People Lead / Head of People / VP of People

  • 9 Appold St, Hackney, London EC2A 2AP, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Yapily ( is a well-funded, dynamic, very ambitious and forward-thinking fintech start-up. We know the most important asset in our company are the people and we are looking for an exceptional People lead / Head of People.

Do you have a proven operational experience in scaling a company and managing the best talent? Do you think about human resources in a strategic way? Do you have strong problem-solving skills? Are you a creative thinker? Do you take a proactive approach and you are very hands on? If you are also positive and energetic, join us.

Job Description


 Working with the Leadership Team to create and implement a culture and the Yapily values

- Strategically think about the company ambition and what talent we need

- Set up processes to make sure we nurture our talented people and we help them grow

- Manage all initiatives needed to make sure Yapily is the place people want to work in

- Implement internal training programs 

- Provide regular reporting on People metrics to help inform business decisions including on organisational structure

- Maintaining relationships with hiring managers across the business. 

- Design, implement, roll out and manage annual appraisal processes



- A minimum of 5-7 years of relevant experience 

- You will have previous People management experience in a tech fast growing startup

- Strong passion for dealing with people

- Clear vision on how to attract and manage the best talents

- CIPD qualified 

- Some experience on learning and development/training provision

- Experience setting and developing a great culture

Additional Information

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast growing company.  At Yapily, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community! Get in touch!