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We are looking for a VP of People Operations for Europe to execute our growth strategy and to continue delivering a world class employee experience. We are looking for a strong leader to head up our HR, talent acquisition and recruiting functions and to own, supervise, coach and mentor our People Department at our Paris Headquarters.
- Manage and develop the People Ops team in Paris, including: HR, Talent Acquisition, and Office Management
- Help promote our company values throughout each of our offices and ensure that all decisions, programs, and processes are aligned with our core beliefs. Help us to scale the organization in multiple locations, while maintaining our amazing, empowering culture
- Report directly to the CEO and help develop the strategic direction for the People Ops department
- Develop People Operations processes and policies with simple solutions in mind
- Develop and implement a company-wide performance management program that helps us identify high and low performers, promotes and rewards excellence, and drives continuous, multi directional transparent feedback across all disciplines
- Work on initiatives for diversity, conflict resolution and employee relations
- Troubleshoot issues and serve as the escalation point for all things People
- Work with third parties including legal, accounting, benefits providers, etc.
- Serve as primary HRBP, enabling managers to be successful and provide support as necessary
- Partner with legal counsel on international employment and contractual requirements
- Improve the collection and use of people-related data to aid in better decision making; develop key metrics to measure employee happiness, performance, engagement and retention; ensure compliance with all EEO, Employment, Benefits, Payroll and Wage-hour Laws across each of our offices.
- Oversee all off-boarding tasks and provide assistance when needed.
- Own improvements and timely updates to People Ops policies and processes
- Analyze existing compensation packages and plan future comp across all functions; benchmark our current benefits package, and strategize for additional benefits as we scale
- 9+ years of HR experience including 3+ years of management experience in early to mid-stage companies
- Proven experience scaling technology organizations, preferably from 200 to 500+ employees.
- Experience implementing programs including performance reviews, various types of training and career planning
- Clear understanding of on-boarding, internal transfers, learning & development, etc
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; collaborative work style; team player with low-ego
- Demonstrated ability to manage through ambiguity and competing priorities
- Strong HR functional expertise; knowledgeable on employment law matters, employment legislation, and compliance management
- Strong understanding of Talent Acquisition best practices with proven track record of attraction g, hiring and retaining top talent up to and including the executive level
- The ability to communicate effectively to all stakeholders and to build relationships at all levels of the organization
- Strong team player and comfortable as a “hands-on” manager; willing to roll up your sleeves to get things done
- Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills while exercising sound judgement
- Proven experience handling confidential and sensitive information with the ability to exercise discretion and show good judgment; honesty, integrity, and trust building behaviors in all dealings is essential and required.
- BA/BS degree or is required
- PHR/SPHR preferred