Maven is a proprietary trading organisation formed in 2011. We employ the most talented traders, developers and engineers in the market, executing a diverse range of strategies across global equities and derivatives. We are the most active participant in many of the products we trade, contributing significant liquidity to markets around the world.

Maven has a culture that is relaxed and informal but highly rewarding of strong performance; there's no dress code, plenty of free food and regular social events.  We have offices in London, Hong Kong and New York and will be opening a new Chicago office as part of our plans to expand our coverage of derivatives markets.

Maven’s HR division is responsible for the attraction, development and retention of our greatest asset, our people, no small responsibility! We aim to promote a rewarding, inclusive and challenging environment where employees are generously rewarded for their hard efforts.

WHAT YOU'RE GOING TO DO:

  • Responsible for the successful relationship between HR and your allocated Client Group
  • Accountable for ensuring that all administrative functions and support, usually performed by HR Administrators or Interns, are correct and up to date for your allocated Client Group. This may include allocating, monitoring, training on, and covering for such duties when required. Examples include onboarding, probation, reviews, processing changes, HR systems administration, and HR documentation
  • Accountable for the accurate and timely payroll administration for your client group
  • Accountable for the successful mid-year and year-end review process 
  • Proactively identifying gaps in the existing processes, proposing and driving the change necessary to improve HR frameworks and practices
  • Deliver effective support to the HR Manager and wider business, ensuring operational excellence across all aspects of the HR function
  • Establishing strong relationships with stakeholders, identifying opportunities to add value to the Employee Experience and strengthening the relationship between HR and your Client Group
  • Identify, deliver and maintain Engagement, Wellness & Retention Initiatives
  • Identify the HR needs of your allocated Client Group, prioritising and aligning against the wider business objectives
  • Collaborate with others in the People team to align on the Employee Experience across Client Group and other office regions
  • Provide Coaching, Development & Enablement advice, services and support, supported by the Learning, Development & Inclusion Specialist
  • Advising on employee opportunities and issues and handling Employee Relations cases 
  • Provide insight and research to support strategic reward & benefits planning
  • Work with leaders to ensure succession planning is in place and support in organisational design planning and restructures
  • Coach, train and mentor HR Generalists, Administrators and Interns locally and within the wider team, as applicable
  • This role may provide opportunities for line management duties
  • Any other HR tasks as determined by the Director of Operations and HR Manager

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience within a HR capacity, preferably within a trading environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or equivalent experience
  • Extensive knowledge of Netherlands HR landscape (Netherlands labour law, legislation,  immigration etc.) and able to transfer legal requirements into HR processes
  • Proven experience serving as a HR point of contact to managers and leaders in a business
  • Brave enough to respectfully challenge the current process and procedure
  • Ability to work in a matrix and hybrid organisation
  • Flexibility and ability to manage several projects/priorities in a very fast-paced environment
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication
  • Energetic, humble, curious and resilient

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Amazing opportunity to be a key member of a highly committed employee owned trading firm
  • A great engineering environment whereby technology is key to our success
  • The upside of start-up without the associated risks
  • Great friendly, informal and highly rewarding culture
  • Informal dress code, loads of social events, free food etc.
  • Fast growing global firm with plenty of opportunity where you will have significant impact

 

Find out what it’s like to work at Maven: https://workatmaven.com/

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