Senior People Manager

Join HIVED as they are looking for a Senior People Manager

About HIVED 📦

The world needs logistics solutions that are better for people and the environment. That’s where HIVED comes in. We are a London-based climate and logistics start-up building the first-ever sustainable parcel delivery network at scale, now shipping for over 100 brands including ASOS, Minor Figures, Allpress, Pip & Nut and more. A tech company at heart, we have built a modern tech stack and intelligent routing, and are massively innovative in a traditional industry.

All of this means businesses can get emission-free deliveries with better service at more affordable prices. It’s parcel delivery reimagined; better all around for everyone, from start to end, warehouse to doorstep.

Our tight-knit team is made up of ex-Revolut, Bain, GoPuff, ASOS, Apple, Amazon and Gousto employees, and we are backed by some of Europe's leading investors and VCs in climate-tech, logistics and mobility including Planet A, Maersk Growth, Pale Blue Dot VC, Eka Ventures, the British government and more.

Role Overview 📝

We are looking for a brilliant mind to join our team at HIVED as the Senior People Manager, with the potential to grow into the Head of People role. As a key member of our team, you will be at the centre of our operations, tech and data, people and culture, creative, growth, and product functions. You will play a critical role in ensuring that our team members are able to thrive in a supportive and innovative culture, and that our workplace remains a great place to work. Reporting directly to the founding team, you will have the opportunity to shape the future of our company and make a lasting impact on our team. If you are entrepreneurial and cannot wait to hands-on build the People function of a mission-driven and high-performing team, we are eager to hear from you!


Responsibilities 🎯

  • You will work alongside the founding team to establish the foundation for our People functions and strategy, ensuring it aligns with HIVED's culture and growth trajectory.
  • You will be a trusted partner to the leadership team, providing expertise in workforce and organisation design plans for scale-up.
  • You will elevate our performance management, career development, and compensation programs. While we've mapped out a team-wide performance review process, we're eager to take it to the next level!
  • You will serve as the central point of contact for the leadership team and HIVED's people managers on all people-related topics.
  • You will offer guidance and advice to managers on HR policies, procedures, and best practices.
  • Additionally, you will contribute to other aspects of People topics, such as People Operations and Recruitment, as required.

Qualifications 🌟

  • CIPD qualification level 5 or above.
  • University-level qualification.
  • You bring extensive experience as an HR Business Partner, where you have been a trusted partner to people leaders and managers and can communicate effectively with different stakeholders at eye-level with great empathy.
  • You are a hands-on worker who always keeps the big picture in mind. You're not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get things done.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment and have ideally worked in a start-up/scale-up environment before. You can keep a cool head in a hectic situation.You proactively identify potential challenges and issues with great foresight. We're not just solving problems for today, but building a people system for tomorrow!
  • You possess a broad knowledge of HR, compliance, and labour law, combined with a profound understanding of business needs.


How we reward our team 🎁

  • Annual salary range of £60,000 - £75,000 depending on experience
  • 25 days of leave and an additional 3 mental wellbeing days as required
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Dynamic working environment
  • Hybrid working set-up with in-person time expected at our Shoreditch office or warehouse 3-4 days a week
  • Growth and progression within the organisation based on success in the role
  • Brand new laptop of choice (Mac or Windows)
  • Weekly team lunch
  • Work with amazing talented people every day