People operations lead
Updated on 5/19/2023
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • 10+ years experience in People orgs
  • Experience building and managing teams
  • Understanding US, UK and European labor laws and immigration regulations
  • Enthusiasm for operational improvements
  • Broad experience applying HR knowledge, skills and abilities to build and maintain efficient and compliant People Operations Programs at scale
  • Previous experience supporting a scaling organization at critical stages of growth & expansion (e.g., pre-IPO, M&As, new market entry, etc.)
  • Experience working at fast growing companies and comfort with ambiguity
  • Experience selecting, migrating and overseeing people systems
  • Desire and ability to be a player coach - everyone is a doer at Watershed!
  • Outstanding judgment and ability to balance compliance with a people-first culture
  • Ensure compliance with local, regional and national laws in the US and UK
  • Scale our tools and systems
  • Build out process for opening new international office locations
  • Implement a ticketing system - establish operational playbook inbound requests
  • Determine people ops operating model and strategy - should we continue using vendors
  • Create employee handbook that is both useful and in the spirit of our culture
  • Create basic reporting and observability dashboards
  • Oversee all aspects of Watershed's People Operations including our systems, processes and practices
  • Provide coaching, mentorship, and support to the team you will build
  • Determine our approach to knowledge sharing in the People org - effectively convey information to employees and respond to inbound requests
  • Collaborate with People Partners and legal team to develop and maintain global HR policies and principles
  • Identify opportunities to evolve our people programs & system and support project management and implementation as we continue to grow globally (currently have offices in the US and UK)

51-200 employees

Global climate impact software
Company Overview
Watershed is on a mission to bend the climate curve. Watershed helps companies like Stripe, Spotify, Klarna, and Airbnb measure, reduce, and report their carbon emissions with real-time, audit-grade emissions data to power business value creation, regulatory compliance, and global climate impact.