Head of Human Resources

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ThinkMarkets is seeking a Head of Human Resources to join our Chicago team. The Head of Human Resources will be a dynamic leader who aligns and executes HR strategy to influence business success. This role will be instrumental in shaping our culture, supporting our business strategies, and developing the talent pipeline necessary to make an impact on ThinkMarkets’ global strategic growth. The ideal candidate will be a process-driven individual with strong hands on experience establishing HR best practices and programs, who also has extensive experience within HR at a financial services or trading company.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide direction and consultation on emerging trends and evolving recruiting practices for talent in technology and financial services
  • Lead a Human Resources team focused on driving accountability
  • Own the talent management life-cycle with proactive workforce planning, talent acquisition, performance management, organizational design, and employee experience
  • Implement rigor and discipline into the recruiting process, supporting their growth and development, and shaping their strategies and team alignments
  • Guide management and employee actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, on-boarding procedures, and workforce guidelines
  • Communicate and enforce organizational values throughout the global workforce
  • Develop and utilize metrics and reporting to ensure productivity and effectiveness of recruiting efforts
  • Manage and administer the various HR functions such as recruitment, compensation, learning and development, employee relations, record keeping, payroll, and compliance
  • Develop and maintain a strong, interactive relationship with all HR team members, assisting with their professional development

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Human Resources or related
  • 7+ years of progressive Human Resources professional experience with evidence of aligning HR strategy to business strategy
  • Experience in HR at a financial services, FinTech, or trading company is a must have
  • Strong functional leadership with team skills to support the business
  • Proven leadership, project management and time management skills
  • Ability to develop strong relationships and work with senior level executives
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills
  • Solid business acumen, management reporting, and problem-solving skills
  • Able to exercise sound judgment and observe the highest degree of confidentiality
  • Able to travel globally as needed
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule

*Please attach a cover letter along with your resume.*

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Location

We are in the financial district of the city, located in the UBS Tower. We welcome others who would like to master the latest in tech with us.

An Insider's view of ThinkMarkets

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We're definitely a hardworking bunch, and we're very passionate about what we do. The culture is dynamic and collaborative, and there's always something to work on which helps the day fly by!

Ashley

Executive Assistant to the CEO

What does your typical day look like?

We start the day with a web call summarizing portfolio risks, exposures & order flow with our teams in Dubai & London. We track, measure, & report any trade issues with our clients; we’re always aware of changes in the risk profile of the firm portfolio. We're constantly checking on pricing, liquidity & execution across all our product offerings.

Pat

Head of Options

What makes someone successful on your team?

Above all, having passion for what you do will make an individual successful in any position! Specifically here at ThinkMarkets, we value a collaborative and innovative mindset to make our team run the most efficiently.

Theresa

Office Manager

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

At ThinkMarkets, ideation that challenges the norm and status quo is embraced! We prioritize growth and innovation to drive the business forward. As a Marketing Team, our mission is to bring the brand personality to life across the globe with a lean methodology that enables ThinkMarkets to proactively and constantly drive progress and efficiency.

Rich

Head of Performance Marketing

What projects are you most excited about?

It's amazing to design a web-based trading platform, providing users with the most effortless and exciting trading experience! I enjoy collaborating with a team of professional and smart co-workers, whose expertise in different domains solve user problems, fuel creativity, gain industry value, and shoot for more exciting outcomes for the company!

Athens

UI/UX Designer

What are ThinkMarkets Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
ThinkMarkets covers up to 85% of transit costs and the remaining balance can be deducted from paychecks pre-tax.
Stocked Kitchen
We have an espresso and coffee machine, tea, and snacks stocked in our kitchen!
Some Meals Provided
Free lunch catered in on Fridays!
Fitness Subsidies
ThinkMarkets provides $65 a month to each employee to use towards gym memberships or classes (yoga, barre, kick-boxing, etc.) to promote a healthy lifestyle!
Professional Development Benefits
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