Overview

Operations Manager | Full Time | Based in Boston, MA

Reports to Finance & Operations Director

About Growald Climate Fund

We are a high-impact venture global philanthropy fund catalyzing the rapid transition to a clean energy future. We believe that philanthropy plays a key role in nurturing new climate solutions, supporting a vibrant civil society, and promoting objective research and analysis for use by governments and key NGO and foundation partners. www.growaldclimatefund.org

About You

You are a passionate operations and human resources expert. You’ve had experience creating and implementing new systems of work, or improving upon existing workflows to increase efficiency. You are adaptable and agile with systems of work, both being extremely systematic and organized while also being open and able to pivot priorities when necessary. You are dedicated to building, optimizing, and maintaining internal systems that are adaptable in the long-term.

About the Role

The Operations Manager will manage the Operational and Human Resources backbone that enables the delivery of our philanthropic programs in an efficient and timely manner. Responsibilities include:

HR Management

Ensure that Growald staff have the needed tools, resources, training, and support so they can thrive
Act as point person for Growald’s employee platform, Insperity PEO
Welcome new staff and facilitate their onboarding experience
Support the Chief of Staff to undertake annual performance reviews and ongoing performance support.
Update and maintain the HR manual and other guidelines, workflows and procedures.
Facilitate legal support of staff: visas, leave, disability, etc.
Recruitment: manage process, consultants, etc.
Manage employee benefits

Office & Systems Management (including support for remote staff)

Ensure all staff (in Brookline office and remote) have resources needed to perform their jobs
Oversees staff retreat & office gathering logistics
Order supplies for office and remote staff
Maintain a calendar of insurance and compliance renewals
Provide compliance support: reporting, updates, and other regulatory tasks
Backstop travel support & receipts management for staff via SAP Concur
Take lead on consultant contracts management
IT Administration

Act as first line of IT support and as primary liaison with IT consultants
Ensure all staff comply with strict security protocols
Train and guide staff through any new technologies or software programs, document protocols
Maintain software licenses & usage by staff
Act as point person and quality control for document management in Google Drive

Qualifications

Minimum four years experience working in an operations role
Demonstrated expertise leading HR management in an established organization
Agile and adept at learning, assessing, and building out new software, computer hardware, and IT troubleshooting
Nimble with basic software technology: Google and Microsoft Office suites, including Google Calendar, Google Docs, and PowerPoint.
A true team player: independent, collaborative, and takes a leadership role when necessary
Works well under pressure, take initiative, and is able to anticipate needs while being a creative problem-solver
Highly organized, strong administrative skills, and excellent attention to detail
Strong emotional intelligence and communication skills
Passionate about climate change and saving the planet
Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse, multicultural and international work environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity employer, we recognize the power of a diverse community and strongly encourage applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Must be authorized to work lawfully in the United States. All Growald employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Compensation

Growald Climate Fund offers competitive salaries annually benchmarked against a thousand other philanthropic nonprofit grantmaking foundations. We’re currently finalizing our 2023 salary bands including an internal equity audit, please apply or contact jobs@nrgconsultinggroup.org to speak with our recruiter about compensation!  Benefits include 100% employer paid medical and dental care, generous allowances including professional development, commuter, and work from home, an employer matched retirement plan, 13 holidays, 20-25 days of vacation, and additional paid time off including sick and parental leave. Growald offers flexible working hours, and our location in Brookline (parked in Boston’s backyard) was recently ranked 16th in the top 25 best places in the U.S. for families to live!

To Apply

Please upload your resume and complete our online application. In your application please share what motivates you to work at the Growald Climate Fund and how your experience in operations will support our goal of catalyzing the rapid transition to a clean energy future.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

NRG Consulting Group is conducting this search. Please contact jobs@nrgconsultinggroup.org with questions.