Flow Traders
Global Head of HR & Recruitment

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The Position

Flow Traders is a leading international proprietary trading house. The company trades a range of equities, derivatives, currencies and bonds on major exchanges around the world.

Flow Traders is looking for an experienced Global Head of HR & Recruitment, preferably based in Amsterdam. The ideal candidate is able to further craft and oversee the execution of the global people and talent strategy that ensures great employee experience and helps both people and business thrive.

This is a unique opportunity to join a leading technology driven investment firm with an entrepreneurial and innovative culture at the heart of its high growth business. Flow Traders values quick-witted, creative minds and challenge them to make full use of their capacities.
In this position you will be responsible for attracting, developing and retaining top talent to help grow Flow Traders’ business. You will be working together with the people teams globally and a diverse group of stakeholders within Flow Traders.

Short description of the role
Head up and own the company’s strategy for the global HR, Recruitment, Learning & Development teams
Set clear global priorities and objectives for the regional heads, supporting the company strategy
Act as a sparring partner to the management and supervisory board to advise on all strategic people and organization related matters
Design and roll out talent development initiatives such as training, coaching, individual development planning, talent reviews and succession planning
Enrich Flow Traders’ driven, team-oriented company culture to drive business success
Align policies globally and guard adherence
Ensure innovative, data-driven recruitment strategies
Responsible for the global benefits offering, to maintain the best employee experience

Requirements

10 years’ experience in a similar role, preferably in the financial sector or with a (Tech) scale up
University Degree in e.g. Business / Economics/ Law/ Human Resource Management / Psychology
Track record of building and optimizing processes in a high-growth company globally
A proven successful track record in change management, building a global culture and implementing innovative performancemanagement and benefits programmes
Knowing how to use data-driven recruitment for hiring success
Continuous drive for improvement and development
Excellent English communication skills, both spoken and written
Strong in project management, prioritization and structure
Good antenna for organizational and people sensitivities
Personality that thrives in a fast-paced and changing environment

Company Culture

Flow Traders fosters an entrepreneurial, innovative and strong team-oriented culture, which rewards people for their contributions to the company as a whole, rather than only in their direct area of responsibility.
The company has a strong track record in recruiting, developing and retaining talent. It nurtures its unique ‘one team’ philosophy by stimulating the sharing of ideas and best practices through employee rotation both within and between its offices.

What Flow Traders says about their offer:

We like to think that talent grows at Flow and stays at Flow. To ensure this, we provide our employees with an extensive onboarding program, access to Flow Academy, the best working environment, the latest technology and continuous support. We go out of our way to retain the small business feeling with which we started and stimulate innovation and collaboration through teamwork and our non-hierarchical approach. We offer competitive a salary, an annual discretionary profit share and other fantastic perks and benefits, such as:
Flow Academy for continuous learning and opportunities to attend domain-related conferences
Own company boat
In-house gym and sessions with a nutritionist or personal trainer
In-house Bar and Lounge with an arcade, table tennis, billiards table and game consoles
Daily catered lunch, amazing coffee and a fully stocked kitchen and snack bar
Annual company trip and a variety of events throughout the year
Global rotations between our offices worldwide.

Interested? Curious?

Next to other key positions with Flow Traders, Tracks has been involved with the hiring of the current Global Head of HR & Recruitment. Therefore we are perfectly positioned to provide you with some valuable background information about whats it like to work with Flow Traders and the development of this particular role during the last couple of years.
Please call Robert Jan van der Weijden (partner Tracks executive search) at +31629546414 or send an email to rjvdw@tracks.nl