Head of People at R2

Posted on: 06/12/2022

Location: (REMOTE)

full time

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**Who we are:** At R2, we believe that small and medium businesses are the productive engine of society. Small and medium businesses (SMBs) make up over 90% of companies in Latin America, yet they face a trillion-dollar credit gap. Our mission is to unlock SMBs’ potential by providing financial solutions that are tailored to their needs. We are reimagining the financial infrastructure of Latin America - where SMBs financial needs are satisfied without ever having to go to a bank. R2 enables platforms in Latin America to embed financial services that SMBs can then leverage (starting with revenue-based financing and buy now pay later for business customers). We are a tight knit team coming from organizations such as Google, Nubank, Uber, McKinsey & Co., Mercado Libre, Globant, J.P. Morgan, Clip, and Ualá. We are backed by world-class investors such as Gradient Ventures (Google’s AI-focused fund), General Catalyst, Y Combinator, Femsa Ventures, PayU, among others. As Head of People, we’re looking for a leader with a founder mentality who will create an HR strategy, lead a People team and play a key role in building out a world-class team and technology company. You will spearhead our efforts to take R2 from 24 to 90+ people this year and 150+ the next year and you will be key in shaping R2’s core values and culture as we continue to scale and ensure that we attract and retain top talent. You will get your hands dirty and work directly with R2’s founders and management team, reporting directly to R2’s Co-Founder and CEO, Roger Larach. **What you’ll work on:** * Lead the creation and development of a best-in-class People department. * Build and lead the People team, including (i) Talent Acquisition, (ii) People Operations, and (iii) People Experience. * Develop the R2 Journey and advocate People strategies and solutions into the business, champion initiatives that support culture, behaviors, and engagement goals, and provide comprehensive communication and change management. * Coach managers on tactical People processes as well as interventions involving leadership development and change management. * Own all aspects of people compliance including Federal, State, and local labor laws and regulations, as well as leading and ensuring best practices within our R2 policies and programs. * Analyze data across a variety of sources to identify trends, patterns, and areas of opportunity. * Foster strong cross-functional relationships with Finance, Legal & Compliance, broader People team, and other stakeholders to drive efficiencies and simplify workflows. **Who you are:** * You have 7+ years of relevant People. HR, and/or Operations experience in a high-growth start-up/fast-paced environment. * You have experience building and growing high-performing teams * You have experience working in different People strategies, have project management skills, and a track record of success in bringing highly complex, cross-functional projects to completion. * You have an agile mindset. * You have proven expertise in analyzing people-centric data and building data-driven action plans for employee success, development, and engagement, and partnering with leadership to implement change. * You have a strong written and verbal communication skills in English & Spanish * You have a high level of attention to detail while also being able to keep sight of the bigger picture. If interested, please send your resume to Rocío Rocha: rocio.rocha at r2.co