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Job Description

We’re Adevinta, a global leader in digital marketplaces. Our household name brands, including marktplaats in the Netherlands, Mobile.de in Germany and leboncoin in France, reach hundreds of millions of people every month across 16 countries. 

We’re all about matchmaking, and our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities – whether it’s a car, an apartment, a sofa or a new job. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. 

Our brands are supported by Central Teams based in our main Hub in Barcelona and our other global Hubs in Amsterdam, Paris and Berlin. Our local brands are founded on the connections between people, and as an international group we create networks of talented Adevintans who work together towards a common purpose across geographies and disciplines.


What you’ll do

This comes at a time when the HR function is going through its own transformation with many People Initiatives being implemented throughout the combined business..

In the context of the integration of the former eBay Classifieds Group into our legacy Adevinta organisation, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Be a change agent and support the CIO function and more broadly the global Product & Tech integration and transformation programme from a people perspective

  • Build and maintain strategic partnerships with business leaders and managers in the global P&T function, providing proactive support 

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of a People Strategy for your functions

  • Support the effective delivery of a high performing, people focused HR service and act as the glue when delivering Centre of Excellent products, services and platforms

  • Own the talent management strategies & plans for your business area

  • Champion a world class employee experience

  • Enforce a creative and collaborative workforce across a multiple culture organisation

  • Be the “go to” HR specialist within topics such as: organisational design, compensation, benefits, coaching and performance management, legal enquiries, conflict resolution, employee satisfaction, redundancies and retention

This role can be based in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin or Paris with occasional travel to other offices.

Company Description

Who you are

  • Preferably have experience working in, for or with Product & Tech departments

  • Comprehensive all round HR expertise including a clear understanding of the link between HR and the business strategy

  • Experience influencing, coaching and advising global senior managers

  • Unquestioned credibility, judgment, character and ethics

  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills

  • Experience in organisational design

  • Data-driven; you’re data savvy and knowledgeable in relevant success metrics across the People agenda.

  • Thorough understanding of talent management, succession processes and tools

  • Comfortable working in a high-paced, international and changing work environment; can-do attitude and creative problem solver

  • Excellent English, written and spoken; knowledge of German, Dutch, French, Spanish, Italian or other European languages is a plus but not necessary

Additional Information

What you’ll get from us

  • Competitive compensation package

  • A unique position in an international and dynamic environment. Check out this video on our culture!

  • Opportunity to shape the way we work. Your feedback and opinions are valued at all levels of the organisation

  • The chance to be a key player in a growing, highly skilled team

  • Great colleagues and a healthy working environment

  • Benefits including private health insurance

  • Flexibility to work when and how you want - flexible hours, choose your phone and computer

  • Career development, including individual training budget and language classes

  • Other benefits according to the location

This role can be based in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin or Paris with occasional travel to other offices.

Adevinta is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. 

Flexibility: We believe that work is what you do, not where you do it. So we provide flexible hours and remote working options that give you the autonomy and scope to set your own agenda and working patterns. We empower our teams to decide which key moments they want to spend face to face, instead of mandating a fixed number of office days.

Covid-19: We’re reviewing the situation on a regular basis to ensure that we follow all local government guidelines and put the health of our people first. All interviews are currently taking place virtually. 

If anything you’ve read above ticks your boxes, then why not apply now to find out more!