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People Operations Manager

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El trabajo se debe realizar en o cerca de Estados Unidos
Publicado hace 18 días

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Tipo de contrato
A Tiempo Completo
Fecha de inicio
1 de julio de 2024
Fecha límite de postulación
1 de julio de 2024
Nivel de Experiencia
Mando intermedio
USD $83.012 - $86.688 / año


Lead payroll, benefits, leave, and compliance processes while contributing to a positive employee experience

The Good Food Institute (GFI) is a nonprofit think tank working to make the global food system better for the planet, people, and animals. Alongside scientists, businesses, and policymakers, GFI’s teams focus on making plant-based, fermentation-enabled, and cultivated meat delicious, affordable, and accessible. Powered by philanthropy, GFI is an international network of organizations advancing alternative proteins as an essential solution needed to meet the world’s climate, global health, food security, and biodiversity goals.

How You Will Make a Difference 

In this role, you will have the opportunity to manage day-to-day People Operations responsibilities at GFI, including but not limited to payroll, compensation, benefits, compliance, leaves of absence, and administrative management of the full employee lifecycle. The People Operations Manager will be responsible for:

  • Processing bi-weekly multi-state payroll in ADP Workforce Now accurately and timely and serving as the main Administrator for ADP.
  • Managing GFI’s employee benefits program, including identifying and reviewing options, overseeing the open enrollment process and changes, and auditing benefits files and invoices.
  • Developing SOPs and policies, managing employee handbook updates, and ensuring People Operations documents and guides (e.g., the Compensation and Benefits Policy) are updated and comply with local, state, and federal requirements as well as GFI cultural practices.
  • Overseeing onboarding, employee changes, and offboarding processes, including customizing and fulfilling tasks in ADP as well as checklists in Asana, GFI’s designated project management platform. 
  • Leave and disability administration, including reviewing requests for reasonable accommodation.
  • Overseeing 401(k) plan compliance and administration, and serving on the GFI 401(k) committee with the Senior Finance Manager and Vice President of Operations.
  • Directly managing the People Operations Coordinator, including but not limited to training, development, and performance management.
  • Providing guidance and support to employees through the People Operations team inbox in collaboration with the People Operations Coordinator, answering questions and addressing any concerns.
  • Monitoring employment law requirements in all locations where GFI U.S. has employees and ensuring GFI is in compliance with local, state, and federal law.
  • Staying up-to-date on best practices in People Operations and compliance and proactively sharing relevant updates to the People Operations team and other employees as applicable.
  • Completing all reporting requirements such as EEO-1 and pay data reporting.
  • Collaborating closely with the Director of Finance and Operations to remain compliant with state withholding, unemployment, and local tax account regulations and reporting requirements, including liaising with ADP as needed. 
  • Participating in periodic pay equity review processes in collaboration with the Director of People Operations, including preparation of planning processes and analysis of compensation and benchmarking data.
  • Managing vendor relationships such as with ADP, Gallagher (benefits services), Cigna (medical and dental), Principal (vision, life, disability), Ameriflex (FSA / HSA / DCA / COBRA), Magellan (EAP), JOON (Lifestyle Spending Account), The Noble Group (401(k)), Tracker I-9, and Verified First (background checks).
  • Including benefits, wellness, payroll, compliance, and training and development updates in the weekly Collaborative Assistance Team (CAT) Newsletter.
  • Ensuring maintenance of employee files and retention of People Operations records.
  • Providing training to employees and supervisors on People Operations related topics such as benefits, payroll, compliance, and policies.
  • Partnering with other members of the People Operations team, including the People and Culture Manager, People Operations Coordinator, and Senior Talent Acquisition Manager, and providing back-up support when necessary.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Who We’re Looking For 

An ideal candidate for the People Operations Manager position will have experience that reflects the following:

  • At least 5 years of progressive People Operations experience including management experience.
  • Prior supervisory experience mentoring, training, and developing at least one direct report.
  • People Operations certification (SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP; PHR/SPHR) or a commensurate combination of education and experience.
  • An expert-level of knowledge about federal, state, and local laws and regulations related to People Operations.
  • Extensive experience processing payroll through ADP Workforce Now and expertise in administration in ADP.
  • Prior benefits, 401(k), and leave management experience. Must have in-depth knowledge about related laws and regulations, as well as a strong understanding of how to process payroll in relation to them and the state where the employee works in.
  • Prior experience conducting engaging training for supervisors and employees.
  • Previous People Operations experience supporting a primarily remote workforce within a multi-state employer is strongly preferred.
  • Lifestyle Spending Account (LSA) administration and payroll taxes processing experience is a plus and experience working with JOON is a strong plus.
  • Excels in working collaboratively across departments and thrives in a team-oriented environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, and project management skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion.
  • Google Workspace experience is a plus (Docs, Meet, Sheets, Slides).
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and to building an inclusive workplace where everyone feels like they belong.
  • Comfort working remotely and in a rapidly growing and evolving organization.
  • Strong support for GFI’s philosophy and mission; demonstrated interest in plant-based & other alt proteins, public health, environmentalism, climate change, animal protection, or hunger relief.
  • A commitment to GFI’s values: believe change is possible, do the most good we can, share knowledge freely, act on evidence, and invite everyone to the table.

We want the best people and we don’t want biases holding us back. We use a third-party anonymizing tool to redact personal information from submitted applications — including name, location, contact details, and several other factors — to reduce bias and increase fairness in our process. We strongly encourage people of every race, color, orientation, age, gender, origin, and ability to apply. Since we value a diverse workplace, we prioritize an inclusive climate absent of discrimination and harassment during the application process and after you join the team. 

Research indicates that men tend to apply for jobs when they meet just 60% of the criteria, while women and people from other marginalized groups only apply if they are a 100% match. If you are passionate about GFI’s mission and think you have what it takes to be successful in this role even if you don’t check all the boxes, please apply. We’d appreciate the opportunity to consider your application. 

The Fine Print

  • Terms of employment: Full-time, exempt
  • Reports to:  Lauren Wollin-Ramirez, Director of People Operations
  • Location: Remote; United States 
  • Travel: Up to two weeks per year for organization retreats (reasonable accommodations for and exemptions from organization retreats considered on a case-by-case basis).
  • Benefits: Working from home, full medical coverage, optional dental and vision packages, a 401(k) plan with employer match, flexible holiday and vacation plans, lifestyle spending account, opportunity for advancement, respectful managers, and supportive colleagues. More information here:
  • This is a U.S.-based position: In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. 
  • COVID vaccination policy: GFI requires all US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination will be requested before the start of employment. GFI will consider requests for accommodations or exemptions from this policy on a case-by-case basis, in accordance with applicable laws. More information here:
  • Salary: $83,012.54 - $86,688.16 (depending on experience and qualifications)

Important Dates

Application deadline: July 1, 2024

Anticipated start date: On or around August 15, 2024

Lead payroll, benefits, leave, and compliance processes while contributing to a positive employee experience

The Good Food Institute (GFI) is a nonprofit think tank working to make the global food system better for the planet, people, and…


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