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Job Description

Key activities of the People Business Partner:
Be a change agent and support your respective business area and more broadly Adevinta and its transformation programs from a people perspective
Build and maintain strategic partnerships with business leaders and managers in your business area, providing proactive support
Contribute to the development and implementation of a People Strategy for your functions
Supports delivery of the talent agenda and overall enacting of the People Strategy.
Support the effective delivery of a high performing, people focused HR service and act as the glue when delivering Center of Excellence products, services and platforms
Own the talent management strategies & plans for your business area
Champion a world class employee experience
Enforce a creative and collaborative workforce across a multiple culture organisation
Delivers leadership and development coaching to business leadership, working closely with Talent CoE team members.
Provides consultancy services on how to manage and resolve business challenges from a people perspective.


Comprehensive all round HR expertise including a clear understanding of the link between HR and the business strategy
Experience influencing, coaching and advising global senior managers
Unquestioned credibility, judgment, character and ethics
Excellent collaboration and communication skills
Experience in organisational design
Data-driven; you’re data savvy and knowledgeable in relevant success metrics across the People agenda.
Thorough understanding of talent management, succession processes and tools
Comfortable working in a high-paced, international and changing work environment; can-do attitude and creative problem solver
Excellent English, written and spoken; knowledge of German, Dutch, French, Spanish, Italian or other European languages is a plus but not necessary

Company Description

We’re Adevinta, a global leader in digital marketplaces that reaches hundreds of millions of people each month through our household name brands across 16 countries. We’re all about matchmaking, and our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities – whether it’s a car, an apartment, a sofa or a new job. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. As a global network of loved local brands, including Marktplaats in the Netherlands, Mobile.de in Germany and Leboncoin in France, our teams are there to make things better, safer and easier for the people who choose to visit and use our marketplaces every month.We established our Global Headquarters in Barcelona when Adevinta was created in 2019. Here you’ll find most of our Central Functions teams, although we also have people based in our other main hubs in Paris, Amsterdam and Berlin as well as in our local offices across the globe. Our local brands are founded on the connections between people, and as an international group we create networks of talented Adevintans who work together towards a common purpose across geographies and disciplines.

The People Function is structured around 4 key domains: Leadership, Strategy & Programs, Business HR, Centers of Excellence (Reward & Talent) and People Operations, all designed to attract, nurture and retain Adevintans and deliver upon the People StrategyThe People Business Partners sit within Business HR. The purpose of Business HR is to align business objectives with people solutions. Combining business and financial acumen with a sense for people, they partner and advice the business and act as a change agent to deliver the People Strategy and enable Adevinta and its talent to sustainably perform and grow. Business HR helps business leaders to address Adevinta’s most strategic and critical people topics and they facilitate cross-functional collaboration within and outside of the People function to deliver the best people solutions to the business.