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Head of Human Resources

| Santa Monica
About the Head of Human Resources at Headspace:
Headspace is looking for a stellar Head of Human Resources, based in our Santa Monica Headquarters, reporting into the VP of People Operations.
This individual will play a vital role in ensuring we are living our vision of improving the health and happiness of the world. As our HR leader you will oversee a team of professionals in the areas of: Learning & Development, Business Partner Support, Employee Relations, Leaves, SOP, Culture, Performance Management, Compensation, Immigration, Onboarding, Diversity & Inclusion, plus all other core Human Resources related functions.

How your skills and passion will come to life at Headspace:

  • Act as coach, mentor, strategist, trusted advisor, and expert on matters related to performance, organizational design & development, as well as all administrative HR matters
  • Guide the company on all compliance, human resource activities and associated State, Federal and Local Laws (COBRA, Wage & Hour, EEOC, Workers Comp, ADA, FMLA, CFRA, etc.)
  • Manage all employee software systems including HRIS, Performance Management; while continuously evaluating efficacy to ensure business needs are being met
  • Help to build a strong layer of people managers that will streamline decision-making, increase empowerment and enhance innovation within the broader employee base
  • Identify, develop and implement trainings that will enable employees to maximize their abilities; and teach them new ways of approaching problem solving as well as interpersonal dynamics
  • Create and nurture a culture that rewards high-performance, real time feedback, transparency and engagement
  • Put processes in place that allow for employees to do the best work of their careers
  • Own and improve HR services, policies, and programs; as well as advise our people managers and employees on a range of Human Resources matters
  • Improve and streamline departmental operations by continuously assessing policies, procedures, processes and effectiveness.
  • Lead, influence, support, and facilitate organizational change and communication
  • Foster an environment where conversations around Diversity & Inclusion are frequent and productive; develop and incentivize norms and behaviors that promote D&I to our employee base; work with Talent team to expand our community outreach efforts
  • Work closely with other People Operations functions (Talent Acquisition, Workplace Experience and Corporate IT) as well as other cross-functional partner teams (Finance, Accounting, and Legal)

What you’ve accomplished:

  • Being a problem solver that gets to the root cause of issues with the ability to quickly diagnose and develop practical, strategic solutions
  • Thriving in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities and rapid changes; while supporting the company’s vision, mission, behaviors, competencies and values
  • Strong influence skills and an aptitude for impacting change at all levels of an organization
  • The capacity to garner trust and an understanding of how to finesse delicate interpersonal situations
  • Nurturing equity and inclusiveness principles that are embedded in key Talent, HR and business processes
  • Knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, employee engagement, and employee development
  • Significant global human resources management experience working for companies with rapid growth
  • Strong collaboration skills to help teams achieve their goals and ability to work well with cross-functional groups
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills

How to get started: If you’re excited by the idea of seeing yourself in this role at Headspace, please apply with your CV and a cover letter that best expresses your interest and unique qualifications.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • MicroservicesLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Headspace is located in the heart of Santa Monica on Michigan and Cloverfield. Bergamont train station is right behind our office.

What are Headspace Perks + Benefits

Headspace Benefits Overview

Unlimited Time Off
Lifetime Headspace Subscription
$500/year learning and development budget
$75 gym stipend
Daily catered lunch and fully stocked fridge
Parking
Full Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage
Voluntary Coverage
Basic Life AD&D
Flexible Spending Account
401k
Commuter Benefit

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
$75 gym stipend each month
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Unlimited Paid Time Off Poilicy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
$500 Conference budget
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

Quarterly Hackathons. Optional group meditations daily. Competitive salaries. Unlimited PTO. Daily catered lunch.

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