What we're looking for
Source.ag is a fast-growing, highly purpose-driven organization, on a mission to provide more people with fruit and vegetables without breaking our planetary boundaries. We understand that it’s the people that make our company, so we take our people & culture strategy very seriously. We’re in the process of scaling up from our current 20 employees to about 50 this year. That's why we're looking for an experienced Head of People & Culture to join us and help us with this journey. Your focus will be a mix of HR strategy and hands-on people operations. As our first Head of People & Culture, you will build the foundation for our People strategy. You know all about the employee lifecycle and leading people. You get energized by building high-performing organizations, amazing cultures, world-class people processes & policies, and making a positive contribution to a better planet.
What you will do
As Head of People and Culture, you will set up the HR department and build a rock-star HR team, initially consisting of a Talent Acquisition Manager and an HR Officer. You will be part of the management team and you’ll report directly to our CEO, with whom you’ll collaborate closely to build a world-class company.
Your 4 main responsibilities:
1) HR team
Recruit top tier HR professionals and build a world-class HR team
Set up, improve, and execute critical HR and admin processes
Select, procure and implement HR Information System (HRIS)
Define and implement team and organizational design solutions, providing measurable performance indicators, and improvement plans
Evaluate, define and implement optimal ways of working (agile processes)
Design, implement and run a performance management system and process
Evaluate, define and implement the right reward and benefits strategy
Be the HR partner for the business on all people related topics
Collaborate with the CEO on overall HR strategy and top-level people topics
Ensure high employee satisfaction and retention
Define and implement learning and development initiatives
Own the people topic in leadership discussions to ensure alignment of HR delivery with our business planning and impact goals
Define and own the overall hiring strategy, ensuring the company attracts the right people at the right time to execute on our purpose and business goals
Prepare the company for further scaling, setting us up for success for future growth
Ensuring effective onboarding of new employees in a fast-growing organization
Supports managers and teams in achieving their goals by helping them recruit the best people and enhancing the team’s capability to work together effectively
4) Culture, Diversity, and Inclusion
Collaborate with the business for the creation of a high-performance culture
Maintain effective employee relations and be the pulse of the organization for management and CEO
Build and safeguard an awesome culture
Build and maintain a diverse and inclusive organization
5+ years of experience in Human Resources related leadership roles (for example as HR Manager or HR Business Partner) with a proven track record
Knowledge of the Dutch labor system and regulations
You know how to attract, assess, and retain top talents and how to build and execute a successful people strategy.
You enjoy the mix of strategy and getting things done
Familiarity with agile processes such as sprints and quarterly plannings
Excellent stakeholder management, communication and organizational skills.
Fluent in English and preferably Dutch.
You have experience in building an HR department from scratch
You are familiar with the dynamic of a fast-growing scale-up
You have an affinity with technology and/or agriculture
Holiday allowance (8%)
A mix of remote and office work (50-50%)
Working on a purposeful goal
Learning from the best in the industry
Lots of fun
We strongly believe that a diversity of perspectives are essential to successfully tackling challenges (no matter how small or big). That’s why we want and need people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and cultures to help us with the complex global challenge we’re trying to solve.
We value eagerness to learn over meeting all requirements. So even if you don’t feel like you meet 100% of the criteria, we’d still encourage you to reconsider and apply. We look forward to your application.
Ensuring a smooth candidate experience is very important to us. We aim to get back to you regarding your application within 5 business days. Our interview process tends to consist of 3 stages (intro call with recruiter and stakeholder, hiring manager interview, and business specialist interview) which we strive to organize as fast as we can, but please do let us know if you need more flexibility.