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Senior HR Manager

| Chicago
Why OppLoans?

 Strong Growth and Profitability

OppLoans has grown 1,500 percent over the last three years, with 2018 marking the third year in a row we made the Inc. 500. We have originated hundreds of thousands of loans and will surpass $125 million of annual revenue in 2018. In 2019, we’re projected to exceed $200 million, all while maintaining strong profitability. 
Customers Love Our Product
OppLoans is committed to delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. Don’t believe us? See what our borrowers are saying on Google and the BBB!
Employees Love Working Here
With a dynamic startup culture and generous benefits, we’ve attracted top talent and boast one of the happiest offices in the country. We were recently named the 3rd fastest-growing startup by Built In Chicago and are looking to hire 100 new employees in 2019. In 2018, Glassdoor named us the 6th best place to work in the nation. Check out our reviews to see why our employees love us!
What you can expect from us:
A fast-paced environment with dynamic challenge and opportunities to make impact. 
  • A commitment to professional development and support for your growth.
  • Ability to work with a team of hard working professionals who truly value excellence and providing a phenomenal customer experience.
  • A group committed to a fantastic employee experience from the very first interview to the everyday experience.
Your Opportunity:
OppLoans is seeking a Senior Manager, Human Resources to serve as the key HR Business partner for the company. As a leader on the People Team, you will build strategic partnerships to solve the toughest people and organizational challenges our business is facing including everything from employee relations to organizational design. You will also break out your operational leadership skills to manage the office and facilities for our downtown Chicago office. You will be our hero on the People Team who challenges us on how we attract, select, develop, reward, and retain talent. 
  • Coach business leaders on people strategy including team structure, organizational design, hiring, performance management, compensation, recognition, and learning development.
  • Be an advisor to business leaders on issues relating to policy interpretation and employee relations; lead investigations; build out performance management tools and processes; offer coaching techniques and support execution of performance improvement plans.
  • Advise and execute on statutory, compliance, employee relations, compensation, benefits, policies, and procedural issues across the company ensuring organizational compliance with federal, state, and local legislation on all people matters.
  • Strategically lead and drive pay-for-performance including salary planning, promotions, resource planning, and talent calibration for all functions. 
  • Proactively assess team, employee, and manager development needs to make recommendations and partner with HR team members in Talent Development, Compensation & Benefits, and Recruiting to implement the right solutions; 
  • Drive a high-performance and coaching culture. 
  • Partner with Talent Development on the analysis and interpretation of engagement survey results, identifying trends and collaborating with leaders to identify and implement action planning.
  • Conduct exit interviews to inform talent and retention strategy. 
  • Improve effectiveness and efficiency of the company’s organizational design including initiatives that break down silos and promote collaboration; ensure the right structure, talent, and processes are in place across the organization to drive business results and growth. 
  • Drive a positive employee, manager and candidate experience.
  • Analyze and communicate insights using key talent metrics to provide guidance to the business.
What you will bring to the team:
  • Minimum of 5 years of human resources experience as an HR Business Partner in a fast paced company or tech environment; Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. 
  • Strong experience in performance management, change management, and employee communications.
  • Strong business and HR acumen.
  • Experience managing cross-functional projects and initiatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach managers to use company best practices for maximum effectiveness.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Sense of urgency and a bias to action.
  • Self-motivated; able to work independently with an understanding of when to escalate issues.
  • Strong sense of accountability, ownership, and a proactive approach.
  • Confidence in handling ambiguity, impeccable judgment, and sense of pragmatism.
  • Strong influencing skills and the ability to work through conflict and resistance to identify win/win solutions. 
  • Competitive Benefits package
    • Free PPO Medical plan option with BCBS.
    • Flexible Spending accounts & Health Saving plans with employer contribution up to $500.
    • Dental, Vision, Accident coverage.
    • Disability plans & Life insurance 100% employer paid.
    • Wellness & EAP Programs.
    • CTA, Metra & parking programs.
  • Opportunities to donate to charity.
  • Fully stocked kitchen with healthy snacks & drinks available including a Bevi machine and unlimited free coffee.
  • Subsidized daily lunches. 
  • Free gym membership onsite.
  • Free shuttle passes to Metra stations. 
  • Casual dress policy. 
  • Discounted Divvy memberships & Soul Cycle classes.
  • 401(k) plan with employer match that is fully vested upon enrollment.
  • Employee and peer recognition program. 
  • Dynamic start-up culture in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Ability to make an immediate impact in a growth stage company. 
  • Flexible paid vacation policy. 
  • Intramural sports leagues.
  • Weekly office events including but not limited to: happy hours, massages, trivia & game nights, private yoga sessions, catered breakfasts & lunches, professional development seminars, fitness classes, etc.
  • Dual monitors and stand-up workstations. 
  • Convenient downtown Chicago office located in the heart of the city. 
  • Awesome panoramic office view of Millennium Park and Lake Michigan, with rooftop access. 
  • Equal opportunity employer. 
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OppLoans is located in the heart of downtown Chicago, adjacent to Michigan Avenue and across the street from beautiful Millennium Park.

What are OppLoans Perks + Benefits

OppLoans Benefits Overview

Fully stocked kitchen with healthy snacks & drinks available.
Subsidized daily lunches.
CTA & Metra benefit program.
Free gym membership.
Free shuttle passes to Metra stations.
Casual dress policy.
Discounted Divvy memberships.
401(k) match program.
Free OppLoans apparel.
Competitive salary and benefits package.
Fun, fast-paced work environment.
Employee and peer recognition program.
Dynamic start-up culture and environment.
Ability to make an immediate impact in a growth stage company.
Flexible paid vacation policy.
Free health benefit options.
Intramural sports leagues.
Weekly office events (happy hours, massages, game nights, private yoga sessions, catered
breakfasts, etc.).
Dual monitors and stand-up work stations.
Convenient downtown Chicago office located in the heart of the city.
Awesome panoramic office view of Millennium Park and Lake Michigan, with rooftop access.
Equal opportunity employer.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
OppLoans gym is a state-of-the-art fitness center free to all employees, and provides yoga, kickboxing and pilates classes on site.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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