HR Director

Full Time
Remote Possible

Wait a minute.

Wouldn’t it be great if we created a company where we really wanted to work? A unique high performing culture, where people do great things together?
Unlike some companies, at Paradox, the HR Director is a true business partner. 

Paradox is pursuing greatness, being comfortable with the idea of embracing change, and experimenting with new approaches.

Maybe like us, you are inspired by learning from the best practices of the greatest companies in the world, implementing what’s aligned with us, and transforming Paradox into a Culture Lab, that will shine and inspire other companies in the years to come.


Deep inside you are looking for a new adventure with… 

  • 🗽Freedom: feeling free to work remotely or hybrid and being trusted to deliver

  • 🔥Ambition: growing up surrounded by smart colleagues driven to create something big

  • 😍Impact: contributing to transform people lives at scale


And you deserve it because you are a Top Gun Head of People / HR Director!

We are inspired by implementing so many HR things to make Paradox one of the greatest companies on earth.


If that inspires you, then, you might have found the next adventure that will fulfill you.

This is a full time position, working remotely from the comfort of your couch or in our beautiful offices in Dubaï!




At Paradox, we are convinced that people do not want “just a job” anymore.

We are all craving to have an impact through our professional journey. Some want to start their own venture, some want to become an intrapreneur in their current organization, some others just want their day-to-day tasks to have more meaning.


But where do we start?

If you have an interest in personal development, you probably already know that:

  • Making things happen is a real struggle when you don’t know what truly inspires you and how to get there ;

  • Available resources are either boring 😴 or full of crazy unsubstantiated theories 🤪.

It needs to change, and we’re here to make it happen!


In other words, we want to make personal growth as entertaining as watching Netflix.

How, you might be wondering?

  • We travel the world and surround ourselves with top entrepreneurs (Richard Branson - Founder of Virgin, Marc Simoncini - Founder of Meeting, Fred Mazzella - Founder of BlablaCar), world athletes (Frederick Bousquet - World record in 50m free swimming, Frank Leboeuf - WorldCup Footballer), and artists (Gad Elmaleh - Comedian, Barry Osborne - Producer of Lord of the Rings and Matrix) ✊;

  • We reverse engineer their strategies for achieving success and lean on the latest researches about neuroscience ⚙️;

  • We deliver trainings & educational contents around Power Skills (critical thinking, productivity, leadership, public speaking, coaching, stress management, etc.), self-growth and performance, through a balanced set of e-learning programs, events and edutainment videos 💡.

From one well-known Founder to a team of +80 people today (and counting!), this approach has paid off and enabled us to exceed 2 million followers on social networks, and to have thousands of people attending our online events and training courses.

And here are the vessels we embarked on to complete our mission:


  1. Helping 100 000 people achieve their dream and display their pictures on what we call the “100 000 dreams wall” ;

  2. Giving our clients access to constant personal growth by reinventing their learning experience ;

  3. Have Will Smith and Richard Branson in our next documentary.

And that’s where you come in.



🎯 Your main mission will be to create/develop a unique high-performing culture, figuring out how to sustain and develop the creative spirit and extraordinary level of performance as the company scales - aligned with “great place to work” vision.

You will be part of the Executive Committee members (COMEX in French).



  • Structure and optimize career paths, and salary/incentive grids 

  • Advise operational staff on all areas of HR (social legislation, career paths, recruitment, training, support, remuneration, etc.)

  • Implement/Manage performance improvement plans and salary review processes

  • Design the Short term & long term road map to make Paradox more efficient: talent recruitment, team organization, career development management and training plan, talent retention, manager coaching, corporate culture...

2. People Development - install a Culture of Growth & Learning in order to design a workplace where colleagues thrive.

Improve performance by focusing on personal growth instead of ratings and rewards

  • Implement training programs (e-learning tools, training, workshops…) and Structure team support (training, coaching, guides) 

  • Support and coach managers in all day-to-day management issues

  • Implement internal coaching & help managers become manager-coaches.

  • Build a Learning Institution by Developing the Paradox Academy

3.  Reinforce the Paradox culture and values ( Drive, Freedom, Growth over ego & Impact ) - Build and animate a strong and differentiating culture in a creative way

  • Strengthen the well-being of teams (Team Building, Christmas Party, facilitate remote work, sport together… )

  • Create a Culture Deck & Internal Training on our culture

To give you our vision of the culture we are inspired by and want to build with you : 

  • We want open, clear, and constant communication about the work to be done

  • We want people to practice radical honesty about how to improve

  • We want people to have strong, fact-based opinions and to debate them avidly and test them rigorously. 

  • We want people to base their actions on what is best for the customer and the company, not on attempts to prove themselves right. 

  • We want hiring managers to take the lead in preparing their teams for the future by making sure they have high performers with the right skills in every position.

4. Talent Density -  Systematize Talent Acquisition in order to Attract and Detect the best talent in line with our culture and achieve a talent density of 90% A Players

With the help of a Talent Acquisition Manager :

  • Improve recruitment and sourcing, and document best practices

  • Manage the recruitment budget and define best strategies

  • Build an internal headhunting firm

  • Promote the employer brand (Make Paradox extremely visible and attractive)

  • Make Paradox a People Lab and Communicate on what’s working at Paradox

5. People Ops & System - Create an awesome Employee Experience

With the help of People Ops Manager (to be hired) you will : 

  • Ensure HR legal compliance & Personnel Administration activity 

  • Structure, document and systematize the entire HR process (hiring, onboarding, offboarding, performance reviews, performance improvement plan)

  • Implement HRIS and other best-in-class HR Tools: you will maximize the HRIS possibilities to automate as many tasks as possible and generating dashboards



🥇 Must have : 

  • Proven track record in HR functions, (Chief People Officer, HR Director, Head of people, HR Manager) ideally in a start-up environment of more than 50 people

  • Leadership: You inspire people to follow you, you have strength of conviction, you lead by your ability to build strong relationships across the whole company, you quickly gain the trust of your colleagues and demonstrate a high level of emotional intelligence

  • Obvious interpersonal skills: You like human contact, adapt naturally to your interlocutors and you know how to create a quality link

  • System-oriented: In this job you will build solid systems as Paradox scales, so we need concrete examples showing that you’ve done this already

  • Digital Savvy: You can setup an HRIS, and are at ease with tools like Notion and Airtable.



  • Drive & Problem Solver : You’re ambitious, You work hard because you love it, you own things and get them done 

  • Analytical Mind : you challenge your assumptions, able to quickly identify and formulate problems, and support your analysis with data

  • Growth over Ego : You are eager to learn, and receive hard feedback to grow. You let others speak and seek to understand their viewpoints.

  • Team Player : you love to work as a team, share and win together. (Victory and Failure are “We” words)

  • Strong Desire to create "Wow"



  • We are inspired by a culture of performance and ambition. We have a very startup-oriented culture where everything is fast-paced and there is a lot of change. You won’t always be told what to do or how to do it

  • We tell each other things, even if they are uncomfortable. We value growth over ego. At Paradox, expressing disagreement to a manager and knowing how to debate is valued! We encourage critical and strategic thinking. 

If all this makes sense with you, then we'll love working with you (and you with us, you'll be pampered!)



Growth & Ambition 🚀

  • 🏅 Being surrounded by top team who strive to perform whilst being in a good mood

  • 🏋️‍♀️ No more bosses, but ongoing conversations to support your professional development

  • ⚡️ Being part of an ambitious company with a lot of growth opportunities

Impact & Meaning🔥

  • 🦄 Playing a crucial role in the development of a company whose content and products are enjoyed by millions of people

  • 🤩 Waking up in the morning knowing you are making a difference: we receive messages every day from clients who have successfully lost weight, quit smoking, reach a mile stone in their business, built better relationships, and made positive changes in their lives.

As Yannick, our community manager, says:
To make a long story short, Paradox is a growth adventure on steroids, an adventure where you grow personally, whilst helping others do the same.”

But that’s not all, we believe that driven people deserve…

Freedom & Well Being 🗽☀️

  • 😎 A company culture based on autonomy & accountability

  • 🗽 Flexible working hours

  • 🌎 A remote culture from day one with the freedom to work from wherever you want

  • 🏤 Magnificent offices in Dubai, Paris and soon Lisbon: you’re at home worldwide

  • ⌨️ Standing desks paid by the company, if you live far from our offices

  • 💻 Macbook: to be the most efficient in your work

  • 🏀 350€ per year paid by the company to take care of yourself (for your gym, or dance class or whatever make you feel great)

  • 📚 150€ per year paid by the company to boost your knowledge (books, education): we are passionate about learning and want to support your growth)

  • 🤝 1:1 coachings: a Paradox coach supporting you personally or professionally to live your best life

  • ✈️ Annual team building: spoiler alert, our team building this is in Cyprus!

*those benefits are only for full-time employees



That job description resonated with you?

Click on "Apply for this position" and fill out a short questionnaire (7 to 8 minutes) to tell us more about yourself and send us your CV!

Recruitment process

📃 A 6 to 8 minutes application survey.

💻 A 15-30 minutes video call with Laura, our Talent Acquisition Specialist, to assess the fit between the position, the company, and your own career path.

💻 A video-call focused on your career with Candice, our Talent Acquisition Manager, to review your background & see how we can match your desires with our needs.

💻 A culture-fit video call with Timy, our CSO, to check in depth the alignment between you and our values and culture.

💻 A video call with David, our CEO

💼 Reference calls to get in-depth insights about how you work in different environments, make your onboarding easier, and give everybody on the team the insurance to be surrounded by A-Players.

Welcome aboard!

About our recruitment process

Our recruitment process is tailored to do our best to avoid that you or us realize that we’re not a perfect fit in two or six months. It might seem long, but every step serves a purpose and will allow us to get to know you better as much as it’ll help you understand more where you’ll be stepping in.

We also want you to have time to ask all of your questions regarding your job description, the long-term vision of your team and the company, our values, with the relevant interlocutor in front of you.

The steps mentioned above can be rearranged depending on yours and the interviewer’s availability.

A virtual coffee with members from your future team as well as a short video call with the CEO can be scheduled on request at the end of the process if you need additional insights in order to make the decision of joining Paradox.

How to nail your Paradox application?

✅ Tailor your CV & application to our specific job description and company. Attention to detail is important as an employee as it is as an applicant!
✅ Complete the different steps of the application process in a timely manner, to ensure you don’t miss out on this opportunity!
✅ Help us organize calls with your previous managers (or colleagues and/or clients depending on context and positions) at the end of the recruitment process.
✅ Prepare your interviews and the questions you will ask at each step, depending on who’s conducting it.
❌ Any copy-pasted or non-personalized application will not be considered.

If all this sounds good to you, come and write the next chapter with us 🚀🚀🚀🚀

How to apply and join the aventure?

Follow the recruitment process below