HR Generalist

The Firm

XTX Markets is a leading algorithmic trading company partnering with counterparties, exchanges and e-trading venues globally to provide liquidity in the Equity, FX, Fixed Income and Commodity markets. We provide consistent liquidity, helping market participants throughout the world obtain the best prices in the various assets classes we cover, regardless of changing market conditions.

At XTX Markets technology is our business and we are a diverse organisation which attracts outstanding talent from across all industry backgrounds. We are focused on teamwork and our people collaborate on all aspects of the business, working openly and with respect for each other, our clients and the market. Our culture is non-hierarchical and one where everyone is valued. We strive for excellence in everything we do.

The Role

We are looking for an HR Generalist to support our Human Resources department. You will act as a first point of contact for HR-related queries from employees and external partners.

This is a generalist role with a wide remit. The successful candidate will work on all areas of HR including employee relations, compensation/payroll, benefits, onboarding, HRIS, and training/development. You should be comfortable advising senior leaders and working in a fast-paced environment. The HR team is based in London and provides support to all our office locations (London HQ, Paris, Singapore, New York and Mumbai). We take an empathetic approach to HR and are looking for somebody that employees will feel comfortable speaking with on confidential matters.


• HRIS: Organizing and updating employee information using Bamboo, our HRIS system. Pulling reports from Bamboo and tracking employee data
• Policies: Reviewing and advising on HR policies such as parental leave, travel, flexible working, and the employee handbook
• Onboarding: Conducting background screening assessments, ensuring new hire paperwork is completed, liaising with other departments to coordinate IT, conducting first day orientations
• Benefits: Keeping up to date with our international benefit offerings, administering benefits, expanding benefits with an eye for employee engagement and retention
• Legal: Keeping up to date with employment law in relevant jurisdictions, pulling together documents such as employment contracts and termination agreements. Assisting with audits when they happen
• Employee Relations: Responding to employee queries, running performance management and termination processes
• Payroll: Assisting with payroll administration and compensation benchmarking

• Learning and Development: Organising management and general staff trainings in-house and through external providers
• Culture: Working with senior leaders and managers to ensure decisions related to personnel are well thought out, legally compliant and congruent with company culture. Embodying a face paced and high-performance culture
• Organizational Design: Keeping org charts up to date and advising on organizational design decision when necessary. Assisting with transfers between teams, TUPE transfers, and international relocations

• Employee Engagement: Running the employee engagement survey, possibly running pulse surveys and coming up with new ideas to engage and retain employees
• Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Working with our Head of Philanthropy and Head of Events to create a culture that fosters diversity. May involve running surveys, designing trainings, organising events or auditing processes

Essential Attributes

• 1-3 years of experience in a comparable role
• Confident advising and partnering with senior stakeholders
• Demonstrated knowledge of HR best practices
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• High levels of discretion and empathy

Desirable Attributes

• Knowledge of GDPR as it pertains to HR
• Knowledge of relevant laws in our operating jurisdictions
• Experience managing relationships with software vendors
• Experience using BambooHR (our HRIS system)
• HR experience in a technical environment, such as a start-up or FAANG company
• Bachelor's degree or other qualification in HR or related field


• Flexible working options
• Onsite gym, sauna, and fitness classes at no charge
• Extensive medical benefits including an on-site doctor and therapist at no charge
• Breakfast and lunch provided Tues, Weds and Thurs
• Various support for caregivers, including emergency dependent care
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• 25 days paid holiday per year + statutory holiday and paid sick days

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