VICE PRESIDENT OF TALENT AND HEAD OF PEOPLE OPERATIONS
Reporting directly to the President and having a seat on the Executive Team you will be responsible to lead all people-related initiatives, including performance management, compliance, recruiting, diversity & inclusion, retention, learning and development, and employee relations. This position requires one week of domestic travel on a monthly basis and one to two weeks of international travel on a quarterly basis (50%+ travel required).
RESPONSIBILITIES WOULD INCLUDE:
Provide vision, leadership, planning and management for strategic talent acquisition programs.
Partner and develop key relationships with business leaders, internal hiring managers, hiring teams, HR partners and other stakeholders to recommend and successfully implement innovative and effective recruitment strategies.
Work closely with the leadership team on needs assessments and workforce planning.
Leverage personal and professional networks, knowledge of talent communities, recruitment best practices and excellent judgment to counsel and guide hiring managers and HR professionals to hire the best talent.
Collaborate with the Compensation & Benefits leadership to successfully negotiate competitive pay packages based on current employee data and market trends while in alignment with company policies and budgets.
Implement proactive branding strategies to elevate Axon's reputation in the marketplace.
Manage design and output of candidate materials, recruitment advertising and marketing components to ensure consistency across all recruiting activities.
Effectively partner with external vendors (agencies, staffing firms, research companies, etc.), and internal HR stakeholders (business partners, compensation and benefits, talent management) to ensure successful execution of hiring and on-boarding processes.
Manage budgets and vendor contracts/relationships with all relevant suppliers to ensure optimal vendor performance.
Continually assess/ benchmark the competitiveness and effectiveness of all programs and practices against relevant comparable companies, industries and markets and implement necessary improvements.
Collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, regularly monitor the success of recruiting processes and develop recommendations for continuous improvement.
Enhance and foster Axon’s culture by developing programs and initiatives that unit our team to create a unified effort to achieve our mission and vision
Serve as a trusted resource to all employees, and guide them through career development and interpersonal conversations
Manage yearly open enrollment process, payroll, and benefits administration; evaluate new vendors and partners as necessary
Partner with executive team on long - term strategy and strategic growth plans
10 or more years previous experience running the People/Human Resources function within a high-growth, progressive organization
Utilize people-related data to aid in strategic decision making; develop key metrics to measure employee engagement, performance and retention
In depth understanding of People/HR best practices
Demonstrated understanding of compliance issues, including federal, state, and municipal employment laws
Experience crafting and managing compensation practices
High level of integrity and ability to use good judgement
Strong people management and coaching skills
Excellent communication skills