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Head of Talent Acquisition

| Greater NYC Area

Harry's needs a passionate leader who can build the Harry’s teams to meet our bold ambitions. The Head of Talent Acquisition will partner with senior leaders across the organization to define our approach to talent and create the engine to achieve this vision.

We are seeking someone who is excited about building and growing a recruiting team, thinking through the best way to structure the function and develop individual people. Our ideal candidate is an operations guru, who loves setting up new processes and creating metrics and reporting to make sure the recruiting engine is running efficiently. The Head of Talent Acquisition will also think innovatively, launching new programs to support our goals, which range from diversity initiatives to employer branding to internship programs.

You will report to the Chief People Officer and be a key leader on the People team.

What you will accomplish:

  • Structure and build a recruiting team that can hire 200+ people annually across a wide range of functions (marketing, finance, R&D, supply chain, engineering, retail)
  • Coach and mentor recruiters, coordinators and operations people to develop and grow our internal talent
  • Create and run our hiring plan process, working with senior leaders across the business and partnering closely with Finance
  • Implement a metrics based approach to ensure hiring plan is achieved efficiently, using benchmarks for planning purposes and taking a data driven approach to quickly identify and solve pain points
  • Launch new programs to support our hiring goals, from interviewer training and on-campus recruiting to innovative diversity and inclusion initiatives
  • Work with our world-class marketing team to build Harry’s employer brand

Here's who you'll work with:

  • Reporting to the Chief People Officer
  • You will work on the People team which also includes People Operations, Talent Development and Workplace Experience
  • You will partner closely with the senior leadership at Harry’s Inc, working across every function on our Harry’s / grooming brands in the US and EU. You will also help build up our recruiting capabilities in Europe

This should describe you:

  • Enterprise leader. You build strong relationships up, down and across and motivate and advise everyone around you
  • Extremely high bar for talent. You don’t compromise when it comes to hiring and inspire and teach others to do the same
  • Thoughtful and direct communicator who doesn’t shy away from honest feedback
  • Lifelong learner, seeking to improve yourself, your team, and the world around you
  • Innovator who is on the cutting edge of talent acquisition, constantly experimenting and implementing new methods
  • Team player who is not afraid to roll up their sleeves to help get things done
  • Sense of humor who takes their work seriously and themselves un-seriously

About Harry’s

Harry’s launched in 2013 with the aspiration to disrupt the men’s grooming market. We built a brand and products out of respect for quality craftsmanship, simple design, modern convenience and for guys who know they shouldn’t have to overpay for a great shave. We are able to deliver exceptional value and experiences to our customers because we are vertically integrated. From grinding steel into fine razors blades at our factory in Germany to selling our products directly to customers on our website and select retailers, we own the entire process.

We have been blown away by the customer response to our brand and today have over 3 million online customers across the US and UK and significant retail presence at Target and Walmart. We are expanding our product offering beyond shaving, most recently launching a body wash and bar soap line. Additionally, we recently launched Flamingo, which is a new brand specifically for women’s hair care and grooming.

But our ambition doesn’t stop there. Our vision is to build the next generation CPG company, investing in, building, and owning a portfolio of omnichannel modern brands across multiple categories, similar to how we’ve done it with the Harry’s brand. After raising $112M in our most recent round of funding, we plan to leverage our platform and capabilities, and partner with exceptional entrepreneurs to launch a number of new disruptive brands in new categories in the coming years. This is where you come in.

Harry’s is committed to bringing together individuals from different backgrounds and perspectives. We strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive, feel a sense of belonging, and do great work together. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination against a job applicant on the basis of their race, color, religion, veteran status, sex, parental status, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. We respect the laws enforced by the EEOC and are dedicated to going above and beyond in fostering diversity across our company.

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Location

West SoHo is cool without being pretentious, convenient and accessible, and nowhere near Times Square!

An Insider's view of Harry's

What are some social events your company does?

Inspired by the Winter Olympics, we're currently holding our own Harry's Olympics. It's completely ridiculous and incredibly fun! We also have happy hours, breakfasts, lunch and learns, and team offsites. I love joining smaller groups that connect me with people I don't work with everyday.

Maia

Senior Associate, Creative Projects

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

As Harry's expands beyond razors, we are focused on building a platform that can support multiple brands, which is transforming our technical infrastructure. We're also collaborating with our data analytics team to better understand our customers, both present and future, and serve personalized and curated experiences to them.

Natalie

Software Engineer

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Besides working in an open office (where I’m quite literally always accessible), each week my co-founder & I speak at our all-hands meeting, allowing us to openly share what’s on our minds. We host Q&As, Fireside Chats, Lunch N’ Learns, & I co-sponsor our Women’s Employee Resource Group, where I work with folks at all levels within the company.

Andy

CEO

What are Harry's Perks + Benefits

Harry's Benefits Overview

At Harry's we're committed to providing our team with a benefits package that enhances the well-being of our employees and their family, both now and in the future. Everyone has different needs, but we are happy to have benefits such as medical, dental, vision, FSA, as well as a 401K, access to Eden Health, and a quarterly wellness reimbursement. That's not to mention our bountiful snacks and catered lunch and breakfast once a week.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We participate in local events such as charitable races and local school events!
Partners with Nonprofits
Some of our partners include: Headstrong, which provides mental health care for military veterans and their families; Stop Soldier Suicide; CALM, and City Year.
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Our management team is a representation of our staff! We have a VP and C-Suite that is comprised of 50% women, and have hired from underrepresented communities throughout the leadership group.
Unconscious bias training
We partner with Paradigm to deliver yearly unconscious bias training, and supplement with the People team's own efforts.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Our FSAs are designed to stretch your dollars farther. These accounts trim off as much as 30% from your health care or dependent care costs because the money you put into an FSA comes out pre-tax.
Disability Insurance
Harry's automatically provides a certain level of coverage for you, plus you have the option to purchase additional insurance for yourself and your dependents.
Dental Benefits
We have two plans, one Standard and one Enhanced, with both plans covering preventative care at no cost.
Vision Benefits
Our vision plan has Warby Parker as an in network provider!
Health Insurance Benefits
We have three health plans based on your needs with varying deductibles, and no-to-moderate premium costs.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
We offer a variety of benefits - access to Eden Health, a Wellness Reimbursement Program, and a new fitness reimbursement program through our new medical provider.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Harry's provides our 401K through Betterment. We match 2% of contributions up to 4% of an employee's annual salary.
Company Equity
Every employee is offered a standard welcome grant of equity based on their level, with vesting over a 4 year period. Additionally, we have annual continuation grant bonus programs!
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We offer 16 weeks of paid leave for all new parents, which applies to birth, adoption, and all paths to parenthood.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
"My Time" - a flexible time-off policy that includes vacation, sick, and personal time.
Paid Volunteer Time
You have the opportunity to volunteer up to five full days per year. We also set aside 1% of sales to go back to charitable organizations and causes.
Sabbatical
A four-week, fully paid sabbatical after five years at Harry's. Unplug, unwind, and come back refreshed and ready to tackle the next big challenge.
Paid Holidays
10 company-paid holidays per year.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Our casual dress code includes jeans, our comfy Harry's hoodies, and no judgement every day of the week. Dress up, dress down, feel comfortable.
Commuter Benefits
We offer pre-tax commuter benefits through WageWorks.
Company Outings
Harry's has an annual company-wide offsite, holiday party, and other celebrations based on our big milestones!
Stocked Kitchen
Other snacks and drinks are provided, not to mention cold brew on tap.
Some Meals Provided
We provide catered breakfast every Wednesday before our company-wide Team Meeting, and catered lunch every Thursday.
Happy Hours
Join the #happyhours slack channel to plan the next casual outing!
Fitness Subsidies
We give $150 a quarter towards health and wellness.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Our CEO's Jeff and Andy host quarterly AMAs during lunch! In addition, other teams will share out what they're working on as various share-outs, beer & learns, and lunch & learns.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We have an incredible L&D program that allows you to use a yearly stipend for continuing education or other L&D-related expenses.

Additional Perks + Benefits

The best thing about Harry's is we're constantly improving based on employee feedback. Our employee engagement survey, plus consistent feedback loops with our employees means that every year we are getting better and better. In 2019 we implemented a 401k match, more transparent People processes, an L&D stipend, and much more!

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