Head of People (Remote, Europe)

Oct, 13
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We’re SwissBorg, a fintech startup headquartered in Switzerland. 
Our flagship product, the SwissBorg app, offers over 450,000+ users the best price and liquidity across 15 fiat and 12 cryptos, as well as giving them the opportunity to earn passive income with our new Smart Yield account. And the community is growing fast, with over $1 billion in assets under management, weekly volume of over 250 million, and over 20,000 Premium users.
But that’s just the start in our mission to democratise wealth management by building products that allow individuals to manage their crypto assets at a touch of a finger. Whether you’re in Andorra or Zimbabwe, and whether your portfolio is worth one dollar or a million, SwissBorg gives you the best tools to learn about digital currencies and manage your wealth.
And this is where you come in...
We are seeking a skilled HR professional who is passionate about putting people first. We are growing fast and need to expand our team. You will be recruiting, onboarding, coaching, and developing talent that understands our company's culture of inclusivity and innovation. This is a highly influential leadership role, which requires working closely with the CEO and the Team and providing HR support and direction for senior colleagues. The successful applicant will have a solid knowledge of various HR functions and administrative responsibilities. You'll conduct a needs assessment to help us prioritize our initiatives over the next few years. You will be expected to develop implementation plans and create the measurements by which we can determine how to create a better employee experience. If you want to work at a place that takes employee happiness seriously, this job is for you. If you believe you possess the commitment, character, and skills to become part of our forward-thinking and dynamic team, we would like to hear from you.
This role is available as a remote opportunity. However, if you reside outside of Switzerland, you will be required to occasionally visit our head office in beautiful Lausanne.

What you'll be doing

    • Develop, implement, support, and review all HR department initiatives, policies, procedures, and systems
    • Work in partnership with senior leadership and managers to provide guidance on internal HR procedures, best practices and policies
    • Create a happy work environment for employees and remote workers while building a strong company culture
    • Act as subject matter expert, advising on matters related to people operations and scaling our current processes
    • Monitor the delivery of HR roadmap and work closely with the HR department to ensure objectives are aligned with company objectives
    • Create and implement  training and development programs
    • Participate in the performance evaluation processes
    • Composure and confidentiality required to handle disciplinary and grievance issues
    • Ensure all current policies and procedures are in compliance with legal requirements
    • Perceptive nature, careful monitoring of working conditions to ensure legal compliance

What you might have done

    • BS/BA in business administration or relevant field
    • Prior experience in scaling a company from startup to scaleup (50 to 150+)
    • Strong working knowledge of HR functions and procedures (e.g. pay and benefits, recruitment, training, and development)
    • Commitment to staying current on the understanding of labor laws and disciplinary procedures
    • Knowledge of Swiss payroll system is a plus
    • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills
    • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
    • Aptitude for critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision making
    • Strength of character, ethics, and commitment, and reliability
    • HR Credentials
Why you should apply:
- Freedom to build up the company that you’ve dreamed of
- Learn with (cool) experts in finance, engineering, AI, psychology and business
- CHSB bonus based on our meritocratic system
- We'll provide you with a Macbook and a cutting edge tech stack to help you do your best work
- Flexible work hours
- Annual team retreats with colleagues around the world.
- Continuous learning and development opportunities
Oh and are you planning on having a kid? That’s great! We have a bunch of those: you’ll get time off to enjoy that (other) adventure! 
At SwissBorg, we embrace diversity. We strongly believe that getting to the best outcomes requires different perspectives and backgrounds. We’re committed to openness, curiosity and creating an inclusive culture as we know that diverse teams build better products and generate better ideas. We strongly encourage applications from everyone regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.
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