VP of People & Talent

Tribal Credit

United States Remote

Full time

Talent / Mid/Senior level

Mar 30

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At the intersection of crypto, credit, and payments, there are amazing opportunities for FinTechs in emerging markets. Are you ready to join a diverse and global team of disruptors redefining the B2B financial services space? Tribal is a payments and financing platform using the latest emerging technologies to provide small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in emerging markets with better access to financial services. Tribal offers these SMBs access to modern payment methods like multi-currency physical and ​virtual business credit cards​, local and international wires, along with short-term financing, and a powerful ​spend management platform​ to track and control their expenses—all in one seamless interface and powered by crypto.

Our founders are serial entrepreneurs who have launched startups both in emerging markets and the U.S. Our backers include SoftBank, QED Investors, BECO Capital, Stellar Development Fund, Coinbase Ventures, Digital Currency Group, Shima Capital, Circle Ventures, Lattice Capital, Endeavor Catalyst, Endure Capital and other strategic and crypto investors.

We are seeking a VP of People & Talent, with a startup mindset, to lead our People Operations teams with team members located in the US, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Greece, the UAE, and Egypt. This position is 100% remote, based in the US, and will report to the CEO.

As the VP of People & Talent you will...

  • Oversee global People Operations and lead teams in the following areas: Talent Acquisition, HR, Communication & Culture 
  • Support team growth by promoting Tribal culture and core values (Passionate about creating value, Devoted to high standards, Proactively learning and growing, Human-centered, Candid, open and connected)
  • Mentor, coach, and develop leaders in your area
  • Work with internal stakeholders in setting and achieving annual plans with regards to team and company level performance OKRs
  • Provide people centric thought leadership by researching and applying new and innovative people operations solutions to address and solve business needs
  • Build strong relationships with all departmental leaders and support all tribe members by providing leadership, guidance and coaching to ensure they are fully engaged, feel valued, and are successful in delivering on their personal and business goals
  • Lead the development and communication of Tribal’s talent development strategy to attract, engage and retain top talent
  • Participate in the on-going development of Tribal compensation, benefits, and equity programs
  • Partner with Legal and Compliance to develop and enhance company policies and procedures
  • Partner with Finance to develop departmental budgets
  • Partner with the Head of Talent Acquisition to create recruiting strategies to keep attracting the best talent
  • Provide excellent customer service to all team members within Tribal.
  • Oversight of US immigration and visa management activities
  • Other duties as required by the business

Who You Are

  • 15+ years of experience in people operations roles within dynamic and fast paced environments; start up and international (US, LATAM and MENA) experience strongly preferred.
  • 8+ years of experience in a leadership role leading Talent Acquisition of HR
  • You have experience in recruitment and understand the importance of a strong & strategic area for a scaling startup
  • You’re just as comfortable owning high level strategy as you are owning tactical projects and tasks
  • You understand the importance of people operations as a strategic partner to the business and have proven ability maintaining this strategic relationship; expert level knowledge of people operations best practices 
  • Previous experience leading compensation and benefits programs at a global level preferred
  • Ability to listen and empathize with people - strong communication skills required
  • High attention to detail (as you´ll be working with sensitive data)
  • Ability to work with ambiguity and a high level of autonomy
  • Data and analytics oriented
  • Passionate about developing the best talent   
  • Agile, flexible, and responsive approach to work.
  • Enthusiastic, positive, friendly and a great sense of humor!


  • 100% employer paid healthcare insurance for team members and family.
  • Employer paid life insurance.
  • Employer paid post-tax short-term and long-term disability.
  • Unlimited time off and all public holidays.
  • Allowance for home office equipment.
  • Headspace subscription.
  • Highly supportive team culture.
  • 100% remote, flexible work environment.
  • Market-competitive salaries.
  • Top-notch project management, productivity, and team engagement tools.
  • Unlimited learning resources, and much more.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law. Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Tribal Privacy Statement

TRIBAL CR, S.A. DE C.V., is responsible for the treatment of the personal data that you provide from your selection process, recruitment and, where appropriate, if the selection process is successful, when the employment relationship begins and until it concludes, regardless of the cause. The personal data collected will be processed in order to integrate the file as a candidate or employee at the service of the company, prove your identity, location, carry out selection and recruitment, administrative and tax procedures, cover the job profile, pay salaries and benefits, assign and verify travel expenses and national and international tickets, integrate billing, be insured on the Mexican Social Security Institute and designate beneficiaries in terms of the Federal Labor Law, receive all kinds of legal and extra-legal benefits, control attendance and grant benefits of social security, economic, in-kind and health benefits; and schedule training actions. It is made known to you that TRIBAL CR, S.A. DE C.V., in addition to the transfers that you make and that do not require your consent, may carry out the transfer of your personal data for the legal purposes that may arise due to the selection and recruitment process to which you are subjected or the individual employment relationship once you have signed the respective agreement; For all extraordinary transfers we will require your consent, therefore, if you do not want your personal data to be transferred for any or all of the purposes indicated, from this moment you can communicate the above, omitting the signature of this notice or via email, addressed to Tribal Human Resources at the email address HR@tribal.credit; If you do not express your refusal for said transfers, we will understand that you have given us such consent.

Likewise, at any time you can request from TRIBAL CR, S.A. DE C.V. the access, rectification, cancellation of the personal data that you provide us, and/or the opposition to the use thereof, by means of a request sent via email addressed to Tribal Human Resources at the email address HR@tribal.credit.

TRIBAL CR, S.A. DE C.V., reserves the right to modify this Privacy Notice. You may consult the Privacy Notice at the following electronic address: HR@tribal.credit. In case of making modifications to this Privacy Notice, we will inform you by email.

Learn more about Tribal at www.tribal.credit and www.tribal.mx

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