HR LEAD @ Otiv in Ghent, Belgium

Otiv

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HR LEAD

Who we are

OTIV is a Ghent-based company leading the autonomous revolution in rail. We are on a mission to increase safety and efficiency of railway operations by teaching rail vehicles to drive autonomously. By making trains more efficient and safer, we actively contribute to a modal shift and a greener future. We bring this vision to life by a unique focus on the most challenging environments such as cities, shunting yards and industrial sites. Thanks to high-profile partners and world-leading clients such as Deutsche Bahn, SNCF Group, ArcelorMittal and CAF we deliver the future of railway operations today.

OTIV is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, citizenship, or other protected characteristic. OTIV strives to create an environment in which all employees feel confident in their ability to bring their authentic selves to work and secure collaborating with colleagues and customers.


What you will do

As the HR Lead, you will play a critical role in driving the growth of our organization and building a talented and engaged team. You will develop and execute a comprehensive HR strategy that aligns with the company’s business objectives and supports our fast-paced growth. You will oversee the full HR cycle, including recruitment, onboarding, performance management, compensation and benefits, and employee relations to ensure that our HR practices are effective and efficient.


Tasks and responsibilities

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive HR strategy that aligns with the company’s business objectives and supports our fast-paced growth.

  • Oversee the full HR cycle, including recruitment, onboarding, performance management, compensation and benefits, and employee relations.

  • Develop and implement HR policies and procedures that ensure compliance with local laws and regulations.

  • Lead the development and execution of employer branding strategies that attract and retain top talent.

  • Manage relationships with external partners, including recruiting agencies and benefits providers.

  • Work closely with the founding team to ensure the HR function is aligned with the company’s overall strategy and goals.


Who you are

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 2 years of HR experience.

  • Strong understanding of HR laws and regulations.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute HR strategies that support business goals.

  • Experience in employer branding.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of the HR function.

  • Passion for innovation and driving change.


What we offer

  • Full time offer with competitive salary package.

  • International environment in a disruptive start-up with opportunities to grow.

  • Early riser or night owl? Either way, you’ll fit right in our flexible working hours system.

  • Hybrid working policy, with an office in beautiful Ghent (Belgium).

  • Collaborative, transparent, and fun-loving office culture.

  • Team events and quarterly offsite.

  • 30 days of vacation.