Head of Performance

Head of Performance Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Head of Performance to join our team.


  • Work with the People Product team to improve our internal tools;
  • Improve the process by which with measure individual and team performance to make more efficient, less biased, and more scalable;
  • Work with People Analytics to constantly improve the way we measure performance at all levels of the organisation;
  • Work with Analytics functions across the company to standardise the way we measure KPIs across the company;
  • Work with functional areas to create performance models based on functional competency frameworks;
  • Lead the Goals and KPI-setting process end-to-end: from Company KPIs to Individual Goals;
  • Co-own the performance improvement plan processes and exiting with the Head of People;
  • Own the Goal-Setting, Promotion, and Performance Rewards processes.


  • Logical and analytical thinking – understand that solutions are not necessarily transferable from an organisation to another;
  • Results-driven and numbers-oriented – you must care about output, not activity;
  • Flexible and adaptable;
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role (ideally with a few years in management or transformation consulting);
  • Strong communication skills and ability to influence all levels of stakeholders;
  • Hands-on analytical experience – you must be able to use SQL or Python to dig into data on your own;
  • Problem structuring and decomposition.