People Business Partner

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Storytel is one of the world’s leading audiobook and ebook streaming services. We offer unlimited listening to consumers in 20+ markets, with several new markets launching in the coming year. Our vision is to make the world a more empathetic place with great stories to be shared and enjoyed by anyone, anywhere, anytime. As we continue to grow, we are looking to strengthen our Global People Team with a People Business Partner.

About the role

As People Business Partner at Storytel you will be a strategic partner to managers all around the world in developing their employees to bring out excellence in each Storyteller. Your role will be extremely important in making sure that we have high-performing teams that are constantly developing and challenging the status quo, and at the same time have a great employee experience. We are an international company in high growth and colleagues in more than 20 countries and we are constantly aiming to attract, develop and retain the most talented people.

The role as a People Business Partner will be a mix of both strategy and hands-on work, bringing your HR expertise in all areas when supporting managers. At Storytel, we believe in questioning old truths, which in this role means that you will challenge traditional HR on a daily basis. 

As our People Business Partner, you will be part of the People Partner Team, and work closely with colleagues in Talent Acquisition and Operations as well as internal stakeholders across the world. You will be located in Amsterdam and report to the People Partner Team Manager who is located in Stockholm. 

Your responsibilities

  • Work proactively with managers in all related people processes
  • Strategic partner to managers in business changes and succession planning
  • Driving change when implementing Storytel’s Global People-agenda locally.
  • Setting up performance goals and calibrations
  • Ensure that framework and tools are put into action, and follow up on results
  • Make sure we follow local labour law and compliance

About you

  • 4+ years of experience from a similar role
  • Experience from working in a global company, supporting managers in different countries 
  • Knowledge in labour law
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken

And for some bonus points

  • Experience of working in a scale-up/company with high growth
  • Driving integrations of M&A processes

To thrive in this role you have a passion for people and enjoy being in a dynamic, fast-changing environment where you get to drive change with your managers. You have a high level of self-leadership and collaborate well with others. 

What we can offer

Storytel offers a friendly, entrepreneurial and fast-moving work environment where new ideas and creativity are welcomed. We like doing things in new ways and questioning old methods. The Storytel culture - characterized by being welcoming and helpful - is important to us. We don’t believe in hierarchy and micromanagement; we highly believe in giving responsibility and having people grow alongside it. And of course - you get unlimited listening to audio and eBooks from our service!

Does this sound like you? If you feel like Storytel is a place where you could thrive, let us know and we will contact you as soon as possible.

Please send in your application in English.



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Van Diemenstraat
1013 NH Amsterdam Directions


The Storytellers in 4 words?
Friendly, Welcoming, Helpful, Innovative.

Amount of coffee and tea cups per day?
Impossible to know, we like our hot beverages.

Number of orange headphones?

Times we celebrate?
Whenever we have something to celebrate. Which is quite often, we like to celebrate - preferably with cake. 

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