the founders and wider business to be true leaders when it comes to people and culture


  • Proven experience as VP/ Director or Head of HR, and having strategic input as part of a leadership team
  • You'll be data driven and confident using metrics and analytics to measure success
  • Experience in fast-growth, international, technology companies desirable (U.S experience highly desirable)
  • Understanding of diverse working styles i.e. remote working, hybrid, and in-office, retaining company culture with employees based in a range of locations
  • You'll be an inspirational thought leader with a genuine passion for People

If you are looking to step into a role that allows for real autonomy, creativity and clear progression then please apply!

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds - we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent for every opportunity through a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.