Head of People & Culture

General Kryha · Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Department General Kryha
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Do you want to work for a market-leading organization with some of the industry's finest minds? Are you a high achiever looking for a chance to make a difference? Do you wish to collaborate with motivated, like-minded people who have a common goal? You've come to the right place! We're seeking a Head of People & Culture who wants to help to take us to the next level. 


About Kryha

Kryha is a blockchain product studio headquartered in Amsterdam. We empower enterprises to improve their ESG performance by reinventing supply chain collaboration. Our digital solutions allow customers to trace materials and confidentially share verified ESG data across supply chains, providing actionable insights through powerful dashboarding. 


Our multidisciplinary team consists of ~30 industry strategists, product designers, and software engineers. We are bridging the gap between the cutting-edge world of distributed technologies and enterprise innovation. We thrive in multi-stakeholder projects, allowing us to work with industry leaders (Fortune 500) all across the globe and be involved in shaping the future.


About the job

Growing and professionalizing the role of HR within Kryha is an exciting challenge here! After a few growth spurts, it’s time to take the next step in Human Resources and improve our policies, maintain and grow our culture. We’re looking for someone who has a clear perspective on how we should be supporting our people and is excited to roll up their sleeves and get to work. 


Your day-to-day responsibilities will be centered around; recruitment & retention, compliance, and culture. You will directly report to the CEO and COO and work together with a management team and will be the main point of contact day to day HR-related topics. 


Main Responsibilities:

  • Recruitment 
    • Partner with leadership to execute Kryha’s human resource and talent strategy
    • Working in tandem with our Recruitment Manager you’ll be responsible for the final stages of the recruitment process
    • Creation and roll out of employee handbooks and onboarding programs
    • Onboarding itself; introductions, training sessions, and gaining access to our system
  • Retention
    • Managing benefits administration 
    • Exploring additional compensation and benefits packages for our team
    • Involvement and advising on performance management, personal and professional growth
  • Compliance:
    • Provide support and guidance to management, and other staff with regards to dutch labor law and creating employee contracts
    • Ability to create contractor (ZZP) agreements and assist management with regards to contractor management  
  • Culture:
    • Managing and setting out a structure for employee training 
    • Designing and implementing workplace (culture) policy
    • Maintaining and enhancing safe & healthy working culture
    • Work with Managers to provide constructive feedback and coaching to employees; assist Managers with effective management of their teams to instill a culture of feedback and collaboration 


What we expect from you: 


  • Organized, structured, and great attention to detail 
  • Passionate about people, culture, and personal growth 
  • Around 3-5 years of experience in a similar role, huge plus for experience in scale-up environments;
  • Well familiarised with topics such as employee engagement, recruitment, and retention strategies, learning and development, and compliance. 
  • Experience in cultivating company culture and a natural interest in a fast-paced scale-up environment
  • You’re up to speed on Dutch labor law 
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Fluency in English and Dutch


What can you expect from us and the role: 


  • Find purpose in your work by working in the exciting revolutionary environment 
  • Be part of an internationally fast-growing company
  • Many opportunities to grow and develop your career within the company
  • Time for your personal development to grow your skills and achieve personal goals
  • Be your best every day in a work environment that helps drive innovation
  • Have fun while working with a young, diverse, and motivated team


Sounds exciting? If you’re up for the challenge then read below for how to apply. 


Kryha was founded 5 years ago: The great elements of the startup vibe are still around but the team is experienced and our clients are mature. We really believe that our projects change the world for the better and that doing so must be fun! A beautiful office, Friday drinks, team lunches, sports, and yearly team activities are all part of the deal.

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Want to know more? Feel free to send us a message or give us a call at +31 6 27 05 52 35. For email, you can find us at jobs@kryha.io


For more information check out our Website and LinkedIn page!


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Note for recruitment agencies: Please don't send any introduction other than to jobs@kryha.io. If you think you can make "a match made in heaven." we are open to your introduction. But, we will only accept candidates with the following information: First and surname, salary expectations, reference check, and the candidate needs to be aware of the introduction to us. Also, we would like to receive a summary of the terms of business. We don't agree to any terms of business attached to email introductions. 


We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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  • Location
    Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
  • Department
    General Kryha
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced