Chief People Officer

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Chief People Officer 

LogicGate is a venture-backed, Chicago-based technology company that needs YOU to help us as we continue to disrupt the wide world of GRC (governance, risk and compliance). At LogicGate, you’ll join a group of bright, welcoming people ready to learn, grow, and do the right thing for our customers.
LogicGate is recruiting for a Chief People Officer that will continue to drive growth through a talent strategy focused on hiring and developing next-level leaders. The company has grown significantly in the past six years. This leader will drive a comprehensive “People Success” strategy (after all, it’s not only about Customer Success) across a hybrid workforce with remote, flex schedule and in office teams across the US with a new international expansion focus starting in the United Kingdom.

ABOUT THE ROLE

To build on the organization’s leadership in an increasingly complex and growing field, the organization is seeking to recruit a senior executive to serve in the critical role of its Chief People Officer (CPO). The CPO is responsible for defining, building and leading a human resources strategy aligned with the organization’s business strategy and senior leadership team. 

Further, the CPO will lead the development and implementation of commercially focused Human Resources practices, policies, procedures, and programs that are aligned with the continued growth, transformation and focused impact of the company. SPECIFICALLY, the Chief People Officer will: 

  • Lead the transformation of the function from transaction-based to a proactive, business- focused HR capability known for working with leaders to define the strategy of the future. 
  • Demonstrate hands-on ownership for all total rewards initiatives, enabling the alignment of performance and rewards. This includes compensation, executive compensation, equity, benefit plans, (including health, welfare and retirement plans) and ensuring compliance and effective cost management. 
  • Build an end-to-end talent capability that supports the business’ ability to grow and provide superior outcomes within the markets served. 
  • Assess and anticipate the organization’s talent needs to best understand current and future leadership gaps and bench strength, and then design and implement a comprehensive leadership development strategy to meet future needs. 
  • Drive an impactful and aggressive recruiting function for the company. Ensure effective recruiting practices that drive hiring of the right people in all areas, including technology talent. 
  • Increase visibility of high potential talent to expand career and development opportunities. Specifically, create a multi-level mid-manager to senior leader career development program; launch programs to promote stretch/challenge assignments through lateral rotation and project-based assignments. 
  • Optimize the employment brand to establish the company as a destination for market impact and personal growth. 
  • Partner with senior leadership and other critical stakeholders to ensure any future acquisition, affiliation and/or integration processes are seamless. Ensure systems, processes and people are well-integrated, and top talent is retained. Mastery in all aspects of the M&A process, and works with deal-teams, as appropriate. 
  • Problem-solve across the company, ensuring the tough conversations are on-going and move people to a better place or a higher level of productivity. Leverages data-driven decision- making. Known for fact-based approaches to addressing employee relations and performance management. 
  • Build authentic, cooperative partnerships across the company. Develop and maintain a spirit of collaboration, meaningful feedback loops and communication across the organization. 
  • Serve as a highly commercial, financially facile HR thought partner to the Executive Team. Known for engagement across the senior leadership team facilitating quick outcomes and solving organization challenges with ease and discretion. 
  • Demonstrate a strong, visible and continued commitment to the attraction, development and retention of diverse leadership, management and employee talent. Lead DEIBs initiatives that are business-focused and impactful. 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • 10+ years combined experience serving as a strategic, growth-minded HR leader and executive with proven expertise in all the “functional chairs of HR” with classic training and process orientation derived from serving in a best-practices HR organization (or larger entity).
  • 3+ years in an HR senior leadership position helping to scale a rapidly growing technology company (from 100 employees to over 300 employees)
  • 7+ years experience managing, mentoring, and growing other team member
  • Demonstrated results in building tools and processes to drive an integrated human resources strategy across a distributed workforce, including technology talent, in a very dynamic and competitive environment. 
  • Talent leadership and mindset. Known for building an end-to-end talent management capability that foresees the future of the business and drives candidate and employee engagement. Excite succession options for individuals and engages and motivates all constituents, including millennials and diverse employees. 
  • Brings a talent agenda that includes diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging to business discussions and operating reviews, and is known for expertise in attracting, retaining and developing talent across the organization, drawing on a network of highly qualified internal and external recruiters (and knowing when each is best leveraged). 
  • Ensures effective governance. Able to manage multiple stakeholders who often have competing agendas. 
  • Depth in total rewards, and known for a practical approach to compensation, executive compensation, benefits, HR processes and operations. Mastery in building HR systems, with a strong handle on all operational aspects of HR, ensuring compliance and mitigation of risk. 
  • Knowledge and experience with change management methodologies and leading and facilitating organization/transformational change initiatives under a strong growth mandate. 
  • Experience with senior executive engagement and facilitation, builds trust and rapport quickly, and has experience serving as a confidante to multiple business leaders. Must be willing to challenge a “point-of-view” when necessary and offer alternative and constructive suggestions, particularly in influencing, defining and aligning organizational development strategies and actions. 
  • Has exceptional listening skills and successfully deals with all levels of the organization. 
  • Commitment to integrity and ethics is unflappable, with a well grounded common sense approach to doing work. A role model for the culture and values. 
  • Bachelor’s degree required; an MBA or advanced degree in Human Resources or related field, is preferred. 

What we have to offer:

  • Work Environment
    • Regular cadence of communication organization wide like monthly All Hands meetings.
    • Highly collaborative, cross functional environment leveraging all the right tools no matter your location.
    • Commitment to the growth of our employees through various frameworks including an Emerging Leaders Program.
    • Social activities (yes, even remotely!) where we can come together and celebrate all that we’ve accomplished like an amazing anniversary party or talent show!
  • Time Off; 33 business days in first year of employment
    • 16 Days PTO
    • 9 Company Holidays (Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Thanksgiving, etc.) PLUS two floating holidays annually
    • 6 Health Days (Mental & Physical)
    • Equitable Parental Leave Policy 
  • Healthcare
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield for Medical, Dental and Vision 
    • LogicGate covers 80% of employee premiums
  • 401(k) Match Program
  • Partial ownership of company through stock options

Here are just a few things we’ve been up to recently:

  1. We’ve secured $40M in total funding to help us continue our mission
  2. We earned our placement as the #1 GRC Solution on the G2 Grid —an honor we’ve received many times over!
  3. We were included on Built In Chicago’s list of Best Small Companies to Work For in 2020, Crain's Chicago Business 2020 Best Places to Work and Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces 2020 !

 


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Technology we use

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Location

We're located in River North with tons of trendy restaurants and bars. We're steps away from the brown line and a quick walk to red and blue line.

An Insider's view of LogicGate

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The culture at LogicGate is always about “The team, the team, the team”. Everyone comes into work ready to make a positive impact on their work and the people they interact with. There is a big “open door” policy at LogicGate, which allows for employees from different teams to walk up to anyone, ask questions, and think collaboratively together.

Tyler

Software Engineer

What does your typical day look like?

As the Head of Strategic Alliances, everyday is unique! I am responsible for developing and building our channel partner ecosystem. I manage the relationships with our strategic partners who may be consulting firms, integration partners or associations. I love what I do and it’s a journey filled with innovation and iteration!

Megan

Head of Strategic Alliances

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

We are constantly seeking to test, learn, and iterate upon ideas to find the best solutions to the challenges we face as a company. We listen intently as a leadership team to each individual in the company - and we appreciate that if we all are aligned on our vision, the best ideas will bubble up to the top.

Jon

Chief Product Officer

How does the company support your career growth?

Working at a high growth startup presents a lot of opportunities for all employees because there is so much to do. Personally, the cross-functional experience I am getting at LogicGate is helping me grow and expand my skillsets in areas that I have always been interested in.

Dominick

Sales Engineer

What are LogicGate Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
LogicGate participates in an annual, company-wide service day. This year, we partnered with Junior Achievement and had students from a local high school visit us for workshops and networking session.
Partners with Nonprofits
LogicGate partners with nonprofits such as Junior Achievement and Beyond Sports.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
LogicGate has several internal teams, including an Employee Engagement Team to plan fun, social events afterwork. We also have a service team that regularly shares local volunteering opportunities.
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
BCBS-IL
Vision Benefits
BCBS-IL
Health Insurance Benefits
BCBS-IL
Life Insurance
BCBS-IL
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Our Employee Engagement team planned an internal fitness class taught by our very own teammates, who are fitness trainers in their free time! Teammates also regularly workout together after work.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
We are excited to launch our new 401(K) Matching Program in January 2020.
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Commission and Bonus plans are included in our competitive compensation package.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
In additional to our full-pay leave for both primary and secondary parents, we offer "flex weeks" to be used the first year of the child's life to help parents transition back to working full-time.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
We call these Mental and Physical Heath days because we know both are important to our employees' well-being.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
We offer snacks, coffee, and sparkling water. On Fridays, we enjoy wine and beer from the keg!
Some Meals Provided
We provide breakfast at the end of each quarter. Employees get free lunch on Wednesday! We also give a stipend to our remote employees, so they can enjoy their free lunch too!
Happy Hours
We have happy hours in our office each Friday!
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
We provide a monthly allowance to employees that can be used for fitness and health, education, family and lifestyle, or charity.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
We give each employee an annual budget for professional development opportunities such as
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer each employee an annual budget for continuing education.
Time allotted for learning
We hold "Open Gyms" on Friday afternoons to educate employees about our product and place in the market.

Additional Perks + Benefits

Our mission is to invest in the wellness and growth of LogicGate employees by offering an inclusive program that covers the diverse needs of each family and household. To do this, we created a Flex Rewards Program, giving each employee a month budget to be used for any Fitness and Health, Education, or Family and Lifestyle needs.

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