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Head of Talent & HR

Full Time

Switzerland, Austria, Germany or UK


With a fast growth, we keep recruiting a lot of new talents. To make sure that we find the best people and that we can grow our great culture, we need a very talented person with a lot of experience to help us manage the team growth.

Job description

Objectives of this Role

  • Implement a scalable hiring process and lead hiring
  • Improve current processes and coordinate organizational procedures for optimized efficiency and productivity
  • Review, design, and execute on improvements to org structure, find knowledge and skills gaps and help address them
  • Improve current processes and coordinate organizational procedures for optimized efficiency and productivity
  • Lead “scaling” of our open culture

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with senior leadership to understand the organization's goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention.
  • Plans, leads, develops, coordinates, and implements policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organizations human resource compliance and strategy needs.
  • Administers or oversees the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
  • Identifies staffing and recruiting needs; develops and executes best practices for hiring and talent management.
  • Monitors and ensures the organizations compliance with employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to upper management.
  • Develops and implements departmental budget.
  • Facilitates professional development, training, and certification activities for HR staff.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required; Masters degree a plus. Alternatively several years of leadership experience in HR. 
  • At least five years of human resource management or full-time recruiting experience required
  • Proven experience organizing and directing multiple teams and departments
  • Excellent communicator in written and verbal form in English (Fluent German a big plus)
  • Extremely versatile, dedicated to efficient productivity
  • Experience planning and leading strategic initiatives

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a startup environment 
  • Experience with budget management
  • Success in a project coordination
  • Nimble business mind with a focus on developing creative solutions
  • Solution-orientation and pragmatic approach to fast-approaching challenges 

What you get in return 

  • a fantastic work environment, driven by openness, fairness, and relentless dedication to fast-paced, continuous development 
  • a truly interesting industry, undergoing disruption 
  • an exec team with little ego and big ambition, looking forward to having you on board 
  • Competitive compensation and equity bonus program 
  • Flexible home office rules (hybrid model)

About C Wire

C Wire is rethinking digital advertising. For good. Efficient and effective for brands, cookie-free and privacy-focused for users and fair and transparent for publishers. We are experiencing strong growth due to great products and a fantastic team. To continue on this trajectory, we’re searching for a highly qualified Head of Talent to work closely with our executive team. The position will have an immediate impact, as the candidate will be developing and managing our recruiting and HR initiatives. We expect the ideal candidate to shape the culture and spirit as well as the processes in day-to-day HR and recruiting.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we hire for talent, skill and ambition. 

Ready to apply?

If you share our mindset and our enthusiasm for building a new advertising proposition and fund a striving journalism, we’d love to review your application!

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