Talent Manager

| Greater NYC Area
Isn’t it time you did something for yourself?
We think so, too. That’s why we want you to come Be Your Own CEO at Unacast.
At Unacast, we believe that unlocking the black box of human mobility data is the key to to advancing innovation. That's why we’re building the Real World Graph® to provide a truly transparent and accurate understanding of the real world.
It's literally uncharted territory, which means a sense of adventure is a must. Want to come along?
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We’re hiring! We are now looking for a Talent Manager to join us in our New York City offices.
The position
Unacast is entering its rapid-growth phase, from 30 employees to over 100 in a year plus and we are mindful that this process needs to be guarded carefully - to both protect our unique culture and to evolve it as new employees join us. To steer us through this challenging and exciting time we are inviting a Talent Manager to come onboard the company and manage the people-side of one of the most ambitious global tech companies in the world.
Your main hub will be at our Manhattan offices, but you are free to work from anywhere you want as long as you get things done, and to take all the vacation you need. You’ll also have the opportunity to work out of our Oslo, Norway offices for periods of time, and you can expect to travel there at least a couple of times every year. Speaking of Oslo, Unacast is firmly rooted in Scandinavian work principles where we avoid middle managers and red tape. Rather we organize ourselves in smaller teams that has the mandate to decide on their own strategies and effectuate accordingly.
To us, innovation is the ability to tackle the challenges we don't currently know we have before someone else does it. For that reason, we acknowledge that we need a diverse team with different backgrounds and experiences. If you feel that your knowledge can help us get to the next level, we'd love to speak to you.

Responsibilities

  • Lead all of Unacast´s hiring and talent scouting processes
  • Develop and execute Unacast´s onboarding strategy
  • Help locate competence gaps and fill those gaps through future recruiting
  • Build and develop Unacast´s employee branding strategies
  • Help cultivate and grow the unique Unacast company culture
  • Ensure that we all have a good time while conquering the world
  • Be the link between all the existing and future Unacastles in the world
  • Participate in management meetings where needed
  • In charge of employee administration, like vacation, pension, insurance, handbooks
  • In short, you will be the hub of the company

Requirements

  • Degree from organizational psychology, economy, or more marketing oriented educations
  • Extensive experience from HR roles
  • In-depth knowledge about legal aspects related to HR
  • Extensive experience from building recruitment- and onboarding strategies
  • Management experience
  • Experience from growth companies in tech is a plus

--- Who is Unacast? Verified, actionable data facilitates fundamental insights in industries such as research, finance, advertising technology, city planning, transportation, and artificial intelligence. Location data is a key component, the core intelligence, that creates value for the players in these industries. Unacast is leader in transparent, contextualized location data. Like Google indexed the web, Unacast is indexing the physical world through The Real World Graph®, designing products that merge multiple types of data on human mobility to empower companies and individuals alike to make smarter decisions. Unacast is a fast-growing Nordic company based on Nordic values with offices in Oslo and NYC (and soon in London), and featured in everything from Techcrunch, Fast Company to Venturebeat and Business Insider. We were named «10 Northern European Startups To Follow In 2016» and also awarded the Best New Nordic Company and Best IoT Startup at the Nordic Startup Awards. Recently Inc. Magazine covered us as “The startup that just might threaten Google”. We have strong revenue growth and have in the last three years raised close to $25m in venture funding to fuel global expansion into new verticals and geographies. Read more on our company and culture at https://careers.unacast.com/

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • FluxLibraries
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Neo4jDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • SQLiteDatabases
    • Google BigQueryDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • TrelloManagement
    • WebflowCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • LinkedInLead Gen

Location

Unacast is in the heart of New York, bustling Midtown East. Conveniently located, we are just a hop away from the BDFM, NQRW, 6 and Grand Central.

An Insider's view of Unacast

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Unacast really embraces the fact that employees have full lives outside of their jobs. We're encouraged to take time off, unplug and put family, friends and health first. Being trusted to make the right decisions on the job and encouraged to have a life outside of work makes a huge difference in morale!

Rachel

Senior Director Marketing

What projects are you most excited about?

I’m most excited about working across teams with full transparency to figure out uncharted territories for new industries where Unacast’s data can add value and solve problems.

Jessica

Senior Director of Sales & Strategy for New Verticals

How does the company support your career growth?

Unacast has always valued my own career goals and has allowed me to take on projects that interest me and help drive me towards those goals. They've created a space where I can tackle new cutting-edge projects that stretch my own expertise, while also providing me with the necessary guidance to reach my objectives.

Alec

Data Analyst

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

One of the key values at Unacast is “Be your own CEO” – we want people to be in charge and take decisions, not wait for direction or approval. If you were the CEO, what would you do? We truly believe this is gives our employees more freedom, limited rules and fosters creativity.

Thomas

CEO & Co-Founder

What's something quirky about your company?

At Unacast we don't wear shoes in our office! It is just one of the Norwegian values that our founders brought over with them when they opened our New York office. It makes the office more comfortable and it promotes the feeling that when we are at work, we can feel like we are at home.

Linda

Project Manager

What are Unacast Perks + Benefits

Unacast Benefits Overview

We value our team, and we believe that great benefits are crucial to building a healthy company and working culture. That’s why we offer excellent health insurance, unlimited vacation, opportunities for global travel, and maternity and paternity leave for new parents. Want to know more about our full list of benefits and why we believe them to be important? Check out handbook.unacast.com

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

We have no shoes-policy at our offices, we are going to make sure your sock game is strong by giving you an annual amount to impress us with your socks. We look forward to see your sock fashion sense!

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