People Business Partner

1 year ago

Job Description

So, the work we do matters. Come and be a part of it.

Does HR make your heart beat faster? We got something for you then. Our People & Places team is looking for an awesome People Business Partner to support and inspire the leaders of our Advertising, Sales, Creative, and Marketing teams in reaching their business goals and taking care of their wonderful teams. In this role, youโ€™ll lend your expertise to every corner of HR, from operations to strategy, collaborating with our passionate People ops, Employee experience, Recruitment, and Compensation & benefits teams. We care about our people because they make WeTransfer great. Weโ€™d love to hear from you if this sounds like a mission you could get behind.

What this role is about:

  • Partner with leadership and management teams to support, influence and guide in all matters related to the people's strategy and policy. Including but not limited to; retention, compensation, engagement, performance, talent development, organizational design, leadership coaching, DEI, and recruitment.

  • Collaborate closely with senior management to drive organizational effectiveness through various HR initiatives that enhance the delivery of the business unitsโ€™ strategic objectives.

  • Advice on optimal organization design, role design, and workforce planning, while leading and driving change across the business when needed.

  • Plan, coordinate, and execute strategic people projects across the organization including tracking and reporting on status, risks, issues, and dependencies. These projects are rolled out globally across the organization.

  • Maintain a comprehensive working knowledge of HR trends and technologies to provide insights and suggestions to enhance the impact our people team can make.

  • Support the effectiveness of annual people processes, including performance and compensation reviews, performance calibration, talent, and succession planning.

  • Partner with the wider people team to create and execute the People strategy, leading various projects that enable WeTransferโ€™s employees to do their best work.

  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues as required.

What skills we are looking for:

  • Experience as a People Business Partner in medium-sized organizationsโ€”influencing across multiple locations, business units, and different levels of leadership. Familiarity with the advertising or creative industry is a plus.

  • At least 5 years of solid experience in progressive HR, including change management, organizational design, and talent development.

  • Detailed understanding and interest in the entire spectrum of HR, especially in performance management, talent development, employment relations, and leadership culture.

  • Proficient knowledge of employment law in one or more of the following countries: NL/UK/France.

  • Proven project management skills to be able to oversee and lead people projects.

  • Experience in facilitating and navigating tough conversations with assertiveness, voicing advice when needed.

  • Familiarity with a dynamic environment with the ability to switch between operational, tactical, and strategic people initiatives.

  • Expert coaching and influencing skills with the ability to speak up and constructively challenge managers while also being open to new perspectives.

WeTransfer is an equal opportunity employer and we pride ourselves on the diversity of our people. We welcome you, and everything that makes youโ€”well, you. That includes your gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, or disability status.

A note on remote

Our work environment is hybrid-remote, meaning that we support our employees to work remotely and in the office. We encourage employees to decide for themselves and with their team whether or when to go to the office.

Background screening

While it is not necessarily a determining or disqualifying factor for any role, you may be required to complete a standard employment background screening..

About WeTransfer


Every day, millions of people rely on WeTransfer to share their creative ideas.

Having made its name in the game of quick and simple file-sharing, WeTransfer has grown into an end-to-end suite of digital solutions with more than 87 million monthly active users in 190 countries. Beyond the WeTransfer.com platform, we have the storytelling platform WePresent, quick slide-making tool Paste, immersive sketching app Paper, and inspiration-capturing tool Collect. We design and deliver delightful experiences that continue to feel obvious and intuitive to millions of peopleโ€”from our moms to your favorite artists. As a certified B-Corp, WeTransfer aims to be a sustainable and responsible tech company, balancing people, planet, and profit

So, the work we do matters. Come and be a part of it.

WePresent is WeTransferโ€™s digital arts platform, acting as the companyโ€™s cultural torchbearer to a monthly audience of 3 million in 190 countries. Collaborating with emerging young talent to renowned artists such as Marina Abramovic, Riz Ahmed, FKA twigs and David Sedaris, WePresent showcases the best in art, photography, film, music, literature and more, championing diversity in everything it does. The platformโ€™s commissions range from editorial features to films, illustrations, photography series, events, exhibitions and social media activations, with an aim to offer a fresh take on the magic and mystery of creative ideas.

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