HR Director


We are looking for a passionate, experienced and self-driven HR Director to join our growing team.  In this role, you will be supporting The Floow leaders, teams & employees to successfully scale our business, evolve our culture as we continue to grow, and enable our teams to go above and beyond. 

Who we are:

Otonomo fuels a data ecosystem of OEMs, Smart Cities, fleets, and more than 100 service providers spanning the transportation, mobility, and automotive industries. With more than 4 billion data points per day globally, from over 50 million addressable, connected vehicles, and massive amounts of mobility demand data from multimodal sources, our platform reshapes and enriches data, and serves it to multiple service providers – improving the mobility and transportation experience worldwide. The Floow, acquired by Otonomo in March 2022, is a leading insurance telematics provider whose capabilities consist of data science excellence, cutting-edge mobile technology, and the innovative use of social science to provide unique safety insights for the benefit of our insurance clients and their customers. Founded in 2012, with the mission to make mobility safer and smarter for everyone. The Floow has been recognized with several awards including the Winner of Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards, recipient of the Queen’s Enterprise Award (Innovation) for 2016, Winner of Red Herring 100 in 2017 and recipient of DIAmond Award in 2017.  Our FloowDrive product was named Best Smarter Travel Innovation at the Smarter Travel Awards and The Floow was named winner of the Technology Innovation in the European Usage-based Insurance Industry from Frost & Sullivan in 2018, Winner of the Insurance Times Tech and Innovation Data Analytics Excellence Award in 2019. The FloowCoach program was named Private Sector Initiative of the Year at the 2020 Young Driver Focus Awards.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Full accountability for The Floow HR strategy and plans. Understanding business priorities and translating them into an HR approach that supports the business
  • Lead all People initiatives such as employee engagement & retention, employee performance, workforce planning, promotions & personal growth, terminations, talent management, training and development.
  • Design, lead and execute HR projects, programs, and processes in all HR domains: team structure, leadership development, performance review, talent management & retention, recognition, compensation & benefits, etc.
  • Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale and increase productivity and retention.
  • Sense the field” to focus areas for intervention and support, to promote organisational climate
  • Proactively assess the team and organisational needs and root causes, make recommendations, guide informed decision-making, and implement appropriate solutions.
  • Build an HR team to support the organisational needs 
  • Operate local employment engagement, termination & benefits processes.

What you should have:

  • 8+ years working experience in an HR Director/HR Business Partner role in high tech companies.
  • International experience, able to deal with personnel distributed across geographies.
  • Practical knowledge in the areas of employee management, employee relations, compensation & Benefits, employment law, organisational development, and employee development/learning
  • Experience working in a global hyper-growth environment
  • Strong leadership capabilities & consulting, coaching, and facilitation skills
  • A true hands-on approach as well as the ability to successfully monitor the “pulse” of the employees to ensure a high level of employee engagement
  • Strong analytical skills. Experience using and presenting data to make decisions.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • CIPD level 7 or other relevant HR qualification 
  • Strong focus on execution and a “can do” approach

Why join us:

  • Our team was founded by veterans in the mobile data and telematics space who have previously founded several successful exited startups, including Traffix, which was acquired by F5 networks (NASDAQ: FFIV). We are innovative professionals who are passionate about Big Data, the Automotive domain and advancing road safety by applying data insights to the motor insurance industry.
  • We are a publicly traded company (NASDAQ:OTMO) in the rapidly growing automotive data ecosystem. Our partners and customers include Fortune 500 companies, leading car manufacturers, international consultancies, mobility startups, municipalities and governments, developers, and more.
  • We are pioneers in the emerging field of mobility, vehicle data and the application of this to the insurance industry. Otonomo’s vehicle data is utilized in a variety of verticals including parking apps, insuretech, fintech, navigational apps, weather prediction services, hazard and emergency services, traffic management departments, and more.
  • Working with us offers a dynamic experience to explore your talents, learn new technologies and open new horizons.

Apply for this role

If you think you have the right skills for this role, please send us a copy of your CV and make sure to reference HRD01