Head of People

Type de job
Temps pleinCDI
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Who are they?

At Joko, they leverage technology to help their users shop smarter: they help people preserve their purchasing power, buy more responsibly, and save time — all at once. Their ambition is to have a positive impact on the everyday life of hundreds of millions of consumers around the world. To achieve that, they have built an app as well as a smart browser that provides users with:

  • online and in-store cashback
  • automatically applied coupon codes
  • interest-free ‘buy now pay later’ on any shopping website
  • information on their purchases’ carbon emissions
  • and much more!

Joko was created in 2018 by Xavier, Alexandre, and Nicolas and the team has reached great milestones already:

  • 2m+ users
  • 2000+ merchant partners
  • €12m+ raised from leading European investors
  • 45 team members
  • €20b transactions processed to date

Job description

At Joko, we believe talent is our most precious asset. As the Head of People, you will play a crucial role in overseeing all aspects of HR and talent management within our organization. You will report directly to the CEO and will manage a team composed of the Talent Acquisition Manager and the Office Manager. This is a key leadership position, and you will be responsible for building a high-performing team over time.


  • Talent Acquisition
    • Collaborate with the Head of Brand to enhance employer branding initiatives
    • Develop partnerships with schools and communities to attract top talent
    • Implement effective hunting strategies to identify and recruit the best talents
    • Streamline interview processes and ensure we offer an outstanding candidate experience
    • Challenge and improve the onboarding processes
  • People Growth
    • Implement learning and development initiatives and resources for all our talents
    • Own the performance review process to drive employee growth
    • Work closely with managers to create career development paths for employees
    • Foster employees’ well-being through surveys and initiatives
  • People Operations
    • Manage the compensation program including salary structures, incentives and benefits
    • Handle people legal topics, including compliance and working contracts
    • Oversee the payroll processes
    • Organize offsites and company events
  • Company Culture
    • Continuously challenge and reinforce the company culture to foster the best possible work environment for our team
    • Preferred experience

    • Experience: You have 5y+ experience in people topics, managing a team, ideally in a fast growing environment.
    • Languages: You are fluent in French and English (as our team is international), both written and spoken.
    • Communication: You have strong written and verbal communication skills, and you are able to explain something complex with simple words.
    • Interpersonal skills: You have great interpersonal skills and are always eager to build new relationships and feed them with regular and qualitative contacts.
    • Mindset: You are passionate about People topics and dedicated to helping teams grow and have an entrepreneurial mindset: you like challenges and getting hands-on.
    • Attention to details: You know that the devil is in the details, and you have a talent for spotting flaws if there are any.
    • Recruitment process

    • 15-min call with the Hiring Manager
    • 45-min personality interview with two team members
    • A case study followed by a 45-min debrief
    • 45-min Founders interview
    • Reference calls
    • You might also be invited to meet other team members at the office for a coffee or a drink!

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