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VP Organisational Effectiveness

Berlin, Germany · People

VP of Organisational Effectiveness

As VP of Organisational Effectiveness, you’ll play a key role in improving the performance and effectiveness of the business on a global scale. You’ll oversee People Development, People Tech and People Operations and report to our Chief People Officer. Together, these functions will form the backbone that supports the scalability and performance of our People Teams company-wide. 

This is an incredible opportunity to be part of SumUp’s journey as we continue to grow and scale the business, investing in the people who are the heart of what we do.  You will have the ability to make actionable decisions that have a genuine impact on the working environment and happiness of our employees.  You’ll also have the opportunity to travel and work with various parts of our business, both in Europe and Latin America (when it’s safe to travel, of course). 

What you’ll do

  • Develop an effective and agile structure for the team

  • Build and optimise the People Tech, People Analytics and People Development infrastructure that will form the backbone of the organization and help us scale

  • Effectively scale our culture as our organisation continues to grow

  • Implement leadership development initiatives to enable further growth

  • Enable data driven-decision making

  • Collaborate with managers to identify issues and find solutions

  • Set OKRs and hold the team accountable 

You’ll be great for this role if

  • You’ve worked in Leadership Development in the context of fast-growing, new-age companies and have a background as a People Partner.

  • You’ve worked in multi-national and diverse environments.

  • You have experience in identifying and implementing HR tech to address a variety of issues and needs.

  • You’ve built and implemented career development and progression frameworks. 

  • You possess excellent prioritisation skills in a fast-paced environment.

  • You have a passion for solving business problems.

  • You have strong data literacy and analytical skills.

  • You’re a natural collaborator with excellent communication skills, both written and spoken.

  • You’re an empathic bridge-builder with an ability to understand different perspectives and translate for others. 

  • You’re reliable, with sound judgment and a sense for picking the right battles at the right time.

Why you should join SumUp

We’re open to base this position in Berlin, Warsaw, Sofia, Copenhagen, Dublin or London. If you’re currently residing in any of these locations—or you’re willing to relocate to Berlin— we can make it work!

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating tools that help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first’ attitude, our diverse teams across Europe, South America and the United States work together to ensure that the small business owners we partner with can be successful doing what they love. 

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate.