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Indico Capital

People Ops Specialist



People & HR, Operations
Posted on Saturday, July 8, 2023


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.

Mandatory requirements:

  • 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.

Big plus:

  • 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.