About the role
As the Head of HR Europe (EU), you will play a pivotal role in building up a professional HR team which supports the EU region. Leading a team of regional HR professionals, you'll oversee various aspects including HR operations, local HR policy, people management, and developing a strategic people strategy aligned with OKX's business objectives for the region.
This is a strategic senior role that will be responsible for creating the people strategy across EU and driving initatives in collaboration with other global HR functions for the business across the region. You'll be a close HR partner to the local leadership team, guiding proactive solutions across a wide spectrum of activities such as talent planning, HR policy development, employee engagement and more. Your role also involves being the regional expert with deep knowledge of the local nuances, market practice and employes and develop programs that are responsive to our people’s needs, echo our company values and will scale as we continue to grow both regionally and globally.
What you'll be doing
  • At the initial stages, building upon the solid HR foundations put in place by the current team, the immediate focus will be on strengthening our local recruitment capabilities, setting up robust HR processes, policies and operations, and building a high performing local HR team.
  • Shape and own the EU site People Plan to foster a positive site culture with strong OKX branding
  • Lead, develop and govern the region's HR policies, guidelines, strategies and practices to ensure consistency and compliance to local legislations
  • Ensure HR team's delivery excellence in local hiring, operations and culture building aspects to achieve strong employee satisfaction
  • Lead and manage a team of high-performing HR professionals to effectively support and partner with leaders and employees based in the region
  • Partner with Regional Business Leaders to provide expertise and guidance on local hiring, employee culture, operational matters and be able to effectively translate business goals into a people strategy
  • Partner with Global HR Leadership team to adapt and localize global HR programs and policies to the region's needs and nuances
What we look for
  • 10-15 years of HR experience with a strong track record in leadership, operations, and business partnering, ideally in a high-growth and global context
  • Passionate about operational excellence and building a strong HR foundation
  • Solid experience building, executing, measuring and iterating programs from the ground up
  • Data-driven with proven ability to translate insights into strategic actions
  • Experience leading and developing a diverse and geographically dispersed team
  • Strong influencing skills to build trust with senior leaders.
  • Keen business acumen and a track record of partnering closely with business leaders in growth environments and are adept at looking around the corner to scale for the future
  • Skillful communicator with the ability to articulate how HR teams bring value to an organization and are able to quickly develop the business case for HR Team initiatives
  • Deep understanding of employment laws and regulations across EU
  • Adaptable, flexible, and comfortable navigating a fast-paced and changing environment
Nice to have
  • Bilingual in both English and Mandarin, able to communicate and collaborate across cultures.
  • Knowledge of HR compliance management in financial services sector
  • Experience at financial institutions and/or tech companies an advantage
  • A passion and belief in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

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