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VP People & Culture - Series B, Scale-up

Are you looking to join one of Canada’s fastest-growing tech companies and lead them through scale? Are you passionate about supporting a distributed workforce and helping to build a performance-driven culture? Do you enjoy being part of a mission-driven team?

If so, this might be right up your alley!

How Will You Make an Impact?

 

The team is looking for an innovative people leader who’s seen scale, can be a thought leader and a key member of the executive team. Reporting directly to the Co-Founder/CEO, we’re looking for a big picture thinker who can drive the company’s values, incredible culture and integrate strategy and tactics as the team goes through rocketship growth.
 

Responsibilities:

 

  • You’ll innovate and drive new systems that can scale and reinforce a terrific company culture.

  • You’ll help drive values that encourage a learner mindset, trust, ownership, high performance and diversity.

  • You’ll own strategy and tactics around performance, rewards/recognition, learning and development and compensation evaluation. 

  • You’ll work with leaders to support them in leadership development, coaching and mentorship for their teams.

  • You’ll support the talent acquisition lead to continue to improve strategy around Diversity & Inclusion, employee attraction, engagement, candidate experience and onboarding. 

  • You’ll work with leaders to ensure that organizational strategy is communicated with transparency and everyone feels aligned to the mission and vision. 

  • You’ll help the People and Culture team implement processes that scale the business while putting people first. . 

 

How Do I Know This is For Me?

  • You are excited about the opportunity to lead the People Strategy for a company that has a strong foundation and an eagerness to try new things. 

  • You like to make a BIG impact and work quickly - it’s the perfect venue for trying out new tools and innovative strategies with rapid execution. 

  • You’re a big picture thinker and execution-oriented - you are looking to guide the HR strategy and can execute on your vision by knowing what resources you need to get there.

Our Ideal Candidate Looks Like:

 

  • You have led the people function at a scale-up technology ideally going through a 150-400 growth stage and enjoyed the ever-evolving challenges that accompanied that journey. 

  • You have the ability and desire to build a company-wide HR strategy but are also willing to “roll up your sleeves” to get things done.

  • You have experience developing culture, performance management and supporting/enhancing an employer brand for a highly motivated and engaged workplace.

  • You are passionate about building and supporting diverse teams.

  • You have strong business acumen and actively participate in the overall business strategy, and communicate the plans with transparency so that all employees feel aligned to the vision. 

  • You’re forward-thinking and your insights are often sought out as a trusted guide and coach. 

  • You have very high EQ and thrive in an organization built on trust and shared values, with diverse and talented people who crave impact and autonomy.

  • If you’ve been through M&A and integrations, that is a nice-to-have.

 

We understand, accept, and value the differences between people of different backgrounds, genders, sexual orientations, ages, beliefs, and abilities.  We aim to create an inclusive environment and encourage diverse individuals to apply.

If this excites you or you have ideas for someone who would be fantastic at this - send an email to niv@artemiscanada.com -- we would love to hear from you!

Does this sound exciting to you?
Get in touch with Niv!

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