People Operations Manager

Neon is an open-source company on a mission to create a cloud-native Postgres database as a service for every developer. It is an auto-scaling, on-demand database as a service for modern applications. The product architecture is similar to that first offered by Amazon Aurora. Neon is looking for a People Operations Manager to support our existing team across Europe and the US and help us grow from 30+ to 200+ people. This includes supporting our leaders and managers by scaling, creating an environment where our employees of all backgrounds can thrive, aligning our organizational strategy with our HR strategy, and using data to develop best practices.

People Operations  Manager
English: Upper-intermediate

You will:

  • Manage all People Operations functions, such as onboarding / offboarding, benefit & compensation administration, visa-related requests, payroll, time-off requests, and performance management
  • Maintain compliance with local, state, and federal employment laws and regulations
  • Supervise and oversee the entirety of the "remote office" operations (home equipment, trips, inventory)
  • Take full ownership of team member documentation including contracts, amendments and all other items pertinent to the team member lifecycle.
  • Accountable for HRIS data including team member records and information changes such as promotions, terminations, paternity leaves
  • Ensure the integrity and accuracy of all people data both in the HRIS and ancillary systems
  • Document, implement and work to improve upon processes, procedures, tools, and programs relating to the team member lifecycle
  • Plan and direct employee engagement events, which promote a high-performing, inclusive, and mission-driven culture, including team buildings and offsites
  • Maintain industry-leading practices to foster a best in class workforce and culture of security and compliance
  • Serve as a crucial point of contact between executive leadership and employees
  • Serve as a primary point of escalation and internal team member support for more complex cases, providing policy guidance and interpretation as needed

We are looking for someone who has:

  • 2+ years of experience in people operations at a fast-moving technology scale-up (ideally, you have contributed to scaling from 30 to 200+)
  • Proven track record of delivering projects that impact teams
  • Understanding of the entire team member lifecycle, with the ability to recommend process-oriented and/or operational solutions to improve the team member experience
  • Experience with people management tools and software: Greenhouse, HRIS (HiBob, BambooHR, etc.)
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented; you can handle multiple projects and dynamic 
  • Ability to focus on details, are meticulous and observant
  • Ability to use discretion and handle highly sensitive information
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish strong relationships at all levels and across functions
  • Passionate about people and how they function together to create a valuable organization
  • Ability to work within a distributed team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment

Neon offers:

  •  the opportunity to be one of the first employees in a fast-growing ambitious team
  • 100% remote work: the company will take care of all the formalities to organize work from your home.
  • Salaries are the best in the market in most countries of the world
  •  Shares (share options) to all full-time employees.
  • Competitive benefits package on par with all tech companies (top-notch equipment, unlimited vacation, paid parental leave, health insurance, and more)
  • We distribute, but we connect on regular offsites (the last one was in Mexico)

Selection stages:

  • Screening call with Talent Acquisition Partner
  • Interview with the Hiring Managercompany
  • Culture fit Interview with a co-founder
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