VP of People

VP of People Job Description Template

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


  • Manage, mentor, and develop directors and managers within the People and Talent organization;
  • Optimize the overall People and Talent processes, developing and improving systems that scale in high-growth;
  • Staffing: establish and develop our staffing function across all job sites;
  • Performance management: establish and manage the company‚Äôs performance management activities, succession planning, and related core processes;
  • Policies: develop and deliver all necessary HR policies;
  • Act as a champion of our culture and core values and enable all employees, regardless of location, to be a part of the company community;
  • Cultivate a performance-based culture including a processes for regular reviews, employee development, and up-leveling of high performers;
  • Work directly with the CEO to build out our executive team while continuing to source and attract high quality and diverse talent at all levels;
  • Build out a competitive total rewards package with a fair compensation philosophy and attractive benefits that emphasize employee wellness.


  • 7+ years experience in Human Resources leadership in a high-growth organization, scaling teams to over 500 globally;
  • Experience developing international People Strategy, including labor law compliance;
  • Been a proven leader and manager of managers, providing mentorship and development;
  • Functional experience in compensation and leadership and development programs;
  • Strong foundation of business fundamentals, including a data-driven mindset and thorough understanding of key business drivers and their measurement;
  • Prior experience building organizations with strong values and culture;
  • An opinion on how things should be done: favorite frameworks that have worked coupled with clear thought about why they did;
  • Deep knowledge of State/Federal employment law across the US;
  • A minimum of 10+ senior-level leadership experience in Human Resources building and scaling teams;
  • Ability to demonstrate a strong foundation in business fundamentals, measurement, and accompanying metrics;
  • Experience managing multiple subfunctions of HR, such as recruiting, facilities, talent management;
  • Ability to think strategically and translate into operational plans to make things happen;
  • Experience with high growth startups.