Head of People

Apolitical London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

What we do

Apolitical is a global network and learning platform for government. Our mission is to build 21st century governments that work for people and the planet. We equip policymakers with the knowledge, skills and community they need to solve the world’s hardest challenges. Our platform is used by more than 140,000 public servants and policymakers in 160 countries, with members ranging from mayors, ministers, and heads of civil services to millennials pioneering digital innovations. Apolitical is backed by mission-driven investors around the world and by prestigious European Union innovation funding. Apolitical’s decision-making and team culture is guided by The Apolitical Leadership Principles and The Apolitical Charter.


The Ideal Candidate

  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years relevant experience in a senior people role, such as CPO or Head of People.
  • You will have been responsible for building out and scaling people functions, ideally within a Series A company. You will be comfortable building out a people strategy and enhancing company culture, whilst assisting our senior leadership team to build a company people aspire to work for.
  • You embody our leadership principles. You’re looking for a mission driven role. You care about people and the planet and will strive to make Apolitical a fabulous place to work and flourish.


The Team

Apolitical is currently just over 50 people. Our People team will be made up of yourself, a Head of Talent (hiring for shortly) and our Operations Assistant, who splits her time across People & Ops. You will report directly into the CEO.

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