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Director of People Ops

Job Title: Director of People Ops
Location: San Francisco
Salary: Circa $220,000
Contact Name: Jason Rumney
Contact Email:
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Our client is a fast growing Payments startup who have grown 400% in the last year.

Due to their current growth, they are looking for a people leader able to articulate strategy in conjunction with the rest of the executive team and translate those ideas into a tactical roadmap, but who is also a hands-on operator experienced with real hyperscale growth.

Your Role

As the Director of People Ops, you will work closely with the executive team to develop a world-class culture and candidate experience. You will design and build processes for a rapidly expanding company, ensuring every employee has an excellent experience. You will design and build processes for a rapidly expanding company, helping to ensure benefits, employee experience, and learning development opportunities.


What Success Looks Like

Success will be determined on how quickly the Director Of People Ops can ramp up from new

employee to trusted advisor and decision maker. This role will be rapidly changing and the ability to handle ambiguity and shift priorities quickly will be a must.


You should have a strong grasp of HR fundamentals, but even more critical is understanding the overall business and mapping people strategies to business outcomes. This person should be strong enough to influence through rational arguments, but also have a demonstrated knack for creativity and the ability to break free of outdated HR practices.



  • Objective Competency AttributesValues Fit Be 20% Wrong/ Be Fearless

  • Chase 10x, Not 10% / All or Nothing

  • Keep it Simple Win as a Team Fiscally responsible

  • Data-Centric and analytical comms

  • Problem Solving Mindset

  • Writing over Talking

  • Rational ROI Focus Best Idea Wins

  • Diversity & Inclusion Strategy

Nice to Haves

  • MBA

  • College Degree in HR, Business, Organizational Development or Education

  • Will oversee all of these to start parenthesis show future reporting: Corporate Expansion -- Site development, Training Events, Culture, Manager & Employee Training, Employee Experience, Onboarding & Benefits