We are looking for an exceptional leader who will help us continue developing our people strategy and capabilities.

This role will be remote and will shift to in-office at our NYC HQ once normal office activity resumes. The Global Director of People will report to the Global CFO with frequent exposure to the entire leadership team.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute People Strategy around the 3 key pillars: Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, and Talent Development.
  • Lead and drive a culture that embodies Vita Coco's values while maintaining and elevating the existing People infrastructure
  • Educate, advise, and influence on organizational design, performance management, employee development, employee engagement & retention, annual performance reviews, and change management
  • Create training programs to support the learning and development of the employees
  • Enhances and/or develop, implement, and enforce People policies and procedures to support the business needs
  • Understand People policies, programs, laws, and issues and implement systems to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the People team and be accountable for team growth and success.
  • Optimize the team and process for recruiting, including team structure, recruiting KPIs, and their continuous improvement to drive the growth strategy.

Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

  • 8+ years of experience in an HR role with 4+ years of managerial experience preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and exceptional organizational skills with great attention to detail and strong solutions-oriented and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Experience creating an HR roadmap and strategy in line with company goals and strategy would be a plus
  • Comprehensive understanding of employment law and compliance, compensation, benefits, organizational development, employee relations, and training.
  • High social and emotional intelligence - you truly enjoy mentoring team members and cultivating strong relationships with all types of people.
  • Experience establishing relationships as a trusted advisor with the highest degree of integrity; exercises confidentiality and good judgment in complex and sensitive situations.
  • Flexible leader - you can operate at a highly strategic level but can also perform all tactical People related duties for the company.
  • A track record for being highly accountable and driven and relish the idea of having the opportunity to set the foundations for and directly impact the success of a talented team and fast-growing company.