HR Business Partner Manager, UK & Europe

London, UK

Please note this is for London, UK. You only need to apply to one location if there are multiple listed for the job.

At Ripple, we’re building a world where value moves like information does today. It’s big, it’s bold, and we’re already doing it. Through our crypto solutions for financial institutions, businesses, governments and developers, we are improving the global financial system and creating greater economic fairness and opportunity for more people, in more places around the world. And we get to do the best work of our career and grow our skills surrounded by colleagues who have our backs. 

If you’re ready to see your impact and unlock incredible career growth opportunities, join us, and build real world value.


As Ripple continues to build our teams globally, we are looking to bring on a dedicated resource who will deliver as a strategic partner to the regional Managing Director, UK & Europe and other managers in our second largest region. You will contribute to the overall people strategy of Ripple through delivering org design, performance management, and talent retention strategies that enable regional leaders in Product, Sales, & Customer Success to achieve their objectives and drive growth. 


  • Closely partner your regional Managing Director and local leaders in building & sustaining a culture that is consistent with Ripple’s values and achieves company objectives
  • In coordination with Director, HRBP - Product & Business, support and champion the implementation of cyclical people processes, including performance management, reward, talent planning, and engagement
  • Provide sound advice to managers, fellow HRBPs, and HR centers of excellence to support people practices in line with regional guidelines, our values, and company goals, including:
  • Managing regional employee relations issues 
  • Local delivery of global HR strategy / projects
  • Engage with L&D on creating meaningful regional development weeks and other L&D initiatives
  • Partnering with Recruitment & Reward on local offers and ensuring hiring matches your leaders’ org design 
  • Understand the vision and OKRs of the company & leadership team, and collaborate with other HRBPs to execute a people strategy that supports achievement of those goals with your aligned leaders 
  • Gather and analyze relevant people data to identify valid insights and convert these into recommendations to guide sound decision-making and deliver clarity on health of org to your business leaders
  • Manage various projects for both the business/regions you support, and as appropriate, the broader organization, to support change programs and company’s overall strategy


  • 5+ years comprehensive experience in employee relations, employment law, people manager development, and generalist HR, specifically in the UK (additional experience with Central Europe / Switzerland a huge plus)
  • Experience working in agile and complex industries and with globally distributed teams and a no-job-too-small mentality
  • Familiarity with supporting a sales organization and collaborating with sales operations on incentive planning and performance
  • Able to own, plan, and organize projects to accomplish a quality outcome on time and on budget
  • Culture and engagement champion with experience managing change, engagement initiatives, and contributing to stakeholder strategic plans
  • Action oriented coach with high bar for excellence and attention to detail 
  • Natural relationship builder - Ability to guide effective stakeholder discussions
  • Previous experience with successful integration of acquired businesses is a plus, but not required.
  • Listening – being truly present and attentively listening to what is said, what is not said, and how it is said by others
  • Agility - the ability to evaluate the urgency of an employee or leader’s need, spot opportunities and act to implement change quickly


Do Your Best Work

  • The opportunity to build in a fast-paced start-up environment with experienced industry leaders
  • A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact.  A professional development budget to support other modes of learning.
  • Thrive in an environment where no matter what race, ethnicity, gender, origin, or culture they identify with, every employee is a respected, valued, and empowered part of the team.
  • In-office collaboration for moments that matter is important to our culture, and we give managers and teams the flexibility to decide which 10+ days a month they come in.
  • Weekly all-company meeting - business updates and ask me anything style discussion with our Leadership Team
  • We come together for moments that matter which include team offsites, team bonding activities, happy hours and more!

Take Control of Your Finances

  • Competitive salary, bonuses, and equity
  • Competitive benefits that cover physical and mental healthcare, retirement, family forming, and family support
  • Employee giving match
  • Mobile phone stipend

Take Care of Yourself

  • R&R days so you can rest and recharge
  • Generous wellness reimbursement and weekly onsite & virtual programming
  • Generous vacation policy - work with your manager to take time off when you need it
  • Industry-leading parental leave policies. Family planning benefits.
  • Catered lunches, fully-stocked kitchens with premium snacks/beverages, and plenty of fun events

Benefits listed above are for full-time employees. 

Ripple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We do not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local law or ordinance.

Req ID: 24144