Director of People Operations – New York City

Job Title: Director of People Operations – New York City
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York, New York
Reference: RJ/14722b
Contact Name: Rosh Jayawardena
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 16, 2019 02:52

Job Description

Director of People Operations – New York City


Do you have a passion for driving HR operational excellence and desire to work within a dynamic and growing organization?  A mission driven Tech start-up in the health and wellbeing space is looking to hire an experienced Director of People Operations to manage the delivery of key HR functions and improve effectiveness of their People division.


  • Exciting and mission driven organization
  • Partner with the Head of HR
  • Permanent, FT position


In this challenging role, you will use your HR expertise to partner with senior stakeholders and provide strategic operational support around the talent capabilities of the business. As the Director, you will implement policies and supervise procedures for core HR functions such as compensation and benefit programs, performance management, employee relations issues, people analytics, and compliance. For this role, you must have an in-depth understanding of US labor laws and dedication to driving an engaged and motivated culture. 


We are ideally looking for someone with a strong, business partnering background who has worked in small to mid-size, fast-paced start-ups. You will bring strong expertise in compliance regulations, excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills, strong project management skills, and plenty of pride in what you do! The successful candidate will also have a high level of business acumen who is able to see potential issues before they arise and implement alternative long term solutions. 


You Must Have:

  • Minimum of 10 - 15 years of Human Resources experience
  • Strong knowledge of compliance regulations
  • Exceptional relationship management skills
  • Progressive start-up experience is preferred 
  • A Bachelor’s degree



For further details please contact Rosh Jayawardena on Job Code RJ/14722b #LI-RJ1

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