Head of People

Job description

FindHotel's mission is to get every traveller in the world the best accommodation deal. We are the largest independent and proudly self-funded hotel booking platform in the world today. We are rapidly scaling the team and are about to cross the 100 person mark before the end of 2021, and are looking for a head of people believing that our ability to attract and retain great people is the only way for the company to continue growing and succeeding in the future.

We're looking for our first Head of People to play a crucial part in our plans to scale. This forward-thinking individual will work closely with senior management to devise a plan and structure to get the very best out of our team members based in Amsterdam and remotely. The successful candidate will take the lead on building a world-class working culture, refining and shaping our processes and practices across the entire 'people' spectrum. Reporting to our founder and CEO, Oz Har Adir, this is a permanent role based in Amsterdam leading a growing HR & recruiting team of 7 by the end of the year.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting our internal Talent Acquisition Partners and hiring managers in improving and refining our recruitment processes and achieve a more diverse and balanced workforce
  • Contributing to employer branding efforts to support the attraction of top global talent
  • Ensuring management standards are met and leaders are nurtured to get the best out of their team members across multiple different verticals & specialisms
  • Improving our organisational design in order to prepare for rapid growth and scale
  • Help team members find their growth path within the company and envision their career progression
  • Managing our contracting & compensation model across full-time / remote / freelance
  • Leading our learning & development efforts, from conferences to language courses to leadership development and internal knowledge sharing (read more about these on our blog)
  • Shaping, defining and improving our company benefits offering, leading to unrivaled employee satisfaction
  • Improving the feedback & performance review methods across the company and how our team members are assessed, recognised and compensated
  • Champion our mission, vision & values, both inside and outside the organization.
  • Leading this great group of people (blog)


People we love:

  • Experienced HR leaders with extensive experience working in forward-thinking organisations who have unique insights into how to improve knowledge, workforce productivity and employee satisfaction
  • Demonstrable experience in organisational development & performance management
  • Individuals who understand how to grow and scale teams at an exponential rate while getting the best out of our team members
  • Chameleons - people who understand and can collaborate with individuals from multiple walks of life. People who care, listen and can find positive solutions to almost any problem
  • Fluent in English and preferably Dutch (we're 100% international, but our core team is Amsterdam based and we work under Dutch employment laws)

Why join us now?

  • We aim to help 10M customers book on FindHotel annually by 2023, up from 2M in the past 12 months. We do that using data, transparency & industry leading features.
  • The company is quickly evolving from data-led (analytical, pragmatic, measured) to product & engineering led, working towards BHAGs and positioning itself towards global leadership in travel. Its an exceptional journey to make and requires both highly motivated and highly effective individuals working in cadence, a challenge to create but a marvel to be part of. 

Do you want to know if FindHotel is the right place for you? Find out by reading our CEO's blog post.

What we offer:

  • You will have plenty of chances to learn and grow – surrounded by some of the brightest minds in the city, be part of a culture which promotes knowledge sharing, trust and transparency.
  • You will be part of a A profitable company with fast growth and a massive scale opportunity, with a great team core built from years of investment. We are not a rocketship that was launched yesterday but a maturing organisation that reached product-market-marketing fit and is enjoying clear economics of scale at nearly 100% Year-over-year revenue growth in 2021.
  • A great benefits package + perks and benefits (including significant share appreciation rights).
  • Flexible time off (take as many holidays as you need) and a chance to work remotely - we measure results, not time spent in the office.
  • You will be part of a highly international team that enjoys work, eat & play together in one of Amsterdam best office locations.
  • You will join us in enjoying good food with catered lunches from various cuisines, great coffee, ice-cream in the fridge and the occasional bbq in our garden and company events in Amsterdam and abroad.
  • A budget for your dream home office.

Blog posts worth reading

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We encourage people from all ethnic groups, genders, sexuality, age and abilities to apply. If this job description resonates with you, we want to hear from you!