Global Head of People

  • Polygon
  • Dec 21, 2021

Job Description

What is Polygon?
Polygon is the leading platform for Ethereum scaling and infrastructure development. Its growing suite of products offers developers easy access to all major scaling and infrastructure solutions: L2 solutions (ZK Rollups and Optimistic Rollups), sidechains, hybrid solutions, stand-alone and enterprise chains, data availability solutions, and more. Polygon’s scaling solutions have seen widespread adoption with 3000+ applications hosted, 1B+ total transactions processed, ~100M+ unique user addresses, and $5B+ in assets secured.
The Role
Polygon has the ambition to become a truly global project and play a significant role in the web 3.0 revolution. To achieve this, we need the right people and talent coming together. We are lucky to attract the best talent in the web 3.0 space, both technical and business. However, the team is growing at a tremendous pace growing from mere 25 members six months ago to 150+ right now.We need a leader who can help us build the people team and operations to enable it to become a truly global project.
Duties/Responsibilities:• Establishing policies and best practices for the organization, administering benefits, and managing the HR and Recruitment team.• Responsible for performance management and personnel compliance with full-time/contract employees.• Establish and implement HR efforts that effectively communicate and support the project's mission.• Develop HR plans and strategies to support the achievement of the overall business and technical operations objectives.• Function as a strategic advisor to the core team regarding key organizational and management issues. • Work collaboratively with executive management, line managers, HR team, and other stakeholders to build a culture of excellence and innovation.• Manage employee relations issues, including coordinating and engaging HR staff.• Manage the recruiting, selection process, and onboarding processes. Work with management to ensure the selection of suitable candidates for all positions.• Develop comprehensive strategic recruiting and retention plans and lead the global recruitment team.• Provide overall leadership and guidance to the HR function by overseeing talent acquisition, career development, succession planning, retention, training, leadership development, compensation, and benefits globally.• Other HR related tasks and initiatives.

What you need to succeed:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to influence and build credibility at all levels and establish collaborative working relationships.
  • Sense of ownership and ability to lead the team
  • Excellent organizational skills, team building, and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills
  • Strong interest and curiosity in the Web 3.0 space

Education and Experience:

  • Experience leading a Global HR team with 3+ years
Benefits:Work from anywhere (Remote first)Flexible working hoursFlexible vacation policyCompetitive Salary + Token bonus (portion or all can be paid in Crypto) 
Polygon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.
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