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People Operations Manager (Human Resources)



People & HR, Operations
Zürich, Switzerland
Posted on Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Your Role

We are looking for a People Operations Manager to help drive and accelerate growth for Inyova. In this role, you will be in charge of owning and driving this internal service and business partner function. You will own both the day-to-day tasks required within the People function, act as a thought leader to further drive and develop our people development and recruiting, and act as a sparring partner for the company’s Executive Team in regards to people-related topics.

Specifically, your tasks will include:

  • Responsible for People activities. This includes employee onboarding and offboarding, people development, employee happiness and offsite planning
  • Development of a scalable, state-of-the-art and pragmatic HR Services function
  • Challenging the norm and continuing to optimise and improve existing programs and processes
  • Lead recruiting to hire a world class team. Help Inyova become the employer of choice by managing a flawless recruiting process and creating an environment where Inyovis continue to be happy and proud to work
  • Report directly to the Chief Operating Officer and act as a trusted advisor to the Management Team in all people-related matters

Your Profile

As the People Operations Manager, you should have the following skills and qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of professional experience in the field of human resources, with an outstanding track record
  • Highly independent thinker and doer who can cover a variety of topics with minimal guidance
  • Ability to challenge management decisions and interact with business as equals
  • Good understanding of employment law in Switzerland and Germany
  • Very strong communication skills in English and German
  • Proven execution and decision-making capability
  • Proven experience in working with senior leadership teams

Ideally, you also bring:

  • A bachelor’s degree in psychology, human resources or a comparable degree, or a student in such a program
  • Experience recruiting candidates for technical and investment positions
  • Excitement about the Inyova mission to mainstream impact investing
  • Experience using Greenhouse as an ATS
  • Experience using Personio as an HRM

What we offer

We offer you the opportunity to join a great team that is on a high-speed growth trajectory to make impact investing mainstream! You will be exposed to a wide range of challenging topics with high-intensity coaching from our founders

  • You will join an ambitious, driven and high-performing team of impact and sustainability entrepreneurs
  • You will be able to take ownership and contribute with your ideas from day one
  • You will work directly with our senior management team
  • You will be on a path for strong professional and personal growth
  • You will work in a collaborative and fun environment with great and inspiring colleagues
  • You will get an attractive compensation package including an equity stake in the company
  • You will receive 30 days of vacation, investment benefits, mental health benefits, and transportation reimbursement up to CHF 100 per month
  • You will join a great team with an ambitious impact mission. Team events, lunch clubs, a good mood, and a nice environment are the core of our team’s happiness.
  • You will have first-hand start-up experience. Your ideas, opinions, and experience will be listened to.


Please submit both a cover letter and resume in English.

Workload: 100% | Start date: ASAP | Location: Zürich or Frankfurt (flex. home office possible), alternatively remote with coworking options in Berlin