Nanoramic Laboratories is an innovative, high-tech start-up company with an amazing company culture. We trust our employees and wholeheartedly believe in the value of transparency at all levels of the company. We empower our employees to make decisions that are in the best interest of the company.

By giving our employees the power to introduce new concepts, we allow those concepts to be willingly adopted from the ground up, instead of forced from the top down. At Nanoramic, continuous learning and education will be an important part of your job. We invest in regular company-wide education days and support each employee's growth and development. We are a company of smart, talented individuals who work hard, but also understand and respect work/life balance.

As a POA, you will be assigned to a team to help increase their efficiency and you will become a fully integrated member of this team. This will be 80% of your workload. The other 20% of your time will be allocated to people-related projects surrounding recruitment, employee engagement, and culture at a company-wide level. The POAs focus is on providing structure and rituals in line with company culture and removing blockers from within their teams. This is a support role housed within the People and Operations Department with an opportunity to grow into a more senior people operations role.

The focus of this job is on achieving results which are aligned with the larger picture of the organization and its strategic goals. Initiative and the ability to stay focused on results despite changing conditions, is the key to achieving the performance objectives of this job.

Because environmental and organizational conditions change rapidly, the work involves innovation and creativity in generating ideas for quick response. Decision-making is focused on implementing practical, timely solutions. The job requires getting things done quickly and handling a variety of activities. Self-assurance, and the confidence to purposely drive toward results while constantly problem-solving and engaging the commitment of others is essential.

The emphasis on building rapport and relationships with individuals and groups requires an outgoing, poised and persuasive communication style. Because the pace of the work is faster than average, the ability to learn quickly and thoroughly while continually recognizing and adapting to changing conditions is critical.

Responsibilities:

  • Train teams on agile practices → you are essentially this team's Scrum master, keeping them on track and removing blockers
  • Enforce agile framework within your assigned team
  • Monitor and maintain financial responsibility within your team → ensure your team tracks revenue, time and costs of projects and compares to budgets
  • Continuously improve the practices and infrastructure for organizational development within your team
    • ex: Develop a system that allows the Team to reduce the time they spend on one task / create a process to decrease the amount of steps and approvals needed in processing a Non-disclosure Agreement for the Legal Team
  • Identify areas where process and policy can be improved within your team, aligned with our company practice of continuous improvement
  • Make sure every employee has the tools they need to perform their job at a high level of performance
  • Enable and monitor effectiveness of communication between your team and the rest of the company
  • Assist in misc. administrative tasks to enable your team to succeed
  • You are a culture expert and a culture enabler → train teams to get up to proficient in living, breathing and knowing our protocols, rituals and culture like the back of their hands
  • Assist with continuously updating our LMS trainings and implementing new learning and development initiatives on an operational level within your assigned team
  • Assist in facilitation of community involvement/ volunteer outreach / education days / Lunch & Learns / all-company meetings
  • You will be a member of the Continuous Education Board - tasked with evaluating and assigning a point value to continuous education and learning submissions from employees company-wide
  • Management and organization of "Fireside Chats" - our internal video campaign which communicates our values, mission, and vision throughout the company / also clarifies processes and strategic intent throughout the organization
  • Manage implementation of company-wide annual training
  • Assist in submitting of POs for team-related activities
  • Assist in scheduling of internal or external meetings for your team
  • Support managers to define roles, responsibilities, required skills and behavioral traits in a structured way
  • Help execute recruitment campaigns
  • Help onboard new employees
      • Train new employees on how to use all of our software applications
  • Monitor employee engagement, address areas for improvement and develop new initiatives based on employee feedback
  • Enable and monitor employee roadmap management within your team

JOB CHARACTERISTICS

  • Sense of urgency for goal achievement
  • Multiple, varied, simultaneous projects
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Innovative and creative problem solving
  • Rapport and relationship building focused on achieving results
  • Action-oriented and somewhat collaborative decision-making
  • Extroverted, confident, enthusiastic, persuasive
  • Accountability for results
  • A sense of urgency and the confidence to handle a variety of challenges

Experience/Requirements

  • You must be a college graduate with at least a Bachelor's degree and 1 year of experience. Will consider internship and club activities from recent college graduates as experience.
  • We are open to diverse work experience/backgrounds. Mainly we care about your attitude and your aptitude to learn- the rest we can teach you!

We offer a total estimated compensation package of up to $58,500 - $ 65,000 (comprised of a base salary of $45,000-$50,000 + up to 30% potential bonus based on meeting divisional and company KPIs which is paid out quarterly.) We offer health, dental, vision, FSA, life insurance, 401k, and three weeks of paid time off plus one week for year-end vacation.

Nanoramic is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.