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HR and Operations - Generalist

Parspec

Parspec

People & HR, Operations
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024
Join Us in Revolutionizing the Construction Industry
Parspec is transforming how $5 trillion in building construction products are sold annually around the world by digitizing and organizing the industry’s product data. By making this data more accessible and useful, our digital platform enables designers and builders to quickly identify the right products for their projects and helps the supply chain to generate new leads and close deals faster. These benefits are enabled by proprietary AI and workflow automation technology.
Founded in 2021, Parspec has raised over $11M in seed financing from leading deep tech and construction industry investors to achieve its ambitious mission, including Innovation Endeavors (founded by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt). We invite you to be at the forefront of innovation for one of the oldest and largest industries in the world!
Parspec is helmed by technologists and construction supply chain veterans with a common passion to digitally transform our industry:
Leadership
Parspec is helmed by technologists and construction supply chain veterans with a common passion to digitally transform our industry:
FOUNDERS:
- Forest Flager (Co-Founder & CEO) - Former Director of Software at Katerra and Stanford University faculty member; Stanford BS, PhD. MIT MEng. Harvard MDes.
- Pratyush Havelia (Co-Founder & CTO) - Construction-tech engineering leader for 8+ years; Stanford MS & MEng, IIT-R B.Tech.
India Leadership:
- Sharique Arshi (Lead Software Architect) - 10+ years of experience in software engineering with distributed systems, architecture design, microservices; IIT-G B.Tech.
- Saurabh Khemka (AI Lead) - 8+ years of industrial experience in large scale model building and deployment, PhD in Neuroscience - Switzerland, IIT-R B.Tech.
- Abhijit Mitra (Lead Frontend Engineer) - Spent 8+ years building highly scalable web applications, monorepo, micro-frontend architecture; ex-Tekion; Gauhati University B.Tech.
- Anjali Sinha (Product Manager) - a seasoned product leader with 7+ years of experience in project & product management, operations strategy, and analytics; National University of Singapore - M.Tech
- Sameer Kulkarni - 7+ years of experience across a number of HR and Operations roles including learning and development, organizational development and project management; SPPU - Masters in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
ROLE SUMMARY
As an early member of the HR and Operations team, you will play a key role in developing and implementing high impact people operations practices that attract, retain and reward top engineering and product talent. You will be charged with exciting responsibilities that further the firm’s culture and contribute to actively developing the firm’s human capital.
You will:
- Aid in developing Parspec’s strategy of attracting and retaining the best talent in the market while actively interviewing candidates and program managing the recruitment process in partnership with engineering and product stakeholders
- Regularly deploy mechanisms such as 1:1s and pulse surveys to be on top of employee sentiment and suggest research based interventions as required
- Aid and support the quarterly performance management process at Parspec while displaying acute attention to detail and execution excellence
- Maintaining and updating records of team members in the HRIS
- Deliver high quality reports to leadership on key people metrics regularly
- Aid in developing the initial learning and development offerings of the firm
- Provide general HR support and answering team member queries regarding HR policies and procedures
This is an exceptional opportunity to bring an entire industry to the forefront of the digital age, and we are excited to work together with like-minded and ambitious individuals like you to realize this potential.
WHO YOU ARE
You are passionate about working in a fast paced, dynamic, friendly team and are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity to build a top-tier product. You agree with the following:
- You are detail-oriented and meticulous, but also understand the importance of rapid iteration in an agile development environment
- You are knowledgeable about how digitization & automation has impacted other industries and are excited to find new applications for technology in construction
- You love to learn and are especially good at picking up new concepts quickly
- You are self-driven and take pride in your work
- You are willing to occasionally make yourself available outside regular IST working hours to accommodate collaboration with a globally distributed team
- You possess minimum 3 years of relevant experience across key fields of people operations, specifically in recruitment and employee engagement;
- You can consistently demonstrate clear and concise written as well as verbal communication
- You are comfortable in handling ambiguous problem statements and display the presence of mind and quick thinking to break it down into smaller, solvable chunks
- You possess the ability to “figure out” solutions when you hit a roadblock; you can view new tasks as opportunities to learn and upskill
- You have a proven track record of seamlessly managing multiple competing priorities as well as multiple sets of stakeholders (preferably within engineering and product teams)
- You have hands on experience with tools such as Lever and Keka and have used JIRA as well as Confluence in the past for project management
- You have successfully managed confidential information previously and are sensitive towards risk management
WHAT DOES YOUR ARSENAL LOOK LIKE
Required:
- Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in a fast paced environment
- You are in located in Bengaluru and can report to office 2-3 times a week at our office in Koramangala
- Strong conceptual understanding of employee lifecycle within an organization, from hire to retire
- Experience with driving scaled hiring programs, with the ability to carry out hiring for certain critical positions end to end
- Experience with driving employee engagement charters including learning interventions and managing employee relations
- Ability to deliver clean, excellent and well thought out reports to the leadership team on key human capital metrics
- Ability to lead an initiative from concept to operation, navigating all stages and roadblocks on the way
Preferred but Optional
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology OR a MBA with a specialization in HR with excellent critical thinking and analytical skills
- Experience working with engineering and product based stakeholders
- Experience of working in fast paced startup environments
- Understanding of basic employer branding concepts
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
As an integral part of building Parspec from the ground up, you will share in our success. We offer:
- Highly competitive salary and benefits
- Company equity
- Flexible hours
- Hybrid work setup
- Unlimited PTO
- Health insurance for family and dependents (parents, spouse and children)
- Opportunity to grow with a rapidly scaling company addressing a large market ripe for digital transformation
THE PARSPEC ETHOS
At Parspec, we lead from every seat. Our team members are self-starters that embrace ambiguity, think big, and bring their own uncompromising standards of excellence. We embrace diversity with a belief that different backgrounds, ideas, and skillsets result in better outcomes. Parspec does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
Parspec encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQIA, people with disabilities, veterans and those with diverse life experiences.