Full Time / Istanbul, Remote

People & Culture Lead

What we believe in
Better Futures, shaped by all of us.

At Neol, we believe that impact-driven individuals have the power to change the world.And the lasting impact is delivered when we do it as a community.

We are on the mission of building an immersive learning and a seamless collaboration platform that connects top independent creative talent with organizations working to solve the most urgent issues facing our society and planet.

We are looking for team members to support us on this mission and shape better futures, together.

Find more about Neol here

About the role

This is a chance to be Neol’s first Senior People Partner. You will get the opportunity to shape the future of a very ambitious, purpose-driven startup by providing HR support and delivering great experiences for the team members. Hire to retire employee life-cycle, in general, is crucial to our success.

You will challenge the status quo, and proactively look for opportunities to improve our employee experience

We want Neol to attract the best talent and become a great place to work for all employees while cultivating Neol’s values

As a well-funded startup, we are prioritizing speed over extreme frugality. You will give recruitment support, onboarding & offboarding practices, benefits & compensation support, performance reviews, and learning and development services. More specifically you will;

  • Source and identify talent through creative and non-traditional methods
  • Develop strong partnerships with hiring managers and interview panels by creating job descriptions, providing guidance and support for interview scheduling, and - candidate pipeline management
  • Support with Benefits and Payroll administration
  • Compliance with various state and federal requirements in terms of HR and employee requirements
  • Maintain organization and integrity of Respondent’s ATS
  • Manage and schedule candidate onboarding
Ideal candidate
  • 2+ years of experience in supporting People/HR functions within a global growing stage startup
  • Experience with online sourcing techniques
  • Having good planning, prioritizing and organizing skills
  • Exceptional written and spoken English
  • Self starter, curious learner and a problem solver
  • Experience of working with purpose driven organizations
  • Having knowledge about UK Employment Law
  • Takes initiative, embraces constraints, thinks creatively
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written, with the comprehension to provide updates at all levels as well as the potential to tailor communications to suit a variety of audience
  • Are passionate about networked thinking and ecosystem building
Additional information

Neol offers a competitive salary, stock options, and employee benefits to all of the team members.


We are a remote-first team. Currently, we have two main hubs: London and Istanbul, but we have distributed team members from GMT- 8 to GMT +5 timezones. For this role, we prioritize candidates that are located in Europe, between GMT+1 and GMT+3 time zones.

Start Date

We expect the candidate to be able to start working full-time as of January 2023.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Neol is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need, without any discrimination against individuals. We strongly encourage applications who are members of underrepresented communities to apply.


Please note this role is only open to candidates that are legally authorized to work where they reside. Due to the remote nature of the role, Neol does not currently sponsor candidates for visas or work authorizations/permits and does not currently support the transfer of visas or work authorizations/permits from prior employers to Neol.

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