GoCardless is creating the world’s first payment network for bank transfers, to rival credit and debit cards. Our mission is to break down barriers, so businesses can take payments directly from customers’ bank accounts, anywhere in the world, in any currency. We’ve re-invented Direct Direct in Europe, providing a simple way to collect recurring payments online. With our powerful API, our network of software partners and the backing of our incredible investors, we’re now taking next-generation bank transfers to businesses around the world.


As our business grows, so does our team, and the People team is at the heart of the company culture. Our aim is to provide our employees with all the tools they need to be successful at work, by driving people programmes that have a direct impact on teams happiness, efficiency and productivity.


The role

We’re looking for a Senior People Partner who will demonstrate a true passion for the teams they support, and who is driven by a desire to influence through data. You’ll be developing and delivering innovative people initiatives, driving organisational effectiveness and providing guidance about scaling effective teams. As a Senior People Partner in a fast-growth technology business, you will have the opportunity to define your day to day work and your career path at GoCardless.


 You’ll be responsible for:

  • Responsible for facilitating how our culture and values are represented across the company - how they influence behaviours, how teams work together, and how managers can reinforce and role model them
  • Operating as the key HR contact for the leaders in your client groups, providing coaching and guidance across the employee lifecycle, including performance development and capability, employee engagement, employee relations, talent management, and succession planning
  • Identifying learning opportunities and requirements for your teams, research and recommend solutions that support employee development & succession plans
  • Take the lead on key strategic people projects and work with the team to define, develop and deliver these projects in line with business objectives
  • Provide coaching, mentoring and assistance to other people team members to help them develop their people partnering capabilities   


We’d love to hear from you if:

  • You have previous experience in a HR business partner role, and a strong background in technology or fast-growth
  • You’re able to influence, coach, and develop effective working relationships with employees at all levels, gaining their acceptance, and driving change
  • You are intellectually curious, and you can bring valuable insights into the team and business
  • You have worked in a high growth business (eg a scale-up) and you thrive in dynamic working environments
  • You have a data-driven approach to problem solving


Our team comes from a variety of backgrounds and we welcome diversity – if you're unsure, please apply.

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We're committed to making GoCardless a place where everybody can thrive regardless of their background. Championing a diverse, inclusive workplace underpins our mission to build the world’s first global network for recurring payments.

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