Head of Talent

Remote - Remote, CA

Head of Talent
Location: remote
Start date: ASAP

Company Summary:

Segmed’s mission is to bring higher quality healthcare to millions of patients around the world. We are doing this by turning the medical research process on its head and providing real-world, anonymous medical data for development at the click of a button. We came out of Stanford and Y Combinator, and are funded by Blumberg Capital, Nina Capital, and several prominent industry angels.

Position Summary: 

We’re looking for an experienced Head of Talent to help us grow the Segmed team. Our talent acquisition has been handled internally so far, but we anticipate that our team will more than double in the next year. We’re looking for someone who can help us formalize our processes and help us build the Segmed Dream Team. 

An ideal candidate must understand our business and have experience in designing and implementing an effective recruitment strategy.  Your job will be to follow that plan and enable us to hire the best people available for all open positions. To be successful in this role, you’ll hire senior staff (VP of Product and VP of Engineering) and later on, communicate and work closely with them, as well as with Segmed’s founding team. We’re a fully remote and distributed company and are striving to create a great place for people to work, grow their careers, and build big and ambitious projects. We strive to attract diverse talent and create an inclusive atmosphere so that our culture remains balanced between hitting business goals and employee happiness.

This is a hands-on role, and we anticipate you’ll be directly involved with sourcing, recruitment, and screening candidates. You will get the freedom to set up an internal hiring pipeline, select appropriate tools and techniques for handling candidate applications, screen candidates, and set us up to scale our current and future needs. 

In addition to hiring, this role will encompass talent management and retention strategies. In this capacity, you will work with the founding team to refine performance review plans and career development plans for the Segmed team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creating and implementing an efficient talent acquisition strategy to improve recruitment  based on Segmed’s current needs

  • Anticipating Segmed’s future needs and working with senior executives to advise on recruiting tactics that will help to sustain the company’s success 

  • Developing effective strategies for identifying skills gaps within the workforce

  • Understanding workforce planning and resource forecasting

  • Developing and implementing strategies to attract diverse candidates to all areas of the business

  • Developing training for the Segmed team to ensure we are conducting interviews effectively, efficiently, and fairly

  • Leading full recruitment cycles, preferred past experience from a fast-paced, high-growth enterprise software company

  • Planning regular employee performance reviews and feeding back to the business

  • Monitoring and reporting on staff turnover rates 

  • Managing and delivering reports and data when required

Required Qualifications:

  • 1+ years experience as a full life cycle recruiter

  • 2+ years experience as a senior talent manager

  • Demonstrated success in recruiting Software Engineering / Product candidates

  • BS/BA degree preferred, or relevant practical experience

  • Experience in managing a team with a strong understanding of talent acquisition, management, and development

  • Ability to be strategic and tactical when making decisions

  • Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems (Greenhouse/Lever/Jobvite is a plus)

  • Familiar with performance management and relevant software

  • Experience delivering employee training programs

  • Understanding of (international) labor legislation 

  • Ability to use the relevant Human Resources tools

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent candidate assessment skills and closing skills

  • Enjoy working remotely

Segmed Values

  • Transparency: We tell it like it is, good or bad

  • Social Good: People first

  • Learning Mentality: We acknowledge what we don’t know and find out

  • Integrity: Do the right thing even if no one’s watching

At Segmed we consider equal opportunities essential. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.