People Ops Specialist
Barkyn delivers health and happiness to pet families around the world.
We are an ambitious, forward thinking startup on a big mission! We’re not only changing the pet market, we’re also reshaping the way the e-commerce experience should feel - human, personalized, seamless, & beautiful. We were considered one of Europe’s Top 100 Startups by Wired, Top Startup by Linkedin, and a success case by Web Summit and the British magazine Monocle.
We're creating a loved brand in Europe and this is where your story starts!
As a People Ops Specialist at Barkyn, you will play a crucial role in supporting the overall people operations function of our company. You will be responsible for assisting with various HR processes, programs, and initiatives to ensure a positive employee experience and smooth HR operations, including payroll management.
Specifically, we expect you to:
- Assist with the end-to-end employee onboarding process, including preparing offer letters, coordinating background checks, and conducting new hire orientations.
- Maintain accurate employee records and ensure data integrity in our HRIS (Human Resources Information System).
- Manage payroll for employees, ensuring accurate and timely payroll administration.
- Support the performance management process by coordinating performance reviews, tracking completion, and maintaining performance-related documentation.
- Assist with employee offboarding process, including conducting exit interviews and processing necessary paperwork.
- Respond to employee inquiries regarding HR policies, benefits, payroll, and general HR-related matters.
- Contribute to the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures.
- Support the recruitment process by coordinating interviews, conducting reference checks, and assisting with candidate communication.
- Assist in organizing employee engagement initiatives, such as team meetings, team-building activities, employee recognition programs, and wellness initiatives.
- Collaborate with Managers to address employee-related issues and provide timely support.
- Minimum 2 years of experience in HR or People Ops roles.
- Bilingual Proficiency: Fluent in both Portuguese and English, with excellent verbal and written communication skills in both languages.
- Strong knowledge of HR policies, practices, employment laws, and payroll regulations.
- Good understanding of talent acquisition, performance management, learning and development, and employee engagement strategies.
- Experience at a B2C Company: Previous experience working for a B2C company, ideally in the e-commerce industry, will be considered a strong asset.
- Experience in data analytics and reporting, with the ability to collect, analyze, and interpret HR data to drive insights and support decision-making.
- Dog Owner.