Recruiting Operations Manager

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talent acquisition

Welcome to Planet. We believe in using space to help life on Earth.

Planet designs, builds, and operates the largest constellation of imaging satellites in history. This constellation delivers an unprecedented dataset of empirical information via a revolutionary cloud-based platform to authoritative figures in commercial, environmental, and humanitarian sectors. We are both a space company and data company all rolled into one.

Customers and users across the globe use Planet's data to develop new technologies, drive revenue, power research, and solve our world’s toughest obstacles.

As we control every component of hardware design, manufacturing, data processing, and software engineering, our office is a truly inspiring mix of experts from a variety of domains.

We have a people-centric approach toward culture and community and we strive to iterate in a way that puts our team members first and prepares our company for growth. Join Planet and be a part of our mission to change the way people see the world.

Planet is a global company with employees working remotely world wide and joining us from offices in San Francisco, Washington DC, Germany, and The Netherlands.

About the Role:  

The Global Talent Team is responsible for attracting the future of our workforce. As we scale, creating an effective process that purrs no matter what the spike in volume will be essential to enabling a great experience for our candidates, our hiring partners and our team of talent partners. In this role you will optimize our systems, workflows and manage a small team of Recruiting Coordinators who will surprise and delight our candidates each and every day. You will also have the opportunity to derive from multiple data sets the key actionable insights for talent, people and executive leadership teams so we always know how we are tracking toward plan and key KPIs. This role reports to the Global Head of Talent Acquisition.

Impact You’ll Own:

  • Develop, execute and optimize on new workflows and business processes that help maintain the balance between speed, quality and experience in our end to end recruiting process 
  • Develop and maintain key recruiting and diversity analytics dashboards and presentations in collaboration with People Operations. 
  • Create and lead various training and enablement initiatives geared toward the recruiting team, hiring managers and interviewers. 
  • Lead, inspire and help grow team of recruiting coordinators as they ensure consistent world-class candidate experience
  • Drive and execute on systems integrations and implementations to ensure our tech stack matches the effectiveness of our workflows and the evolving needs of our business. 
  • Play leading role in managing the TA project roadmap and routinely presenting out on progress as aligned to Team OKRs. 
  • Lead efforts to develop competency or skill frameworks for a job role or a family of job roles

What You Bring:

  • Proven experience in the full lifecycle of recruiting in both technical and non-technical positions and the ability to understand your internal customers needs
  • Deep project management experience with the ability to prioritize based on business impact
  • Strong analytical skills that allow you to tell effective stories to key stakeholders from the data your glean
  • Ability to lead by example and manage a team inclusively by delivering regular guidance on how team members can grow and develop their career
  • Passion for all things recruiting with the ability to tie back operational priorities to our team mission and pillars

What Makes You Stand Out:

  • Experience in Greenhouse (including Recruiting, CRM, Business Intelligence and Inclusion)
  • Advanced experience in Excel/Sheets and Powerpoint/Slides

Benefits While Working at Planet:

  • Comprehensive Health Plan
  • Wellness program and onsite massages in specific offices
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Recognition Programs
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Learning and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Parental Leave
  • Offsites and Happy Hours
  • Volunteering Benefits

Some Press About Us: 

Our CEO, Will Marshall featured on TED and featured in a Planet Blog

“Planet: Bringing Space Back Down to Earth”

Tiny, privately owned satellites are changing how we view the Earth features in NBC News

“Planet And Rocket Lab Create Mission Patch To Honor Women In Aerospace” —Planet Blog

Why we care so much about Belonging. 

We’re dedicated to helping the whole Planet, and to do that we must strive to represent all of it within each of our offices and on all of our teams. That’s why Planet is guided by an ultimate  north star of Belonging, dreaming big as we approach our ongoing work with diversity, equity and inclusion.  If this job intrigues you, but you’re thinking you might not have all the qualifications, please... do apply!  At Planet, we are looking for well-rounded people from around the world who can contribute to more ways than just what is listed in this job description.  We don’t just fill positions, we aspire to fulfill people’s careers, most excited about folks who are motivated by our underlying humanitarian efforts.  We are a few orbits around the sun before we get to where we want to be, so we hope you’re excited to come along for the ride. 

EEO statement:

Planet is committed to building a community where everyone belongs and we invite people from all backgrounds to apply. Planet is an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. 


Planet is an inclusive community and we know that everyone has their own needs. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation during the interview process, please call Planet's front office at 669-214-9404 or contact your recruiter with your request. Your message will be confidential and we will be happy to assist you.

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