VP of People

Leuven, Belgium (Europe)


About THEO Technologies

THEO is a deep tech B2B company, on a mission to shape the rapidly evolving online video landscape. The media industry that we have long known is rapidly changing. Media consumption patterns have shifted towards online video. As a company we provide high-impact media solutions for media companies around the world that enables them to offer exceptional video experiences across any device.

With our flagship product THEOplayer, used by tier 1 media companies worldwide, we are a recognised market leader in the video playback domain. The company has been awarded the Streaming Media Reader's Choice Award in the Video Player category for the last 3 years running (2017, 2018, 2019), confirming its game changing role.

THEO was awarded the Fastest Growing Technology Company in the Media and Entertainment Category in the Belgian Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Awards in both 2018 and 2019.

Our culture is based on trust, high performance and self-development where we believe in a more organic culture with the right balances and motivations.


How You'll Make a Difference

As VP of People, you will play a crucial role in defining, refining and executing HR processes and policies needed to help people set and achieve their career goals and grow their personal skillsets.

You will also play a vital role in the leadership team, especially in all people related matters and serve as their main interface for the HR team. As a result, you will set the strategic direction on talent, learning, career and leadership development across our company, ensuring the business retains its talent and engages colleagues to deliver excellence in performance.

This is a role where you will be able to put your stamp on growing a business. It is one of the most exciting times in our company’s history and a truly amazing time to be joining us.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • You lead the HR team;
  • You identify and deploy best practices for recruitment with a focus on operational excellence: evolve internal processes, ensuring consistent candidate experience, job descriptions, interview techniques, and evaluate/develop/train the tools for the team;
  • You are in charge of employer branding: build a cohesive talent acquisition vision encompassing the branding/attraction of diverse, values-aligned talent at all levels (campus to executive);
  • You organize the processes for onboarding new employees in our company;
  • You promote a continuous learning culture throughout the company and develop employees;
  • You guide the HR team to plan careers and performance reviews within the company;
  • You set-up, optimize and manage employee company policies;
  • You work closely together with the management team to identify employee needs and guaranteeing an A+ high performance team and a pleasant work environment;
  • You coordinate the set-up of offices abroad from an HR point of view.

Desired Skills and Experience
  • You have minimum 10 years of experience in a similar HR role;
  • You motivate, coach, develop and engage employees by your drive and enthusiasm. Your drive will motivate you to go the extra mile in engaging others;
  • You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal, in English and Dutch;
  • You architect strategy and show leadership skills;
  • You excel in relationship-building and networking and have proven conflict resolution abilities;
  • You have a “can do” and solution driven mentality;
  • You are hands-on, pragmatic and decisive with a no-nonsense attitude;
  • You remain calm in difficult circumstances and take decisions;
  • You have in depth knowledge of labor law and remuneration approaches;
  • You have experience with the complexities of an international work environment (20+ different nationalities, oversea offices, work permits and visa processes, etc.);
  • You are detail-oriented with excellent organizational, prioritization and multitasking skills;
  • You understand the dynamics of an international fast-growing scale-up;
  • You love working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment in which managing multiple projects and priorities is the norm.


Send your motivational letter and CV to careers@theoplayer.com. An application where you explain and demonstrate how you will make a difference is much appreciated. We value proven experience, prior success, intelligence and work ethic.

Looking for another opportunity at THEO Technologies? We also have the following openings: