Bitpanda is hiring a

People Partner (m/f/d) - Global Marketing, Growth & International Expansion

Wien, Austria
Bitpanda is a European digital investment platform. Founded in 2014 in Vienna, Austria by Eric Demuth, Paul Klanschek and Christian Trummer, Bitpanda believes that everyone should have access to the tools that remove the barriers that stand between people and their financial goals, empowering them to invest in what they want, when they want. We are Austria’s first unicorn start-up, with more than 500 team members, over 2.7 million users, multiple “Best Startup of the Year” awards and we’re one of Europe's fastest-growing fintechs. Our talented team works across international offices in Vienna and Krakow. We are looking for great people who are ready to make an impact, right from day one. And the best part? As we continue to expand our global footprint, we’re now also hiring in the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Turkey, Italy and Poland. Invest in your future and join us on our mission to change the way the world views investing.

Your mission 

Shaping and implementing our People and Talent strategies for our rapidly expanding Global Marketing, Growth and International Expansion teams. As the People Partner for Growth, you will partner with our Chief Growth Officer and her leadership team to translate business objectives into targeted People and Talent solutions. You will re-frame business challenges and opportunities through the lens of talent and employee experiences as well as create and maintain a positive and rewarding work environment. You are the go-to-person for the Global Marketing, Growth and International Expansion senior leadership team for all strategic and operational People-related issues and topics. As a People Partner, you will represent the broader People team, while partnering with People Operations, People Intelligence, Talent Acquisition and our Employee Experience Partners to provide integrated People solutions.

Your focus

  • Strategic and trusted advisor to the Chief Growth Officer and her leadership team - utilising business expertise, Business Development and Marketing domain knowledge, and competitive landscape insights to shape proactive People and Talent strategies
  • Central point of contact for the Global Marketing, Growth and International Expansion senior leadership team for all People-related issues and topics. Assess and anticipate People-related needs and work with the broader People team to build solutions to solve for them 
  • Create and maintain ‘As-Is’ and multi-stage ‘To-Be’ strategic workforce and organisation design plans, identify the configuration, structure, processes, capabilities and capacity required both now and in the future. Identify gaps at individual and organisational levels and develop action roadmaps to overcome those. Ensure workforce and organisation design plans are ready for scale-up
  • Partner with People Intelligence to plan, measure and assess talent capabilities in relation to business performance. Utilise data to shape workforce and organisational design plans
  • Keep up-to-date with emerging trends in marketing, sales and partnership strategies, financial markets and banking ecosystem, and forthcoming changes to regulatory frameworks. Use insights to define workforce and organisational needs, and futureproof our Global Marketing, Growth and International Expansion teams
  • Act as facilitator of talent – lead an integrated talent and successional management approach. Define a data-driven approach to talent management to identify, develop, retain and deploy our Talent. Engage with our Top Talent to understand their career aspirations, growth plans, strengths and development needs – facilitate quarterly Talent insight conversations. Host Talent calibrations and cross-organisational Talent exchanges
  • Manage a proactive succession strategy – identify critical positions and springboard roles, maintain strong succession and “ready now” action plans. Build succession diversity and inclusion strategies
  • Own and shape performance management strategies to mitigate business risk – identify talent in need of development and those representing a less than ideal fit
  • Coach the senior leadership team. Identify leadership development needs and create development curricula. Facilitate leader and team integration workshops to continue the rapid expansion of our Global Marketing, Growth and International Expansion teams
  • Be the voice of the Global Marketing, Growth and International Expansion team in the organisation. Act as change agent and “culture / how we work” champion

What we are looking for

  • 8+ years hands-on experience as an HR Business Partner. Preferably at least 3+ years experience in hyper-growth, start-to-scale or fast-growing international technology companies. Experience in partnering with Marketing, Business Development, Sales and Country Management senior leadership teams to drive international expansion is a distinct advantage
  • Passionate about shaping the crypto and asset trading industry – democratising financial assets 
  • Experience in shaping and implementing People and Talent strategies, including performance improvement and leadership coaching, talent and succession management, compensation review, organisation design and strategic workforce planning, change and transition management, employee relations and employee development. Solid experience in assessing risk relative to the business
  • Data literate – ability to interpret and understand data, to draw conclusions and develop action plans  
  • Experience working with senior leadership teams – you are an outstanding communicator and influencer 
  • Fluency in English is a must and any other official Bitpanda languages would be advantageous

What we offer:

- Competitive salary
- Individual stock option plan
- Exclusive premiums when trading on Bitpanda
- Learning and development possibilities
- Flexible working hours
- Latest hardware
- Regular team events and a yearly team trip
- And more depending on your preferred location

Do you like what you are reading and want to find out more? We look forward to meeting you! Please submit your application in English.

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