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HR Teamlead

Colombia, Antioquia, MedellinHR and Recruitment

Job description

As Virtuagym keeps on growing, we are now looking for a new face to complement our Medellin team. As our new HR Teamlead, you will support our Medellin office and team and will work closely with the People team in Amsterdam. Will you join us in our quest to create a healthier and happier world?

This is a remote position (within Colombia), where you will be working for our Medellin office. We are looking for a full-time employee. We are a remote-friendly company, meaning you can work from your home at all times within Colombia.

About Virtuagym
Virtuagym is a leading and fast-growing innovator in the digital health and fitness domain, offering a Software as a Service solution and multiple native apps to users worldwide. We offer coaching and management solutions for trainers, studios, clubs and corporate wellness, all with the vision to make the world a healthier and happier place.

Virtuagym is an ambitious, passionate and multicultural team of talented people who want to create a healthier world for all. We believe in teamwork, challenging each other, being bold and adventurous, working lean, taking care of each other and sharing success. As a scale-up, we embrace our diversity, international character and our flat hierarchy that promotes great freedom, taking ownership and making a true impact. Our talented staff of 175+ employees are based out of two locations: Amsterdam, NL, and Medellin, CO.

Every day with us will be an opportunity to cultivate and evolve your personal and professional skills, as well as to make a significant impact on a global scale. Here, at Virtuagym, we are not just colleagues, we are friends, willing to help and support each other. By joining us, you become a part of a joyful and energetic team.

What this role looks like

We are looking for a HR Teamlead to support our Medellin office and team in this wide-ranging role. You’ll be directly responsible for a broad spectrum of HR & Office Management related tasks varying from HR projects like implementing our HRIS locally, performance management and ongoing administrative work and making sure our office is a great place to work.

Some of your key tasks as HR Teamlead

  • Onboarding & Offboarding new employees

  • Contract & Payroll administration

  • Implementation of Bamboohr (HRIS) to handle sickness registration, visa admin, health insurances etc.

  • Performance Management

  • Assisting with recruitment

  • Office management; you will ensure that our office is a nice place to work and organize events to bring the team closer together

Job requirements

What you will bring to the People team

Our ideal candidate is experienced in HR and Office Management and enjoys working in a stand-alone position in cooperation with a remote HR team (based in Amsterdam).

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience;

  • Independent and proactive;

  • Good understanding of local employment laws

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English/Spanish;

  • People skills;

  • Enthusiastic and persistent.

Important note: please do apply if you meet 70%+ of the criteria. At Virtuagym we hire great people, not just resumes. If you can't check off a few requirements but are a fast learner, we’d love to hear from you!

Here’s why you should come work with us
Next to being inspired daily by talented and motivated colleagues and having plenty of opportunities for personal and professional growth, these are the main Virtuagym perks:

  • Join one of the fastest-growing SaaS scale-ups within the awesome fitness tech domain!;

  • Join a diverse and international team made up of over 30 nationalities, working in an informal and fun environment;

  • We are remote-friendly: with our hybrid working policy you can work from home, the office or any other location you want up until 3 weeks at a time for a maximum of 12 weeks in a year. And we provide your home office set-up and a working from home allowance;

  • We provide 30 holidays per year (incl. national holidays and based on a full-time contract), the option to buy extra vacation days when you used all your holidays for that year, a training budget, home internet contribution and a pension plan;

  • The opportunity to grow fast within the company, including a lot of support from the management team and the opportunity to keep developing yourself;

  • Stay healthy with our Gym & Health benefits: we provide a great package to choose from a wide range of gym options including a monthly contribution towards your gym subscription, free video-on-demand workouts, unlimited access to on-demand coaching with psychologists via chat, phone or video call through the platform OpenUp and a regular health coverage;

  • We love to learn: join our knowledge exchange sessions, Lunch & Learn sessions for personal development, the Virtuagym Circle and more.

  • You will be part of a joyful and passionate team, where we share and celebrate success together and organize awesome company events!

Ready to join us?
Please do not hesitate to apply by clicking the ‘Apply for this Job’ button below! We will get back to your application within 10 working days.

For any questions on the vacancy, please get in touch with the recruitment team at

The hiring process

The hiring process for this role consists of 3 interviews in total. You will be meeting our Head of People & Culture, our Head of Data & Analytics (part of the Medellin team) and one of our CEO’s. All interviews will take place via video conferencing.

* Please note that we do not collaborate with third parties to fill this vacancy, so third parties are kindly asked not to contact us about this role.