VP of People

London, England

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Ruby Labs is a leading tech company that operates subscription-based consumer products in the self-help and wellness market. 
Our common vision is to create a tech company that builds a world-class self-help and wellness platform, to empower people to make self-care a way of life. A platform that is easily accessible for everyone and enjoyed for years. Since our launch, we've brought two successful products to the global market: Able and Hint, and are on track to launch a third in 2022.
Ruby Labs is hiring a talented VP of People to join our face-paced and high-growth team. This position is responsible for leading Ruby Labs People function and strategy; advancing programs in Human Resources, Recruiting and all other programs and strategy related to Employee Engagement & Experience.
In this role, you will serve as a member of the management team and a thought partner to the CEO to provide HR insights with regards to leadership, coaching, employee relations, talent acquisition, engagement, culture, compensation, organisational design and change, performance management, learning, and development.
Job responsibilities- Provide leadership and guidance on the end-to-end people function and all people operations;- Leading on employee engagement and satisfaction, including culture and retention in a remote environment;- Contributing to a People strategy that helps the business achieve its objectives and establishes the business as a 'best - place to work' in the market;- Building best in class employee lifecycle, from L&D to performance reviews, progression and everything in between- Act as a strategic partner to the CEO and other executives;- Support our Talent team efforts to hire top talent;- Facilitate the growth of culture and values at Ruby Labs.
What We're Looking For-Proven and trusted business partner and leader. Partnered with leadership to understand short and long-term business goals and has built a People and Talent strategy that align and support these priorities;- Experience scaling and leading a best-in-class People & Talent team at a growth-stage, high tech company, scaled from ~100 up to ~500 employees, ideally up to 1,000 employees. Distributed/remote team experience is a bonus;- Seasoned knowledge and experience in the various People and Talent functional areas: HR operations, organisational design, talent strategy & management, talent development, L&D, performance management, employee relations, total rewards and more;- Established company wide Diversity, Equity and Inclusion goals and diversity metrics that have been incorporated into performance, compensation and retention. Has previously developed and scaled DEI strategies and programs that have created inclusiveness and growth within an organization;- 8+ years of HR/People Operations experience or total combined professional work experience (e.g. Business Operations);- 5+ years management experience hiring, coaching, mentoring and developing a high performing People and Talent organization;- Human Resources related Masters Degree, CIPD Level 5 or 7 (if hiring in the UK) or similar.
Additional infoThis roles comes with an option pool. The TeamYou will be joining a strong team of >100 people passionate about building the best-in-class product. RL has incredible team members, users, and ambitions... which is where you come in.
We are a remote-first company, and our team is distributed across the UK and Europe. This was a deliberate choice to prioritise work-life balance and ensure we can accommodate the best people whilst fostering diversity.
Our ValuesRuby Labs is founded on values we all share and are ready to stand for. They bring us together well beyond our current products and technologies.
Driven by dataWe believe in knowledge and continuously champion learning and experimentation. As we are relentlessly driven by data, we place value on rationality and real insights, not unproven beliefs.
InnovationWe praise smart innovation. We’re inquisitive, exact and always challenge our beliefs. Like a researcher, we take established knowledge and add something new. We create something better than the original, not just different.
Dream bigIn an industry where only the best products succeed, prioritizing our work is a must. We don’t waste time on low-key projects. We only go after the most disruptive, effective and exceptional ideas.
TransparencyTo get the best results, you need to see the full picture. That’s why our team has access to all information and is involved in key decisions. We also give each other honest feedback, so we can learn and improve.
ExcellenceSelf-help & wellness is a competitive industry with demanding users. Excellence is a necessity. At Ruby Labs, this means solving problems by breaking the rules, learning quickly and delivering superior execution.
Open-mindednessWe’re open to experiments and ready to take measured risks to get great results. We also value diversity and know the power of collective intelligence. If you have a better solution, we want to hear it.
BenefitsCompetitive remuneration, Culture of continuous learning, Flexible vacation policy.
Employment Regular employment in UK or Malta or Contractor agreement for the team members distributed across Europe (non-UK/Malta).
Job region(s): Europe
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