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People Director



Posted over 30 days ago...


Elevate Your HR Leadership Career at a Leading EdTech Company


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London, UK

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98% Remote- Europe

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary

Join Busuu, a pioneering EdTech company revolutionizing language learning with over 120 million users worldwide. Our innovative approach combines AI, a global community, and real-life content to empower individuals in their language acquisition journey. Busuu is an award-winning platform that offers an exciting and dynamic environment for growth and development.

Role Summary

  • Lead a comprehensive HR department within a fast-paced, innovative environment.
  • Drive recruitment and talent management initiatives.
  • Contribute to organizational design and employee development.
  • Implement learning programs and maintain a positive company culture across international offices.
  • Collaborate with COO and Senior Leadership Team to uphold company values.

Role Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience in HR, with talent acquisition and generalist experience in a high growth setting.
  • A relevant degree or equivalent experience with HR qualifications.
  • Proven track record in leading a People Operations or HR team, preferably in an organization with more than 150 employees.

Application Process Details

  • Submit your CV for review.
  • Engage in an initial chat with our recruiter.
  • Participate in a video call with the hiring manager.
  • Attend team interviews.

Joining Busuu means being part of one of the top EdTech companies in the world, a multiple award-winner recognised for its innovation and impact in language learning. Busuu’s vision is to empower people through languages. We are the world’s largest online community for language learning, with 120+ million registered users. We make learning a language easy by combining AI-powered courses with feedback from our global community of native speakers and lesson content designed for real life.

As a People Director at Busuu, you will run a fully functional HR department, recruit and manage talent, help us with organisational design, coaching and development, and the implementation of learning and development programs. You will also support the COO and the Senior Leadership Team to define, implement and guard the right culture within our London and Madrid office.

Job requirements include 7+ years experience across Talent acquisition, HR business partner and generalist experience working in a high growth environment, holding a relevant degree or equivalent practical experience with proof of HR related qualifications and experience in best practice, and experience in leading a People Operations or Human Resources team ideally in an organisation with >150 employees.

At Busuu we offer a range of benefits including free breakfast, plenty of snacks, fresh fruit, and free dinner of your choice if you need to stay late, 2 free lunches per week at our office, a great Private Health Insurance scheme, a personal training budget, flexible working hours and a hybrid model of working, enhanced maternity and paternity leave, and lots of social activities for you to join such a team lunches, weekly socials, quarterly team, and company events.

We aim to have a simple and speedy hiring process and we want to make sure that we are right for you as much as the other way around. The hiring process includes a CV application review, a quick chat with our recruiter about your experience and the role, a video call with the hiring manager, and team Interviews.


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