VP of People for a Women's Sports Organization

Area : National/Remote

Description : Our client is an incredibly exciting and innovative volleyball league with a women-first, community-focused mission.  In addition to a national network of club volleyball organizations, they are launching a professional volleyball league. They are seeking a VP of People to provide thought leadership and direct all people-related aspects of the organization. This person will act as a trusted advisor and ensure people-related processes, systems, tools, and policies reflect the organization’s values.

This is a remote position and candidates may be located anywhere in the United States.

Responsibilities:
- Serve as a subject matter expert on all people-focused portions of the business, including recruitment, employee engagement, organizational development, talent operations, performance management, succession planning, and more
- Work closely with President and other key business leaders to plan and implement both short-term and long-term strategic initiatives
- Prioritize diversity and inclusion in all decision-making around company policies and procedures
- Identify areas for improvement, continually defining and executing on those ideas to create an inclusive, supportive company culture
- Use critical thinking skills to strengthen and enhance people functions
- Engage with employees at all levels of the organization, both corporate and field

Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree, required; Master’s degree in organizational development or similar field a big plus
- 10+ years experience in people management and leadership, prior work experience at a startup or early-stage company strongly preferred
- SPHR or SHRM-SCP certification a plus
- Extensive knowledge of and expertise in talent management, employee engagement, employment law, and compliance
- Experience developing and implementing new people-related policies, systems, and procedures
- Ability to map out projects and efficiently manage stakeholder expectations
- Familiarity with digital workplace platforms (SharePoint, MS Office, BigIn, DocuSign, Teams, etc.)
- Deep passion for and excitement about the company’s mission to elevate women’s sports and entertainment, required

 

 

Published : Sep 14, 2022

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