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Head of People

We are looking for a focused & driven Head of People to lead and build our people capabilities and help us deliver on our vision – becoming the most trustworthy online health company in the world.

Do you want a role where you can help build a leading employer and empower more than a billion people to revolutionize their health? If you love people, are innovative, passionate and driven, then we might have the right challenge for you!

We want to hire a Head of People at Diet Doctor to lead the following areas of our company:

 

#1 The basics

  • Payroll: Make sure all employees are always paid correctly in a timely fashion.
  • Contracts: Create contracts where appropriate and implement a consistent contractual framework for all employees.
  • Legislation: Make sure we play in a way consistent with all applicable laws.
  • Policy: Create where appropriate, and ensure people-related policies such vacation, sick leave, etc. are followed.

 

#2 Talent acquisition

  • Create the strategy, and implement the required processes and channels, to attract, find, and recruit the best people from around the world.
  • Create an on-boarding strategy, and implement the required processes, that enables new hires to know what this company is about, helps them get up to speed fast, and give them a great start at Diet Doctor.
  • Lead the execution of talent-acquisition activities.

 

#3 People development

  • Create a people-development strategy that helps people grow significantly in the areas most important to them and that makes it possible for people to achieve their maximum potential.
  • Help team leaders implement such people-development processes and grow relevant skills to achieve the above.
  • Implement processes for succession planning.
  • Establish the right set of plans for the different roles, levels, and functions that reflect the skills necessary to achieve the business outcomes.

 

#4 High-performance culture

  • Build a high-performance culture (think elite sports team) of passionate, driven and collaborative employees together with the leadership team.
  • Support the creation of smart and progressive people policies and incentives that align the interests of the employees with having a high-performance culture.

 

Essential qualities

  • We are looking for an outstanding individual who can become a key part of our fast-growing company. You’ll need the following qualities to be considered for the job:
  • Minimum: Bachelor degree. MBA or equivalent Master’s degree preferred.
  • 5+ years experience.
  • A track record of being able to find, hire and retrain the most incredible people and help them realize their full potential.
  • A strong desire for creating a high-performance culture (think elite sports team).
  • Belief in the importance of our values: trustworthiness, simplicity, inspiration and goodness.
  • Deep thinker with a strong desire to do something meaningful.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced and unstructured environment.
  • Passionate, driven and hard working.
  • Smart and fast learner who loves to grow and embraces change.
  • Excellent written and spoken English. Fluency in Swedish (written and verbal) would be a bonus.
  • Love to work independently and to get things done fast with consistently high quality.
  • The ability to articulate and shape a strategy, and the ability to turn it into actionable objectives that you or the team can execute.

 

Diversity

We’re positively oriented towards diversity – we encourage diversity in skills, interests, religious and political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender, ethnicity, etc.

 

Summary

Our goal is to empower people everywhere to revolutionize their health, by making low carb simple. At least a billion people could benefit from eating fewer carbs, primarily but not exclusively, people with obesity, type 2 diabetes and other problems related to metabolic syndrome. These people are currently not getting the support they deserve, and we aim to change that.

To achieve this goal, we need to work with fantastic people who are passionate about the enormous benefits keto and low carb can have for certain people, and who can help us create incredible products that make low carb simple.

Could you be one of those people? Do you have the essential qualities we’re looking for? Are you the right person to join our dynamic team of hardworking and passionate people striving to make the world a better place?

If so, apply today.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Diet Doctor HQ

Vasagatan 40
111 20 Stockholm Directions

What we do

We empower people with insights, technology and delicious food. Doing what we do requires a wide range of talents and skills in our team. From engineering amazing tools, to writing evidence-based guides or inspiring stories, to shooting beautiful videos, to creating fantastic recipes and more.

  • Technology

    We build tools and apps that make it simpler for people to start and sustain a healthy low-carb lifestyle. Our engineering team has massive challenges ahead, and it’s growing rapidly.

  • Food

    We create amazing low-carb recipes, meal plans and cooking videos. Our site offers more than 700 free recipes, empowering people to eat delicious food while improving their health.

  • Insights

    We write guides and inspiring stories, that make low carb simple. For popular low-carb searches we’ve often the first result on Google, a responsibility we take very seriously. We keep working hard to make sure our advice is effective, inspiring and solidly evidence-based.

  • Video

    We create low-carb related video courses, cooking shows, short documentaries, interview videos, high-quality presentations and more.​

Our rocketship

At Diet Doctor, you have the opportunity to join a rapidly growing startup that is already very profitable and successful.  

During the last five years, our company has on average more than doubled in size every year, with zero venture capital, while staying profitable. This makes our company unique. DietDoctor.com is now visited by half a million people per day, and we have more than 65,000 paying members, who rate us very highly.

But this is still just the early beginning, most of our challenges are still ahead of us. LEARN MORE

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