Head of People
2 weeks ago
Job type: Full-time
Category: All others
Smart contracts are on track to revolutionize how all agreements work, through an entirely new system of technologically enforced contract guarantees. Chainlink enables next-generation smart contracts that can be written about any/all events in the real world. The details of our approach can be found in our whitepaper. We are well-recognized for providing highly secure and reliable blockchain connectivity to the world's largest enterprises such as Google, Oracle, SWIFT, and many more. This is a unique opportunity to join one of the top companies developing cutting-edge blockchain technology while working closely together with a team of experienced senior executives.
About This Role
You will work directly with the CEO and the leadership team to help shape the company's People team. You'll build a world-class culture in a remote work environment. We are growing rapidly and need a thoughtful and strategic human resources specialist who has past experience in recruiting, talent development, employee enrichment, benefits, operations, and other People & Culture disciplines. The best candidate for this position will be a person who is comfortable in a high-growth tech startup, is passionate about growing and development people, understands remote work/culture, and can help us scale our business. Working closely with business leaders across the company, your work will be instrumental in scaling each department, while developing and maintaining Chainlink's culture and values and ensuring we remain a people-first company.
You will be responsible for delivering creative strategies and experiences that span a broad range of crucial People functions, such as recruiting, performance management, on-boarding, culture and values, leadership development, and team engagement.
Oversee and enhance company OKR processes for effective goal setting, tracking, and alignment
Develop strategies to create an effective and fair hiring process including job postings, interviews, recruiting, on-boarding, enrichment, and retention
Manage the entire recruiting process and act as a candidate / hiring manager advocate, ensuring that leaders are supported in building stable talent pipelines
Establish internal communications initiatives, such as newsletters and all-hands, to foster transparency, alignment, and information sharing
Refine our end-to-end approach to values, people development, and experience
Build rewards programs aligned with a culture of recognition, gratitude, wellness, and appreciation (including peer-to-peer)
Lead and iterate on performance review and promotion processes while supporting employees with career development and growth mindset
Oversee department and company-wide off-sites to bring together the distributed team from around the world
Resolve sensitive personnel matters with the utmost integrity, discretion, and thoughtfulness
Develop and enforce fair and thoughtful People policies that look out for the best interests of all team members
Respond to a wide variety of challenges that fall to the People team to resolve on a day-to-day basis
Bachelor’s degree or above
7+ years of work experience and 5+ years in a relevant People & Culture role
Experience as a full-cycle technical recruiter in a fast-paced environment (ideally within a start-up is a plus)
Excellent communicator with the ability to evangelize and champion our mission, vision, and values with candidates and employees alike
A go-getter who demonstrates strong consultative, relationship-building, influence, and self-management skills
High aptitude for EQ, inclusion, and interpersonal skills to build trust with teammates from all parts of the company and across remote offices
A proven track record of developing standards for hiring, fostering teamwork, spearheading operational processes, and quickly establishing credibility in working relationships
Ability to prioritize and work well in a fast-paced, rapidly growing tech environment
Demonstrated net positive contributor to company community and culture above and beyond job duties, especially for remote work environments
Proven organizational skills with attention to detail
Easily flexes between strategic and tactical/hands-on tasks as needed
Knowledge of compensation, benefits, rewards, and recognition tools and practices
Experience providing coaching and support, and development to new hires, employees, and leaders
Passion for building and scaling out a strong, collaborative remote culture that helps people reach their full potential
Clear commitment to employee wellness
Ability to travel domestically and globally for company offsites as needed
Nice to have
Experience working with open source communities and teams
Confident and proficient in employment law and HR policy
Experience with delivering tech-enabled, efficient, inclusive solutions that define and execute new processes and strategies with clear frameworks for accountability
Interest in the blockchain space and its power to change the world for the better
This role is location-agnostic anywhere in the world, though we ask that you overlap some working hours with Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Chainlink is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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