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  • Posted: Jan 12, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Canonical is a unique tech company - global, remote-first, open source, with 700 professionals across 50 countries - we want to be the world's best, not biggest, global software company.
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    Engineering Director, Multi-cloud Orchestrator (Golang)

    • As an engineering director at Canonical your primary responsibility is to the teams you support: ensuring that they are continually improving, doing valuable work, and having a great time at Canonical. As a leader of managers and contributors, astute technical leadership and management acumen is a must, so that you’re able to challenge and grow your teams. You will have the opportunity to influence the culture, facilitate technical delivery, and work with your teams to hone strategy and execution.
    • You'll be delivering a large open source Go project that powers complex, highly concurrent distributed software systems across the world, while growing and developing engineers at all levels. We're looking for someone with a proven track record in delivery of quality software over time. 
    • Technical contribution through code is not expected in this role, but significant past experience with hands-on software development, particularly in Go, is desirable. You will be expected to lead and facilitate technical design and architecture work alongside your senior engineering staff.
    • The role is fully remote, with global travel for 4-6 weeks per year to facilitate company events. 

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    Global Head of People

    Key responsibilities

    • Work with Canonical’s CEO & COO to define our long term global People strategy
    • Lead innovation and execution in talent planning, succession, assessments and HR processes
    • Shape performance management, organisational design and workforce planning
    • Drive employee engagement, diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives
    • Lead research to understand the trends shaping the ways our employees work
    • Use data to increase productivity across a global, remote first, organisation
    • Deliver compliant HR operations in a timely manner and with the highest degree of accuracy
    • Oversee our HR technology landscape, driving automation and process improvements
    • Ensure our employee value proposition remains relevant, attractive and meaningful

    Required skills and experience

    • Experience of leading a Global People function in the Technology sector is essential, with demonstrable experience of implementing people initiatives that have taken an organisation through a significant period of growth (500 to 1,000+ for example, or even much larger scale)
    • Proven experience of operating at C-Suite level
    • Deep knowledge and practical application of HR practices and employment law
    • HR policy exposure across our three major regions: EMEA, APAC and Americas
    • Strong proficiency in data and analytics with evidence that these delivered effective and positive business results
    • Professional qualification in Human Resources (CIPD/SHRM etc) 
    • Fluent in business English

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