IDEO Europe is looking for a passionate Talent Lead that will contribute to making IDEO a magnetic company for the best Talents in Europe and beyond and will take care of the two most essential building blocks of our company´s success - our people and our culture.
Our Talent team is focused on building a thriving culture through the design and delivery of human centered policies, tools and processes as well as delivering top notch employee experiences to help our teams do their best work.
As our HRBP you will be driving our HR Operations for Germany, based out of Munich.
You will enjoy co-designing approaches that positively affect the work experience of IDEO’s European community of around 100 people, by enabling consistency, efficiency and equity and evolving and improving our employee value proposition.
The IDEO team is spread across Europe, but primarily located in Munich, Germany and London, England. As the Talent Lead for Germany you will also deal with our satellites in Sweden and Spain and will closely collaborate with the Talent Leads in London.
You will work alongside a dedicated talent team, in Europe and globally, who are focused on recruitment, learning & development, HR Operations, and inclusive culture building to create the conditions that inspire employees to want to work for IDEO.
Our purpose as a company is to partner with organisations to help them build resilient and inclusive futures they can own--we do this through a deep focus on empathy, optimism, and a rigorous approach to making strategy tangible by using creativity as a complement to analytical reasoning.
IDEO’s secret sauce is our people. It’s the quality and talents of our people that enable us to deliver futures clients can own. We see our people as both our competitive advantage as much as our raison d´être. And our Talent team works with and for our people to make IDEO the best possible place to learn, work, and grow their career.
In this role you’ll be part of growing a business that is truly human-centered, guided by purpose, and because of our size you’ll be able to see the impact you have on the team and the business directly.
Invest your focus and efforts on these main areas:
50% HR Operations
Ask anyone at IDEO why they like working here, and they will say it’s our people and the diversity of challenges. It’s a place where you can solve complex challenges for people, organisations and society, alongside thoughtful, intelligent individuals who lead with curiosity, empathy, and optimism.
We certainly work hard, but we also intentionally create an environment and culture where we’re able to pause, create, and connect.
We encourage our community to bring their whole selves to work and respect the need for work-life balance. IDEO provides you support and development throughout your time here, while allowing for autonomy in your daily work and in your career.
This role may be based out of our Munich studio, however, until further notice to manage the health and safety of our teams our workforce is predominantly working remotely due to COVID-19. We hope to return to our studios in a hybrid fashion when it is safe to do so and will be guided by Government guidance in Germany.
We are looking for someone who is excited to turn a routine HR Operations role into one that inspires growth in others. You enjoy both autonomy in how you work as well as collaborating with colleagues to help integrate data and insights into their workflows to ensure maximum impact across our teams and business.
At IDEO, we are committed to the work of advancing diversity, equity and inclusion within our organisation and in the world. Our purpose of having disproportionate, world-changing impact through design is directly connected to our ability to bring many different perspectives to the table. This applies to our candidates, the people we hire, the clients and customers we serve, and the communities we learn from in our research.
As a human-centered organisation, we are committed to working with and designing for people of every race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, physical ability or attribute, religion, national origin, or political belief. We recognize that this commitment requires ongoing work and sustained attention, as well as adaptation to new insights and best practices.
Read our most recently updated Commitments to further Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion here.
Please submit both a cover letter and resume. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis with an application deadline of December 3rd, 2021 .
IDEO is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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