Head of People

Berlin, Germany

About Oradian

At Oradian, we are passionate about enabling banks and tech lenders to scale. We have to be: after all, we live in a world in which demand for financial services far outstrips supply.

We believe the remedy is to partner with financial institutions, tech lenders, fintechs, neobanks, and MFIs in SE Asia and Africa to deliver faster financial services to last mile communities. The unique approach we’ve taken is an enterprise solution designed to support organisations to grow, scale, and reach new customers through digitalisation.

Our solution is a flexible and extensible cloud-native core banking platform serving 10 million clients across the globe. We support more than 50 institutional clients across 13 countries, and we always strive to innovate new ways to support our customers’ growth. Oradian’s approach and execution is validated by our customers’ success, growth, and our accolades.

 If you are an individual who thrives on finding the innovative solutions to meet the toughest of challenges, and who is eager to get your hands dirty – look no further.

 Oradian is a fast-paced, evolving environment in which everyone plays a role communicating and contributing to our goal of economic empowerment and financial inclusion. We love what we do, so a positive attitude and passion for our mission are essentials for our team!

The Position

Reporting directly to the Chief of Staff, this role is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to build out the People function of an ambitious, growing Tech company.


  • Further build out processes across recruitment, on- and off-boarding and performance management.
  • Own new initiatives around talent identification and retention, employee engagement and employer branding, and collaborate closely with relevant colleagues across Oradian to achieve measurable results.
  • Deliver against our hiring targets.
  • Develop a cohesive approach to operating as a remote team, including all necessary policies and management practices, ensuring engagement and a great working environment.
  • Line manage one to two individual contributors.


  • 5+ years experience in a People function, of which at least 2 as a manager.
  • Substantial experience of all relevant processes in the full employee lifecycle from on- to offboarding, including but not limited to recruitment, contracts, payroll and performance management best practice.
  • Hands-on experience of managing in and building processes in a remote-first, high growth environment.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships in a cross-functional team of managers.
  • Experience of working with individuals from different cultures and backgrounds.
  • High motivation to build an important part of the company as we scale. Previous experience in a startup environment would be a strong plus.

Location & Time Zone: Anywhere in Europe. Travel required (Within Europe 1x month, Asia/ Africa 1x month)

Please note that if you are based outside locations where Oradian owns a Legal Entity we will consider hiring via an EOR.

What We Can Offer

  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexibility around working location, anywhere in Europe works well
  • Opportunity to work with a global team and customers
  • Work with a successful, globally-applied SaaS business model

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