Lead People Business Partner

  • Full-time
  • People
  • Lithuania

Who We Are

Ovoko is one of the fastest-growing e-commerce startups in Lithuania. We represent 2000+ scrapyard owners, car parts sellers and auto dismantlers, offering them an efficient and convenient way to serve an international audience. In our mission to make the internet a better place for the automotive aftermarket, we actively search for new ways to elevate the online experience for our partners and customers alike. This attitude drives a growing demand for talented and ambitious professionals who would help us tackle every new challenge with confidence.

About The Role

Our People team is the engine that powers our organization. We handle every aspect of the employee lifecycle and we’re known for creating exceptional experiences for our candidates and employees. As a Lead People Business Partner, you'll lead the charge in talent management strategy, foster collaboration and relationships between teams, driving leadership development and championing a culture of engagement and growth. Fasten your seatbelt for the exciting roller coaster ride – it’s fun, it’s challenging, and it’s an adventure like no other.

In this role, you will

  • Act as a trusted advisor to managers and leaders, offering expert guidance on people-related matters to drive employee satisfaction, productivity and engagement across the entire employee lifecycle;
  • Coach and support managers in improving their leadership skills, cultivating a culture of continuous improvement within the organization;
  • Engage directly with managers and employees daily to address challenges such as team dynamics, underperformance, conflicts, and more. Handle employee relations matters fairly and objectively, conducting thorough investigations when needed;
  • Lead the People Business Partners team, starting with one team member and anticipated growth in the future;
  • Predict, identify and analyze barriers to organizational efficiency and other challenges, collaborating with managers to create solutions or escalate when needed;
  • Analyze trends and people data metrics to develop solutions. Lead or support various People Team projects to meet the evolving needs of our growing company;
  • Identify essential competencies for success and partner with Learning and Development (L&D) to deliver the right programmes to develop those capabilities.

What We Are Looking For

  • Proven working experience as Lead People Business Partner, People Business Partner or a similar role (in fast-growing companies is a plus);
  • Expertise in management and leadership practices, solid understanding of HR functions and procedures, employee relations, motivation and workforce management;
  • Ability to build trusted relationships with both managers and employees;
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to make data-informed decisions;
  • Hands-on, action-oriented attitude and strong sense of ownership. Ability to perform without constant guidance in a fast-paced and continuously shifting environment. 
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality;
  • Excellent spoken and written English.

What’s In It For You

  • Learning budget for your personal and professional growth
  • Private health insurance from day one
  • Employee stock option plan
  • Work from anywhere in the world for up to 30 days per year 
  • Close collaboration with ambitious colleagues & a real opportunity to shape the “big picture”
  • Top-notch hardware and software (MacOS or Windows to choose from)
  • Flexible working hours & remote work opportunities
  • Pet-friendly office with collaborative spaces, chill zones, our own gym & a kitchen full of snacks and drinks

The offered salary range for this position starts from 4200 € (gross) per month. Please keep in mind that we are also open to discuss your salary expectations based on your competencies and experience.