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Manager of People Operations

Living Carbon

Living Carbon

People & HR, Operations
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023
We’re looking for a Manager of People Operations to own human resources support across Living Carbon on issues including recruiting, performance management, compensation and rewards, staff relations, and people development. Living Carbon is currently a team of almost 50 people across two locations, and we raised our Series A in 2022. This role has potential for significant growth, and there will be an opportunity to build and oversee the team and processes to scale these functions.

Responsibilities

  • Own performance reviews and promotion cycles at Living Carbon
  • Manage any human resource issues quickly and with the highest level of professionalism
  • Provide a clear, trusted point of contact for employees and answer questions about benefits, company policies, and other HR questions
  • Support managers (including highly technical managers) in developing their people management skills and empowering them to guide the career growth of reports
  • Collect and analyze data from Lattice, company surveys, and other sources to identify ways to improve company culture
  • Identify and implement employee development opportunities such as manager training
  • Improve our hiring processes with a greater focus on diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) and a better top-of-funnel for recruiting
  • Ensure smooth onboarding of all new employees including ensuring they have access to necessary resources and tech
  • Conduct a benefits refresh including evaluation of potential new benefits


Qualifications

  • 5-10 years of experience in a HR function in a fast-paced and/or startup environment
  • Expert ability to work with technical executives and be a thought partner in navigating organizational changes
  • Experience building people operations, human resources, and/or recruiting teams
  • Experience building, maintaining, and presenting HR data analytics
  • High empathy and social intelligence with experience resolving complex situations and building strong relationships with diverse groups
  • Creative problem-solving: not discouraged by roadblocks, committed to analyzing a path forward
  • Humble, inquisitive and curious attitude toward deeply technical departments and how the science affects OKRs and people dynamics
  • Ability to balance big-picture leadership and detailed understanding of multiple functional areas in an organization


Living Carbon PBC offers competitive compensation, and generous healthcare, dental and vision insurance.

Living Carbon PBC is an equal opportunity employer.

We believe the best solutions to climate change are created by diverse teams. Living Carbon is focused on building a multicultural and inclusive team with strong representation from the many diverse communities disproportionately impacted by climate change. As a public benefit corporation, ensuring solutions to slow climate change are widely distributed to all peoples is critical to the success of our mission.