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Hybrid / Remote / UK

People Operations Manager

Walr is looking for a dedicated and self-motivated People Operations Manager to join our People Operations Team. We are building a team of world-class talent and are looking for an organizational powerhouse who can collaborate with multiple internal teams and stakeholders. 

You will manage our full employee life-cycle, including onboarding, internal operations and employee experience. As the People Operations Manager, you will have a front row seat and a direct impact on the next phase of our growth. Our ideal candidate is dedicated to ensuring a delightful work experience at Walr, is passionate about innovation and takes initiative to ensure the health and growth of our employees.

Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as a crucial point of contact between executive leadership and employees
  • Manage all People Operations functions, such as onboarding / offboarding, benefit & compensation administration, visa-related requests, payroll, time off requests, and performance management
  • Creating onboarding plans and educating newly hired employees on HR policies, the business, internal procedures, and regulations
  • Creating resources and managing employee training and continued learning
  • Generating official internal documents such as offer letters, appointment letters, and employee communications
  • Maintain compliance with regional employment laws and regulations for the areas we are operational (US, UK, Nordic, India).
  • Build and implement a system to support an inclusive and diverse community throughout the company
  • Facilitate and lead employee relations activities, including conducting internal audits and disciplinary meetings
  • Plan and direct employee engagement events, which promote a high-performing, inclusive, and mission-driven culture
  • Review employee feedback, strategize about HR programs to benefit workplace culture and enable growth

Desired Experience

  • 3+ years of human resources professional experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of HR administrative tasks and responsibilities including payroll
  • Advanced computer skills, including data entry, data processing, communication tools and payroll and human resources software
  • Problem-solving skills and resourceful thinking
  • Leadership and coaching skills
  • Strong empathy and interpersonal skills
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills

Desired Skills & Attributes

  • Attention to detail: Dedication to precision and pride in applying a meticulous approach to coding and documentation
  • Continuous learner: Eager to learn new tools and frameworks
  • Team player attitude: We work as a team, and expect this candidate to demonstrate deep technical knowledge balanced by high emotional intelligence, enabling him/her to compromise when needed, motivate others and accept and learn from feedback
  • Problem solver by nature: Ability to identify and anticipate issues, quickly adapting to solution
  • Strong communication skills: Business level English comprehension and ability to communicate clearly, in writing and orally, with any teammate or key stakeholder regardless of technical background

Additional Information:

Here’s what else you can expect while working at Walr:

Connected Culture:

  • Casual Dress
  • Quarterly Team Strategic Planning
  • Team Lunch or Takeaway

Pension Benefits:

  • Pension Match 

Flexibility & Time Off Benefits:

  • 25 Days Paid Vacation
  • Remote Work Optionality

Professional Development Benefits:

  • Access to Learning & Development Fund
  • Promote from Within

Any questions about working at walr?

How do I apply?

Are you interested in joining a team, not just a company? Do you enjoy the thrill of no two days being alike? Are you craving the clarity and autonomy do your best work, flexibly? Then browse our open roles and apply today. We look forward to speaking with you!

What does the application process look like?

If you are ready to apply to join our Walr team, we are thrilled! Simply browse our open roles and apply by submitting your CV and via the application portal. Someone from our recruitment team will be in touch with you to discuss the next steps. Once invited to interview, our process generally takes about two weeks from the first interview to decision.

Is Walr an in-office, hybrid, or remote-first culture?

All of the above. One of our values is that we lead with trust – and we mean it. We aim to set all employees up with the right equipment, channels of communication and connection to community to empower you to do your best work wherever that may be. Our US and India teams are remote-first and our UK and Swedish teams have core offices where people can choose to work a few days a week for collaboration and team building.

If offered the role, what does the onboarding process entail?

Our Walr team is growing quickly and we prioritize a fun and thorough onboarding process to get you up to speed. Your manager will send you a details for your first day prior to your arrival, and then walk you through your onboarding packet inclusive of your training schedule, available resources and clear KPIs for your introductory period. Additionally, you’ll be introduced to your Walr buddy – there to answer any and all questions and help introduce you to your colleagues.

What should I do if I’m interested in Walr, but don’t see an open role that suits my skillset?

We are hiring for new roles all the time. Be sure to check back frequently for new vacancies that align with your skillset and career goals.

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