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Director, HR Business Partner



People & HR, Sales & Business Development
Paris, France
Posted on Friday, March 29, 2024
Lime is the world's largest shared electric vehicle company. We’re on a mission to build a future where transportation is shared, affordable and carbon-free. Our electric bikes and scooters have powered 400+ million rides in 250+ cities on 5 continents, replacing an estimated 100+ million car trips. Named a Time 100 Most Influential Company and Fast Company Brand That Matters, we achieved a fully profitable year in 2022, becoming the first in our industry to reach this milestone.
We are seeking an HR Director to drive our company strategy in EMEA by partnering closely with key leaders and their groups. In this role, you’ll report to the Global Head of HR Business Partners. You’ll be a critical player to support our rapidly growing organization. You’ll make impactful contributions on both a hands-on and strategic level, while building an environment where everyone feels welcome and part of a team. You’ll also work with the business to align people and strategy as we scale our business and continue to drive our mission.
You’ll be an instrumental leader within the HRBP team and will have direct responsibility for supporting our Operations Team while interfacing directly with individuals at all levels across the organization, including our C-Team.
The ideal candidate has experience supporting Operations teams, including corporate and front-line employees. Additionally, you are a natural bridge-builder, team player, problem solver, and sound counselor. You enjoyed driving the business through HR and have the ability to manage complex projects across multiple departments.

What you'll do:

  • Proactively translate business needs and strategies into HR solutions
  • Provide guidance and thought partnership to senior management and employees across a wide-range of HR matters spanning the full employee life-cycle for all types of workers
  • Foster a diverse workplace that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of their professional goals and the organization's objectives
  • Advise and manage high-level, sensitive, or critical employee relations issues
  • Lead and support the creation and execution of HR programs, tools, metrics and analytics
  • Partner with the business to drive solutions and strategy for company-wide programs and initiatives (e.g., compensation review, organizational design, performance management, training, etc.)

About you:

  • 10-15 years of progressively complex HR leadership experience within a rapidly growing organization in EMEA
  • Experience supporting Operations teams, including salaried and hourly employees
  • Experience managing a large contingent workforce population
  • Deep expertise of HR practices and employment law across EMEA. Knowledge of North America markets a plus.
  • Big picture thinker who can also execute on tactical necessities—no task is too large or too small
  • Excellent people and communication skills with the ability to be transparent and direct
  • Business-forward HRBP: strong business acumen with the ability to influence business partners at all levels
  • French and English fluency a plus
Why Lime?
When you join Lime, you join a global community of smart, caring, talented individuals working together to deliver world-changing results; striving to create an experience that enables Limers to do their best work. Here are some ways we support and invest in our team:
Competitive salaries, performance-based annual bonus and pre-IPO equity
Health and wellness offerings for all team members starting day one including access to top-tier fitness and mindfulness apps
Flexible vacation policies with ample paid holidays tailored to country of residence
Fully-paid leave following the birth or adoption of a child and financial, medical and educational support for Limers pursuing parenthood
Support for retirement and financial goals with unlimited access to financial advisors
Unlimited, complimentary use of our vehicles in hundreds of cities around the world
Professional growth opportunities through quarterly learning days and top-tier tools
Opportunities to connect across teams and locations to network, socialize and volunteer
Culture of belonging with Employee Resource Groups that engage and promote cultural awareness and DEI training across all functions
Consistent recognition of great work through meaningful rewards and career advancements
Benefits and perks vary depending on the nature of your employment and country of residence. Terms and conditions may apply.
If you want to make an impact, Lime is the place for you. Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? If this role excites you we encourage you to apply. Explore all opportunities on our career page.
Lime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s just the start. We believe different perspectives help us grow and achieve more. That’s why we’re dedicated to hiring and developing the most talented and globally diverse team – which includes individuals with different backgrounds, abilities, identities and experiences.