Start-up seasoned Human Resources lead

Ovelin, Helsinki


Tampere, Helsinki, Finland
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Literally building a Rockstar team
Ovelin is looking for an experienced Human Resources lead to help us scale up our young and passionate team. In this demanding full-time position, you will be responsible for all strategic and practical aspects of HR. With currently over 6 million users, we are the biggest music school in the world. Now we are growing the team to continue the music education revolution. Join us to help building that team!

Your responsibilities:
- Strategic HR needs planning with the management
- Creating stream of outstanding applicants and hunting down key people
- Evaluating, interviewing applicants, and communicating with potential hires
- Onboarding of new people and accompanying them in first months
- Following up with existing team about HR related issues
- Help maintain our awesome company culture and make Ovelin the worlds best place to work at

Person we seek:
- Degree in HRM, Psychology, Business or other relevant
- 5+ years work experience in a fast paced, high performing start-up environment
- Demonstrated skills and experience building HR operations from the ground up
- Excellent planning, prioritization and organizational skills
- Excellent written and oral communication skills (working language is English)
- Strong interpersonal skills (with both technical & non technical individuals)
- Solid understanding of the compensation and benefits functions
- A strong professional network (preferably high-tech and or start-up related)
- Alphorn skills are not required for this position!

What we offer:
This is a chance to do something new and unique, and to impact the lives of millions of future Jimi Hendrix’s around the world. We have the most talented and creative people with an entrepreneurial mindset who can thrive and contribute broadly in a dynamic, fast changing environment and do not shy away from crazy ideas. At Ovelin you get the opportunity to develop yourself and take your career to new heights. On top of the great working environment, a cool city-center office, we naturally offer a competitive compensation package. And you get to play the guitar at work.

About Ovelin:
Ovelin is a Finnish high-growth start-up teaching the world how to play musical instruments. With currently over 6M users, we are the biggest music school in the world. We developed the award winning’ guitar games WildChords and GuitarBots. Ovelin is the Hottest start-up in Finland 2012 (WIRED)
*Best European Learning Game, iPad Game of the year, Winner of SXSW and MIDEM competitions, Sunday Times “Worlds Best Apps” list, Winner of Slush 2011, Startup Sauna, Tech City, and counting

Job Type: Full time

Created: 10/07/2014

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