Senior Specialist, People Projects

Checkout.com

  • Full Time

We’re Checkout.com 

Checkout.com is one of the most exciting and valuable fintechs in the world, with our Series D taking our valuation to $40 billion. Our mission is to enable businesses and their communities to thrive in the digital economy. We’re the strategic payments partner for some of the best known fast-moving brands globally such as Wise, Hut Group, Sony Electronics, Homebase, Henkel, Binance, Klarna and many others. Purpose-built with performance and scalability in mind, our flexible cloud-based payments platform helps global enterprises launch new products and create experiences customers love. And it’s not just what we build that makes us different. It’s how.

We empower passionate problem-solvers to collaborate, innovate and do their best work. That’s why we’re number 9 on the Forbes Cloud 100 list and on Glassdoor’s list of Top 10 fintechs to work for. And we’re just getting started. We’re building diverse and inclusive teams around the world — because that’s how we create even better experiences for our merchants and our partners. And we need your help. So, join us to build tomorrow, today.

Supporting Checkout.com’s rapid growth and working with cross-functional teams in both our HQ and our regional offices, you will manage an exciting agenda of HR projects. Reporting into the Sr. Manager, People Strategy and Planning, this is an incredibly varied role with significant opportunity to have a huge impact and be part of an exciting newly established team. You will be granted trust, autonomy and freedom to deliver results whilst working as part of a highly collaborative team.

Acting as a key part of the PMO and Change center of excellent for the People team and supporting the design and delivery of transformational projects (such as performance management, geographical expansion, job evaluation, decision making framework, Workday implementation.) you will project manage initiatives to accelerate our growth and work with the team to drive efficiencies of scale through building scalable HR models, solutions and automations.

This is an exciting and fast-paced role with the opportunity to make a real impact and to work with an inspiring, commercially-focused People team.

 

About you

 

  • Previous experience of leading on key HR projects within fast-growing global organisations, managing projects end-to-end and ensuring continual improvement.
  • Pragmatic with the ability to navigate complexity in a dynamic and innovative environment
  • Bias for action, excellent attention to detail and relentless commitment to follow-through.
  • Data-driven, with ability to translate large amounts of data into insights and solutions.
  • Proactive, with the ability to identify and resolve issues independently; can take initiative even under unfamiliar or ambiguous circumstances.
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed structure, comfortable in different roles, sometimes supporting, sometimes leading.
  • Ability to convey ideas and recommendations in a clear, compelling and succinct way in written and verbal communications, effectively influencing a wide variety of audiences.
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    What you’ll be doing

     

  • Act as the central PMO for key strategic People projects building and owning project plans, promoting a high-level of governance and effective status tracking.
  • Be a central point of contact playing a connecting role across teams and driving collaboration.
  • Proactively identify key activities that need to be undertaken within workstreams and work with owners to map and drive activities.
  • Oversee change, communications and learning impacts across priority programs

  • Partner closely with the change and communications specialist to deliver effective change.
  • Track costings and activity against business cases, monitor risk and issue logs and provide regular progress reports to leadership.
  • Identify and understand key people risks in projects, identifying and troubleshooting remediation plans where applicable.
  • Co-own and be a champion for our Project Management tools, such as ClickUp, and introduce impactful frameworks and models.
  • Continuously educate and instill project management principles across the People Department.
  • Identify opportunities to improve process and drive efficiencies across the People department, working with SMEs to advise and guide.
  • Support the People Strategy & Planning Director to ensure that People leader meetings are scheduled, agenda’s prepared, minutes taken and actions completed, act as a scrum leader.
  • Analyse and present relevant HR data to provide information around latest thinking in the industry / HR Strategy and market intelligence using regular HR reports.
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    What we stand for
    At Checkout.com, everything starts with our values, including the experience we offer our people.
     
    #Aspire
    We supercharge your professional growth with career development programs and leadership training. You can learn your way, with tailored pathways and online platforms. And be inspired at relevant conferences.
     
    #Excel
    We don’t stop at ‘good’ here. We strive for excellence amongst our teams every day and recognize colleagues who take it to the next level through our quarterly peer-nominated Hero awards.
     
    #Unite
    We’re proud of our global connections and inclusive environment. So we champion this through our colleague-led community groups and celebrate many cultural events together.
     
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    More about Checkout.com
    Our technology makes payments seamless. We provide the fastest, most reliable payments in more than 150 currencies, with in-country acquiring, world-class fraud filters and reporting, through one API. And we can accept all major international credit and debit cards, as well as popular alternative and local payment methods. Checkout.com launched in 2012, and we now have a team of 1800 people across 19 international offices. To date, we’ve raised a total of $1.8 billion, with our Series D valuing us at $40 billion.
     
    We believe in equal opportunities
    We work as one team. Wherever you come from. However you identify. And whichever payment method you use. 
    Our clients come from all over the world — and so do we. Hiring hard-working people and giving them a community to thrive in is critical to our success.
    When you join our team, we’ll empower you to unlock your potential so you can do your best work. We’d love to hear how you think you could make a difference here with us. 
    We want to set you up for success and make our process as accessible as possible. So let us know in your application, or tell your recruiter directly, if you need anything to make your experience or working environment more comfortable. We’ll be happy to support you.
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