PDT Partners, a quantitative investment manager, is looking for an outgoing, detail-, and process- oriented generalist to join our Talent & Culture team. Our ideal hire is someone well-rounded who can seamlessly handle the core HR role (on-boarding to off-boarding and everything in between), while also being empathetic, approachable, and pragmatic.
For this person, no task is too small or, over time, too large. Exceptional organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills are essential, as are intelligent decision making, integrity, and discretion. This position reports to the Head of HR, but involves working with just about everyone here. Aside from the team’s primary functions, HR is constantly introducing new and innovative programs and perks to PDT employees – everything from management training and mentoring to creative benefits and events.
Why join us? PDT Partners has a stellar 25+ year track record and a reputation for excellence. Our goal is to be the best place to work in quantitative finance. Our people are intellectually extraordinary, and our community is close-knit, down-to-earth, and diverse. PDT’s very high employee-retention rate speaks for itself.
Own processes or projects pertaining to the employee lifecycle from start to finish,always striving for improvement and refinement.
Coordinateall aspects of employee on- and off- boarding.
Handle employee visa/immigration processing, including working with external legal counsel on matters requiring the utmost precision and discretion.
Help build out our analytics, allowing us to better understand employee performance and engagement. This in turn will give business leaders the information they need to understand and manage their people as well as possible.
Be a resource for employees across the organization on topics ranging from everyday questions, career growth and development, to sensitive topics.
0-2 years of relevant professional experience.
Demonstrated experience with data and analytics, with deep knowledge of Microsoft Excel (bonus if you have experience with Tableau).
Highly organized, and meticulously detail-oriented, with excellent verbal and written communication skills, and a strong sense of urgency.
A curious, practical, and resourceful mind — a problem-solver who is unafraid to ask for help while working in ambiguity and is also comfortable making decisions backed by sound logic and good judgement.
A can-do, energetic spirit matched with poise and maturity, especially when the unexpected pops up — able to handle conflict.
Bachelor’s degree and a strong academic background.