Five - “Driving Autonomy”

Five is a European technology leader in the field of automated driving systems and is joining forces with Bosch, the world’s largest component vendor to the automotive industry, making us together by far Europe’s largest development team for SAE Level 4 automation. Integrating technology and automotive talent in a combined team is the winning formula for building safe, green and accessible autonomous transportation for the world and at Five you’ll have unprecedented access to data, sensors, safety systems and a multitude of other assets needed to build the world’s leading systems.

At Five, we’re creating a platform for autonomous vehicle development and safety assurance. Our platform will empower the industry to build automated driving systems that are safer, smarter, faster and scalable. We're doing this by applying insights learned from solving some of the most challenging problems in this space.

We’re engineers, scientists, developers, and designers. We’re problem-solvers, dreamers, pioneers, innovators, creatives and pragmatists. We’re new hands and accomplished pros. We’re hard-working people, solving far-reaching challenges.


About The Team
We’re a small, friendly and focused People Ops team of two who endeavour to support the incredible team of 140 employees we have at Five. We are looking for a Head of People Operations to join us on a 9-12 month fixed term contract to cover a period of maternity leave. You’ll be reporting directly to the CEO and working closely with our executive team, managers and Bosch colleagues as part of our integration. You’ll be based at our Cambridge office, but we’re currently working flexibly. We’d be looking for you to start early November for a handover ahead of maternity leave beginning in December. 

What you will do
You will be joining Five at a really exciting phase in our growth as we integrate with Bosch. You’ll work closely with our colleagues at Bosch on the HR and Culture workstreams. You’ll ensure a smooth integration that creates a winning formula from the best of the combined Bosch and Five efforts, ensuring that we have the right environment (culture, people and processes) in place to attract, motivate and retain talent at Five and to lead to success. 

As the Head of People at Five, you’ll have a generalist remit, operating strategically and operationally. You’ll have the responsibility of owning and delivering the People Ops strategy and roadmap to deliver an amazing experience throughout the employee lifecycle that will consider Five’s current and future needs. 

About You

  • You have experience working in start-ups at a similar level and ideally with integrations.
  • Good working knowledge and experience of UK employment legislation and the application of this. 
  • You possess broad, up-to-date, relevant HR knowledge (compliance, compensation, employment law, employee relations, talent management and performance management).
  • You’re comfortable dealing with ambiguity.
  • You have exceptional attention to detail.
  • You’re  highly organised and a flexible team player with excellent prioritisation and strong follow-up skills.
  • You’re approachable and empathetic, with strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • You possess good IT skills.

You will be joining a European leader in the autonomous driving system market where you can have a real impact in a smart, low-ego multi-cultural team. We provide an environment where you can develop your skills and deliver meaningful work that matters. You’ll be rewarded with a competitive salary and financial package, pension and private medical care.

FiveAI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity through attracting and retaining a complementary team of employees and building an inclusive environment for all.

Help us to build the future of safer autonomy!

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