Director of People & Culture - Remote

Wider Circle
Washington, DC
Jan 12, 2022
Jan 15, 2022
Full Time
Wider Circle is looking for a Director of People & Culture to join our team and play a key role in strengthening our internal people capabilities. The ideal candidate is a self-driven, process-oriented leader who will champion Wider Circle's mission and cultural values while offering and implementing creative solutions to business issues in a remote work environment. They will work tirelessly to continue making Wider Circle a great place to have a career, where talent and exceptional effort are rewarded. If you love building relationships and helping people achieve their potential, then come join us in our movement to battle healthcare inequity.Company OverviewAt Wider Circle, we connect neighbors for better health. Wider Circle's groundbreaking Connect for Life(R) program brings neighbors together in-person and online for health, wellness, and social activities that improve mental and physical health. We create webs of community circles by employing local and culturally competent engagement specialists, whose hand-on-hand approach to forming trusted circles is informed by a sophisticated analytics platform. We are on a mission to make the world a better place for older adults and disadvantaged communities.Responsibilities: Manage the people function for a Series B growth-stage company, working with the leadership team to identify, define and implement programs that address the needs of the organization Develop and implement strategies to foster a positive remote work environment and strengthen our culture over time Further develop, codify, and own all employee lifecycle processes (eg, onboarding, offboarding, performance management, etc.) to ensure the company retains great talent Research, develop and implement competitive compensation (including leveling), benefits, performance management and appraisal, and employee incentive programs Oversee the communication of human resource policies, procedures, and practices throughout the organization to ensure consistency and legal compliance Design and lead the performance review process to drive a culture of feedback and learning Accelerate and improve employee experience excellence, acting as an advocate for employees to ensure that their perspectives are heard and considered Establish scalable learning and development solutions, leveraging current programs to help all associates grow, empower managers to be better leaders, and prepare high-potential employees for management roles Utilize a data-driven approach to identify trends and recommend proactive solutions for employee performance, retention, engagement, diversity, equity, and inclusion Stay informed of employment laws, compliance, benefits, insurance, safety, and other rules and regulationsContinue to develop a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where employees can do their best work, whether in the office or remoteRequirements 7-10 years of progressive leadership experience in people / human resources positions, including experience in high-growth companies and leading (ideally) distributed teams. Bachelor's Degree in human resources, business, or a related field; Master's degree preferred; PHR or SPHR certification preferredExperience working with hourly workforces Broad knowledge and experience in human resources best practices, employment law, compensation and benefits, organizational development, employee relations, and training and development Demonstrated experience in implementing scalable people solutions with a proven ability to design and implement strategies that drive business results Ability to craft a great employee experience while balancing the needs of employees with those of the business Ability to communicate complicated processes, programs, and company priorities clearly and concisely both in writing and verbally Outstanding interpersonal communication and coaching skills with the ability to comfortably handle difficult conversations Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced and constantly evolving remote work environment Confidentiality in handling sensitive financial information Ability to travel ~10% of the timeBenefitsAs a venture-backed company, Wider Circle offers competitive compensation including:Comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision 401(k) PlanPaid Time OffEmployee Assistance ProgramFlexible Spending Account PlanHealth Savings AccountVoluntary Disability Benefits Basic Life and AD&D InsuranceAdoption Assistance ProgramAnd most importantly, an opportunity to make the world a better place

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