Head of People

  • Human Resources
  • London, United Kingdom

Head of People

Job description

Easyship is revolutionizing logistics for eCommerce. With our all-in-one cloud based shipping software, businesses of all shapes and sizes have the tools needed to scale globally. At Easyship we believe in accelerating borderless commerce. We’re proud that a diversity of small business owners, crowdfunding campaigns, and global brands trust Easyship as their gateway to the world.

“We envision a frictionless economy where creators can use one platform to ship products to anyone, anywhere. When you grow, we grow.” Tommaso Tamburnotti, Co Founder.

Easyship is building tomorrow’s logistic infrastructure, today. Our team is continuously looking to reach new heights, whether it’s learning about new technologies or improving your own skillset, Easyship is prepared to empower you to grow. We believe that when we inspire each other, we grow together.

Easyship is recruiting brilliant, curious, and driven individuals to help us scale our innovative technology worldwide. Headquartered in New York with offices in London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Toronto, and Taipei – our team is global and growing. We encourage you to apply if a challenge excites you. If you enjoy the company of talented people. If you would dedicate yourself to a simple mission: to make shipping easy for everyone.

We operate with a global footprint, but we’re still tiny relative to the opportunity ahead, so there is still much to do. Join us and help put borderless commerce within reach of every entrepreneur.


Position Title: Head of People

Reports to: CEO

Job Purpose: Our team has grown to 100+ people spread across 7 offices in 3 continents. As we scale to a global enterprise we want to build a work environment which focuses on what really matters: attracting and retaining the best talents and empowering them with the right resources to build the best technologies for the modern eCommerce merchants. We are looking for an exceptionally driven individual to join us as a Head of People and help us to create a world class working environment.

What you will do:

  • Integrate our company values into every aspect of the employee lifecycle, from employer branding, to hiring, onboarding and development of team members

  • Partner with the leadership team to develop and implement company wide levelling plans and performance management processes

  • Develop recruiting strategies and programs that help us reach exceptionally talented people who align with our mission and will thrive in our culture

  • Manage a workforce located worldwide (North America, EU, UK, Asia, Australia)

  • Launch Learning & Development programs that grow individual skills and capabilities alongside the company

  • Stay up to date with HR related legal guidelines. Ensure compliance with all federal, state and local employment laws. Ensure appropriate controls and documentation are followed to meet security and compliance requirements across all systems

  • Develop a compensation framework that ensures we are able to attract and retain a world-class team

  • You will recruit and manage an exceptional team of people operations and talent pros that will develop creative and innovative strategies to help our people unleash their potential

  • You will be a thought partner to the entire leadership team as it relates to organizational design, talent development, hiring & more

  • You will view our people as our most important resources and work tirelessly to help them be great

  • Create processes and procedures to be implemented company wide about payroll, expense management and in general every aspect of our team life

What you will bring:

  • 5+ years of experience in tech companies of medium/large size (500+ employees), including 2+ years in management at a fast-growing company

  • Passion about HR, and knowledge of all the latest, cutting-edge best practices in HR

  • Diploma (preferable a MSc) in Human Resource Management

  • Experience in every area of people management (HR, recruiting, etc), and ability to manage teams overseas

  • Driven, self-motivated and organized

  • History of reporting directly to Executive Management and being an active member of senior management

  • Ability to coach and mentor direct reports, peers, and leaders on sound talent management practices

  • Excellent critical thinking, judgment, and decision-making ability, including the ability to weigh the short- and long-term costs and benefits of a potential action

  • Ability to develop recommendations grounded in a combination of data, best practices research, and personal expertise

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, highly collaborative, with the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, across all levels of the organization.


  • Competitive compensation package

  • Company Equity

  • Gym & Wellness Reimbursement

  • Generous Vacation Policy

  • Duvet Day - Perfect for those cold winter days, when you don’t want to escape the warmth of your bed!

  • Mental Health Day - You deserve a day off! A chance to recharge and enjoy ‘Me Time’.

  • Flexible working approach

  • Professional Development

  • Unlimited Coffee, Drinks & Healthy Snacks

  • Office PlayStation Games.

  • As we expand, the potential to work in one of our international offices.

  • Annual Summit in Hong Kong for you to collaborate with the team

  • Commission

  • Cell phone reimbursement

  • Free bicycles for you to travel to and from work, exercise or grab a bite!

You will have the opportunity to work with a global team, filled with smart, ambitious and like minded colleagues. We have built an inclusive culture which supports and enables you to grow. Come and join the Easyship team.