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Chief People Officer

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    Tech Sales & Marketing

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  • Contact:

    Breen Curtin

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Providing the CEO & Leadership Team with pragmatic, commercial and legally compliant HR advice.
  • Championing values and leading by example - ensuring they are authentically integrated into the company culture and drive alignment to the vision and mission.
  • Lead the People Team focused on recruiting, retaining, motivating, coaching, supporting and developing great people
  • Develop, motivate and coach the People Team members to achieve their potential.
  • Maintain high levels of employee engagement by conducting pulse surveys, listening and addressing concerns to ensure motivation and commitment of our employees.
  • Lead and develop talent acquisition, supporting leaders to acquire and retain the right talent.
  • Design onboarding and enablement processes to enable new hire productivity
  • Develop and implement talent management processes with career plans, development opportunities & succession planning for employees
  • Lead coaching and development initiatives that foster continuous learning and a development culture
  • Develop and maintain an effective performance management system
  • Design, implement, and communicate the Reward and Recognition strategy, establishing competitive salaries, bonuses and benefits for our location
  • Develop our policy for office based, hybrid and remote working to support an organisation capable of achieving our vision and mission.
  • Champion and lead our health and wellbeing initiatives with an integrated approach, covering physical, financial and mental health
  • Lead initiatives for effective diversity, equality and inclusion across the employee experience


It is anticipated that applicants can demonstrate the following skills, traits and experience:

  • 8+ years work experience in HR, with 4+ years in a senior management role.
  • Possess a relevant HR degree (ideally at Post Grad or Masters level)
  • Experience reporting directly to a CEO or MD and comfortable dealing with all levels of stakeholders in an organisation.
  • Excellent employment law, GDPR and compliance knowledge with experience of working across multiple jurisdictions (particularly IRL, UK and the EU)
  • Experience designing and implementing Organisation Development initiatives
  • Strong negotiation skills with experience of employee negotiations
  • Familiarity with recruitment reporting and data driven decision making
  • Outstanding written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experienced in the challenges of a scale up or high growth environment (preferably in a tech related company)
  • Ability to travel freely to our offices /employees in the UK, EU and Eastern Europe.
  • Full, clean and valid Irish drivers licence.


  • A Competitive Salary
  • Performance based Bonus
  • Company Share Option Scheme
  • Company pension with matched employer contribution
  • Company funded family Health Scheme - VHI
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Paid volunteer time or holidays in lieu
  • Snacks - Tea, coffee fruit, ice cream and other surprises to keep you fuelled
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Ongoing wellbeing programme
  • Annual company day, regular all-company social and Social Club