About Gro:

Gro Intelligence is tackling two of the biggest problems facing the world today: food security and climate change. We understand and quantify the complex interplay between food, weather, trade, agriculture, and macroeconomic conditions in a world upended by climate change, a growing population, and more. The team at Gro has built a platform that allows businesses, non-profits, and governments to better plan for and adapt to these changes. With offices in both Nairobi and New York, Gro has the financial backing of prominent investors such as TPG Growth, Intel Capital, Data Collective, and GGV. Gro is a diverse, intellectually curious team of technologists, scientists, and business professionals united by a shared commitment to build AI that addresses agriculture, food, and our climate on the most fundamental level.

About Gro:

 

Gro Intelligence is tackling two of the biggest problems facing the world today: food security and climate change. We understand and quantify the complex interplay between food, weather, trade, agriculture, and macroeconomic conditions in a world upended by climate change, a growing population, and more. The team at Gro has built a platform that allows businesses, non-profits, and governments to better plan for and adapt to these changes. With offices in both Nairobi and New York, Gro has the financial backing of prominent investors such as TPG Growth, Intel Capital, Data Collective, and GGV. Gro is a diverse, intellectually curious team of technologists, scientists, and business professionals united by a shared commitment to build AI that addresses agriculture, food, and our climate on the most fundamental level.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain employee records to ensure they are compliant and up-to-date.
  • Manage administrative portion of the onboarding process, including creating employee files, scheduling onboarding sessions.
  • Manage administrative portions of the offboarding process, including moving files to terminated folders, deactivating accounts, and scheduling exit interviews.
  • Identify process gaps and inefficiencies, provide solutions to address
  • Help with employee enquiries regarding payroll, benefits etc needs and/or direct them to the right teams 
  • Enter new hire data into PEO system and update and maintain employee records for all employment transactions 
  • Assist with Form I-9 completion and other work authorization documents for employees
  • Conduct employment verifications and help confirm employee job details for current and former employees
  • Assist with HR team administrative tasks where needed, including scheduling, filing and document requests, and jumping in on general admin-related tasks 
  • Run new hire and employee background checks
  • Assist HR team in creating events to cultivate company culture
  • Assist the HR team in various administrative tasks related to Performance Management and Training & Development initiatives at Gro.
  • Have fun being a Gronie! 



Requirements: 

  • 0 - 1 years of experience in an HR function
  • BA preferred, ideally with studies in Human Resources or Business Administration
  • Capability to work with a growing HR team to develop, implement and audit HR programs, initiatives, systems, policies, and procedures
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Passion for people; enthusiastic, can-do attitude
  • Excellent proficiency in G-Suite and MS Office
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

Gro is currently remote, although once the office reopens the HR coordinator role will become  an in-person position.

Gro was founded in 2014 and currently has offices in Nairobi and New York City. The company was built on diversity and the knowledge that artificial intelligence is only as good as the human intelligence behind it. Gro’s team represents the world it is modeling. At the company, we speak more than 27 languages and we comprise a wide range of experts, from agronomists and crop scientists, to mathematicians, engineers, data scientists, market research analysts, designers, historians, and philosophers. Our culture fosters collaboration between people of extremely different backgrounds that allows us to accomplish things that would otherwise seem impossible. 

Gro Intelligence is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, actual or presumed belonging to an ethnic group, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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