Who we are

We are on a mission to make mental health accessible to everyone. At OpenUp, we support companies, their employees and the families of employees with their mental health. Via our OpenUp platform, employees and their families receive direct access to health checks, self-help programs, group sessions and webinars, mindfulness training and a large team of recognized psychologists. In our company we build high performance teams in which people develop themselves to their fullest potential. We enjoy raising the bar and making it to the next level.

OpenUp is part of the LinkedIn Top Startups 2022 and is rapidly growing. We are expanding our international teams and we search for like-minded talent. We are already helping over 550+ (international) companies and their employees, e.g. Rituals, Deloitte, Decathlon, Miele, KPMG, Adyen and McDonalds. We are the Dutch market leader. But that’s not enough to achieve our mission: we are expanding our services in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and aim to become the number one mental health partner in the whole of Europe.


What you will do

Unleash your leadership potential and embark on an incredible journey as Team Lead Psychologists at OpenUp. In this inspiring role, you will guide and nurture a team of talented Psychologists of different nationalities and languages and also have the power to shape the future of our organisation. 

As visionary leader, you will be at the forefront of driving our team towards unparalleled success. Your unwavering dedication will inspire and motivate our extraordinary group of professionals, as they strive to achieve their utmost potential. Together, we will soar to new heights and break through barriers that stand in the way of creating transformative change.

You will be part of a team of three team leads reporting to the Chief Healthcare Officer of Open Up. In joining our company wide esteemed leadership team, you will have the unique opportunity to forge new paths and revolutionise the way we approach psychology and mental well-being. Your visionary ideas and innovative concepts will shape the landscape of our organization and make a profound impact on the lives of countless individuals worldwide.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading an effective and efficient team of psychologists to reach their full potential 
  • Recruitment and capacity planning: monitor number of psychologists required (across languages), plan ahead and drive recruitment efforts
  • Ensure we achieve the client impact goals set
  • Proactively work with other Open Up functions (Product, Customer Success, Marketing & Sales) to understand our client needs for psychologists services and prioritize effectively with a focus on the DACH market
  • Execute on our roadmap together with our Product and Content team
  • Facilitate and develop our learning & development program for psychologists, e.g. our WOW XXL trainings 
  • Driving our strong performance management processes for the teams of psychologists
  • Set up scalable processes to guarantee our quality promises 
  • Lead by example by delivering high quality 1 on 1 sessions with clients (~25% of your time)
  • Be a role model in our way of working and psychological vision of wellbeing, and inspire your team
  • Drive new concepts, specifically in the DACH market, formulate a vision on the format, go to market strategy and ensure training is in place

What you’ll need:

  • Master degree in psychology (having a degree from a recognized university in Germany, Austria or Switzerland is a plus)
  • Native German Speaker and fluent in English
  • Well informed in DACH region on development of wellbeing programs, mental healthcare etc
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to lead and inspire a team of professionals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex clinical concepts to a non-clinical audience
  • Pré: be able to work from Amsterdam Office on a regular basis
  • 5+ years of relevant experience, preferably in a respectable company in the DACH region. Relevant experience could be in three different areas
    • Experience as a psychologist in a clinical setting including 1:1 treatment 
    • Experience as a HR business partner, having worked with leadership on improving employees wellbeing 
    • Experience in a leadership role including 1:1 coaching 


What do we offer?

  • A rapidly growing organisation with a mission: make mental health care accessible to everyone
  • A team of motivated colleagues who are passionate about their work
  • A fun, dynamic and informal work environment
  • A lot of room for personal and professional development
  • A good salary and benefits package
  • A chance to make a real difference in people's lives.

Next steps

Excited about this role at OpenUp? We love to learn more about you. Send us your application through our website and we will be in touch with you soon.

At OpenUp, everyone is welcome to apply - regardless of color, age, gender, nationality or any other label. We embrace what makes you unique and we believe that a diverse team is crucial to success. If you are ready to OpenUp, join us!

Our OpenUp and iPractice ventures help people become and stay mentally and physically healthy. We continuously develop our practice and online platform for mental well-being. Users can start directly with various online programs and connect face to face with a psychologist. All programs are evidence-based, result-oriented and short and sweet. Sustainable results come from daily practice and users are supported by an accessible system and network of psychologists. We offer our services all over Europe, in various languages. We help hundreds of people every day and the number of users is growing fast.

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