Global Head of People & Culture (m/f/d)


Speexx is the #1 platform for people development. Combining cutting-edge AI technology with world-class coaches, Speexx delivers digital business coaching and language training services for global workforces. Since 2012, Speexx has helped over 1500 global clients level up their organization’s professional development and received over 200 prestigious accolades from top tier publications like like G2, Fosway, and TIME Magazine for our best-in-class product. Speexx is building the future of learning and development, and this is only the beginning.  


About the role 

As our company continues to grow, we are looking for a Global Head of People and Culture to shape and drive our global people strategy and set the stage for the next era of Speexx. You will collaborate with our local and global P&C Team to create new processes, structures, and ways of working that foster a vibrant, inclusive, and high-performing culture that perfectly aligns with our long-term business goals. We’re looking for an experienced HR leader with a deep knowledge of organizational development and a genuine passion for employee engagement and satisfaction. This is an exciting opportunity to grow with a truly global, dynamic team and positively impact the future of Speexx from day one.  


What you’ll do 

HR Strategy and Planning 

  • Develop and implement HR strategies that support Speexx’s overall business goals.  
  • Act as a strategic advisor to the executive team on all people-related matters.  
  • Build compensation schemes, including bonus tools, to ensure fair and efficient pay structures. 
  • Evaluating company structure and design to achieve business goals through workforce planning and talent management. 

 Organizational Development and Performance Management 

  • Develop career pathing frameworks, including grading and benchmarking to guide employee growth and advancement 
  • Develop talent management programs, including succession planning and leadership development.  
  • Leverage Speexx’s own people development solutions to support employee growth.  

Talent Management 

  • Drive talent management strategies to position Speexx as an employer or choice. 
  • Oversee the recruitment process to attract and retain top talent.  
  • Ensure a seamless onboarding experience for new hires.  

 Culture and Employee Engagement 

  • Foster a positive, inclusive, and high-performance culture aligned with Speexx’s values.  
  • Conduct regular employee surveys and feedback sessions to identify areas for improvement.  
  • Implement programs and initiatives that promote employee well-being and engagement.  


What we’re looking for:    

  • Background: A minimum of 5 years of progressive HR management experience, demonstrating a proven track record of establishing effective structures in a scale-up environment. 
  • Proven HR Leadership: Extensive experience in strategic HR management and organizational development. 
  • Hands-on Achiever: A solution-oriented leader with a proactive, hands-on approach to overcoming challenges. 
  • Data Driven Decision Maker: Analytical and data-driven in making informed decisions. 
  • Interpersonal skills: Exceptional communication skills, empathy, and collaboration abilities, excelling in multicultural team settings to guide teams toward shared goals. 
  • Language Skills: Fluent in both spoken and written English, with additional language skills considered an advantage. 


Your Benefits: 

At Speexx, we’re all about empowering people. That includes YOU! Working at Speexx, you can expect:   

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.  
  • International Team: You will be working in a multicultural, agile environment with team members from office locations around the globe, including Munich, Madrid, Paris, Pavia, Rome and Shanghai. 
  • Culture of Learning: Take a deep dive into our Speexx Academy, participate in our global Mentoring program, visit internal workshops or third-party training, and finally enjoy our Speexx peer exchanges. 
  • Award-winning Language Training: Learn a new language or level up existing skills with our Speexx platform. Your friends and family can also receive a discount on our world-class language training. 
  • Flexible Working Hours: We don’t believe that a rigid 9 am – 5 pm is the right path to a great work-life balance, so we give you the flexibility to do your best work in a way that works for you and your team. 
  • Hybrid Office Models: Sometimes you need to work from home, take care of a family member, or just have a change of scenery. That’s why we offer flexible hybrid arrangements and the chance to work from abroad. 


Our Hiring Adjustments & Experiences:   

At Speexx, we are searching for individuals with varied skill sets, backgrounds, and experiences who can help enrich our culture even further. Even if you still need to meet every requirement, we encourage you to apply. Don’t let the confidence gap or imposture syndrome keep you from shining!  

Just like our personalized people development solutions, our recruitment is not one-size-fits-all. Please let us know if you need any adjustments throughout the hiring process. We look forward to hearing from you!  

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