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People & Culture Manager, Espoo, Finland

Do you have a passion for People & Culture? Are you interested in developing processes, services and culture in an international environment in a growth company? If yes, then you should continue reading! We are looking for a People & Culture Manage r to Finland, Espoo. The position is a fixed term replacement for one year, but considering our growth there may well be a possibility of continuation.

Epassi is a multi-wallet mobile payment solution that consists of several employee benefits and payment streams. Our vision is to be the leading mobile payments and benefit platform in Europe. As a company, we are inspiring, innovative and we have a low hierarchy level, which allows everyone to have their voice heard. By joining us, you will have an impact on the wellbeing and daily life of almost 2 Million users across Nordics, and most likely even more in the future as we continue to grow both organically and through M&A! Currently in Finland we have around 70 employees and all together we are + 150 Epassians, with more to come!

In this position you will have the responsibility of our people operation in Finland. You will also have the lead in developing Talent Acquisition globally. You have great support as you will be joining a People & Culture- team consisting of professionals in all our three countries: Sweden, Finland & Poland.

Main responsibilities:

  • Drive initiatives that develop culture, inclusion, engagement and wellbeing

  • Implement our key people processes and services locally (e.g. on/off boarding, salary review, employee surveys, employee development)

  • Partnering with our business, part of the local Management Team in Finland

  • Provide day-to-day support to line managers and employees in all people matters
  • Manage and coordinate local recruitments (in cooperation with our Talent Acquisition Specialist)
  • Manage external supplier relationships and coordinate services (such occupational health care, Auntie mental wellbeing service)

  • Develop and maintain local policies and handle compliance matters such as health & safety

  • Global ownership of driving and developing Talent Acquisition & Employer branding for the group

Skills & Requirements:

You will be a great fit if you have:

  • Previous experience in People operation / HR work and a vision of how great employee experience looks like
  • Experience from an international environment and agile growth company
  • Knowledge and understanding of Finnish labour laws, principles and practices
  • Experience from employer branding and recruitment
  • Good project management skills

  • Self-guided, hands on with a pro-active attitude

  • Professional level of English and Finnish languages

  • Great communication skills
  • The mindset that our people our biggest asset

Why you should join us:

  • We are a growing tech company with a strong financial position; you will have a chance to impact many things and grow together with us
  • We have a international environment with multiple nationalities and colleagues in three countries across Europe
  • You get to work in a job that truly matters as we exist to boost everyday wellbeing in the society
  • We give an opportunity to develop, we encourage new ideas and you to impact the ways of working

  • Our culture is laid back with low hierarchy; come as you are and be yourself!

  • We offer a great benefit package such as lunch and wellbeing benefit, healthy snacks & refreshments at the office in addition to a hybrid working model

The position will be filled immediately when a suitable person is found, so don’t hesitate to apply as soon as possible! Please include your salary request in the application. Hiring manager for this position is Chief People Officer of Epassi: Ingela Walhelm. If you want to ask more information about this opportunity, please contact [email protected].

Work with great people

Tianran Li
Product Owner
"Epassi is a youngster who is energetic and brings the best to the people. Best things working at Epassi is that we have good benefits. You can always learn something new and implement it in practice."
Aleksandra Wnuk
Backend Developer
"Work environment at Epassi is healthy and not stressful, and you can take part here in many interesting projects."
Marcin Gołubienko
Full Stack Developer
"During my work experience, I’ve got opportunity to touch every aspect of software delivery - not only from coding point of view."
Alexandra Andersson
Customer Service Agent
"The best thing about working at Epassi is colleagues. It is easy to get along with everyone, regardless of age and origin! My team has a good team spirit and we work well together to meet our goals!"

Great Place to Work

  • Flexible working times

  • Hybrid- working style

  • Modern working tools

  • International environment

  • Benefit package for wellbeing support

  • Private health care

About the company

Epassi is an innovative fintech company, our purpose is to boost everyday well-being.

We are the market leader in mobile payments for employee benefits in Northern Europe – our solution combines all the benefits into a single mobile app. Epassi’s team is made of highly skilled people from top notch business developers, designers and software engineers to passionate sales, marketing, and customer support professionals (a total of 150 employees). Epassi is awarded by the Financial Times as one of the fastest growing companies in Europe.


2007Epassi is founded

2008Launching the Sport & Culture benefits – the first mobile-payable benefits in Europe

2013Launched the commuting benefit.

2014Won the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 programme in Finland.

2015Epassi acquires Min friskvard and expands to Sweden

2016Alipay cooperation accepting payments from Chinese customers

2017Launching the Wellbeing benefit & acquiring Tyky Finland

2018Epassi offers Alipay outside of Finland cooperation with Siirto&Vipps

2019September - Pekka Rantala appointed CEO (former CEO Rovio Entertainment) October - Bregal Milestone Acquired controlling stake in ePassi.

2020January - Epassi and Finnair loyalty program partnership. March - Epassi acquires ActiWay further expanding Swedish presence May - Epassi and Wolt online food delivery partnership

2021Epassi acquires Sodexo BRS Sweden and Eazybreak Oy - cements its position as the Nordic champion for employee benefits

Margarita Hiltunen | Contact Person

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