HR Manager job

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HR Manager
  • Not mentioned
  • Permanent
  • Posted: 2 months ago
  • Remote Location
  • 1 vacancies
  • Expires on: 23-10-2020
Job Description

People Operations and HR Manager 


As a remote global company we have the possibility of rewriting what ‘human resources’ looks like. We want to look at new solutions to grow the potential of the company that puts employees first and out grow bureaucratic HR practices of the past. 


At LaunchGood we value our employees and their input at all levels. From the moment our employees are hired we want to make sure they are supported and equipped with the right tools to reach their full potential. That makes the role of HR manager and People operations an exciting opportunity to shape LaunchGood’s people-centric culture.

Expectations and responsibilities: 

The role would consist of 50% recruitment and 50% developing our teams and creating the best environment and culture to succeed.

Recruit like a champion:

    • Work with the executive team to identify criteria and source talent needed for key positions
    • Create a plan to continue sourcing talent for company needs in time for actual recruitment
    • End-to-End Management of the recruitment process including application, selection and induction into LaunchGood.
    • Ensure job descriptions and person specifications are up to date. 
    • Ensure the company meets all requirements around hiring locally in the US and internationally. 

Spearhead Organisational Effectiveness & Development: 

    • Onboard new employees and ensure they have access to necessary resources and tech
    • Facilitate and organize team planning retreats and activities both remote and in person
    • Manage employee engagement and team culture
    • Facilitate management training, team meetings, team development, book clubs, and other company programs and schedules
    • Monitor team and individual professional development
    • Create and implement a personal development program (PDP) in order for our people to reach their full potential.

Deliver Core HR Functions & Compliance:

    • Research and Develop company policy areas which include: Statutory requirements, HR employment law policies in different countries, salary ranges, legal frameworks, absence management, sick leave, probation management, benefits and others. 
    • Manage company benefits, tools, and resources. 
    • Create our employee handbook (a fun one that will be read!)
    • Ensuring the HR requirements are in line with the organisation plan.
    • Lead and help establish company policies unique to a company a remote company. Help lead and shape questions around How does health and safety look with a remote working team? What does a vacation policy look like? How do we help our team stay engaged virtually?

Timeline: This Job description will self-destruct on ….  (As soon we find the right candidate!)


Core competencies: 

  • Extensive knowledge of recruitment processes and managing retention. 
  • Have up-to-date knowledge of current HR legislation and best practice.
  • Persuasion and capacity to influence.
  • Trust and Integrity. An honest, inclusive and open approach. 
  • Conflict resolution experience. 
  • Strong interpersonal, follow-up, problem-solving & creative thinking skills.
  • Knowledge of HR initiatives to drive employee engagement.
  • Understanding of global compliance.
  • Previous HR experience. 
  • Experience working in a small size business and/or charity is preferred. 
  • People management and people potential focussed. 
  • Training and development experience. 
  • Ability to question and challenge the status quo in the HR framework. 
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Passionate with drive and determination for positive social change. 
  • Approachable and able to build and maintain strong working relationships. 
  • Relevant HR Qualification/ CIPD qualified (ideally level 5). 

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