Director, People Operations

Remote, United States

Full Time Executive-level / Director
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Vidyard is the video platform that's built for business. Sales reps, marketers, and corporate communicators use Vidyard to record and share videos that grab attention and deliver their message in a personal, impactful way. It's the video tool of choice for Microsoft, LinkedIn, and thousands of other companies. We're passionate about elevating our customers, our teammates, our communities, and ourselves.

About the Role

Vidyard is looking for a Director, People Operations to join our Talent team. Reporting to the Vice President, People, Culture, and Organization, you will be a key leader responsible for development and delivery of people programming within a high-growth, digital-first organization. Leading the Talent Operations Team, you will act as an advisor and support functional areas in human resources including, but not limited to, employee relations, compliance, compensation and benefits, learning & development, health & safety, performance management, change management and strategic planning.

About the Team

Our Talent Operations Team consists of Business Partners and Operations Specialists who work collaboratively with our business leaders to provide programs, processes and practices to support our employees. The Talent Operations team is passionate about providing a positive employee experience, allowing our Vidyardians to accomplish meaningful work in a digital-first environment.

What You’ll Work On

  • Lead and develop the high-performing Talent Operations team through coaching and mentorship.
  • Provide strategic leadership to the management team, key stakeholders, and the Talent Operations team to deliver on the needs and priorities of our growing teams.
  • Act as a trusted advisor and coach to leaders to enhance their effectiveness.
  • Drive proactive conversations with leaders and act as a champion of Vidyard’s objectives & key results (OKR) goal-setting framework.
  • Partner with functional leaders on employee related initiatives and drive organizational design activities (succession planning, talent assessment, employee engagement, learning and development, etc.).
  • Consistently look for ways to improve the overall employee experience across the organization.
  • Recognized as the subject matter expert for best practices related to compliance (employment laws, etc.)
  • Be an instrumental part of Vidyard’s diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging initiatives.
  • Scale talent operations processes and technology to support a digital-first environment; make certain that all HR Tech/systems and processes are highly reliable and executed seamlessly with a proactive, and strategic approach.
  • Drive excellence through data analysis and capturing critical People & Culture metrics while staying abreast of emerging trends and best practices.
  • Through strategic programming you will own the reporting and improvement of key people metrics including engagement, retention, and employee net promoter scores.
  • Lead special projects as required.

What You’ll Bring to this Role and Your New Team:

  • Relevant experience in a human resource leadership role, preferably in a high-growth, digital-first organization.
  • Experience working directly with leaders to drive business results and achieve objectives
  • Demonstrated experience in a number of the functional areas of human resources: employee relations, diversity & equity & inclusion, compliance, compensation and benefits, learning & development, health & safety, performance management, change management and strategic planning.
  • Experience leading the development of large scale projects that have impact across an organization.
  • An empathetic and people-first approach with a well developed ability to act as a mentor/coach.
  • Ability to build strong relationships and work collaboratively with business leaders on highly impactful and strategic people programs.
  • Experience coaching at the senior leadership level would be an asset in this role.
  • Strong knowledge of employment laws in Canada and/or the United States would be a strong asset.

Job descriptions can be overwhelming. We are all aboard at Vidyard and deeply value the unique experiences, abilities and opinions you possess, so if this role sounds like your next adventure, but you don’t feel entirely qualified, apply! We value candidates who own it, and if you’re relentlessly resourceful too, you might be exactly who we are looking for. 

As we also value direct and transparent communication, you can expect to hear from our team even if you are not selected to move forward.

What You’ll Love about Vidyard:

  • Competitive pay
  • Comprehensive benefits on day one, where available
  • Wellness allowance to spend on what's important to you 
  • Flexible hours + unlimited vacation + programs to support travel while working, enabling you to live your best life
  • Vidyard-sponsored employee assistance program to support your personal and mental well-being
  • Allowance to support your ongoing growth and development
  • Parental leave top-up
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • Employee resource groups to empower and drive change at Vidyard and in our communities
  • Stock options
  • Flexible holiday program

Remote @ Vidyard:

As a video-centric organization, Vidyard has mastered the art of remote work. Whether you are local to our collaboration space in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, or you join us from elsewhere, you will be an integral part of the team.

Vidyard is dedicated to ensuring all Vidyardians have an opportunity to:

  • Level up their home office/workspace. 
  • Socialize purposefully within teams as well as across the organization. 
  • Enjoy a flexible work schedule. We know your time is valuable, so own your work in a way that best suits your lifestyle.

We believe working remotely shouldn’t cause any barriers, so from onboarding to day-to-day operations, your colleagues and leaders are only as far as a *virtual* tap on the shoulder away.

We thank all applicants for your interest in Vidyard. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Unsolicited resumes from Agencies will not be accepted.

Tags: Coaching Compliance Data Analysis HR Human Resources Mentor Strategic planning Subject matter expert

Perks/benefits: Career development Competitive pay Equity Flex hours Flex vacation Health care Home office stipend Parental leave Unlimited paid time off Wellness

Region: North America
Country: United States
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