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Head of People & Organization

Geplaatst 23 mei. 2024
1 tot 3 jaar
Full-time / part-time
Soort opleiding
Nederlands (Vloeiend)

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8 March 2024
CLOSING DATE: 30 April 2024STARTING DATE : As soon as possible (June latest)LOCATION: ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDSMISSION TO METRICS The mission of The Ocean Cleanup is to develop technology to rid the world’s oceans and rivers of plastic. You will support our mission by leading our People and Organization team and The Ocean Cleanup’s People strategy . THE ASSIGNMENT The Head of People & Organization is expected to lead a visionary People strategy while nurturing The Ocean Cleanup’s culture. He/She also provides strategic guidance, consultation, and support to the Management Team on all People related topics in carrying out the mission of The Ocean Cleanup. Responsibilities will include :
  • Develop and execute a visionary People strategy aligned with the growth objectives of The Ocean Cleanup;
  • Evolve and nurture The Ocean Cleanup’s culture, fostering a positive and inclusive work environment that adapts and scales with the organization;
  • Drive the development and management of fitting compensation and benefits programs that attract, retain, and motivate top talent;
  • Innovate and optimize workforce design and organizational structure;
  • Enable career growth and development opportunities by implementing mentorship programs, training initiatives, and performance management frameworks that empower employees to chart meaningful career paths;
  • Invest in leadership development programs to build a strong leadership pipeline;
  • Elevate our employee engagement score well-being and foster an inclusive, diverse culture;
  • Oversee hiring and recruitment strategies and efforts to attract top-tier talent quickly and efficiently, ensuring the workforce can scale to meet business needs.
  • Keep a watchful eye on our people budget and navigate its evolution;
  • Enable, inspire, and motivate your team that consists of talent acquisition lead, people business partners and people operations specialists.
  • You bring 10+ years of strategically leading People management experience
  • You have a track record of mentoring and inspiring management teams and People & Organization teams internationally.
  • You bring a strategic, positive, and refreshing People & Organizationmindset, with an inexhaustible appetite for adventure and speed.
  • You can confidently plan and manage financial forecasts and budgets.
  • You know how to manage stakeholders and know how to get things done by bringing structure & prioritization with tact and organizational savviness.
  • You led an organization through a similar scaling phase before and thrived on these dynamics with your unparalleled execution power and drive to create a unique People & Organization approach.
  • Team player with high cultural awareness and excellent communication skills
  • Thrives in fast-paced, international environments
  • Self-motivated, “can do” mentality
  • Intrinsic motivation to work on our ambitious and meaningful goal
  • You have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and influence at all levels of the organization.
  • You are results-oriented, focusing on data-driven decision-making and a track record of achieving goals.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Work permit: A valid European Union work permit is highly preferred for this position (The role is based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands);
  • Starting date : As soon as possible (ideally June 2024 Latest)
  • Please note: because we are a non-profit, our salaries reflect that of an organization fully reliant on donations rather than that of a commercial entity. Conducting a pre-employment check is part of our recruitment process.
Curious to hear how it is to work at The Ocean Cleanup? Listen to our team members explain their work in our podcasts.

The Ocean Cleanup develops advanced technology to extract, prevent, and intercept plastic pollution. Our goal is to initiate the largest cleanup in history by mid-2018.

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