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Head of People

full-time Touch Surgery London

Digital surgery is founded and run by two surgeons and is the parent company to Touch Surgery, a scientifically proven app-based simulation platform aimed at delivering safer surgery. Our entire team shares the mission to enable surgeons to deliver safe surgical care for everyone.

We are looking for a Head of People to create and drive the people agenda at Digital Surgery, with a focus on attracting and retaining the best talent and ensuring Digital Surgery remains a great place to work as we go through an exciting period of growth. You will be working with a small but passionate People Ops team, leading our talent acquisition and retention efforts as well as employee engagement, communication and culture initiatives.

  • 1+ years experience as Head of People
  • 3+ years experience working in HR/People Operations which included full-life cycle recruiting
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, start-up environment of 100-300 employees across multiple locations
  • A strategic thinker, analytical with a pragmatic and process-driven approach and a willingness to be hands-on and with a drive to get things done
  • Proven track record of successfully scaling a business and achieving effective company growth
  • Comfortable with ambiguity; a business moving at speed; and non-stop problem solving, building, and action
  • Strong experience building and maintaining culture at rapidly growing organisations
  • Able to effectively and quickly build relationships and establish trust, respect, competence and confidence; non-political and able to work at multiple levels
  • Proven success in developing a team and assisting in team members career development
  • Excellent communication skills
  • CIPD qualification (a bonus)
  • 25 days’ holidays
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Healthcare package
  • Friday drinks
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Season ticket travel loan
  • Kids Vouchers
  • Free breakfast & healthy snacks
  • Games nights (pizza & beer provided)
  • Learning opportunities with courses & workshops

This is an exciting opportunity to work in one of the best healthcare start-ups in Europe/US, with the chance to meet and develop relationships with surgeons from around the world. We offer competitive salaries and a share options scheme so that all our employees have a part in our success.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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published: Jan. 3, 2019

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