People and Culture Manager

Salary Competitive

THE PULSE OF INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE NORDICS! Since 2013, TechBBQ has worked to support and strengthen the Nordic ecosystem for entrepreneurship and innovation, based on the distinctive Nordic values ​​of openness, inclusion, trust, and meeting each other at eye level. TechBBQ is Scandinavia's largest startup & innovation summit. For more details Check:

Our people are our greatest asset. We approach HR at TechBBQ the same way that we approach everything else. We take complex issues and create extraordinary solutions that our team love. From onboarding flows to line manager coaching and development, our goal is to create a partnership with our teams that is people-centric and value-adding. 

Your Mission

As TechBBQ’s People and Culture Manager, you will be responsible for scaling TechBBQ’s team, building a culture that will attract top talent, and supporting the organization through several major milestones. You’ll partner closely with our management team to map organizational growth, set our yearly talent plans, and align the People & Talent budget. You’ll also be the official people partner to our executive team, and provide 1:1 coaching as well as the sourcing of external resources to develop the team’s leadership capacity. Your day-to-day will include optimizing for growth through hiring and people development while also minimizing risks related to turnover and compliance. Motivating and retaining interns and talented volunteers closer to the annual summit. 

As TechBBQ’s Manager of People and Culture, your responsibilities will include:

  • Scaling TechBBQ: You will grow the team by playing a hands-on role in filling openings, sourcing top talent, and building the long-term People & Talent roadmap that will help TechBBQ meet its strategic business goals.

  • Supporting act: You will help the operation team with Payroll and operational duties.

  • Talent mapping & restructuring: You will partner with founders to make necessary structural changes, and map TechBBQ’s growth over the next few years.

  • Employee relations: You will be a point of contact for all employee inquiries, and will be responsible for escalating and investigating inquiries when needed.

  • Maintain human resources: You will maintain records for employees by recording the hiring, transfer, termination, change in job classifications, and merit increase dates as well as tracking vacation, sick, and personal time.

  • HR policy & compliance: You will ensure TechBBQ’s employment contracts, termination processes, and handbook policies are compliant with Danish regulations

  • Talent & HR budget management: You will own and allocate all spending related to hiring, people & talent software, and total rewards, you will also own negotiation with vendors and facilities to optimize the budget.

  • Creating a smart department: Creating and automating HR processes 


  • Start-up / Tech Industry / Financial Services experience

  • Experience in an MNC / international team

  • Past experience in recruitment.

  • Working knowledge of local employment law and HR Practices

You’ll thrive in this role if you:

  • Minimum 2-3 years of recruitment experience

  • Ability to Inspire & Empower team of volunteers and interns 

  • You are a make-it-happen person who is excited to roll up your sleeves

  • You are highly organised and can bring structure and clarity to anything

  • You are a confident G Suite user

  • You are a great communicator, who enjoys presenting and can plan and execute training

  • Creative mindset 

  • Ability to work with a large team including interns and volunteers onboarded closer to the annual summit 

  • Multitasking in your forte 

  • Are a people person, who loves to build relationships

  • Are fast at establishing trust and bonds with potential candidates

  • Are happy to help employees with people-related matters and good at reaching out

  • Speak and write excellent English

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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 friday beers
Free friday beers

Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together.

Working at

TechBBQ is the quintessential and largest startup and innovation summit in Denmark and Greater Copenhagen in September. Meet your future customer, investor, co-founder, employer or employee. Explore new technologies and the companies that make them a reality and give yourself the opportunity to get that one special meeting, the one you did not know you needed.We're a Danish non-profit organisation established in 2012.

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