Head of Team and Culture (aka, HR)

Salary Competitive

We are making cities more liveable, one bike ride at a time. We want you to help us attract and retain top talent on our mission.

We are 14,000 bicycles large in 60 towns across Europe, small and large, having served +1 million customers - we call them Riders. Our aim is to bring convenient and affordable bike share to all cities around the world, and increase the use of bikes in the cities.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about sustainability and people. You will be a 1 person powerhouse of team and culture with a lot of freedom of choosing how this role transforms.

We expect to double the number of team members this year and as the Head of Team and Culture you will play a large role in this. You will get involved with everything about recruitment, promotions, help mature our company and make sure our culture remains attractive to people who thrive with a high level of responsibility.

You will be reporting to our CEO, Erdem Ovacik.

We expect you to be:

We expect you to: 

  • Be fluent in English

  • Have worked with HR and recruitment for minimum of 3 years

  • Understand the Danish work laws, a plus if you know work laws for other countries

  • Experience with salary negotiations 

  • Be able to deal with multiple stakeholders at the same time

  • Be a team player, coordinating input from many stakeholders in the company

  • Great if you've previously worked with a scale-up, where team has grown fast

  • Great if you have experience with geographically distributed teams

Your role

  • Help hiring managers in the recruitment process, from A-Z 

  • Coordinate all onboarding activities

  • Manage our scale up process in terms of employees while keeping a great company culture

  • You will be a non basis person which employees can turn to when certain issues arise

  • Handle all talent management activities such as training, development and more

  • Use strategic tools and ideas for creating a great company culture that blends, large company organization with a start up openness 

  • Help management better understand their employees and deal with any conflict that may arise

we offer: 

  • Room to be creative!

  • Manage your own time

  • Diversity of challenges! No two days will be the same and you will get valuable experience, taking responsibility and pushing your career to the next level.

  • Diversity of people! The Donkey Squad contains a very tight group of talented people to learn from in marketing, technology, business development, customer support and operations, with 14 different nationalities.

  • Be part of our growth. We’re investor-backed and expanding our business fast.

  • A vibrant office in the heart of Copenhagen city center

  • Company lunch, Friday bars, team adventures (on bikes), company retreat twice yearly (except when there is a global pandemic!)

  • A competitive package including company warrants


For more information or questions please contact us at erdem@donkeyrepublic.com or phone number +4526372996

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

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Working at
Donkey Republic

In 2015, we created an electronic lock and an automated, self-service bike-sharing system in a Copenhagen home basement. Since then, we’ve been taking that system on a ride around the world, while aiming to turn the bicycle into the hero of public transportation and a catalyst for greener, more liveable and less traffic-congested cities. Donkey Republic is a global bike-share service.The Donkey Republic app allows riders to find a bike nearby in many cities around the world, rent it, and unlock with the app 24/7. Donkey Republic aims to turn the bicycle into the hero of urban mobility and a catalyst for more liveable cities, happier people, and a healthier environment. Currently the company has 7000 bikes on the platform in 19 countries which have been ridden by over 160,000 users. We are a group of fierce cycling enthusiasts who work hard, challenge each other and learn fast to come up with innovative ways to solve today’s urban mobility challenges. Join the Donkey Squad.

Read more about Donkey Republic

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