Manager, Talent Acquisition - Technical.ly

Manager, Talent Acquisition 2400 Market Street, Suite 300, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Perpay |  2400 Market Street, Suite 300, Philadelphia, PA 19103 | HR / Recruiting

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Everyone deserves access to financial peace of mind. Our team is on a mission to change the credit landscape through simple, inclusive, and transparent financial products. Our all-in-one app provides underserved consumers with an easy way to buy now, pay later, and build credit. Some things we’re excited about:
  • With average credit scores increases of 30+ points, we’re making a meaningful impact
  • Serving 3+ million members
  • Backed by world-class venture capital
  • Ranked the 5th fastest-growing company in the country by INC Magazine (2019)

We’re searching for a passionate Manager of Talent Acquisition to serve as the face of Perpay to our growing network of talent partners, hiring teams, and job candidates. This team member will identify, recruit, evaluate, hire, and retain top talent across Perpay’s rapidly scaling departments. They will demonstrate confidence and expertise in attracting high performers across engineering, analytics, commerce, product, finance, operations, and design. This opportunity is both unique and pivotal, as it provides the chance to lead a core competency at a VC-backed, growth-stage startup and will play an integral role in defining and supporting the end-to-end team member experience. This role reports directly to a member of the C-Suite.

 

What We’re Looking For:

  • 5+ years of experience leading talent acquisition efforts
  • An excellent communicator with a proven ability to create long-term relationships with team leads, cross-functional candidates, and new team members
  • The ability to quickly and thoroughly identify, evaluate, implement, and leverage modern recruitment tools
  • A track record of efficient hiring results, resulting from a deep understanding of the candidate journey and conversion funnel
  • Extensive experience building out talent acquisition / talent management processes, preferably in the startup and/or FinTech space
  • A decisive actor who thinks strategically and prioritizes competing hiring and onboarding responsibilities across technical and non-technical teams
  • Strong project management and organizational skills and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment

 

Responsibilities:

  • Build out talent pipelines for current and future opportunities
  • Define talent strategy and improve our candidate’s experience using a variety of inputs, and clearly articulate rationale behind talent decisions
  • Create, iterate, and monitor job posts, offer letters, performance reviews, and interview guides
  • Forecast hiring needs based on business growth plans
  • Manage, train, and evaluate teams of recruiters and interviewers
  • Work closely with Perpay’s C-Suite to formalize and deliver on KPIs in the People Operations and Talent spaces
  • Maintain close relationships with hiring touchpoints at local universities as well national professional organizations to unlock new pools of qualified candidates
  • Organize and host recruitment events to drive brand awareness
  • Provide expertise and support in the design, development, and implementation of talent review processes required to achieve business goals across departments
  • Implement and facilitate the adoption of people operations products and processes, including: payroll, ATS, 401(k), student loan employer match, insurance coverage, etc.

 

What We Offer:

  • Opportunity to work with one of the fastest-growing financial startups in the country
  • Competitive Salary + Equity
  • 401k with Company Match
  • Health / Dental / Vision Insurance

 

Additional Perks:

  • Public Transportation Pre-Tax Program
  • Student Loan Assistance
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Unlimited PTO
  • We just moved into our brand new home at 2400 Market Street. Our new office incorporates all the best aspects of our first home (espresso bar, full kitchen, work/lounge space) in a riverfront setting with iconic Philadelphia Art Museum views.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
We don’t work with recruiters – please contact us or apply directly.
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Health & Wellness
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
Other
  • Relocation Assistance
Parental Benefits
  • Family Medical Leave
Perks & Discounts
  • Casual Dress
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement
  • Lunch Provided
  • Offsite Company Events
  • Snacks Provided
PTO/Flexibility
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days
  • PTO
  • Unlimited PTO
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
  • 401K
  • 401k with company contribution
  • Company Equity

What’s unique about the Perpay brand?

Perpay’s mission is to provide consumers with an easy way to make purchases, pay over time and build credit. It is dedicated to building simple, transparent and inclusive financial products that improve the lives of its customers.

Perpay is working to solve broad issues of financial access and inclusion that affect a large number of people through the pathways of microlending, consumer finance and e-commerce. Its focus is purely on its customers.

 

What is the team dynamic within the office?

As a high-growth company, Perpay fosters collaboration whenever possible. It does so by keeping its organizational structure cross-disciplinary and outcome-oriented. Anyone can have a conversation or introduce an idea at any time — there are no silos.

Perpay also works to foster an entrepreneurial spirit at the individual level. First and foremost, it’s a product-focused company, and believes everyone on the team is a product contributor. Perpay is building tools that make an impact on so many people, and believes the best way to do that is to get input from every one of its team members — whether they’ve been on the team for three weeks or three years. Everyone’s perspective is important.

 

What qualities does Perpay look for in technical candidates?

While most of its systems and microservices are written in Python, the company prefers talented polyglots that have an insatiable will to learn and create. At Perpay, they’re not afraid of trying new things and are more concerned with finding great problem solvers that will find the right tools for the job.

The Perpay team is most interested in a candidate’s mentality and experience — especially if it is one of delivering solutions that are well designed, reliable and highly scalable. They work in a fast-paced startup environment where efficiency and iterative approaches are critical. This makes it extremely important to find candidates who communicate well and understand the theory, design patterns and implementation details that go into delivering a solution.

 

How about candidates overall?

Perpay is looking for people who are naturally curious, self-directed and interested in self-improvement. Everyone on the team is eager to learn, excited about what they're working on and is doing their own research about the industry — like reading up on consumer credit and the greater microlending environment.

One thing it values about its team is diversity of experience. Perpay has built a team with all kinds of different backgrounds: finance, engineering, operations, non-profit and even chemistry.

Additionally, because of the work it does, candidates need to have a sense of empathy. A team member can be an amazing problem solver, but in order to be a good fit they need to keep a human element to everything they do. Data can certainly help find an answer, but empathy will often lead to deeper insights.

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