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People & Culture Coordinator

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Job Description

At Too Good To Go, we dream of a planet with no food waste.

Imagine if there was something we could all change today that would reduce global warming by 10%. That’s how much food waste contributes to the climate crisis.

We are on a mission to change that - are you with us?

Our app connecting businesses with unsold food, and consumers willing to buy at a discounted rate has grown since 2016 to become the biggest in Europe, with over 80 Million users, and more than 266 million meals saved.

We’re proud of what we’ve achieved so far, but we are just at the start of our journey.

That means we’re gathering talented people, particularly we’re looking for a People & Culture Coordinator to join our team in Portugal 🚀

Your mission

You will be leading on a variety of HR activities (with main focus on employment records, payroll, office management and compliance) delivering a smooth experience for all employees and contributing to build an inclusive and engaging work environment at the local office. The position is located in our Lisbon Office and reports to the Country Director of Portugal ✨

Your role:

Employee Relations & People Operations:

  • Employment records, onboarding processes and all employee documentation.
  • Monthly payroll in collaboration with our external provider.
  • Data input in our HR tools, preparation of ad hoc reports and advising the local team.
  • Employment law compliance, acting as leader on projects such as: development of policies, labour law changes and adaptations and others.
  • Employee Relations management, including disciplinary & performance improvement.
  • Partner with Legal and Accounting teams to ensure all processes are executed timely.

Office Management & Culture Ambassador:

  • Manage our office in an effective manner, to ensure a comfortable and welcoming workspace - food & snacks, suppliers contracts, health & safety, invoices, etc
  • You will be an advocate of our Culture and Values, and lead employee engagement initiatives & social events in our Lisbon Office.
  • You will be the liaison between Local with Cluster & Global and ensure that global initiatives are well implemented in Portugal (L&D, DE&I, People Operations, Events, etc)


  • Proven experience in a similar role, taking care of people operations tasks, including working with an HRIS.
  • Strong knowledge of the Portuguese Employment Law and its reform.
  • Fluent in Portuguese and with professional proficiency in English.
  • Excel or Google Sheets best in class.
  • You are resourceful and proactive, able to work autonomously with little direction.
  • You are highly organized with great attention to detail, you can bring structure and clarity to anything.
  • You have strong communication and relationship-building skills - as you will work with various people across the business and based in different countries.
  • You thrive in a job that moves quickly and are extremely comfortable with change.
  • A true passion for sustainability and fighting food waste is a MUST - you know the urgency of change and action for the planet.

Our values

  • We win together
  • We raise the bar
  • We keep it simple
  • We build a legacy
  • We care

Benefits & What we offer

  • A rare opportunity to work in a social impact company (and certified B Corporation!) where you can see real and tangible impact in your role.
  • Working alongside an international community of users, partners and 1250+ colleagues across 17 countries that are on the same important mission.
  • Personal and professional development opportunities in a fast-paced scale-up environment.
  • An inclusive company culture where you can bring your authentic self to work
  • A strong, values-driven team culture where we celebrate successes and socialise with colleagues that care.

Work Flexibly

  • Enjoy hybrid working from our great offices, at home or abroad.
  • Extra parental leave and days off beyond local legislation and the option to take an extra week of unpaid leave
  • Health insurance and pension plans (subject to country of employment).
  • Time off: 5 additional holidays on top of the mandatory leave
  • Additional days off for significant life events

Celebrate and Socialise

  • Regular social events like summer and winter parties.
  • Coffee, snacks and fully-equipped kitchens.
  • Get to know our community with a monthly free Surprise Bag
  • Paid volunteer time through our Shareback volunteering programme
  • Women in the Workplace, P.R.I.D.E., People of Colour and Functionally Diverse Employee Resource Groups

How to apply:

  • We take recruitment very seriously, so please carefully read everything we have written above. Please also check our website and international media in order to get a good overview of Too Good To Go.
  • Submit your CV and Cover letter in English.
  • Please note that we only accept applications coming through our platform. No CV or Cover Letter will be accepted by email or Linkedin direct messaging.

A Movement for Everyone
We want to inspire and empower everyone to fight food waste together. With that mission, it’s only natural that we want to build a diverse and inclusive team of highly capable individuals who are passionate about doing things in a better way. We strongly believe we all excel and are more creative when we’re allowed to be ourselves, and we’re committed to a culture where all of us belong.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. If you need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

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