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Director of People, EMEA

Airwallex is a global payments fintech company transforming the way businesses move and manage money globally. We have built a global financial infrastructure platform to help businesses transact, collect and pay across 130+ countries and 50+ currencies, without the constraints of the traditional global financial system. We've grown to 19 global locations and have raised over US$800 million in funding. To support our ambitious growth plans, we’re looking for smart, collaborative and passionate people who are looking to make a genuine impact.

As HR Director, you will work with our teams across London, Amsterdam and Vilnius to deliver an outstanding experience for Airwallex people in EMEA. The team you build will support Airwallex’s regional leaders in creating a high-performance culture while maintaining close alignment with the People team - and Airwallex - globally.

This is a great opportunity to join some of the fastest-growing parts of a high-growth start-up and to build an effective People org that can improve retention, engagement and performance.


Recruit and manage a high performing People team, including Generalists, Business Partners, Office Managers and People Success

Managing the delivery of all generalist HR activities covering employee training, employee development, compensation, benefits, systems administration, organisational or resource planning, organisational change management, and other services

Liaising with subject matter experts within the broader business (e.g. recruitment, finance, legal) to collaborate, provide guidance and streamline where possible

Working with cross border peers to ensure global consistency

Work with the Airwallex leadership team to build and implement People solutions to continue driving engagement and productivity, and foster Airwallex culture

Researching issues and developing solutions to resolve strategic business issues

Developing and implementing new policies, practices and programs to meet organisational and Executive/Strategic Management needs.

What You Bring...

    • 4+ years of direct people management experience
    • 10+ years of experience in HR
    • Experience scaling a People team across regions
    • Experience creating and implementing HR best practices
    • Strong relationship management and influencing skills
    • Strong business partnering experience
    • Ability to interact and influence at the executive level
At Airwallex you’ll have the ability to make an impact in a rapidly growing, global fintech. You’ll be offered a competitive salary and we also like to ensure we create the best environment for our people by providing a collaborative open office space with a fully stocked kitchen. We organise regular team building events, encourage flexible/remote working and we give our people the freedom to be creative.

Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don’t regard colour, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Airwallex does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms/recruiters. Airwallex will not pay any fees to search firms/recruiters if a candidate is submitted by a search firm/recruiter unless an agreement has been entered into with respect to specific open position(s). Search firms/recruiters submitting resumes to Airwallex on an unsolicited basis shall be deemed to accept this condition, regardless of any other provision to the contrary.
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August 11, 2022

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