Head of People, FastAF

San Francisco Bay Area /
Human Resources – Human Resources/People /
As our Founding Head of People, the right candidate will serve as a key business partner and trusted advisor to all at FastAF. You’ll bring your functional expertise in HR, people, recruitment and operations to build a world-renowned workplace and culture that will be viewed as a highly sought-after place to work. You’ll scale our collaborative, inclusive culture that will naturally attract a diverse group of many different people who will help grow FastAF in many geographical locations throughout the U.S. and beyond.

About the Role

    • work with the executive team, leaders, and employees to provide HR guidance and direction to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention
    • ensure our core HR programs and systems are a competitive differentiator that truly showcases our culture;assess organizational health and effectiveness, and identify opportunities to create improvements and efficiencies
    • provide performance management guidance (e.g., coaching, counseling, corrective actions) and HR policy guidance and direction
    • provide advice, feedback and coaching, mediating between team members, and looking for opportunities for development;analyze trends and metrics and share insights of opportunities with our leadership team
    • help with compensation planning, including approving offers, managing performance increases, and scaling our compensation model;work with recruiting and hiring managers to scale our hiring process
    • scale policy development, training delivery, and workforce design and planning

About you

    • you’ve successfully led an early-stage startup through hyper-growth (100 - 1,000 employees);you view the people function as an integral component of innovation, continuously iterating and improving through recruitment, operations, performance evaluation, workplace culture and diversity
    • you have relationship-building skills to effectively support the team and build trust up, down, and across the organization;you’re results-oriented, setting and achieving aggressive goals that increase value and holding others to the same high standard that’s sustainable as we scale;fast-paced, fluid environments energize you to create structure; you encourage your team to reinvent themselves every day
    • you’re the voice of the people and a trusted colleague who always has the best interests of the employees in mind while understanding the need to grow the business;you easily adapt your coaching techniques to the situation at hand
    • you leverage data to influence decisions and solve problems;you have knowledge of labor law/legislation and a full understanding of HR best practices;you have experience in compensation, HR employee relations, employee engagement and retention strategies

Skills and Requirements

    • Successful experience as VP of HR or Head of HR
    • Experienced in working in fast-paced Silicon Valley startup
    • Working knowledge of recruitment and retention strategies
    • Ability to grow and scale employee base
    • You care about diversity and inclusion
    • Knowledge of local, state and international labor laws
    • Developing and communicating FastAF company culture
    • Comfortable utilizing metrics to make data-driven decisions in all facets of the company
FastAF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. We are looking for the most passionate people who want to join our team and develop the services, systems, and marketplaces that will change consumer experiences.