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Senior People Partner



People & HR
Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Who we are

We simplify wealth creation. Founded in 2014 in Vienna, Austria by Eric Demuth, Paul Klanschek and Christian Trummer, we’re here to help people trust themselves enough to build their financial freedom — for now and the future. Our user-friendly, trade-everything platform empowers both first-time investors and seasoned experts to invest in the cryptocurrencies, crypto indices, stocks*, precious metals and commodities* they want — with any sized budget, 24/7. Our global team works across different cultures and time zones, bringing our products to more than 4 million customers, making us one of Europe’s safest and most secure platforms that powers modern investing.

Headquartered in Austria but operating across Europe, our products are built by fast-moving, talented, “roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen” kind of people. It’s these diverse perspectives and innovative minds operating as ONE TEAM that keep Bitpanda at the cutting edge of our industry. So if you’re someone who thinks big, moves fast and wants to make an impact right from day one, then get ready to join our industry-changing team. Let’s go!

Your mission

Shaping and implementing our People and Talent strategies. As the People Partner, you will partner with your respective C-Suite and their 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 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 Services, People Intelligence, Talent Acquisition and our Learning and Development Partners to provide integrated People solutions.

What you’ll do

  • Strategic and trusted advisor to C-Suite and their leadership team - utilising business expertise, fintech domain knowledge, and competitive landscape insights to shape proactive People and Talent strategies
  • 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 an 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 software engineering and software life-cycle management, the fintech and banking sector, and forthcoming changes to regulatory frameworks. Use insights to define workforce and organisational needs.
  • 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
  • Coach the leadership team, identify leadership development needs and create development curricula. Facilitate leader and team integration workshops to continue the integration and expansion of our Finance, Compliance, Legal & Regulatory teams

Who you are

  • 6+ years hands-on experience as an HR Business Partner. Preferably at least 3+ years experience in high-growth and start-to-scale international technology companies.
  • 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
  • Experience working with senior leadership teams – you are an outstanding communicator and influencer
  • Data literate – ability to interpret and understand data, to draw conclusions and develop action plans
  • Fluency in English is a must. Any other official Bitpanda languages would be advantageous

What’s in it for you

  • Hybrid-working model with 60-Work From Anywhere days
  • Total compensation package including participation in our Bitpanda stock option plan
  • Competitive benefits programs and policies shaped by our flexibility-first philosophy
  • Exclusive premiums when trading on Bitpanda
  • Company-wide and team events — both in-person and virtually!
  • Bitpanda swag to keep you living the brand

And, above all, the opportunity to learn and grow as part of Bitpanda’s incredible journey towards being Europe’s future #1 investment platform.

Bitpanda is committed to fostering a fair and equal environment based on trust and mutual respect. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is paramount to our success and we are committed to building a team that represents a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.