iCapital is powering the world’s alternative investment marketplace. Our financial technology platform has transformed how advisors, wealth management firms, asset managers, and banks evaluate and recommend bespoke public and private market strategies for their high-net-worth clients. iCapital services approximately $148 billion in global client assets invested in 1,155 funds, as of September 2022. 

 iCapital has been named to the Forbes Fintech 50 for five consecutive years (2018 – 2022); a back-to-back selection by Forbes to its list of Best Startup Employers; and a two-time winner of MMI/Barron’s Solutions Provider award (See link below). 

About the Role 

iCapital is looking to add a Human Resources People Partner to our quickly growing People team! This position will be responsible for a wide range of people-related activities as well as interaction and consultation with senior leaders, managers, and employees. This role will work closely with all HR functions to provide insight and business context when developing new policies and procedures, rolling out new programs, and building out HR technology. Reporting to the Senior Vice President, People Partners, the person who fills this role should have a passion for Human Capital Management and an entrepreneurial spirit.  

 Our ideal candidate is an HR professional with broad generalist experience who is motivated by complexity and challenges. This person thrives in a global, fast-paced, and dynamic environment where the focus is on how to evolve the HR landscape for our managers and employees. They are a team player willing to assist colleagues whenever necessary and enjoy collaborating and working with global colleagues. Must be comfortable with ambiguity and can make sound choices in complex situations. 

 In this role, being able to build trusted relationships with managers and employees, as well as effectively coach and influence the business, is vital. They will use data to identify trends, determine the root cause of issues, and help influence and guide managers and leadership with recommendations on how to improve performance, retention, and employee experience.  Take initiative in asking (and seek to answer) the question, "How can we do better?” to identify, create, and contribute to the company's business strategy. We do not need this person to know all the answers, but we do expect to work as a team to define the best courses of action. We are a team, and together, we achieve more.  

 Responsibilities 

  • Be a highly integrated strategic partner; including providing guidance on organizational design, advising leadership about building retention strategies, and helping to continually evolve iCapital’s HR approaches. 
  • Assess organizational health and effectiveness on a regular basis and identify opportunities to drive improvements and efficiencies. 
  • Consult with employees on topics ranging from day-to-day questions to advice about career development; the role will assist with Employee Relations and handle sensitive issues.  
  • Consult with managers in support of their individual and team-related needs, HR process support, facilitation of people-related efforts (e.g., performance management, coaching, separations, reorganizations, etc.). 
  • Conduct new hire check-ins and exit interviews; synthesize related feedback and provide improvement recommendations to HR and managers. 
  • Integrate learnings and observations from across the organization to identify improvement areas and propose solutions for addressing them in policies, programs, and processes. 
  • Support the execution of company-wide annual HR programs and processes, including year-end process preparation, manager support, calibration facilitation (e.g., staff planning, talent reviews, performance management processes, year-end compensation, employee surveys, etc.) 
  • Partner closely with the broader HR team including Total Rewards (Compensation and Benefits), Talent Management, HR Operations, and other functions such as Finance and Legal, across the globe. 
  • Be a strong contributor on the People Partners Team, bringing organizational insights and creativity to the People function and broader Human Resources team. 
  • Maintain an “open door” where employees and managers are comfortable dropping by any time. 
  • Model and champion, our collaborative and team-oriented culture and possess a dedication to doing the “right thing” for both the employee and the business. 

 

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field; SHRM-CP certification or PHR a plus 
  • 7+ years of Human Resources experience with a strong understanding of all HR disciplines  
  • Able to work in our Greenwich, CT with the ability to travel to other company offices across New York and New Jersey as needed 
  • Experience working for a global company as well as a growth organization demonstrating adaptability and change management skills; FinTech or Technology industry experience a plus 
  • Experience using data as the basis for programmatic decisions and a very detail-oriented yet flexible approach to problem solving 
  • Able to apply different coaching techniques to various situations; not taking a one-size-fits-all approach 
  • Able to work on individual problems and have a cohesive view across the company at a more strategic level
  • Have strong communication and relationship building skills to support the team and build trust 
  • Have a thoughtful, data-driven, caring, and direct approach to people and challenges 
  • Work autonomously but are adept at partnering with others and open to feedback 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to influence managers and a proven track record of proactively analyzing situations, data, identifying employee needs, troubleshooting, and recommending appropriate solutions through to completion 
  • Possess high-quality employee relations documentation and report preparation 
  • Act with integrity, professionalism, and handle confidential information and issues with discretion and sound judgment 
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines 
  • Expert level experience with MS Excel and PowerPoint   

Benefits 

The base salary range for this role is 110,000 to 130,000. iCapital offers a compensation package which includes salary, equity for all full-time employees, and an annual performance bonus. Employees also receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes an employer matched retirement plan, generously subsidized healthcare with 100% employer paid dental, vision, telemedicine, and virtual mental health counseling, parental leave, and unlimited paid time off (PTO).

We offer most employees the flexibility to work in the office three to four days and remotely for the remainder of the week.  Every department has different needs, and some positions will be designated in-office jobs, based on their function. 

For additional information on iCapital, please visit https://www.icapitalnetwork.com/about-us  Twitter: @icapitalnetwork | LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/icapital-network-inc | Awards Disclaimer: https://www.icapitalnetwork.com/about-us/recognition/ 

 

iCapital is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

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