• Human Resources Director Lisbon
  • Optylon Krea in Lisbon, , Portugal
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description

Optylon Krea is our real estate development and investment management firm. With two decades of industry leadership, we have managed assets worth €1.8 billion representing over 1 million square meters across Portugal and Turkey. We also act as strategic investment advisors for risk capital funds with €200 million equity in Portugal.

Ando living is our premium serviced-residences brand, the emerging powerhouse in hospitality. Our architects infuse organic elegance into each Ando Living property, equipping them with the finest amenities and the market's best. Being guest centric, we deliver unparalleled living experiences to our international guests. With 10 buildings in Portugal and Turkey, and more under construction, we are expanding our unique European hospitality network to the most vibrant cities like Madrid, Paris, and London.

We have managed over 150,000 bookings, welcomed 400,000 guests, and generated more than €40m in revenues for our property owners. Currently operating... 1,200 apartments, we are on track to amplify our portfolio to 5,000 apartments across EMEA in the coming years

LovelyStay, the hospitality arm of Optylon Krea, is a market-leading tech-oriented short-term rental property manager. We have built an innovative and unique digital platform and algorithm, enabling us to deliver the most cost & time-effective and pleasant experience to both our property owners and guests. We, at LovelyStay, are focused on offering a friendly and quality lodging service to our beloved guests. We look for talented people who have a passion for customer satisfaction and high-end service.

To support our growing company of 200+ employees as well as the impending expansion across EMEA, we hope to hire a Human Resources Director to support the entities within the portfolio. This person will be expected to balance providing day-to-day support to their direct team, aligning a dynamic people strategy with the wider business strategy & collaboration with the leadership team to shape, lead & execute key initiatives to support the company scale and grow.

• University level degree or master’s in human resource management or a related field.
• 10+ years’ experience of working within human resources, ideally with 7+ years’ experience at management level.
• Exceptional interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to connect, engage, and build positive relationships with employees at all levels, emphasizing the importance of being a true people person in fostering a collaborative and inclusive workplace culture.
• Exceptional influencing skills and a high level of emotional intelligence with the ability to achieve high results through people.
• Prior experience in a high growth international environment.
• Have the capacity to adapt to varying company cultures withing our company portfolio.
• Possess a strategic & business mindset to have the ability to integrate teams across Europe.
• Demonstrated people management skills, verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels across the organisation.
• Deep Interest in European employment law, processes & procedures, with a desire to work in a company that’s experiencing cross-regional expansion.
• An understanding of Data Protection (GDPR) and Health & Safety requirements.
• Fluent in Portuguese & English.

• Strategic Leadership: Lead the short, medium & long-term people strategy for the entities within the group, aligning with business objectives.
• People Management: Manage the HR Business Partner team & Recruitment Team to provide support, development, coaching, and leadership. Delegates tasks, and continuously monitors and evaluates team workload and efficiency.
• Communication & Collaboration: Define and deliver the appropriate communications strategy for company transformation & growth. ensure well-managed people interdependencies and reduced risk as the company continues to expand.
• Employee Relations: Foster a positive and inclusive work environment that promotes employee morale & in turn, productivity.
• People Solutions: Work closely with Heads of Departments to implement the right people solutions & processes across the business.
• Reporting: Work closely with the HR & Recruitment teams to understand metrics. Report findings & insights to senior management in order to drive efficient change.
• Employment law: Be an expert in Portuguese employment law, tax and/or payroll queries, acting as an escalation point for more complex issues and providing support and guidance as required.
• Employee feedback: maintain internal surveys to ensure that employee satisfaction is high and experience is positive. Analyze results of surveys to determine areas of improvement.
• Talent: Develop and implement programs to attract, retain and develop top talent, while ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion in all HR practices.
• Compensation & Benefits: Contribute and influence the Compensation and Benefits strategy by recommending optimizations to policies and frameworks based on regional/country needs and context.
• Integration: Capacity to integrate employees of companies we will acquire locally and internationally and harmonize across subsidiaries all the compensation/benefits program and company culture.

What do we offer and what you can expect:
• Competitive compensation package.
• Top level health insurance package for employee & family.
• Parking space.
• 24 days annual leave + additional day leave for birthday & kids’ birthday(s).
• Gym compensation.
• Working in a fast growing & international environment where you will make a real contribution and impact on the organization.
• Work in a brand new architecturally designed office in the center of Lisbon with a fantastic, rooftop view of the city.
• Meal Card Allowance.
• Laptop & Phone.
• Transport Expenses.
• Hybrid work policy, at least 2-3 days per week in the office
Lisbon Portugal


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