We’re looking for a self-motivated and energetic doer to build up the foundations of our HR function. As the Human Resources Manager, you’ll partner with the Head of Finance & Operations and with all of our business units including sales, marketing, engineering and product and guide the leadership team on process and best practice. You’ll be a subject matter expert and be an integral part of decision making as well as a steady hand in executing and operationalizing our HR function. If you ever wanted to help define HR and people operations at a rapidly growing early-stage company, this is a great opportunity for you!

About the Role:

  • Hold primary responsibility for our core HR functions.
    • HR Business Partner: Work with our business units and managers to maximize employee happiness, coach leaders on ideal team structures, and guide managers on how to work with their direct reports.
    • Organization Development & Learning: Create and implement the vision on how we support skills development. Train our managers on effective leadership.
    • Information Systems: Maximize our systems (Justworks, Rippling, etc.)
  • Work with Recruiting and our employees to create a performance-driven and employee-focused culture that is capable of achieving our lofty goals.
  • Plan, drive and implement strategic HR projects to set us up for long-term success. Examples include:
    • Updating our performance review process to emphasize transparency of expectations and achievement, two-way communication, and career development.
    • Create the development plan for first-time managers to turn top-class individuals into top-class leaders.
  • Be the bridge between leadership, managers, and individual contributors and help everyone see around corners. Identify and resolve potential issues before they happen.

About You:

  • 3-6 years of experience in human resources (HRBP, HRG, HR Manager type roles).
  • Have a vision for the HR function and processes and the drive to implement that vision with support from the business.
  • Experience and aptitude with working with several business units and teams, able to understand and put together multiple perspectives and marry different objectives together.
  • Execution focus, desire and drive to roll up your sleeves and dig into the details.
  • Super organized personally and able to implement organization for others through project management and structured planning.
  • Great communicator across a range of audiences including commercial and technical functions, ICs, managers, and c-suite.
  • Based locally in NYC and open to a hybrid working environment requiring at least 3 days in-office per week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday).

About Grata: 

Grata is the first search engine for company discovery, providing a single source of truth to find small to middle market private companies. We are developing cutting-edge search technology leveraging NLP and ML to automate the B2B research process on millions of small and medium businesses in the U.S. We’ve recently experienced significant growth and raised capital from top investors who built Google and transformed the finance industry.

When we find the right person, we strive to put our best foot forward with an offer we hope you find compelling. Actual compensation packages at the time of offers are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including, but not limited to: what you’d like to be paid, the skills/experience you bring and any role-dependent factors such as software expertise, what similar jobs pay in the NYC area, and our commitment to equal pay for equal work among those you’ll be working with. The compensation for this role is targeted at $100,000-$120,000, plus equity. Transparency is a core value at Grata, and we welcome direct conversations with each candidate about compensation in all of our initial calls.

Grata is committed to building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse organization. We embrace equal opportunity for all applicants and seek to foster a culture of belonging for our employees. We recognize and appreciate that the more inclusive we are, the better we will function as a team. Grata welcomes qualified applicants of any race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or family status, disability, military veteran status, and any other status or background.

Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States. At this time, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa.

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