VP of People and Facility Operations

Philadelphia, PA
Added: February 26, 2024

Cesium has experienced significant growth in 2023 and it’s now time to bring in the VP of People and Facility Operations to support our team to enable collective success in a fast moving environment. This is a leadership role for someone who thrives in a rapidly growing organization where systems and processes are still being put in place.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead People Operations, Office, and IT. You’ll collaborate as part of the cross-functional leadership team
  • Champion a culture with core values of innovation, collaboration, customer focus, and continuous learning
  • Lead recruiting for a range of functions including software development, product management, business development, and leadership
  • Host internal and external events for team building, brand awareness, and to support the local community
  • Lead office management for our beautiful headquarters in Old City Philadelphia
  • Lead IT across the enterprise for desktop and cloud, hardware, software, and security
  • Facilitate DEI initiatives internally and externally
  • Support comprehensive and competitive benefits
  • Support manager and individual contributor coaching and career development

What we’re looking for:

  • Success in a dynamic high growth organization such as a venture-backed technology startup or a team that grew quickly in a large company
  • 15+ years experience in a leadership role, including personnel management experience
  • Proven recruiting success, including recruiting technical talent and leadership roles
  • Excellent communication skills to a variety of stakeholders in writing and in person; concise and empathic; can read the room
  • No task too small nor too big mindset
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP is a plus

Cesium Offers:

  • Wellness Benefits Visa Card to promote and encourage healthy activities and lifestyle.
  • Education Benefit in the form of tuition and loan reimbursement
  • 401K with 100% matching up to 6%. 100% vested from day one.
  • Remote Workspace Benefit- $1,000 expense to buy office furniture for your remote workspace
  • Enjoy 21 paid personal days, as well as additional holidays and a winter break each year.
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Learning opportunities including workshops and Kindle or Audible credits
  • Frequent team social events
  • Old city office just steps from public transit
  • Free lunch, snacks, and drinks at the office Cesium offers
  • Competitive base salary and bonus
  • Stock options to share in the growth that you help create
  • 100% medical coverage for you and your dependents, and 99% coverage for dental and vision. 100% premium coverage for short term and long term disability.
  • Competitive Relocation Assistance Packages.

  • Commuter benefit for public transit and parking

Cesium was awarded

  • 2020 Technology Startup Enterprise Award by the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT)
  • 2020 Startup of the Year in the Geospatial World Awards by Geospatial Media and Communications
  • One of Philadelphia's Best Places to Work in Tech 2020 by Tech in Motion
  • 2023 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award

This role is full-time in-person in our new headquarters in Philadelphia with some flexibility for remote work.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and invite candidates from all different backgrounds to bring their unique perspective to Cesium.