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HR Generalist



People & HR
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Vay has developed an alternative approach to autonomous driving called teledriving (remote driving) - to solve transportation in metropolitan areas.

Vay is the first company that has driven a car on European public roads with no one inside. Vay is the leading teledriving company setting the global standard for remotely driven vehicles. Vay aims to launch a safe, affordable, and sustainable door-to-door mobility service in the US, Germany and beyond. With its first service, Vay plans to remotely deliver and return electric cars for its customers.

This is very ambitious. And we can’t do it alone. So we'd love to meet you!


We seek a skilled and driven HR Business Partner to join Vay's People & Talent team reporting into our Head of Talent Acquisition. As part of this team, you will be critical in supporting and optimising our talent acquisition strategy through hands on sourcing & interview coordination across both our Berlin & Las Vegas offices. This person will lead the build out of HR/people processes in Las Vegas. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams across business & engineering to effectively build out a scalable HR function in Las Vegas and be the bridge to ensure our culture is mirrored with our Berlin HQ.


  • Talent Acquisition: Support our Head of TA on hiring for both our Las Vegas & Berlin offices building sourcing pipelines, candidate communication & interview coordination. You will have the opportunity to upskill in to the full recruitment lifecycle as part of your development
  • Employer branding: Build network & reputation for Vay in US market to prepare for scale
  • HR: Collaborate with People & Legal team to implement US HR playbook/guidelines focusing around insurance, sick leave, salary benchmarking, overtime, grievances & more
  • People operations: Be the face of the people function in the US creating an attractive benefits package, whilst leading on the onboarding & offboarding activities & driving team engagement through event management
  • Finance: Support our finance team with payroll processing & enquiries
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including Comms/Marketing, Finance, Engineering & Operations to build culture based on our company values.

The profile:

  • Bachelor's degree in HR related field
  • Minimum one year professional experience within HR operations role
  • Experience within tech start-up environment
  • Strong understanding of US employment law
  • Passionate about talent acquisition with experience building hiring pipelines
  • Understanding of how to develop employer brand proposition
  • Experience with onboarding & onboarding processes
  • Ability to prioritise workloads and adapt to changing demands.

Nice to have:

  • Experience in talent acquisition within a deep tech environment
  • Previous experience implementing benefits package for organisation
  • Ability to implement HR playbook for new business entity

Our values:

  • We pioneer change: At Vay, we’re doing work that has never been done before. This comes with challenges, frustrations and failures along the way. We embrace these challenges through perseverance and innovation, delivering creative solutions to overcome them.
  • We fuel collaboration: At Vay, we work as a team and strive for a common goal. We celebrate diversity and encourage different opinions. Our teams and partners communicate and collaborate openly. Together we build, improve, and grow.
  • We drive action: At Vay, everyone takes pride and commitment in their role for every task and every challenge. We are biassed towards action and get behind the steering wheel, even when there is none. We are empowered to take initiative and drive it to completion.
  • We build trust: At Vay, we consistently do the right thing, and follow through on our commitments to stakeholders, users and society. We understand their expectations and always respond in a way that feels human and respectful. We always put safety first and safety second.
  • We create magic: At Vay, we don’t just make things that work, we build products people love. We create unexpected and delightful moments for our riders. We design end-to-end experiences that leave a lasting expression.

Additional benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company ESOP (stock options)
  • You’ll be joining a highly committed, experienced, fun, and international team from over 30 countries. The team has previously worked at companies such as Tesla, Google, Waymo, Zoox, Byton, Argo, Amazon, Uber as well as Audi, BMW, and Daimler and has founded various companies before
  • You would be a part of solving transportation in metropolitan areas all over the world
  • We organise thoughtful & fun team events throughout the year
  • We provide healthy snacks, drinks, and coffee at our downtown office in Las Vegas

Vay is committed to building an inclusive, supportive place for you to do the best and most rewarding work of your career.

Come join the future!