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Director, People Operations

  • Monday, September 09, 2019 4:49 PM
    Message # 7872495

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    Interested in joining one of San Diego's top tech startups as a Director, People Operations to help revolutionize the transportation industry?

    Who you are:

    We are looking for a Director, People Operations to join our team to design and implement various human resources policies and programs. The Director, People Operations is an operationally customer-focused HR leader that will provide support and thought leadership in guiding, developing and implementing as a strategic partner to the business and supports the organization in enhancing and achieving business objectives. The Director, People Operations will have responsibility for all aspects of Human Resources including talent management, employee engagement, performance management, immigration, compensation and benefits including payroll, compliance, HRIS and employee relations. Your role will be far from one-dimensional. If you have a passion for HR, thrive in a fast-growing environment and able to wear a lot of hats, this is the place to be.

    What is expected of you:

    • Design and implement human resources policies and procedures in alignment with the company’s corporate objectives and commercial strategies.
    • Serve as a trusted business partner with executive management and department leaders to support short and long-term company decisions and strategies.
    • Direct and evaluate the organization’s people operations function and performance, including the People Operations team.
    • Responsible for integrated payroll/HRIS system, manage payroll process; ensure mandated reports are completed.
    • Develop and implement compensation policies, procedures and processes which result in equitable pay programs that are cost effective and support high employee productivity, and are aligned with the business priorities.
    • Conduct analyses to ensure the competitiveness of all benefits programs. Manage the administration of benefits programs to ensure consistency, accuracy, compliance, and cost effectiveness.
    • Ensure timely and accurate processing of all visa & immigration matters while ensuring a high degree of responsiveness to candidates, employees, managers and legal counsel questions.
    • Facilitate leadership development and management training; engage the organization in on-going learning and development.
    • Provide counsel regarding human resource and employee issues to all levels of management and employees. Assist in employee dispute resolution, with key attention to legal and ethical considerations, and a goal of maintaining positive employee morale and allegiance to the company.
    • Empower leaders in the organization to ensure Performance Management is being conducted, maintained and reviewed on a regular basis.
    • Identify and manage legal requirements and government reporting regulations including OSHA, EEO, ERISA and wage and hour.


    What you bring to the table:

    • 7+ years of experience as a Manager or Director level in human resource role
    • Experience years in a start-up/early-stage environment where you developed the HR frameworks and policies
    • Extensive experience in all aspects of HR: employee relations, compensation & benefits, HRIS, training & development, compliance, immigration, change management, employee relations, organizational development and talent management.
    • In-depth knowledge of California (and nationwide) labor laws and HR best practices
    • Ability to architect strategy along with leadership skills
    • People oriented and results driven
    • Demonstrable experience with human resources metrics
    • Knowledge of HR systems and databases
    • Excellent oral written/ communication and interpersonal skills
    • Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company
    • Degree in Human Resources or related field, and HR Certifications


    What you get by joining Platform Science:

    • Culture
      • Fast growing company with endless opportunity
      • Fun and energetic team fostering creativity and innovation
      • Work in a fast-paced development environment where you will see the results of your work immediately
      • Work with an intelligent team and solve meaningful problems
      • Team learning Fridays
      • Office outings to celebrate achievements
      • Casual dress
      • Flexible hours
    • Location
      • We are a San Diego made company
      • Just a few short miles from the beach
      • 266 days of Sunshine a year
      • Located in the growing UTC area
      • New office with top floor views
    • Food
      • Snacks all day, every day
      • On-tap Cold Brew and Kombucha
      • Catered lunch every Friday
      • Walking distance from UTC mall and a variety of other local restaurants
    • Health and Wellness
      • Medical, Dental, Vision, & Life insurance (some options 100% covered by PS)
      • Free membership to on-site gym
      • Bi-Weekly Chair Massage
      • Optional standing desks
    • Time off
      • 12 paid Holidays
      • 15 vacation days
    • Compensation
      • Competitive Base Salary
      • 401(k) plan
      • Data/Cell reimbursement plan
      • Eligible for participation in employee stock option plan

    Who we are:

    Founded in 2015, Platform Science replaces legacy telematics solutions with a revolutionary IoT ecosystem designed to unlock the value of disconnected data streams throughout the transportation and logistics industry. Partnering with industry leaders across the supply chain, Platform Science has developed tools that provide first-of-their-kind solutions to today’s problems, and an unlimited canvas to innovate and create new solutions as our customer’s needs, business, and industries evolve. At a time when both regulation and innovation are causing change at a pace never seen before, Platform Science was built to arm its customers with the tools to compete with change, and come out ahead.

    VC backed and collaboratively developed with international leaders in supply chain logistics, we are well positioned to disrupt both the $20B fleet management sector and over $10T dollar logistics space. With over 100 million miles on the road we are in production deployment infusing cutting edge technology into an industry primed for innovation.

    Based out of San Diego our team is composed of product development experts, data scientists, leading software/hardware technologist and transportation industry veterans. We have embraced San Diego as home base for innovation, real world vehicle testing and as the natural playground we love. Our diverse team embraces creative thinking as we pride ourselves as a collaborative force for innovation in IoT.


    Last modified: Monday, September 09, 2019 4:50 PM | Caitlin Dodd

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