HR Manager

Job description

Are you looking for a challenging role in an international company, located in the Medellin, with lots of growth potential? We are now looking for a HR Officer to join our Medellin-based team in our efforts to make the world a healthier and fitter place.

Who Are We?

Virtuagym is a leading tech company in health & fitness mobile apps, providing solutions for consumers, gyms, personal trainers, physiotherapists, and corporate health services. With over 5,000 clients worldwide, 30,000 personal trainers, and 15 million end-users, availability in 14 languages and over 130 staff in two offices in Europe and America, Virtuagym is a leading player in the fitness technology space.

With over 100% growth every year, we keep reinventing ourselves in the fast-paced fitness technology domain. While we are beyond the startup phase, we still cherish our start-up culture and non-corporate approach. At Virtuagym you get the opportunity to grow and we empower you to explore, learn and do great things as we conquer the world with our great solutions!

Our Medellín office started in the north part of the city in an amazing and eco-friendly building called Ruta N, known as a center of innovation for the city. It was created by the city to promote the development of innovative technology-based businesses. After two years of significant growth, we have moved our office to the lush hillside of the upscale El Poblado neighborhood with amazing views of the entire city and easy access to Medellin’s most influential commercial centers. Our primary focus from the Medellín office is to manage the North and South American market.    

What It’s All About

As an HR officer, it is an essential part of the Medellín of the growth and development of the Medellín office. This person plays an essential role in ensuring that all the conditions for colleagues to perform well are perfectly organized.

As an HR Officer you will be involved in the following activities:

  • Preparing and amending where necessary HR documents (Employment contracts and recruitment guides)

  • Reviewing and renewing company policies and legal compliance

  • Being the first point of contact for employees on any HR-related queries

  • Assisting with payroll by providing the department with relevant employee information, i.e. holiday and sick days taken

  • Assist with performance management procedures

  • Maintaining employee records and paperwork

  • Administer internal HR software ( People HR, Bamboo HR)

  • Assist with payroll and ad hoc HR projects

  • Monitor our benefits program

  • Day to day Health and safety management for our office to ensure Virtuagym Health and safety compliant with legal obligations


Your Skills

  • 4+ years of background in Human Resources

  • Bachelors degree required; preferably Business Administration, Human Resources, or related fields

  • Proactive and dynamic

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in:

    • English (Native language)

  • People-oriented and result-driven

  • Ability to architect strategy along with leadership skills

  • Good understanding of labour laws

What We Bring to the Table

  • A challenging full-time (40 hours/week) position and great potential for you to grow and develop yourself.

  • Great freedom and autonomy to take ownership, make decisions and have major impacts.

  • Various extra benefits such as Gym Membership, free Spanish classes and more.

  • Unique start-up company culture with motivated and fun colleagues in Amsterdam and Medellin