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Head of HR

  • HR & Recruiting
  • Full-time
  • Cambridge, MA

2023-07-31 11:24:50 UTC

About Osmoses 🌈🌱🌟

Osmoses Inc. is a technology company revolutionizing the way industrial separations are performed today! Industrial separation processes account for 15% of the world’s energy consumption and are responsible for 16% of CO2 emissions because we rely on energy-intensive technology. Changing this is one of the biggest opportunities to enable the energy transition.

We bring together a diverse and dynamic group of scientists, engineers, business professionals, and operators to develop and commercialize cutting-edge membrane technology that can reduce the impact of gas separations on the environment while increasing the economic incentive for our customers. Our groundbreaking separation solutions have the power to disrupt multi-billion dollar markets worldwide, reducing industrial energy consumption and accelerate the adoption of alternative energy sources with lower environmental impact. 

Join us! Together, we can create a future where cleaner and more sustainable industrial processes become the norm. 

Position Overview 🎯

It is an exciting time to join Osmoses. As the HR leader, you will play a pivotal role in our startup's journey, guiding us through periods of rapid growth and transformative moments. We envision our Head of HR to lead recruiting with unbiased practices, support professional and personal development at Osmoses, design the engaging experience, and be the most knowledgeable about the Employee’s Handbook. Your expertise and strategic vision will be instrumental in ensuring the smooth operation of our HR function, empowering our team to thrive and reach new heights.

What you’ll be doing 📝

  • For recruitment, you'll map the job market, organize job postings, collect applications, and schedule interviews. You'll be the main point of contact for applicants, promoting unbiased hiring practices.

  • Responsible for coordinating team members onboarding and offboarding, you'll ensure a smooth experience for employees and manage availability.

  • You'll work with the Operations team to research and implement a platform for tracking OKRs and conducting performance appraisals. This will inform merit-based promotions and salary raises.

  • Managing professional and personal development efforts, you'll oversee individual development plans and goals.

  • Handling company training logistics, you'll identify the best platforms for various types of training.

  • You'll work on retention initiatives, mapping engagement and incentives.

  • You'll coordinate 1:1 feedback sessions, conduct surveys, and develop cost-effective solutions for improvement. You’ll brief supervisors on matters they should be aware of.

  • You'll develop 360-performance reviews for gathering feedback from managers and senior leadership, while having knowledge of employment laws.

  • Collaborating with the team, you’ll refine employee benefits, policies, equity, and resources to enhance well-being, and be the point of contact for the team on these topics.

  • You'll ensure employees follow the rules outlined in the Employee's Handbook, working with our legal counsel and the leadership team if needed to integrate new structures. 

  • Supporting managers and team leads, you'll coordinate vacation schedules and accurately track sick days and paid time off (PTO).

  • You’ll manage the payrolls system on our PEO system.

What we’re looking for 🔍

  • Our ideal candidate will bring experience successfully leading the People/Human Resources function in startup companies or 10-50 people growing teams.

  • We're seeking someone who thrives in a fast-paced, cutting-edge startup environment. 

  • Your extensive knowledge of MA and US laws around employment/rights/benefits which will be invaluable in guiding our HR practices and ensuring compliance.

  • Moreover, we value data-driven decision-making.

Qualities we’re looking for 🌟

  • Versatile communicator:  clear communication to explain workplace practices and lay out the rules, as well as engaging communication to attract and retain employees.

  • Empathetic listener:  can connect with candidates as well as current employees, understand their needs, ambitions, establish trust, and find solutions.

  • Organized:  able to manage time, schedule, and information, creating an effective structure for all the tasks and priorities at hand. 

What we can offer you 🎁

  • Opportunity to contribute to addressing one of the biggest environmental challenges of this century.

  • Work in the heart of the most innovative square mile in the world and the most exciting hub for clean tech.

  • High leadership and growth potential joining at a critical stage a company with strong momentum backed by leading venture capital firms.

  • Access to competitive salary and equity package.

If you're excited about making a positive impact on the environment and being part of an innovative team, we'd love to hear from you! Apply now and let's shape a greener future together! 🌿🌏🚀

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.