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Head of People & Culture - Lynx

Location: Amsterdam
Employment: Full-time

At LYNX, we know that people are the real gold of our organization, so we take really good care of them. If you are ready to step into our world and make it grow further as the cool company we are, make yourself known!

We're currently searching for an extraordinary Head of People & Culture to develop the LYNX employer brand, keep the employee experience and engagement at its current high levels, and create international HR policies. You will lead the eight-headed People & Culture Team, which consists of local HR managers and HR specialists, and an international talent acquisition specialist. You and your team are working from Amsterdam, Berlin, Ghent, and Prague.

What you do as a Head of People & Culture:

Your mission is to develop and strengthen the LYNX team and LYNX culture. It is up to you to set a clear People strategy and advice our management team on all People & Culture matters.

You will lead the development and implementation of people-related policies and processes, co-created with your team. Working closely with your own team and our international managers, you will lead the thinking and implementation of all People-related initiatives.

In this role you’ll be the voice for our people all around Europe, reporting to our CEO. You join the management team table when People matters are discussed. You know how to put HR on the map and create support for your People vision for LYNX.

This is you:

  • You have a strong vision of People & Culture and know how to get buy-in before you successfully implement;
  • You have a great sense of organizational dynamics and know how to act effectively in it;
  • You have excellent leadership and stakeholder management skills;
  • You are a true People team leader;
  • You earned your spurs as an HR generalist and still enjoy a daily operational task or two;
  • You combine a people-oriented mindset and attitude with an affinity for processes and procedures;
  • You are result-oriented: you look actively for the best way to achieve goals and maintain regular communication on proceedings with all people involved;
  • LYNX operates in a regulated environment, so you don’t shy away from the more technical HR aspects (such as compliance, GDPR, and IT security);
  • You hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree;       
  • You have at least 8 years of experience in broad HR roles in an international environment;
  • You have at least 4 years of experience in leading a team;
  • You are fluent in English (verbally and in writing), and fluent Dutch is a plus.

This is what we offer:

This role at LYNX is the perfect opportunity to give your career in the financial world a boost. We offer:

  • a great culture and superb working atmosphere in a great team;
  • a salary depending on your educational level and work experience;
  • a fixed 13th month;
  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • a pension scheme fully paid by LYNX;
  • public transport travel allowance;
  • home office equipment and home office allowance;
  • continuous growth potential, including a personal training budget of € 2,000 per year to invest at your own discretion;
  • daily lunch from our chef, beverages & fruit, Friday drinks at our own bar;
  • trips & activities with your marvelous colleagues (whom, by the way, are the reason that in this role we expect you to be amidst the people; remote working is possible but only limited).

We are looking forward to your application! If you are interested please send us your current CV and cover letter in English.

About LYNX

The best choice for anyone who takes investing seriously 

LYNX is an online broker established in 2006 that offers execution-only services to investors throughout Europe. Clients of LYNX can trade worldwide in stocks, options, forex, futures, and similar exchange-listed securities and derivatives via the IB platform. The focus of LYNX is in particular on the experienced and more active investor. LYNX has offices in four European cities (Amsterdam, Ghent, Berlin, and Prague), in which more than 65.000 clients are serviced across the Netherlands, Finland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium, France, Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Poland. LYNX is supervised by the Autoriteit Financiële Markten (Authority Financial Markets, ‘AFM’) and De Nederlandsche Bank (Dutch Central Bank, ‘DNB’).

For the execution of orders and the holding of an investment account, an agreement stands with Interactive Brokers (IB). IB is a subsidiary of the IBKR Group (a US-based global player in the field of online brokerage), which is listed on NASDAQ and has a market capitalization of around $22 billion. Due to the collaboration with IB, investors can execute their orders against low commissions via a state-of-the-art platform with useful trading tools. The investment services that LYNX provides consist of receiving and forwarding orders to Interactive Brokers Limited (hereinafter ‘IB’). This is referred to as an execution-only service.


Information and application:


Please send your application for Head of People & Culture at Lynx in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.

Job posted
27 maart 2023
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