Who are we? 

heycar is changing the way customers find and buy their next car. We do this by explicitly focusing on vehicle, dealer, and service quality. We are heavily user-centric and invest in applying cutting-edge technologies in order to become a leader in our space.  

After successfully launching heycar in Germany, UK, and Spain we strive for a fast forward internationalization throughout Europe. With the support of our shareholders (among them Volkswagen Financial Services, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, SEAT, Renault Group, RCI Bank, and Allianz SE) we clearly aim to become the go-to platform for quality used and nearly new cars in Spain.

Our local headquarter in Barcelona includes Marketing, Sales, Customer & Dealer Success, People & Culture, Finance, and Business, while Product and Engineering are provided by teams located across Europe. In that context, we are hiring a People Operations Specialist.

Job purpose:

As a People Operations Specialist, and working with OKRs, you will collaborate with the People & Culture Manager in building the department from scratch in Spain and you will define and establish different processes and procedures.

What your responsibilities will include: 

  • Manage the end-to-end recruitment process: design the recruiting strategy, screen candidates, conduct interviews based on skills, and be the main point of contact for external recruiters and partners.
  • As part of the team, take on responsibility for the content in HR administration and the maintenance and professionalization of our digital processes.
  • Manage the preparation of our payroll and be the connection point for our payroll partner.
  • Be a contact partner for management staff and employees on all matters of employment law and administrative processes.
  • Ensure the best employee experience, and take action to guarantee a great work environment.
  • Participate in new projects where we need your ideas: performance review, compensation & benefits, health & safety, and communication, among others.
  • Purchase new office supplies and be the point of contact for the coworking.

What you bring to the role: 

  • At least 3 years of experience as an HR Generalist, HR Specialist, People Operations Specialist, or similar.
  • At least 2 years of experience as a recruiter.
  • Completed studies or training with a focus on Psychology or Business Administration, or similar qualification.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Spanish employment law.
  • Fluent in Spanish and English.

Soft skills:

  • Very good analytical thinking and strong communication skills.
  • Friendly person with the ability to build effective working relationships with people.
  • Handle different tasks at the same time.
  • Manage confidential information, and good work ethic.


  • Experience in a start-up environment.
  • Experience working with OKRs.
  • Master’s degree in Human Resources.
  • Other languages. German is a big plus.

What we have to offer: 

  • Permanent contract.
  • Full-time schedule.
  • Competitive salary.
  • 30 working days paid vacation per year worked.
  • A great mix between the reach of an established corporate and the fast decision-making of a start-up.
  • An experienced international team of start-up pros who truly want to change the way people buy and use mobility.
  • Nice office located in the center of the city.
  • Free drinks in the office.

How does that sound to you?

Are you interested in helping to shape the mobility market of tomorrow? If so, we look forward to hearing from you!

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