Head of People

Job description

Will you join us on a journey to disrupt the trillion-dollar travel industry? We are looking for the best and brightest who share our passion for travelers, data and product.

FindHotel believes travel is the one thing that opens minds to new ideas, cultures, and ways of thinking. Our mission is to GET EVERY TRAVELLER THE BEST ACCOMMODATION DEAL, WORLDWIDE. From adventure travel and backpacking to honeymoons and family vacations, we genuinely care so that every traveller can make the best-informed accommodation choice at the absolute best conditions for every trip.

We are now looking for a Head of People to join our People Operations team. This forward-thinking individual will play a crucial part in the exponential growth and scale of FindHotel and will be working closely with senior management to devise a plan and structure to get the very best out of our team members. 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 and contributing towards areas including, but not limited to, learning & development, organisational design, performance management, resource planning & talent acquisition.


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
  • 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

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
  • Excellent communicators, fluent in English and preferably Dutch (we’re 100% international, but our core team is Amsterdam based and we work under Dutch employment laws)
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to give and take constructive criticism in a driven, continuously improving working environment

What we offer:

  • Opportunity to work as part of a cross-functional, empowered product team
  • Unique challenges & the ability to design and impact HR in a way few organisations can afford
  • Plenty of chances to learn and grow – you'll be surrounded by some of the brightest minds in the city, be part of a culture which values sharing knowledge every day and has a budget to attend conferences and develop yourself.
  • A profitable company with fast growth and a great scale opportunity.
  • A competitive compensation package + perks and benefits (including Stock 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 in a fun work environment.
  • We value good food and offer catered lunches from various cuisines, great coffee, ice-cream in the fridge and the occasional bbq in our garden.

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