Head of People

Head of People Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Head of People to join our team.


  • Successfully scale and champion Pana’s culture for the entire company;
  • Payroll, Benefits and Compensation;
  • Advanced knowledge of employment laws (with an emphasis on SF and CA, NY, WA and TX), HR best practices and industry standards;
  • Satisfying and exceeding compliance requirements;
  • Own performance management and goal setting process;
  • Learning & Development;
  • Managing the entire recruiting process for different areas of the company;
  • Compliance;
  • Assist in processing 401(k) contributions through payroll;
  • Continually benchmark the competitiveness of all people programs and practices against relevant comparable companies, industries, and markets;
  • Selling candidates on opportunities at Ocrolus;
  • Oversee and lead initiatives in Talent Development, Compensation, Benefits, Culture/Engagement, Employee Relations and Facilities Management;
  • Ensure Pana retains and up-levels talent throughout the whole org anization;
  • Ensure that we build and maintain a cohesive global culture (including vision, mission & values);
  • Ensure that we build and maintain a cohesive global culture (including vision, mission & values).


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple functional areas of HR such as payroll, benefits, etc;
  • 8+ years of experience in HR;
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience;
  • 2+ years of management experience;
  • Comfortable working in a fast-moving environment with consistently shifting priorities;
  • Ability to work in-person at our office in Denver (we’re in RiNo );
  • Preferably experienced working within a tech/tech-driven industry with a high preference for experience for fintech;
  • Demonstrated track record of helping to develop an HR function that is a mission-critical and people-driven partner in the success of the business;
  • An experienced people leader with 10+ years of experience leading HR in a hyper growth environment;
  • Deep understanding of HR-related compliance requirements;
  • A Bachelors Degree is required; Master Degree in Human Resources Management or related fields preferred;
  • Management consulting experience;
  • Experience at startups, ideally Series B or later stage;
  • Degree in Psychology, Sociology or similar field.