HR & Talent Acquisition
People Manager

Polymath
Bogotá, Colombia

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are seeking a People Rockstar at Polymath Ventures, who will be a key agent to drive our cultural values, and build an exceptional working environment and career for all members of our company. The People Manager key goal is to develop and retain exceptional talent (through great training design & implementation, performance reviews design & implementation, organization health assessment & action plan, and much more) that stay with Polymath, happily, for many many years. 

This will be a critical role within our organization. We have grown to 40 amazing people within Polymath, and over 250 people across the Polymath group (including the ventures we have built). And, we are planning to keep growing a lot in 2021!

 

The People Manager will have five main areas of focus:

  1. Lead all HR and development activities at Polymath Ventures itself (from onboarding to keeping our staff for 10 years, and everything in between)
  2. Help the Polymath Ventures group as a whole (all Polymath organizations/ventures) develop its people (e.g. through cross-development plans between ventures).
  3. Maintain a vibrant culture with our values at the center and in which everyone feels safe, motivated, and challenged at the same time.
  4. Be a people ambassador, understand our team needs, and address them with humanity
  5. Support Talent Acquisition department

We are looking for someone that can build amazing development programs and career plans (high-level thinking), but can also manage necessary and important practices like onboarding, performance reviews, etc (detailed thinking). In that sense, we are looking for a do-it-all "unicorn", with the right mindset, raw abilities, emotional intelligence, and great attitude to succeed in this very important role. 

Other areas that the People Manager would lead: onboarding, performance reviews, career plans, mentorship programs, retention plans, events, culture. And support to Talent Acquisition team.

 

WHAT WE OFFER

We offer an exceptional learning environment, with great people from all over the world (15 countries represented right now!) working on really hard problems. We are in a highly entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment. We can offer you one of the strongest teams in Latin America, working to build new companies from scratch. Our company culture offers an international perspective, a casual, friendly office, and a spirit of performance and growth. 

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in human resources and/or talent development
  • Experience in creating and executing many types of HR practices from scratch
  • High empathy and emotional intelligence - can relate well with people from different backgrounds, build trust and solve problems in a genuine and humane way
  • Growth mindset and beginners attitude, we like people that are excited to learn a new way to think about talent in general!
  • Experienced in a collaborative startup work environment (scappy, bias towards action)
  • Complete fluency in English and Spanish

 

Location: Bogotá Colombia

Compensation: 4’000.000 - 5’000.000 COP



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About Polymath

Polymath Ventures is a company builder for emerging markets. Using a combination of business and design-thinking, Polymath creates new business ventures — from scratch, to scale massively across Latin America. Our companies address the latent needs of the growing middle class through innovative products and services.



More about Polymath
6

Fully operating companies designed, launched, and grown.

350

Talented and passionate individuals from across the globe working to build great companies.

$26M

Funding raised for our ventures.

3

countries where our companies operate