Posted by: James Brophy
The Possible Project has retained GattiHR for their VP of People search, located in Boston, MA. John Todd and Lisa Cornwall will lead this search.
The Possible Project (TPP) is a nonprofit that provides customized after-school learning opportunities for 300 high school students in Cambridge and Boston. The program uses entrepreneurship as a vehicle for learning-by-doing, providing students with a safe space to work through setbacks and succeed at something they consider important and real. TPP’s ultimate goal is to equip students with skills, habits and attitudes that will enable them to adapt to an ever-changing work environment. Students learn core concepts of entrepreneurship; conceive and execute their own business ventures; and collaborate with others in established TPP businesses. Finally, students receive support to plan their post-high school careers and help them achieve their goals.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Vice President of People is the first full time HR leader for the organization. The VP of People will guide and lead organizational policies and practices that provide an employee oriented, innovative and high-performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, learning and collaboration. The VP of People is a fierce employee advocate and responsible for building and leading a human resources function that properly aligns people and organization-wide programs and initiatives with strategic business practices. Your goal is to build a lean yet comprehensive Human Resources infrastructure that is agile, compliant and scalable that supports our growth. You will be responsible for the successful delivery of meaningful human capital insights to business leaders, influencing business strategy and developing workforce and talent strategies across the organization. You will also be responsible for organization, design, change management and champion our organizational core values and principles.
If you (or someone you know) is interested in this role, please contact us.
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