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Head of People & Culture- RoseRocket


Rose Rocket builds modern enterprise-grade software for trucking companies.We are a hyper-growth Y Combinator-backed company with a “more human, less corporate” culture that is built around doing work that matters, winning as a team and celebrating success. We are an in-office culture (not right now) with offices in the heart of downtown Toronto.


How Will I Make An Impact?


Culture and People are critical to our success. We’re on the lookout looking for a driven and passionate person who wants to build a world class company alongside a people team. Success in this role will be the following:

  • Desire to build and grow the people/culture function for 10+ years

  • Create the framework (or Sandbox) where 100’s of people have career defining roles

  • Help create one of the largest software companies

  • Bonus: Write a best-seller on the things you learned

How Do I Know If This Is For Me?


Has leadership experience building all areas of the People function including:


  • Talent acquisition, training & onboarding, learning and development, career frameworks, compensation and benefits

  • Experience in a startup and hyper growth culture

  • Exceptionally resourceful

  • Thinks people and culture are the foundation of great companies

  • Comfortable reporting to the CEO

  • What you'll do


  • Employee engagement and morale

  • Org design and development

  • Build annual and quarterly strategic plans with your team

  • PeopleEmployee branding

  • Candidate experience

  • Candidate sourcing

  • Onboarding

  • Training

  • Develop and maintain employee KPIs


  • Communicate and educate employees on HR policies and programs encompassing all aspects of HR management, including employment guidelines and procedures, employee engagement, and employee development.

  • Process HR documentation and requests including offer letters, contractual agreements, employment confirmation letters, employment verifications etc.

  • Analyze the effectiveness of HR operations and policies

  • Strategic Workforce PlanningContribute and support the business strategy and associated change management efforts

  • Have a passion for DIB initiatives and strategies

  • Identify opportunities to enhance employee experience and improve productivity

Do I Have What It Takes?


  • Post-Secondary degree, preferably with a focus in Human Resources

  • 5+ years of experience in a HR/People and Culture role at a startup

  • Familiarity and comfort with recruiting in a technical environment

  • Experience coaching, leading and mentoring a People team

  • Expert understanding of various talent attraction search channels, and how they can be effectively leveraged within talent acquisition

  • Proven social recruitment skills including pipeline building and fostering of relationships

  • A combination of HR experience in the following areas: Organizational design, performance management, diversity and inclusion, business consulting, compensation and rewards, employee engagement, coaching and development, talent management, conflict resolution, talent acquisition, data analysis, and employee relations

  • Experience leading and developing a team of committed employees in a growing environment with cultural differences

  • Excellent interpersonal and proven relationship management skills

  • Ability to proactively balance a varied workload, deal with conflicting priorities and demonstrate flexibility where required

  • Experience in strategic planning and implementation

  • Benefits


  • Flexible vacation and summer hours

  • Health and dental benefits

  • Awards for milestones and core values nominations

  • Stock option plan

  • Opportunity to build initiatives and strategies from the ground up

  • Work with a caring, collaborative and innovative people that work as one team

  • Team events and outings

*Due to COVID-19 the Rose Rocket forces are currently working from home. We have the tools, instruction and a fantastic team of onboarders to set you up for work from home success!


Equal Employment Opportunity: Rose Rocket is an equal opportunity workplace. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity and/or expression.We are dedicated to growing a diverse team of highly talented individuals and creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels empowered to bring their authentic selves to work.If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know.


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