Talespin is looking for an exceptional, highly motivated HR Manager to join our team. The HR Manager is a central role that is both tactical and strategic with impact across the entire organization. Based out of our Utrecht office, this position offers the benefits of a Dutch creative/tech work environment, infused by the vision and mission of a fast-growing Silicon Beach startup.
The ideal candidate brings a high level of enthusiasm and is comfortable in a startup environment. In this role you will work closely with the Head of People Operations and executive leadership gaining exposure to a wide range of business operations and learning opportunities. If you're interested in pursuing a path in International HR, and the intersection of technology and human experience resonates- we'd love to hear from you!
In this Role you will:
Develop and administer people process and procedures for an international, distributed employee workforce.
Contribute to the development of department goals, objectives and OKRs, support managers with training and coaching as needed.
Conduct annual job evaluation and compensation analysis; write and update job descriptions as necessary to align with organizational structure and job evolution.
Administer, monitor performance evaluation cycles and appraisal processes.
Develop, recommend and implement policies and procedures; preparing and updating the employee handbook annually.
Contribute to full-cycle talent acquisition and global hiring strategy in partnership with Director of People Ops to rapidly scale personnel in a distributed, global environment.
Oversee the tactical efficiency and continual improvement of in-house talent acquisition processes working with Hiring Managers and Interview teams to screen and interview candidates; conduct reference checks, extend job offers.
Administer Employee Lifecycle process and procedure from on-boarding of new hires; monitoring career-path programs and employee development initiatives, to off-boarding: Provide employee relations counseling and conduct exit interviews.
Establish and maintain all department records and reports. Maintain all organizational folders and employee directory.
Evaluate reports, decisions and results of department initiatives in relation to established goals. Recommend new approaches, policies and procedures for continual improvement.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities we're looking for:
3+ years of experience supporting or leading full cycle recruiting.
Strong background in employee relations (international HR experience plus).
5 years experience in an HR generalist or senior office management role.
Basic bookkeeping, financial reporting and contract administration.
Outstanding organization and time management skills.
Data intelligence and and HR data-informed: you know how, when and why to effectively design an employee survey.
Proficiency in HR Information Systems (HRIS), Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and Knowledge Managment Systems (KMS).
Experience with Humanwave, Confluence/Jira, Greenhouse/Lever a plus.
Experience working in a startup environment a plus.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Strong communication and problem solving skills.
High degree of professional ethics and ability to maintain confidentiality.
Proficiency in HRIS administration and implementation.
Hands-on experience and Proficiency in an ATS (Lever, Greenhouse).