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International Business Partner

full-time MotorK London

MotorK is an innovative fast growth digital business which is revolutionising how automotive manufacturers and dealers sell their vehicles. Founded in Italy, we have rapidly expanded our business in Spain, France, UK and Germany and are now entering other European and extra-European markets.

We have triple digit growth, and recently announced series A funding, partnering with 83North and Zobito. Born in Italy, we have serious ambitions to bring our revolutionary approach to the automotive industry on a global scale, and have recently established our HQ in the UK. We have strong values of ethics, innovation, growth and passion for our customers’ success, all delivered in an environment that believes in growing our company true to the spirit of a family. In short, MotorK is a great company to work for that cares about its employees and their growth.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an ambitious and proactive HR Business Partner to help build out the Talent Management strategy for the company. This role would really suit an ambitious Business Partner or Talent Manager who is seeking to use their technical HR knowledge in a fast-growth startup environment where they are truly able to influence the senior leadership and the guiding people strategy. What makes this truly stand out as a career-defining move are the following:

  • We are a VC-funded pre-IPO business. All employees share in the success of MotorK, and to join us at this stage in our growth could be life-changing
  • You will have the opportunity to use your strong generalist HR background together with knowledge of innovative Talent Management processes to help guide and shape the culture of the company moving forward
  • You will get to help our Leadership Team build out the international business
  • Positioned at Head Office in London and reporting to the Chief HR Officer you will have great visibility and influence in the business
  • Be a key player in the HR Leadership Team, a close advisor to the CHRO
  • Unrivalled access to the founders and leadership
  • Disrupt an industry on a global level. These opportunities are rare

You will have significant input into the shape of your role but here is an overview of your responsibilities:

  • Nurture strong relationships with key senior stakeholders such as the CEO, Chief Revenue Officer, and other members of the Leadership team
  • Coordinate the rollout of new Talent Management processes throughout our international regions, in partnership with your counterpart in Italy
  • Empower managers to lead, and help them make great talent decisions
  • Develop, Influence & Execute a people strategy to support the business growth
  • Work closely with the overall HR team, based in UK and Italy
  • Provide HR thought-leadership and expertise to support the continued geographic expansion of MotorK
  • Keep updated with the latest best practices in Talent Management, particularly where applicable to fast growth startup businesses
  • Mentor colleagues in the HR team around the fundamentals of Business Partnering and Talent Management

Requirements & skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, ideally with an HR-specific qualification as an addition (eg CIPD or similar)
  • 5-10 years HR experience, ideally within a software sales environment, with significant exposure and experience in implementing and executing talent management processes - eg Performance Management, Organisation Design and Effectiveness, Compensation Strategy, Leadership Development
  • Proven relationship building & influencing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively – particularly about business needs and potential solutions
  • Goal-oriented approach
  • Flexibility
  • Able to travel regularly (20-40%, mostly within Europe: Italy, Germany, Spain, France)
  • Additional languages will be a significant bonus - Spanish, French, German or Italian

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and generous quarterly bonus scheme
  • Employee stock plan - share in our success
  • Work at our growing HQ in central London
  • International expansion opportunities
  • Exciting growth environment, talented colleagues
  • The opportunity to have a real impact on the growth and success of MotorK
published: Jan. 22, 2018

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