Head of People

Tesseract Health

Tesseract Health

People & HR
Guilford, CT, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Who We Are

Join us on our mission to democratize access to the abundance of health information in the human eye! Here at identifeye HEALTH Inc., we’re pioneering a new branch in diagnostics between laboratory medicine and radiology, that will enable regular non-invasive health monitoring for both ocular and systemic diseases.

We believe in empowering the individual by building approachable and intuitive products to provide personalized health insights to each and every patient. Our products are portable, affordable, easy to use and connected devices for early disease detection and monitoring.

We are born from 4Catalyzer - a rapidly growing health-tech incubator founded by Dr. Jonathan Rothberg, an award-winning scientist and highly successful serial entrepreneur. We are fostering a culture of technical excellence where you have the opportunity to learn, explore and see your ideas come to life.

Joining identifeye HEALTH is the opportunity to redesign the future of healthcare through the power of technology. We are here to solve real-world problems and maximize global impact, motivated by the idea that our products will change lives, including the ones of people you love.

What We Live By

  • Prioritize the Patient - We make products that remove barriers between quality care and the people who need it
  • Data-Driven Decisions - We search for the best solutions; objective, backed by data, and optimized for speed, simplicity and scale
  • Support Each Other - We celebrate the ideas and contributions of our teammates and recognize that we can only succeed as a team, and when each person feels heard and valued
  • Simplify - We build intuitive solutions to simplify patient care

What You Will Be Doing

As identifeye HEALTH’s Head of People, you will play a pivotal role in elevating our company culture, fostering high performing teams and optimizing our people operations to support business objectives. We’re looking for a dynamic and people-first leader, who brings a passion for adding value, leading through change and empowering teams to be their best selves and do their best work.

You’ll execute all Human Resources (HR) functions and operations, with a focus on designing and implementing solutions that elevate performance, engagement and employee wellbeing. We’re looking for a strategic thinker and compassionate leader, with an innate ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

As part of our team, your core responsibilities will be to:

  • Develop and execute best-in-class HR strategies aligned with identifeye’s objectives and culture, proactively identifying solutions to address gaps and implementing action plans to influence change and drive improvements
  • Lead and deliver initiatives centered around enhancing the overall employee experience, driving engagement and building high performing teams
  • Build strong relationships with identifeye teams to understand their objectives, challenges and overall strategy. Serve as a strategic business partner, providing coaching and mentorship to effectively solve problems, mitigate risks and drive successful business outcomes.
  • Champion our company culture and values, ensuring they are integrated into all aspects of life at identifeye. Shape and steward our culture and employee experiences that will attract, inspire, and retain top talent.
  • Lead and mentor the People Operations team, fostering a values-centered lens on employee support, initiatives, and business partnership
  • Lead and manage organizational goal setting, performance management/reviews and total rewards programs
  • Manage employee benefits, including annual enrollment process, liaising with benefit plan vendors and addressing employee questions and issues
  • Develop and implement training and professional development programs to support employee growth, career advancement and support organizational goals
  • Serve as a trusted advisor on all facets of the employee experience; leading through change, navigating complex challenges and creating win-win scenarios for our team
  • Support the People Operations team with the end-to-end recruiting, hiring, and onboarding process for new hires, ensuring a seamless and best in class experience
  • Work closely with Payroll/Accounting PEO to maintain the integrity and confidentiality of HRIS data and employee records
  • Oversee the People Operations budget, including regular tracking, forecasting and managing vendor relationships
  • Stay current on employment laws, regulations, and compliance requirements, ensuring all practices adhere to legal standards

What We Are Looking For

Baseline Skills, Experiences, & Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or a related discipline
  • 10+ years progressive experience in HR/People Operations functions
  • 5+ years experience in leading high performing HR/People Operations functions and teams, cultivating a people-centric culture and value-driven mindset
  • Proven track record of providing strategic direction and leadership in aligning HR initiatives with organizational goals. Ability to translate business objectives into actionable people strategies that drive growth, innovation, and sustained success.
  • High emotional intelligence, disarming personality, strong sense of empathy and the ability to build strong relationships at all levels
  • Strong focus on developing and empowering leaders at all levels. Confidence in coaching and proven ability to provide leadership training and mentorship.
  • Proficiency in leveraging data and analytics to inform HR strategy, measure success and drive continuous improvement
  • Extensive knowledge of employment laws, regulations and industry best practices, with ability to drive compliance and mitigate risks
  • Experience managing HR operations including HR systems and processes
  • Thrives in high ambiguity, with ability to adapt and lead through frequent change and growth. Willingness to challenge convention and drive unique solutions.
  • Excellent communication and strong project management skills.
  • Ability to work onsite in our Guilford, CT office. Hybrid working arrangements permitted.
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in a related field
  • Relevant HR certifications (i.e. PHR, SPHR or SHRM-CP)
  • Prior experience in a small-team, startup environment
  • Prior experience within medical device, biotech or life sciences

What We Offer

Anticipated Salary Range: $140,000 to $160,000 annually. The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high end of the salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to work location, operational needs, potential employee qualifications and other considerations permitted by law. The range listed is just one component of our total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, equity and program-specific awards. In addition, we provide a variety of other benefits to employees including but not limited to:
  • Fully covered medical insurance plan, and dental & vision coverage. As a health-tech company, we place great worth on our team’s well-being.
  • 401(k) plan. Everyone should be encouraged to save for their retirement adventures!
  • Flexible PTO policy and remote/hybrid work arrangements. We believe in taking personal responsibility for managing our own time, workload and results.
  • Free onsite meals & kitchen stocked with snacks at our office locations.
  • Annual "Improve Your Work Environment" stipend. We support what you need to be your best self when at work!
  • Professional development reimbursement. Let's grow together!
  • More exciting employee perks... but most importantly, the opportunity to build a revolutionary healthcare product and save millions of lives!

identifeye HEALTH Inc. does not accept agency resumes.

identifeye HEALTH Inc. is an E-Verify and equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or Veteran status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.