Senior People Operations Specialist

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Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland

Full Time

16 days ago

Job description

Who are we?

ICEYE is an International New Space company headquartered in Finland with colleagues from over 57 countries. Our team is a tight-knit group of experts across many disciplines (e.g., engineering, software development, radar technology, etc.). We’re innovative, driven people who strive for excellence in everything we do. Teamwork, curiosity, and having fun are core values to Making the impossible possible in New Space. Join our team today!

ICEYE is building and operating its commercial constellation of small Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellites with SAR data available to customers. Our satellites acquire images of Earth at any time – even when it’s cloudy or dark – providing commercial and government partners with unmatched persistent monitoring capabilities. Information derived from our SAR images helps customers make data-driven decisions to address time-critical challenges in various sectors, such as maritime, disaster management, insurance, and finance.

What will you do in this role?

We are seeking a skilled Senior People Operations Specialist to join our dynamic team in Warsaw, Poland. As a Senior People Operations Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth operation of HR processes, with a focus on payroll management and compliance with local labor laws and practices. This role requires a meticulous individual with a deep understanding of Polish labor regulations, strong analytical skills, and the ability to navigate complex HR systems.


  • Manage payroll processes in collaboration with external providers, ensuring accuracy and compliance with legal requirements.
  • Provide guidance and support to employees on HR-related inquiries, including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave management.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to streamline HR processes, implement automation solutions, and enhance efficiency.
  • Maintain accurate HR records and databases, ensuring data integrity and confidentiality.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of HR policies, procedures, and initiatives.
  • Contribute to HR reporting and analysis, providing insights to support decision-making processes.
  • Handle employee onboarding and offboarding processes, including contract preparation and exit interviews - if needed.
  • Handling pre-onboarding processes globally 


  • Bachelor's/Master’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Proven 4-5 years of experience in HR operations, with a focus on payroll management and compliance.
  • Practical knowledge of Polish labor law, regulations, and local HR practices.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with fluency in Polish and English.
  • Proficiency in HRIS and payroll systems.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Prior experience in the tech industry or a similar fast-paced environment is a plus.


  • A job that matters in a dynamic New Space environment with a scale-up approach
  • An independent role with a supportive and diverse work environment
  • A yearly benefit budget to spend as you wish (MyBenefit i.e. on sport, transport, wellness, lunch, tourism, etc.)
  • Relocation support (i.e. flight tickets, accommodation, relocation agency support etc.)
  • Time for self-development, research, training, conferences, or certification schemes
  • Polish language lessons
  • Occupational and private healthcare and life insurance 
  • Inspiring and collaborating offices and silent workspaces enable you to focus
  • A wide variety of the best coffee, tea, snacks, and sweets to accompany your daily space mission

Diversity and inclusion are core values at ICEYE. We are passionate about building and sustaining inclusive and equitable working and learning environments for all colleagues. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and discover, design, and deliver solutions.

Apply now to start your ICEYE journey and help us continue to make the impossible possible together. 

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