HR Director at PrizePicks (Atlanta, GA)
At PrizePicks, we are the fastest growing sports company in North America, as recognized by Inc. 5000. As the leading platform for Daily Fantasy Sports, we cover a diverse range of sports leagues, including the NFL, NBA, and Esports titles like League of Legends and CS:GO. Our team of over 350 employees thrives in an inclusive culture that values individuals from diverse backgrounds, regardless of their level of sports fandom. Ready to reimagine the DFS industry together?
*This is a hybrid role based in our Atlanta HQ office.
We are seeking an experienced and strategic-minded Director of People Operations with a proven track record in leading HR functions and a deep understanding of HRIS (Human Resources Information Systems) implementation and management. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional leadership skills, a strong grasp of HR best practices, and the ability to leverage HRIS technology to optimize our human capital management processes. This role will play a pivotal part in shaping our organization's people strategy while ensuring the efficient and effective use of HRIS tools to streamline operations.
What you’ll do:
- HRIS Leadership: Lead the strategic planning, implementation, and maintenance of the organization's HRIS system. Collaborate with IT teams to ensure system integration, data security, and compliance.
- Process Enhancement: Continuously evaluate HR processes and workflows to identify opportunities for optimization and automation using the HRIS system. Streamline data collection, reporting, and analysis for informed decision-making.
- Data Integrity: Ensure accurate and up-to-date employee data within the HRIS system. Implement data quality controls, regular audits, and maintenance procedures to maintain data integrity.
- Reporting and Analytics: Develop and generate HR reports, metrics, and dashboards to provide insights into workforce trends, turnover rates, engagement levels, and other key HR indicators.
- Change Management: Guide the organization through HRIS implementation and upgrades, ensuring effective communication, training, and user adoption to maximize system utilization.
- Compliance: Stay abreast of relevant employment laws and regulations. Ensure HR policies, practices, and procedures are compliant and up to date. Oversee record-keeping and reporting related to EEO, FMLA, ADA, and other regulatory requirements.
- Team Leadership: Manage and mentor HRBPs, HR Admins, and HR Generalists, fostering a collaborative and inclusive team environment. Set clear performance expectations, provide regular feedback, and promote professional growth.
- Drive employee engagement and culture initiatives.
What you have:
- Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field. Master's degree or HR certification (e.g., SHRM-SCP, SPHR) is preferred.
- 8 + years of progressive HR experience, with at least 3-5 years in a leadership role overseeing HR functions. Proven experience in HRIS implementation, configuration, and management is essential.
- Experience working in an early-stage technology startup strongly preferred.
- In-depth knowledge of HRIS systems and their functionalities. Proficiency in data analytics and reporting tools.
- Ability to align HR initiatives with business goals and drive innovative HR solutions. Strong analytical skills to interpret HR data and trends.
- Demonstrated experience leading organizational change and managing stakeholders through system implementations or upgrades.
- Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills with a track record of building and developing high-performing HR teams.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to present complex information to various audiences.
- Proven ability to diagnose complex HR challenges, develop effective solutions, and drive results.
- Comfortable working in a dynamic environment and adjusting to shifting priorities.
Benefits you’ll receive:
In addition to your great compensation package, company subsidized medical/dental/vision coverage plans and matching 401(k), we’ll shower you with perks including:
- Break room with ping pong, endless snacks and in-office lunch once a week
- Unlimited PTO to encourage a healthy work/life balance (2 week min required!)
- Modern work schedule focused on getting the job done, not hours clocked
- Workplace flexibility
- Company and team outings, we encourage a tight-knit workplace
- Generous Maternity AND Paternity leave (16 weeks!)
- Annual bonus & stock options
- Wellness program
- Company equipment provided (Windows & Mac options)
- Annual performance reviews with opportunity for growth and career development
You must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.
PrizePicks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.