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VP of People & Culture

RemoteSpainPeople Operations

Job description

✔️ Are you looking for a challenging and impactful role in the growth journey of a tech company?

✔️ Do you want to work in a company where passion, innovation, and impact are core values?

✔️ Do you have solid experience as a Leader of a People & Culture team, HR business partners, and ambassador of company culture?

✔️ Are you based in Spain? 

If you have checked the first 4 boxes, keep reading!

Nextail was founded in 2014 and has been on a VC-backed growth journey since. In the last 1.5 years we have doubled the team, and today 170+ Nextailers of 23 nationalities help fashion brands and retailers around the world to create better experiences while using fewer of the world's resources.

Nextail’s cloud-based platform uses artificial intelligence, prescriptive analytics, and optimization to deliver agile merchandising decisions. We are working with global retailers like Versace, River Island, and Pepe Jeans.

Our goal is nothing short of becoming the global leader in what we do. For that, we need an inspirational leader, with demonstrated experience in highly innovative environments. The VP People & Culture will report to the CEO/founder. She/He will architect and drive a pioneering, high-performance and engaging People & Culture practice, shaping the Nextail culture as the company scales.


You will: 

  • be a development partner for the C-Levels and strategic guide to our People & Culture team.

  • coach leaders on how to design, build and develop high performing teams, including. goal-setting, performance management, people development, and total rewards.

  • create a culture and environment that makes our team engaged, productive, and diverse.

  • identify new trends in order to develop and pilot innovative people programs.

  • identify opportunities to improve daily operations in a remote environment.

  • leverage data to get quality insights that support decision-making.

We offer:

  • High flexibility: We’re strong believers that what matters most are results. Each Nextailer is empowered, through trust and ownership, to organize their time as they see fit without jeopardizing the time or work of their colleagues.

  • Remote and relationships first: Nextail has been a remote first company since its beginnings. Yet we believe in the power of direct human interaction. Therefore teams gather in person on a quarterly basis and the Nextail house in the center of Madrid is open all year long to all Nextailers.

  • International environment: We operate across the globe, with recent operations reaching from Europe all the way to Australia, and our team alone consists of professionals of more than 23 different nationalities. While many of us are multilingual, our working language is English.

  • Diversity on all levels: United as a single team, we celebrate diversity at every dimension*. Professionally speaking, are you ready to work alongside tech geniuses, data science magicians, and fashionistas? You’ll have teammates with extensive experience in a wide variety of professional fields, including technology, retail, consulting and entrepreneurship.

  • Performance allowance: To let people perform at their best, each Nextailer has an annual performance allowance of 1,000 EUR as well as 2 days off for professional development. You’ll be provided with a laptop of your choice so you can work with the tools that are most comfortable for you!

  • Flexible compensation plan: We offer a fixed + variable salary as well as company equity.

Job requirements

  • Solid experience as a HR Business partner leader, with an additional 5 years leading the People function.
  • Strong experience across the whole employee lifecycle from onboarding, performance management, leadership development, organization design and development, talent management, remuneration & benefits, and employment relations.

  • Experience at a high-growth technology company with a very high talent bar, having seen the approx. 150 - 300 person growth phase.

  • Passion about technology and an “always be improving", assuming that the learning process never ends.

  • Based in Spain. 

  • Fluency in English and Spanish required.

*Nextail is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status

To all recruitment agencies: Nextail does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Nextail employees or any other organization location. Nextail is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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