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People Operations Manager



People & HR, Operations
New York, USA
Posted on Friday, January 26, 2024

About Us

Sydecar is on a mission to transform the world of private markets. Our goal is to make these markets more accessible, transparent, and liquid, and we're achieving this by revolutionizing the way investment vehicles are created and executed.

At Sydecar, we're not just a platform; we're a trusted partner in venture capital. We're dedicated to simplifying and standardizing the private investing experience, empowering capital allocators to discover and support visionary entrepreneurs who are shaping the future.

Our platform is designed with ease and efficiency in mind. We take care of all the behind-the-scenes tasks, from automating banking, ensuring compliance, handling contracts, managing taxes, to streamlining reporting. This leaves investors the freedom to concentrate on what matters most: making valuable deals and nurturing meaningful relationships.

Join us at Sydecar, as we lead the charge in revolutionizing private investing.

About the opportunity

We are seeking a People Operations Manager to join our dynamic and rapidly expanding team, where you’ll be at the heart of cultivating a workplace that fuels growth and innovation. As a key player on our team, you will lead the charge in attracting top talent, ensuring their seamless onboarding, and championing a company culture that nurtures both personal and professional development. Your role will be instrumental in shaping the employee experience, from recruitment and engagement to performance management and beyond. If you’re passionate about building teams, fostering diversity and inclusion, and driving a positive workplace culture that propels our company forward, we invite you to be a cornerstone in our journey of success.

What you’ll be doing

People and Culture:

  • Uphold and actively promote the company’s core values in every aspect of our operations.

  • Identify, plan, and oversee team-building initiatives and events to boost employee engagement and morale.

  • Create channels for employee feedback, maintaining a pulse on employee satisfaction.

Training and Development:

  • Manage and enhance the company’s performance management processes, including relevant training and follow-up.

  • Work closely with managers to address performance issues and recognize achievements.

  • Develop training programs aimed at skill enhancement and career development.

  • Facilitate mentorship opportunities to support professional growth.

Recruitment and Onboarding:

  • Collaborate with management to forecast hiring needs, draft job descriptions, and oversee the applicant tracking system.

  • Develop and manage a comprehensive hiring plan, including recruitment strategies and improving candidate experiences.

  • Coordinate and refine onboarding processes to ensure new hires are well integrated into the company culture.

Strategic HR:

  • Build and manage HR operations, including payroll, benefits administration, device management, and HR software systems.

  • Stay updated on employment laws and regulations, ensuring company compliance.

  • Regularly update HR policies to reflect evolving business needs and industry best practices.

What we’re looking for

  • Experience in Scaling Organizations: Proven track record in growing and developing organizational functions.

  • Values Alignment: Strong commitment to and advocacy for our company values.

  • Strong Communication: Exceptional at keeping stakeholders informed and developing strong channels for workplace communication.

  • Organizational Skills: Expertise in handling multiple projects in a dynamic environment.

  • Problem-Solving and Decision-Making: Quick, effective analysis and resolution of complex issues.

  • Adaptability and Agility: Flexibility to evolve with the company’s changing needs.

  • Strategic Thinking and Vision: Ability to envision and plan for organizational needs in the coming years.

  • Empathy and Employee Advocacy: Passion for understanding and supporting employee needs, driven by a strong sense of camaraderie.

  • HR Expertise and Compliance: Deep knowledge of HR practices and legal compliance.

Sydecar is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Sydecar are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Sydecar will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Sydecar encourages applicants of all ages.