Head of People



People & HR
New York, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2024

🚀 About PermitFlow

PermitFlow’s mission is to streamline and simplify construction permitting in the $1.6 trillion United States construction market. Our software reduces time to permit, supporting permitting end-to-end including permit research, application preparation, submission, and monitoring.

We’ve raised a $31m Series A led by Kleiner Perkins with participation from Initialized Capital, Y Combinator, Felicis Ventures, Altos Ventures, and the founders and executives from Zillow, PlanGrid, Thumbtack, Bluebeam, Uber, Procore, and more.

Our team is remote first and consists of architects, structural engineers, permitting experts, and workflow software specialists, all who have personally experienced the pain of permitting.

What You’ll Do:

As the Head of People at PermitFlow, you will be a pivotal member of our leadership team, responsible for shaping and executing our human resources strategy to foster a vibrant and thriving workplace culture. Your role will encompass a spectrum of responsibilities, combining strategic planning, talent acquisition, employee development, and culture building.

  • Talent Acquisition and Recruitment Strategy: Spearheading the recruitment efforts to attract top talent in the industry, aligning with the company's growth objectives. Developing and implementing a comprehensive recruitment strategy to identify, engage, and onboard skilled professionals.

  • Employee Development and Training: Designing and implementing programs that enhance employee skills, foster professional growth, and contribute to a high-performance culture. Collaborating with department heads to identify training needs and ensuring continuous learning opportunities for our team.

  • Culture Building: Playing a lead role in cultivating and maintaining a positive and inclusive work environment. Developing initiatives that promote teamwork, innovation, and employee well-being. Implementing policies and practices that align with our values and contribute to a positive workplace culture. You'll drive initiatives to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion within the organization. Implementing strategies that create a workplace where all employees feel valued, respected, and supported.

  • Compliance and HR Operations: Ensuring compliance with employment laws and regulations, overseeing HR operations, and implementing best practices for HR policies and procedures. Establishing and maintaining HR systems that support the company's evolving needs.

🙌 Qualifications & Fit:

  • 5+ years of experience in talent management or a related field, preferably in the construction or SaaS industry

  • Proven track record of successfully building and leading a People team or organization, preferably in early stage startups

  • Strong communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels

💙 Benefits

  • Competitive salary and equity packages

  • Home office & equipment stipend

  • Flexible working hours & unlimited PTO

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance