Full-Time

Director of People & Culture

Updated on 6/11/2024

Rocket Lab USA

Rocket Lab USA

1,001-5,000 employees

Space launch, spacecraft design, and manufacturing

Industrial & Manufacturing
Hardware
Aerospace

Senior

Long Beach, CA, USA

Required Skills
Management
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or human resources management
  • 10+ years of professional human resources experience
  • Experience in high growth environments, organizational development, and employee engagement
  • Experience in various fields of human resources including organization design, restructuring, change management, employee engagement and relations, talent and organization development, compliance, performance management, compensation, and benefits
  • Ability to work effectively with senior line executives and clients
  • Experience in resolving conflicts
  • Knowledge of HR best practices, employment laws, and regulations
  • Ability to navigate complex organizational dynamics and influence decision-making processes
Responsibilities
  • Lead and guide the HR team with a customer-centric approach
  • Develop and implement HR strategies aligned with company objectives
  • Provide strategic leadership on HR aspects including employee engagement, performance management, compliance, and employee relations
  • Assess organizational effectiveness and create workforce planning strategies
  • Foster a positive and inclusive company culture
  • Mentor HR professionals and promote their development
  • Guide best practices in HR systems, policies, procedures, and compliance

Rocket Lab offers end-to-end space solutions, including reliable launch services, spacecraft design and manufacturing, and satellite components such as the Electron small orbital launch vehicle and the Photon satellite platform. Their technologies support various applications such as national security, scientific research, Earth observation, and communications.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$1.5B

Headquarters

Lakewood, California

Founded

2006

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

18%

1 year growth

40%

2 year growth

111%