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Senior People Partner



People & HR
London, UK
Posted on Friday, April 5, 2024

Unmind is the leading workplace wellbeing platform, on a mission to create mentally healthy workplaces where employees can flourish.

Grounded in science and built for enterprise, we drive people-first performance at some of the world’s biggest brands, including Uber, Major League Baseball, NHS, Disney, Standard Chartered, Mediacom and British Airways.

Our services support the whole organisation with data-driven performance insights for leaders, training for managers, wellbeing tools for all employees, as well as access to a global network of accredited mental health practitioners.

Our internal standards are as high as those of our clients. We’re an ambitious VC backed software business on the exhilarating 10-100M phase of our growth journey. It’s hard and rewarding work and we’re determined to be our very best case study along the way.

Unmind believe high performance will hinge on the powerful harmony between our relentless drive for results and creating an environment that elevates our people's wellbeing. This wouldn’t be possible without a dedication to our core values:

  • Be Human
  • Grow Your Mind
  • Innovate at Speed
  • Inspire & Impact

To learn more about what these values mean to us, please visit our careers page.

Our DEI commitment

We strive to build a workplace that celebrates our differences, where every Unminder feels included, equal, seen and heard. This is true regardless of your age, race, gender identity, religion or belief, marital or parental status, disability, neurodiversity, or sexual orientation.

We’re proud of our culture, but not smug. So if there’s anything we can do to make the hiring process more accessible, just let us know when you apply, or email talent@unmind.com.

The Role – Senior People Partner

At Unmind we advise some of the world’s biggest and best loved companies so our People team are critical to ensuring we are our Being our own Best Case Study. As a People team our mission is to bring together our values, culture and strategy to create a high performing Unmind where everyone is able to flourish.

As our People Partner, you advise, coach and support our people leaders to bring this to life for their teams.

In this role, you’ll get to:

  • Partner with our senior leadership team and people managers, empowering them to help build happy, healthy, high performing teams
  • Translate business goals into tailored people strategies that enable the teams you partner with to scale and develop
  • Advise on best practice across the entire employee experience and support our performance and compensation cycles
  • Lead on all aspects of organisational change, balancing the company’s needs and Unminders
  • Coach and develop a people manager community to build a group of highly effective managers
  • Help build employee engagement by driving data-driven and impactful action planning through our manager community

Skills and Experience

We encourage you to remove education from your CV upon application as qualifications are not a driving factor in our decision making and we are committed to tackling educational inequality. We firmly believe that no one is the finished article and that there should be learning in every role you do. However, some experience in the following is important for this position:

  • Demonstrable experience as a People Partner in a high-growth or start-up tech environment where you have driven change and operated as a credible advisor across the entire people experience
  • Actively engage in hands-on tasks and projects, balancing strategic initiatives with practical involvement in people operations to drive effective people management solutions
  • Extensive knowledge of organisational change and employment law and its real-life application in complex situations
  • A truly empathetic, human-centric approach with phenomenal communication skills
  • Comfortable thriving in autonomy in an environment of rapid growth, constant change, and lots of unknowns.
  • A growth mindset


At Unmind we believe in having a whole person approach and we hope that our benefits enhance the lives of Unminders, helping them be happy, healthy and fulfilled. You can see the full list of our benefits on our careers page, but they include:

  • Private Medical Insurance for you and your family
  • Unmind Equity scheme
  • Generous gender neutral parental leave
  • 25 days annual leave plus your birthday day off and 2 celebration days
  • Revive and Thrive Days: the second Friday of every month is a company day off
  • Flexible working, including flexible use of Public Holidays and 3pm finishes on Fridays June-August
  • Hybrid working from dog-friendly Central London office (1 team day a week)
  • £1,000 annual learning budget with 2 days learning leave
  • Monthly ClassPass Subscription
  • Financial wellbeing support via Bippit
  • Access to the Unmind platform, including Talk - book free, unlimited sessions with a therapist or coach