Sr HR Manager
Austin, TX
Role Summary:
A Senior HR Manager at inKind is a jack-of-all-trades when it comes to HR. They are responsible for managing day to day HR operations, providing support in developing HR strategy, and the development and stabilization of company culture. They are compliance driven but look at the company through the lens of an employee, as they too are a part of the team.

  • Create the backbone of the HR Department, providing oversight and leadership
  • Formulate an HR Strategy that aligns with the company's objectives and goals
  • Work with leadership to identify culture/hiring strategy
  • Develop, implement and oversee the full recruitment cycle, inclusive of outreach, offer process, onboarding program, diversity & inclusion strategy, benefits
  • Conduct screening interviews and support the scheduling of interviews for hiring managers and leadership team
  • Oversee HR related functions and ensure they are in compliance with legal and government reporting requirements
  • Develop and maintain the InKind employee handbook
  • Support in the development and implementation of policies and procedures within the organization, including compliance training, safety implementation, and the employee life cycle management process
  • Conduct/oversee the payroll process & facilitate the administration of employee benefits
  • Continuously review and identify competitive company benefit plans
  • Lead the performance management process, including creating a plan to manage annual reviews, conduct training on goal-setting, utilize budgets to organize development activities and work one-on-one with managers and employees
  • Lead all employee relations with professional grace; lead investigations to resolve issues/conflict in the workplace
  • Maintain an effective negotiation process and harmonious employee/employer relationship
  • Support in building and sustaining a company culture that will grow as the company grows, inclusive of employee wellness programs, employee engagement surveys, and team-building/employment activities

Required Skills/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Heavy HR generalist experience —a jack-of-all-trades when it comes to HR
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with minimal support
  • Experience dealing with heavy recruiting efforts including developing job descriptions, sourcing candidates and streamlining the recruitment process
  • Ability to pivot quickly between multiple projects
  • Experience dealing with hyper growth:50+ employees within a one year period
  • Experience developing onboarding processes from the ground up or on the fly
  • Direct experience coordinating with members of the executive leadership team, a plus
  • Strong knowledge of employment law and experience maintaining employee handbooks
  • A candidate that has experience in a corporate setting but has shifted to agency/startup environments within the last 4+ years.
Who You Are:
  • You are excited about restaurants and invested in their success (you'll be working with restaurant owners and managers directly)
  • You are data driven: unafraid to test multiple hypotheses and embrace the power of data to make decisions. You geek out on numbers
  • You are detail oriented: in Hospitality, details matter, and this translates to everything we do
  • You are self-sufficient: you'll be working in constant contact with our entire team, but each of our members are expected to own their own projects. Manage your own tasks and ask for help as needed
  • You are a dreamer and an executor: We love innovative thinking and encourage team members to present thoughtful ideas (big and small). You'll also take the lead on testing your ideas and rolling out the successful ones, implementing new best practices
  • You are motivated: you will be part of a fast-growing company so you should be hungry to hit targets and be intrinsically motivated to increase revenue, no matter what part of the team you are on
  • You are a people person: having good relationships with your clients and your colleagues makes work more fun and makes the product better. You'll be part of a small but mighty team, so working comfortably together is essential
  • Medical/Dental coverage plan
  • Flexible vacation and remote work policies
  • Opportunity for equity in an early-stage startup
  • Team building and cultural experiences (i.e. offsites, speaker/seminar series, chef-led classes)
  • Career development training opportunities
  • Office-catered lunches and snacks

inKind is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We believe that diversity is vital to inKind's ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please reach out at