People Operations Manager

  • Barcelona
  • Kantox

At Kantox, we are looking for a People Operations Manager to join our amazing People Team

The People Operations Manager at Kantox plays a role in building a first class Kantox journey experience. This job is for you if you are looking to develop your career in a disruptive environment.

In this role, you will be part of the People Team which is essential for how we support and take care of our teams. We work to create a good life-balance experience, being people-centric.

About the team

The People team is a very dynamic and energetic team. We give support to all teams at Kantox building relationships based on trust.

We are curious, data driven and come from different walks of life - we work hard, celebrate wins and take learnings from every situation.

Our main areas are People Operations, Talent Acquisition, Training and People Business Partners: together we embrace a top employee journey from beginning to end, always challenging ourselves to think outside of the box.

Our mission as a team is to make sure that we stay on top of the needs of all teams while being innovative in what we do. We like to squeeze our brains to embrace the Kantox brand and we keep bringing it to the next level.

Meet the team

  • Tamara Lora, Head of People
  • Laia Iñiguez, People Operations Specialist
  • Irene Perez, Senior People Business Partner
  • Alvaro Torres, Talent Development Manager
  • Gemma Brito, Talent Acquisition Partner
  • Patrycja Pypczyński, People Business Partner

Your mission within Kantox

The People Operations Manager at Kantox plays a role in building a first class Kantox journey experience. Your mission is to ensure that the People team provides the best employee experience to our internal customers. From attracting new talent to supporting our teams through the entire employee lifecycle as well as facilitating day-to-day work life. The role requires a high level of autonomy, pro-activeness and empathy.

Reporting to Tamara, our Chief People Officer, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Own the full employment lifecycle from onboarding to offboarding
  • Manage the full payroll cycle for Spain and the UK
  • Champion the Onboarding experience of new employees: making it engaging, playful and informative
  • Technical lead for new design workflows and automation processes: being able to transform manual tasks to automated workflows that are a game changer.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to HR, mitigating legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Advise the leadership team on sensitive employee relations information & cases in collaboration with legal or compliance and external stakeholders in a confidential, documented and effective manner
  • Participate in the development and review of company policies, payroll and people operations
  • Dive deep and analyse People operations metrics to get to the root cause of any issues, as well as improve or identify best practices

Requirements : Who you are :

  • +4 years of proven work experience working in national and international payroll/ compensation (with startup mindset)
  • Proven experience working with HRIS (HR tools) and Payroll systems (A3nom, Meta4, Loga..)
  • Excellent level of English and Spanish, strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organisation
  • Extended knowledge of HR practices, procedures, and HR laws and regulations
  • Employee experience in project management
  • Automation tools expert
  • Excellent interpersonal, facilitation, and coaching skills; engages and builds effective relationships across the organisation
  • Knowledge of Hibob and Payfit is a plus

Our culture

  • An environment of innovation, accountability, and constructive feedback
  • A diverse and multicultural team of over 40 different nationalities
  • Grow your role and build your career with our learning and development opportunities.
  • A collaborative and inclusive culture of sharing and teamwork. Build connections for life.
  • Hybrid working and flexible hours so you can work when and where you feel best
  • Some testimonials: “The culture and the people at Kantox make me want to recommend Kantox as a place to work. There is a good balance between learning and growing and support from fellow team members. I feel like the people are very welcoming and make Kantox an easy place to feel at home."


What we offer :

  • Competitive salary
  • Sponsored learning budget
  • Free private health insurance
  • Free Spanish, English and French lessons
  • Relocation package if needed
  • Flexible working hours with an intensive Friday schedule
  • Hybrid work model
  • 29 days of annual vacations
  • Gym discounts and free sport activities
  • Restaurant Ticket with monthly credit and regular cross-team lunches
  • Fresh fruit and unlimited coffee
  • Beautiful office with incredible 360-degree views of Barcelona

About Kantox

Kantox is a leading fintech company developing sophisticated Curren