People and Culture Director



People & HR
London, UK
Posted on Monday, January 29, 2024


About Us

HiBob helps modern, mid-size businesses transform the way they manage people, giving HR and managers all they need to connect, engage, develop, and retain top talent. Since 2015, we’ve achieved consecutive triple-digit year-over-year growth, all backed by our amazing team of Bobbers from across the globe, making us the choice HRIS of over 3500 midsize and multinational companies.

Our HR platform is intuitive, data-driven, and built for the way people work today: globally, remotely, and collaboratively. Fast-growing companies across the globe such as Monzo, Happy Socks, Fiverr, and VaynerMedia rely upon Bob to help them create the best work experiences for their people.

Come and be you with us

Being a Bobber is all about being you. We want you to bring all parts of yourself to work, giving you the freedom and confidence to be the best you and do your best work. If that’s bubbly, shy, precise, funny, bold, kind, honest, brilliant, or anything in between, we’re waiting with open arms. Come join us.

About the role

Working in the People & Culture team for a company modernising the world of HR Tech is a unique, special opportunity. The Bobbers we support are informed, engaged and passionate about HR, to a level beyond many businesses out there. It’s a genuine privilege to support our teams day to day. Our People & Culture team is strategically positioned as an influential voice in our company, and we are expected to offer innovative, trail-blazing HR solutions to the biggest challenges facing today’s modern world of work. We are so excited to be growing our People & Culture team in the UK, looking for an experienced People & Culture Director to join us in this amazing company. If you’re passionate about HR and want to work for a company that’s disrupting the HR tech industry, then this is a great opportunity for you.

What you will do:

Act as the People & Culture Director for a growing population of Bobbers

Become an influential partner to leaders at all levels:

  • Partner with all leadership levels from the business unit(s) you support, from VP to first time manager
  • Help our leaders create great experiences for their teams and inspire strong, consistent performance from their team members, helping HiBob build the exceptional
  • Coach leaders to facilitate HR components of their role such as career development, coaching, and sustaining world class team culture

Identify opportunities for innovative, strategic HR initiatives

  • Identify improvements and opportunities in HR offerings
  • Offer innovative and creative solutions to HR problems, ensuring our team tries, tests and blazes a trail
  • Successfully generate business cases for new investment
  • Own end to end HR programs
  • Work effectively with stakeholders from our global Centres of Excellence and wider business to deliver HR programmes

Own Employee Relations

  • Own employee relations matters end to end

Get hands on with systems and Operations:

  • Together with our other Europe People Partners, co-own HR operations activities including onboarding new bobbers, anniversary checkins, offboarding, providing payroll inputs to finance
  • Become a Bob super-user! Leverage our platform internally and help influence the future development of the Bob platform

Drive our Culture: Curate HiBob’s culture in the UK as we grow

Become a Bob Advocate: Represent HiBob at customer-facing events from time to time


We are looking for someone who has:

  • A thriving HR career, having already worked your way up into senior HR business partner positions and HR leadership roles
  • Experienced in strategic HR business partnering for Go-to-Market functions in a SAAS business
  • Demonstrable experience handling a range of Employee Relations matters
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant employment legislation and policies
  • Track record in implementing HR initiatives across a range of disciplines, with impact realised
  • Several years working in fast-growing scale ups, ideally in B2B Tech
  • A genuine interest in forward thinking people practices - showing us where you have trailblazer new approaches
  • Hands on experience using at least one HRIS
  • Willingness to get involved in a range of tasks and activities, even if not a core part of the role (we are a fast growing business so getting hands on is vital)

Join our village

HiBob is a village filled with amazing people and we’re especially proud of that. It’s a place where Bobbers can be themselves. We’re about fun, dreams, hopes and ambition, just as much as we are about precision, growth, and top performance. Becoming a Bobber means you’ll receive competitive compensation, benefits, and pre-IPO equity alongside all of this:

  • Company share options plan - every employee can eventually become a shareHolder
  • Cash allowance for health insurance
  • Annual vision allowance
  • Annual Headspace subscription and wellness benefits
  • Travel support (cycle scheme and season ticket loans)
  • Hybrid working from day 1
  • Work from home allowance - to get your home office set up!
  • Temporary remote work from anywhere in the world for up to 2 months (after 6 months of employment)
  • Bob balance days - Enjoy a company-wide long weekend at the beginning of each quarter
  • 2 Social Impact days per year for volunteering
  • Awesome employee referral program- $2,500 for each successful referral with an additional ambassador programme
  • Pension scheme auto-enrolment from day 1
  • Fun company and team social events (locally and virtually with our global teams)
  • We love birthdays - take the day off and receive a special gift

If this sounds like something you’ve been looking for, we’d love to have you. Come on, join our village!

***Learn about HiBob's hybrid working model***


Our success depends on our people, and we want HiBob to be a workplace where everyone can feel a sense of belonging and thrive, so we’re committed to being proactive at all levels so that our workforce reflects the communities in which we live, work, and hire.

We are open to all talent. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to neurodiversity, race/ethnicity, colour, national origin, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class*(*US only).

Please contact us if you’d like to discuss any adjustments to our process which might help you demonstrate your strengths and capabilities. We want you to bring the best of you. You can email or speak to the recruiter when they arrange a call with you.

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