People Partner, West Europe

Requisition ID:  2436
Department:  Human Resources
Work Type:  Hybrid
Application Close Date:  25th July 2024


At Intrepid Travel we exist to inspire, create, share and lead the best travel experiences ever – for both people and the planet. More than 34 years later, we’re proud to be a certified B Corp with hundreds of trips in over 100 countries. 


At Intrepid Travel we exist to inspire, create, share and lead the best travel experiences ever – for both people and the planet. More than 34 years later, we’re proud to be a certified B Corp with more than 1000 small group trips in over 120 countries. 



The world needs more Intrepid people: 

Intrepid Travel, a global leader in unique destination experiences, is looking for a dynamic individual to join our global People team! Offering a broad range of sustainable, experience-packed adventures, we're proud to be one of the largest travel B-Corps, committed to being the best travel company for the planet. 


Responsibilities of a People Partner / HR Partner include recruitment, induction, managing the people management cycle (performance reviews, development planning, survey responses), statutory reporting, and employee records management/compliance. Key deliverables include enabling managers to optimise staff performance through tools, systems, coaching, and support. 


As part of the management team, the People Partner supports regional GMs and functional managers with leader training and engagement activities. They also collaborate with Global People teams and other Global teams to implement policies and best practices. 


Some of the experience you’ll bring with you may include:  

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in operational HR, handling full generalist duties in Spain and other West European countries. 
  • Proven experience in managing industry relations, including negotiations with trade unions and bargaining councils. 
  • Fluent in both English and Spanish; proficiency in a third language (Italian, Portuguese, or French) is a plus. 
  • In-depth knowledge and practical application of modern HR procedures and practices. 
  • Ability to interpret and apply local labor regulations, policies, and procedures. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including expertise in interviewing. 


This is a full-time, permanent position operating on a hybrid basis of 2 days per week in our office in Valencia, Spain.   

Our people reflect the diversity of our customers and the communities we visit:
Intrepid is made up of 58 nationalities across 46 countries, and we recognise that diversity makes us a stronger business. We support a culture where people can be themselves and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. Including First Nations People, LGBTQI+ people, those living with a disability, or from disadvantaged backgrounds, and all people from different ethnicities, races, and religions. 

Rewarding and developing our people is important to us, some of our work perks include:
Flexible work options, such as work-from-home options and the ability to 'work from anywhere' 4 weeks a year
     •     A free Intrepid trip every year, plus generous discounts for families, and close friends
     •     5 extra days of leave a year for use on Intrepid trip's
     •     A minimum of 10 weeks paid parental leave for all parents, and other additional leave provisions. 
     •     Access to e-learning platforms, professional development and mentor programs
     •     20 hours of volunteer leave every year to use on causes most important to you
     •     Employee Assistance Program, a 24/7 service that offers counselling for you and your family

We are Real. Together. Ambitious. Impactful. These are our values and to us they're more than just words, they are the pillars of our success and every day it's our people and the work they do that bring them to life.

At Intrepid ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion is an important part of our recruitment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation to submit your application, please email with your name, location, and the accommodations you need, we will then be in touch to support your application.