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Storyblok • Remote - UK, Germany, Netherlands

Senior Team Manager, Talent Management and Development

Fully-remote

Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly

Job Description

From the start, we have seen unbelievable growth in community and usage on a global scale, empowering people and companies in 131 countries to build sustainable and reliable projects faster.

As a company, we’ve grown 156% in the last year from 92 to 236 employees, across 45+ countries. We secured our Series B funding of $47 million last year in the month of May, totalling to $58 million so far.

With that said, there’s plenty of room for personal career advancements. It might come faster than you think.

We are a fast growing team with a flat hierarchy. This means we promise you will have lots of autonomy and accessibility on meaty projects. Hopefully, this is your idea of career progression.

Many companies talk at length about their company, we will let the results speak for themselves.

Yes, we are fast-paced, and our team is passionate and driven to become the de facto standard in headless CMS. If you want to influence the future of Storyblok, and how businesses manage their content, join us.

WHAT IS IN IT FOR YOU

You will be joining a growing company where you can contribute to many “firsts”. Plus these benefits:

  • Monthly remote work stipend (home internet costs, electricity). Home office equipment package right at the start (laptop, keyboard, monitor…)
  • Home office equipment upgrade (furniture, ear plugs …) or membership to a local co-working space after your onboarding
  • Sick leave benefit, parental leave and 25 days of annual leave plus your local national holidays
  • Personal development fund for courses, books, conferences, and material
  • VSOP (Virtual Stock Option Plan)
  • The annual international team-building trip, quarterly and monthly online get-togethers
  • As a fully remote company, with work-life balance at its core, you’ll enjoy flexible schedules
  • An international team that loves to have fun at work and works hard together to accomplish shared goals

As the Senior Manager of Talent Management and Development, you will lead the charge in building and nurturing a high-performance culture by developing and implementing talent strategies that align with our ambitious growth plans. The incumbent will ​develop and implement best-in-class talent management initiatives for Storyblok with a focus on leadership development, performance management and learning & development, in alignment with Storyblok’s strategic aims and objectives. As we are a fully remote company, innovative usage of digital tools to create a high-performing with a growth mindset is a must. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the continued success of a scale-up organization, fostering talent excellence and ensuring our teams are equipped for success.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Talent Strategy:
    • Develop and execute a forward-thinking talent management strategy that supports the rapid growth and Storyblok's evolving needs in a fully remote set-up
    • Collaborate with the leadership team to identify the needed capabilities, identify gaps and address those gaps to ensure a strong pipeline of skilled professionals
    • Partner with the Talent Acquisition team to ensure we hire for the needed capabilities to strengthen our talented teams
    • Partner with the other internal Enablement teams (such as Sales and Partner) to establish synergies, ensure alignment in training efforts and avoid duplication of efforts or spending
  • Team Management:
    • Lead, mentor, and inspire a team of 3 Talent Management & Development professionals that will support the creation and execution of performance, learning & development strategies that foster a culture of growth and excellence
    • Provide guidance to the team to identify and execute needs assessment strategies across divisions and provide solutions on how to close identified gaps and how to measure impact and success
    • Lead and mentor the team to stay up to date with the latest industry trends and find innovative ways to leverage technology and create a best-in-class learning environment
  • Performance Management:
    • Collaborate with the leadership team and other People teams to optimize the performance management process, ensuring it aligns with the organization's goals and promotes continuous improvement
    • In partnership with the Total Rewards team, implement recognition and reward programs to celebrate and motivate high-performing teams
  • Leadership Development:
    • Design and implement leadership development programs that cultivate and empower leaders across levels
    • Support the team member in charge of Leadership Development to provide coaching and support to senior leaders to help them navigate challenges and maximize their impact on the organization's success
  • Learning and Development:
    • Oversee the design and delivery of innovative training programs that address skill gaps, support career growth, and align with the company's evolving needs
    • Evaluate and recommend external learning resources to complement internal development initiatives
    • In partnership with the other People teams, implement a career pathing and development framework that supports growth of individuals that go beyond of promotions or job changes
  • Talent and Leadership Pipeline:
    • Evolve our Talent Review process to identify and develop internal talent for key roles at individual contributor and leadership levels
    • Work closely with the leadership team to ensure a seamless transition in critical positions as the organization scales
  • Technology and Measurement:
    • In partnership with the HRIS team, ensure that the technology supporting the learning ecosystem fits seamlessly with the rest of the tools to create a great employee experience (from hiring to retiring)
    • Define a measurement framework and regularly assess and gather feedback to measure the effectiveness of talent management and development programs

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Prior 6-8 years of relevant work experience, of those a few years of experience in leading talent management and development teams with a focus on scale-up environments, preferably within the SaaS or technology industry
  • Demonstrated success in designing and implementing talent development programs, leadership initiatives, and talent pipeline strategies in fast-paced environments.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, rapidly changing work environment and adapt talent strategies to evolving business needs
  • Global mindset and experience in working with internal diverse teams
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and collaborate with stakeholders at all levels
  • Excellent English skills and understanding of working internationally as well as a strong sense of cultural sensitivity
  • Top-notch attention to detail, organization skills, including ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem solving skills and resourcefulness
  • Curiosity
  • Open to feedback and trustworthy

MENTAL, PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Remote (home) work opportunity or funded by Storyblok co-working space

GENERAL TERMS

Storyblok has a commitment to diversity and inclusion. We strive to create a hiring environment in which all people feel they are equally respected and valued, irrespective of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age, religion, citizenship or any other characteristic.

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Company benefits

Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Work from home stipend
Hofy home office set up
Co-working space allowance – @Regus or a local one
Flexible working week
Travel insurance
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Share options
Teambuilding holidays
Personal development budgets – 1200€/year
Employee assistance programme
Financial coaching
Company wide holidays/offsites
Teambuilding days
L&D budget – internal and external trainings
Mental health platform access
Carer’s leave
Flexible Personal Development Fund
Location
98%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
95%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
86%
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
89%
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
95%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
90%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Storyblok

Company employees

234

Gender diversity (male:female)

60:40

Office locations

We are a remote-first company, without offices, but with entities in Austria, Germany and the USA

Funding levels

$47,000,000 Series B

Hiring Countries

Global
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Awards & Achievements

3rd – Scaleup companies

3rd – Scaleup companies

Flexa100 2024
2nd – SaaS & Software

2nd – SaaS & Software

Industry awards 2023

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