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Head of Human Resources

As the Head of HR at iZettle you will partner closely with the iZettle leadership and their teams to enable business outcomes through the development and execution of iZettle’s Global People Strategy. Furthermore you will be responsible for shaping and championing the HR agenda across the organisation, from design to implementation. To do so, you will lead a Global HR function of 15+ professionals including, HR Operations, Business Partners and Talent Acquisition. Supporting and developing the iZettle Culture will be done in close cooperation with the Communications team at iZettle. Finally you will be responsible for the continued development of leadership capability and capacity for senior executives and will deliver tailored programs to do so. The role is based in Stockholm.

To be successful, we believe you can showcase below capabilities:     

  • Analytical and critical thinking with a metrics-driven approach to solutions and the ability to leverage analytics and insights. 
  • A deep business acumen and the know how of matching people strategies to business strategies, and deliver programs that drive results.
  • Skilled and passionate about coaching and developing manager capabilities and effectiveness.
  • Inspirational coach, colleague and culture champion within the company
  • Team oriented consensus builder who understands how to achieve buy-in from diverse constituencies and building bridges across a matrix management organization.
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of local employment legislation, its interpretation and practice
  • Authentic with impeccable integrity, whose personal and professional values are consistent with our company values and leadership expectations
  • Passionate people manager, with the ability to drive excellence and promote team cohesion with personable demeanour 
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization and build strong trust-based, collaborative relationships with all levels of managers and employees

Required Skills:

  • 10+ years of HR Generalist experience in roles of progressively increasing scope and in matrixed, high-growth, organizations
  • Experience in a high profile, strategic HR role with heavy executive-level interface and a high degree of executive influence
  • Significant depth in Organizational Development, Learning, Facilitation, Executive Recruiting and Employee Relations is desired
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or equivalent experience is required with a preference for an advanced degree in Human Resources or Business Administration

Small minds never helped small businesses

It takes originality and an open mind to start a small business. That’s why small minds have no place in ours. At iZettle, we celebrate the individuality of the people we work with, valuing the impact that diverse experiences, backgrounds, perspectives and ideas can have on our culture and the products we build. We’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer, a place where everyone can benefit from equal access to professional development and bring their whole personality to work.

We’re iZettle.

iZettle is on a mission to help small businesses succeed in a world of giants. Founded in Stockholm in 2010, we revolutionised mobile payments with the world’s first mini chip card reader and software for mobile devices. Today iZettle’s commerce platform for small businesses in Europe and Latin America provides tools to get paid, sell smarter and grow your business. We’re more than 600 employees of 45 different nationalities operating in 12 countries, and we’re recruiting the best and brightest from around the world to help us grow further.

iZettle collaborates with K2 Search in this recruitment. If you would like to know more about the role you are welcome to contact Ulf Lindén, recruitment consultant (ulf.linden@k2search.se) or Johanna Nyrén, research consultant (johanna.nyren@k2search.se).

Apply to the service at www.k2search.se – we look forward to hearing from you as soon as possible! Applications and contacts are obviously treated confidentially.