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Sr. Manager, People Operations & Systems

Company: Alation Inc
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Due to its remote and hybrid culture, Alation conducts all of its interviewing and onboarding virtually.Big Data isn't a problem. It's an opportunity.At Alation, we help people find, understand, and trust data. So they not only excel in their work - they drive value for their enterprise, team, and role. In the words of one customer, "Alation makes me look like a rockstar."We help companies like Pfizer, and Salesforce empower their people with the best data every day. As a platform for innovation, Alation helps customers create game-changing solutions (like a program for early-stage disease detection with Pfizer) and connect people to great data in less time (like Salesforce, whose analysts can now find data 35% faster). And we're just getting started.With more than $340M in funding - valued at over $1.7 billion and 450+ customers with household names - Alation is poised to capitalize on data as an opportunity. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Alation was named to for the third time, and our exceptional Glassdoor rating (4.7 out of 5!) reflects a culture that makes coming to work each day a joy. Do you want to join a team that welcomes new ideas, supports your growth, and recognizes your unique value?Join us!The Senior Manager, People Operations & Systems will be responsible for overseeing the HR operations, systems, and processes that drive efficiencies to scale globally and build new approaches to deliver a great employee experience, and aim to implement global HR Operations strategies across all our countries as we continue to grow. Alation is in the early stages of building out our People Operations and Systems infrastructure. We're looking for someone who knows what is possible from global HR operations, systems processes, and infrastructure perspective and is ready to help create this at Alation.Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the HR operations, systems, and processes that drive efficiencies to scale globally and build new approaches to deliver a great employee experience
  • Lead and mentor the team members in managing various aspects of People operations (e.g., onboarding and offboarding, HRIS, HR tickets management, reporting, perks, and other administrations)
  • Identify and mature the needed tools and functionality to enable HR processes
  • Own the delivery, documentation, and effectiveness of core People operations and processes, systems of record, and communication protocols with other functions such as Finance, Payroll, Legal, and Comms
  • Play a lead role in the development, implementation, management, support, and maintenance of Alation's people systems and operations
  • Contribute to the creation of People team strategy and roadmaps with respect to HR Systems and cross-functional collaborations
  • Partner closely with peers, stakeholders, leadership team, and direct reports to design, influence, prioritize and develop systems automation to reduce and eliminate manual processes
  • Manage HR operations related projects to further enhance and streamline for seamless employee and manager experienceQualifications:
    • Self-directed People Operations leader with 8+ years of progressive global HR experience, ideally in a high-growth environment
    • A minimum of 3 years of experience in leading and developing a small group of analysts
    • Understands the ins and outs of HR operations in scaling a growing company
    • Strong HR functional expertise with operations, technology, systems implementations, reporting, and data and analytics
    • Project management and implementation experience a must, comfortable developing project plans and timelines and collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure deliverables are met, capacity to self-manage progress against milestones with a high degree of accountability and personal urgency
    • Experience in designing technology via integrations, automated workflows, and self-service capabilities
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to compile and analyze large data sets and present recommendations to diverse audiences
    • Experience and a passion for building strong and effective cross-functional relationships with Legal, Finance, Payroll, and IT to ensure business processes are optimized
    • Process and execution orientated in order to manage multiple priorities while accomplishing departmental and organizational goals
    • Takes pride in quality, consistency, and empathy guiding principles to drive everyday work and projects
    • Welcomes a fast pace of work and changing cadences; role modeling the ability and benefit of being flexible and adaptable
    • Ability to work as a "hands-on" manager and willingness to "roll up your sleeves" to get things done
    • Service minded: Experience and drive to provide exceptional customer service
    • Well-versed in Google Suite (docs, sheets, etc.) and various HR systems$155,000 - $180,000 a yearBase Salary Target: $155,000 - $180,000The base salary range is specific to the United States. The salary of the final candidate selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to internal equity, experience, education, work location, specialty, and training. If the final candidate has a different level of experience, the base salary target range may be lower or higher than what is published.#LI-ML1#LI-RemoteMore About AlationOur founders have come together from different backgrounds: business, engineering, and design. This unique mix from our founding team is important to the Alation culture story. Today, our team consists of creators and communicators with varied backgrounds - from Stanford, to the Indian Institute of Technology, big companies and one-person startups, the United States, and abroad. We continue to seek ever more diverse perspectives as we grow.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate onthe basis of race, name, religion, color, national origin, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.Why Alation?- Market-Leading Data Catalog Provider- High-growth, collaborative environment with diverse and inclusive teams- Continuous learning, enrichment and development opportunities- Competitive pay and health offerings including commuter benefits- Flexible time off to relax and rechargeand much, much more!

Keywords: Alation Inc, Redwood City , Sr. Manager, People Operations & Systems, Executive , Redwood City, California

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