People Operations Specialist

  • Pivot Bio
  • Remote OK
  • Nov 14, 2020

Job Description

About Pivot Bio

Fueled by an innovative drive and a deep understanding of the soil microbiome, Pivot Bio is pioneering game-changing advances in agriculture. Our first commercial product harnesses the power of naturally-occurring microbes to provide nutrients to crops.  We are dedicated to providing new sustainable ways for farmers to improve yield as they work to help feed the world’s growing population. Read/Hear more about Pivot Bio on OneZero or CNN.

We are looking for a People Operations Specialist to join our fast-growing organization.  As a critical member of our small but fast growing People & Talent team, this role will be key in providing front line employee support and supporting enablement through administrative tasks.  The successful candidate should be passionate about enabling our employees to innovate and excel through providing excellent customer service. If you are inspired by working with mission-driven people tackling big challenges, we’d love to hear from you! 

What you'll do:

  • Primary contact for all HR administrative needs - from within the People Ops team to the broader org
  • Own data accuracy and HR document organization to ensure ease of data access, accurate reporting
  • Create and maintain detailed process maps outlining processes across the team
  • Ensure positive new employee experience, including but not limited to benefits setup and document coordination
  • Assist with HR analytics, including engagement surveys, new hire surveys, and ad hoc polls
  • Operational support for Performance Management processes, all-staff and manager training
  • Support basic reporting requests and use judgement to escalate more complex requests
  • Develop and maintain working knowledge of guidelines, business processes and systems
  • General administrative support for other HR and Talent Acquisition team members on people and culture initiatives

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or business, or equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years Human Resources/People Operations/Shared Services experience required, in a science or research environment preferred
  • Demonstrated success in supporting and partnering with all levels of staff
  • Efficient user of key HR/business technology, such as G Suite/Microsoft Office, HRIS, etc
  • Aptitude for learning new HRIS systems, ability to triage and diagnose tier 1 issues
  • Resourceful, self-driven with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to multitask and establish appropriate priorities
  • Organized, strong attention to detail and follow-through

What we offer:

Competitive package in a disruptive startup
Stock options
Health/Dental/Vision insurance with employer-paid premiums
Life, Short Term and Long Term Disability policies
Employee Assistance Program with free referrals and discounts
401(k) plan, 3% Match
Commuter benefits
Annual Training & Development support
Flexible vacation policy with a generous holiday schedule
Exciting opportunity to work with a talented and fun team



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