This role is part of our People Team within Samsung NEXT organization

About Samsung NEXT

Samsung Next is an investment group that champions the boldest and most ambitious founders who are creating a better future. We focus broadly on the technology areas of AI, blockchain, fintech, healthtech, infrastructure, and mediatech, but invest opportunistically in founders pursuing the imagined and impossible. Our entire team of seasoned investors, operators, marketers, and sales and business developers are committed to supporting every portfolio company. We do this via:


Investments: attract and invest capital in the best builders in the world

Platform: help our portfolio companies make the most of every opportunity

M&A: acquire game-changing companies to help bring their products to consumers worldwide


The People Ops Sr. Specialist is responsible for aligning strategic objectives with employees and leadership in designated organizations. The position serves as a consultant to employees on a variety of human resources-related issues and acts as an employee champion and change agent. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs, while communicating needs proactively with the People Team and leadership to develop coordinated solutions. The position also formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver valuable service to leaders and employees that reflect the objectives of the organization.



  • Coach, advise and partner with managers and employees on a variety of areas including: employee relations, investigations, performance management, policy interpretation, compensation and benefits
  • Drive executional excellence and organizational change on initiatives including talent reviews, performance management, diversity and inclusion, analytics, learning & development, and overall process improvements
  • Build and execute initiatives to drive individual and team performance
  • Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with the HR team to develop solutions, programs and policies
  • Partner with others in HR to ensure accuracy in organizational hierarchy, compensation, and leveling
  • Some travel may be necessary 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 6 years’ experience in human resources, specifically in employee engagement or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Strong desire to help others and intellectual curiosity about people and organization issues
  • Effective communicator and listener with very strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent problem solving capabilities and judgment; ability to make sound decisions independently
  • Exceptional consulting, coaching and facilitation skills
  • Ability to create and maintain strong, professional relationships at different levels of organization
  • Skilled in effectively handling sensitive and confidential communications and materials
  • Proven success in driving projects forward successfully to completion
  • Comfortable operating in a constantly evolving environment
  • Strong working knowledge of state/federal employment laws and regulations
  • Professional fluency in Korean a plus

At Samsung Next, we envision a world in which all great ideas have an equal chance of being realized and believe a commitment to diversity and inclusion is vital to making this happen. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ability, marital status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.




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