Human Resources Manager

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El Ranchito is a VFX company within Madrid, Spain. Over the years we have worked on several Films, TV series and Commercials, including Game of Thrones, Lost in Space or Jurassic World.

This is a unique opportunity for a highly motivated and talented HR professional to help define and shape the Human Resources function at El Ranchito.


  • Work alongside the Managing Director to define and execute the company’s people Strategy in alignment with the overall company objectives.
  • Provide generalist HR support to El Ranchito’s diverse team of high calibre professionals.
  • Work in partnership with the leadership team to ensure:
  • Strategic resource planning (addressing short term needs smoothly and efficiently whilst also proactively working towards anticipating and meeting future talent requirements for all our locations – Madrid, Barcelona and Canary Islands).
  • An optimized and coherent rewards & recognition strategy.
  • Well defined roles and structure.
  • Manage the end-to-end Talent Attraction, Selection and Development processes.
  • Manage our joiners and leavers process to ensure a streamlined and consistent experience.
  • Establish yourself as the main point of contact for Recruitment and Selection matters for people inside and outside the company.
  • Lead El Ranchito’s social media strategy from a people and culture perspective; regularly post content to leverage and enhance our employer brand, and attract people with the desired skills and experience; actively manage relationships with potential candidates; attend relevant events/roadshows.
  • Coordinate internal communication channels to provide timely and transparent information to everyone at El Ranchito, encouraging sharing and cohesion, and fostering new synergies.
  • Assess learning and development needs and interests and organize suitable workshops and events accordingly, increasing knowledge sharing and continuous learning across all areas of the company.
  • Review and optimize our rewards & recognition strategy.
  • Capture the essence of El Ranchito’s people DNA and culture and build strong relationships with our team and with external stakeholders.


  • • 5+ years experience in an HR role with a strong talent attraction and selection component (ideally in the postproduction industry or similar).
  • Strategic generalist view of Human Resources.
  • Genuine passion for identifying, selecting and developing talent.
  • Inquisitiveness, self-drive and determination.
  • Interest and knowledge of latest trends in the HR profession and in our industry.
  • Strong ability to empathise and build relationships of mutual trust and respect.
  • Maturity and confidence. Able to influence and lead, and also to challenge with weight and authority when necessary, while maintaining our collaborative and fun environment.
  • Engaging digital/social media presence, ideally with a good existing network of contacts within the industry.
  • Excellent Communication skills in Spanish and English, both verbal and written.
  • Native level Spanish speaker.
  • Fluent or bilingual in English.
  • Availability to travel regularly.

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