HR Generalist at Starship
San Francisco, CA, US
Starship Technologies builds self-driving local delivery robots. We are disrupting and revolutionizing the local deliveries industry with our robots. Our goal is a world where you can send and receive anything you want, any time and anywhere. Starship's engineering expertise, combined with the experience of several Skype cofounders and alumni, is enabling us to turn this into reality.
Launched in 2014 by Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis, our business headquarters is in San Francisco. We have embarked on commercial pilots, with hundreds of robots driving along the sidewalks across the United States, and four countries in Europe. Our robots, and the smart thinking behind them, are going global.
We are looking for an HR Generalist to join our team in either Washington DC or San Francisco CA. You will be handling HR for one of the world's most talked-about tech companies. Within our global HR team, you will get to be responsible for building and executing Starship's HR strategy and processes, policies affecting the whole employee lifecycle in the US.

In this job role, your responsibilities will include


    • generating creative ways to attract, engage, and recruit the best candidates,
    • implementing and administering HR policies i.e. onboarding and offboarding, benefits, performance management, salary reviews duly taking into account state and country legislation,
    • processing payroll for both exempt and non-exempt employees,
    • keeping up to date with changes in labor laws and collective agreements if applicable, adjusting Starship policies accordingly,
    • supporting and coaching the team members and managers on all HR related matters,
    • taking initiative and being involved in documenting global processes, programs and policies, to enable our organization to scale successfully,
    • consistently proactively assessing the local labor market to ensure we go by the very best HR practices,

You are a great candidate if you


      • have 3+ years of experience in recruitment and employment relations management (incl payroll, benefits administration),
      • can orientate within the legal system and current regulations in different states and country,
      • have a strong, value-driven orientation towards employees and managers,
      • have a warm personality and are a genuine people person,
      • are a trusted and discreet partner, with an innate ability to navigate difficult conversations,
      • have an understanding of how the daily practices that affect and shape company culture.
    • It's a plus if you have an understanding of immigration and relocation processes, experience with international hiring, and in a high-speed growth company
Be responsible for HR processes at one of the coolest technology companies around. To get to know our robots and our people, get in touch and let’s have a chat!