Manager, Talent Operations

| Santa Monica
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.


Inspire’s People team is looking for a Talent Operations Manager.  In this role, you will be an integral part of the Talent team by creating structure and strategy to improve operations across the talent team. This role requires strong attention to detail and the ability to work effectively with a broad range of audiences, both internal and external. Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills, desire to learn and grow in the People function, along with your ability to shift gears at a moment’s notice will be key to success in this role. You will have the opportunity to build collaborative relationships across the business, own our applicant tracking system, administer our annual core people processes, and contribute to acquiring and retaining top talent for our organization.

Our team culture is goal-oriented, fast paced and fun! We are motivated by the challenge (and success) of hiring top talent for our ever expanding Clean Tech space and we’d love to have you on the team!


  1. Own recruiting systems and processes to include Greenhouse, reporting, interview scheduling, candidate communications, offer process, job descriptions etc.
  2. Own the execution of Inspire’s Annual People Processes to include owning the system (15five), annual goal setting, reviews, midyear, development plans, talent review 
  3. Own the talent management responsibilities for an assigned department as a trusted advisor to execute people related strategies that enable accomplishment of the department's business objectives, calibration, preparation, and promotion processes as well as identify and implement efficiencies
  4. Responsible for direct sourcing of high priority roles to assist the Talent Acquisition team
  5. Create communication plans, and slides, to inform and update our employees on various Annual People Processes
  6. Utilize knowledge of various human resource functions to provide tactical support to employees and leaders
  7. Assist with broader People Team projects as needed


  • Full responsibility over the scheduling and coordinating of all candidate interviews
  • Full ownership of Greenhouse & 15five processes and system maintenance
  • Identify inefficiencies in the recruiting lifecycle and partner with the team to create solutions
  • Assist with HRIS transition to provide support from a Talent Acquisition perspective
  • Full ownership and administration of the Annual Core People Processes


  • Successful ownership of 15five setup for Inspire’s Annual Core People Processes 
  • 90% hired within 30 days of the plan
  • 100% new hires meet or exceed expectations at 90-day new hire assessment 
  • Time to fill at average of 90 days
  • Hiring speed average of 30 days


  • Relationship Builder - passionate about building relationships and working collaboratively to find a solution to any problem
  • Flexible - has a clear point of view on the right way, but willing to allow for freedom within a framework
  • Laser Focused - pay attention to the details to ensure no stone left unturned and all boxes have been checked
  • Confidence - quickly establishes themselves as a trusted advisor
  • Inquisitive - ask questions to understand and gain perspective
  • Authentic - connects easily with others through honesty, compassion, and vulnerability
  • Curious - eager to learn more and discover ways to bring value to the team, to the company and their own professional growth


  • Must Have
    • 2 or more years of experience in an HR function in some capacity to include supporting or leading a major HR initiative
    • 4-5 years of administrative, HR/Recruiting coordination and/or project management experience to include scheduling, calendar coordination, making travel arrangements, and assisting with oversight of various team projects.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and/or high volume workload in a fast paced, ever evolving work environment
    • Experience working in an applicant tracking system (ATS), ideally Greenhouse
    • Intermediate or better Excel and Google Sheets skills to include building formulas, pivot tables and vlookups
    • Highly organized and agile time management skills; attention to details and ability to change course quickly
    • Ability to communicate both written and verbally to a variety of audiences at all levels of the organization
    • Customer centric mindset with a passion for ensuring an exceptional candidate experience 
    • Team player with a desire to learn and grow with our team
  • Nice to Have
    • 2+ years of agency experience in a sourcing role
    • Experience owning or assisting with administration of an organization's annual review and/or goal setting process
    • Familiarity with G-suite
    • Experience working on or supporting an HR team or function
    • Experience working with performance management and HRIS systems, ie 15five, TriNet
Read Full Job Description
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SQLLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases


3402 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405

An Insider's view of Inspire

How does your team reward individual success?

Each month we award an "Avenger of the Month". This is an employee that embodies one of our values: Own It, Study It, Coach It, Live It.



What are Inspire Perks + Benefits

Inspire Benefits Overview

Inspire’s culture balances the serious nature and tone of a professional company with the move-fast-and-execute tone of a rapidly growing emerging tech company. We believe in working hard and producing, but doing it in a positive and friendly environment where collaboration is rampant.

Inspire calls its employees Avengers. It’s a team out to even the score on behalf of the common man, to challenge the status quo and confront apathy and old-world bureaucracy. Every Avenger lives for the mission: To build the world’s most consumer-focused clean power platform and inspire a connected moment towards a brighter energy future. Avengers are scrappy, restless, humble and committed to balancing passion with purpose and profit.

Inspire offers competitive compensation and equity packages, plus benefits such as health, vision, life, and dental insurance - Not to mention, unlimited vacation, 401(k) plan, a dog friendly workplace & LOTS of cupcakes!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Inspire provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Inspire sponsors family oriented events annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Full-time Inspire employees receive unlimited PTO.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Inspire offers relocation assistance for certain roles.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Inspire offers employees professional development opportunities like onsite training courses, the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Inspire hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
More Jobs at Inspire13 open jobs
All Jobs
Data + Analytics
Design + UX
Dev + Engineer
HR + Recruiting
Data + Analytics
Santa Monica
Design + UX
Santa Monica
Santa Monica
Santa Monica
Santa Monica
Santa Monica
HR + Recruiting
Santa Monica
Data + Analytics
Santa Monica
Santa Monica
Santa Monica
Design + UX
Santa Monica
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Save jobView Inspire's full profileSee more Inspire jobs