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HR Generalist Office Manager



People & HR, Operations
Jersey City, NJ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Job Description: HR Generalist Office Manager

About goTenna:

goTenna is advancing universal access to connectivity by building the world's most intelligent and scalable mobile mesh networks. goTenna is the world's leading mobile mesh networking company, providing off-grid connectivity solutions for smartphones and other devices, as well as augmenting traditional communications networks. This technology enables mobile, long-range connectivity without cell, wifi, or satellite connectivity. goTenna's drive to create resilient connectivity began during Hurricane Sandy in 2012, when approximately a third of cell towers and power stations in affected areas failed. goTenna's products are currently used by over 300 law enforcement, military, and public safety agencies worldwide. goTenna is backed by investors, including Union Square Ventures, Founders Fund, Lockheed Martin Ventures, Comcast Ventures, MentorTech Ventures, Walden Venture Capital, and ONE9.

About the Role:

goTenna seeks a passionate, detail oriented, willing to learn and drive initiatives to fruition, HR Generalist Office Manager. We are building a team of world class talent, who can collaborate with multiple internal teams and stakeholders. You will manage our full employee life cycle, including onboarding, off boarding, HRIS administration, office operations, and employee experience. As the HR Generalist Office Manager, you will need to have a solid HR foundation, be agile, self driven, have the ability to multitask, prioritize, and be willing to take on a challenge. This position will require you to be in the office 2 to 3 times a week located in Jersey City, NJ.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Serve as a crucial point of contact to employees

  • Manage all HR administrative functions, such as

    • onboarding / offboarding,

    • benefit

    • compensation administration

    • payroll

    • performance management

    • Comply with all applicable HR laws and regulations

    • Working with IT vendor

  • Maintain compliance with local, state, and federal employment laws and regulations

  • Plan and direct employee engagement events, which promote a high-performing, inclusive, and mission-driven culture

  • Responsible for maintaining a clean, organized, and safe office space which includes:

    • Inventory ordering supplies

    • maintaining equipment

    • Catering

    • Trips

    • Budgeting

    • And more

Required skills and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

  • 3 years of Human Resources / People Operations experience

  • Experience building, maintaining and presenting HR practices

  • High emotional and social intelligence with experience fostering positive, strong relationships with diverse groups of people

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills that demonstrate a high level of professionalism

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented; you can handle multiple projects and dynamic priorities without missing a beat

  • Passionate about people and how they function together to create a valuable organization

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Preference for working in the innovative, fast-paced environment of ap

  • Love for goTenna and our mission to build a distributed communication network from the ground-up!

ITAR: U.S. Citizen or Green Card Required

Placement at the appropriate job level (entry, senior, etc) will be determined by a combination of years of experience, demonstration of proficiency in this field, and other qualifications.

Able to lift 30 lbs.

goTenna is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

goTenna Benefits:

  • Equity

  • 401(k) plan

  • Unlimited PTO

  • Parental Leave with Pay

  • Holiday pay (including December recess)

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision (We pay majority for all plans- Individual, kids, family, partner/married)

  • Life insurance

  • Pre-tax benefits

  • Short- and Long-term disability plans

  • Professional Education Stipend