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VIA SMS Group is an alternative financial services company with operations in Europe and Asia. In addition to its international operations, the Group has developed into a flexible fintech company that offers easy-to-understand financial solutions under various brand names. As consumer lending with brand VIASMS.lv in Latvia and similar brands in other countries remains the core business of VIA SMS Group, the company has successfully expanded other fields of alternative finance by developing such brands as VIAINVEST, an investment brokerage firm under the supervision of Latvijas Banka that provides private investors with lucrative opportunities to invest in securities backed by loans from non-banking lenders for consumers and businesses. The company’s headquarters are in Riga, Latvia, supported by more than 280 employees worldwide. Find out more about the company at www.viasmsgroup.com.

Considering the fast-growing business, we are looking for a bright-minded colleague with a positive attitude, and passion to work with people to join our friendly team and fill the position of HR Generalist (temporary position ~ 2 years) within the HR Department.

What you will do:
  • Organize and maintain the personnel record-keeping processes
  • Conduct employee onboarding and help organize training & development initiatives
  • Organize talent acquisition and recruitment processes
  • Ensure the quality of employee feedback sessions and develop a Performance Review process
  • Gather and analyze data with useful HR metrics, like time to hire and employee turnover rates
  • Provide necessary HR reports to the Board and be able to present them
  • Create and keep up to date HR-related processes and documentation
  • Follow and ensure compliance with labor regulations and inform employees regarding vital pieces of information
  • Coordinate labor protection measures and mandatory health checks of employees
  • Provide support to employees in various HR-related topics such as leaves and compensation and resolve any issues that may arise
  • Participate in the organization of company events and work-life balance within the company
Your experience:
  • Proven work experience as an HR Generalist/Specialist
  • Knowledge of personnel management, record-keeping, personnel records management, as well as employment/labor laws
  • Understanding of general human resources policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office. The ability to work with Navision will be considered an advantage.
  • Fluent language proficiency in Latvian and English (speaking, reading, and writing)
  • Outstanding communication and people skills
  • Aptitude in problem-solving
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment both in team and individual settings
Why VIA SMS Group?
  • You get to become part of a small but passionate HR team within a progressive fintech company
  • You have the option to either come to our fancy, sustainable, and eco-friendly new office or choose to work from the comfort of your own home
  • Flexible working hours – just don’t be late for any of the meetings!
  • We’ve been around for 14 years in the fintech world and feel the teenage years embody our company culture perfectly – join us and get a feel of an informal, people-oriented culture
  • With us, you will be supported and led by the most competent yet friendly manager with whom together you will weather all storms and emerge on top of challenging situations
  • You will experience working at a global company and all the advantages this has to offer
  • It’s not always rainbows and butterflies around here and we can’t promise you that stressful days are non-existent however, for this reason specifically we have a certified life coach to help get you through
  • Whatever you want to learn to enhance your skills, we’re here to support you
  • From day 1, you become a part of VIA SMS Group’s social life and engage in all kinds of fun & productive team-building activities
  • We care about both; your mental and physical health, which is why we offer health insurance after the end of the 3month probation period
  • A competitive remuneration starting from EUR 2000-2600 gross (before taxes)
  • This position is temporary for approx.2 years, however, we can discuss prolonging it
We are looking forward to receiving your CV with a reference HR Generalist sent us by e-mail at hr@viasmsgroup.com.

Contact person: Lelde, phone number: +371 66100254

Recruitment process:
  • 1st step – introduction meeting (online)
  • 2nd step – home task
  • 3rd step – onsite final meeting in our office

Privacy notice on processing candidates’ personal data

JSC “VIA SMS group” (registration number 40003901472, legal address – Roberta Hirša street 1, Riga, LV-1045) selects personnel for the needs of VIA SMS group’s companies in Latvia (LLC “VIA SMS”, LLC “Viainvest”, Branch of a foreign merchant “ViaConto Sweden AB Latvijas filiāle”).

VIA SMS group together with other group’s companies are joint controllers of the personal data provided by the candidate.

Personal data is processed for recruitment purposes, i.e. to select suitable applicants, and for legal interests insofar as they are related to recruitment. The legal basis for the processing of personal data is taking steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into an employment contract (the actual process of personnel selection), as well as the implementation of the company’s legitimate interests.

Additional information on data processing is available here: https://viasmsgroup.com/careers/.

For matters concerning data processing, contact the data protection officer at dpo@viasmsgroup.com.