People Programs Specialist - REMOTE - US

People Programs & Analytics

Remote, United States

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Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favorite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? That’s the power of data in motion in action—giving organizations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, we’re building the foundational platform for this new paradigm of data infrastructure. Our cloud-native offering is designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organization. With Confluent, organizations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.

We’re looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energized to roll up their sleeves and help realize Confluent’s enormous potential. Chart your own path and take healthy risks as we solve big problems together. We value having diverse teams and want you to grow as we grow—whether you’re just starting out in your career or managing a large team, you’ll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.

About the Role

In scaling up the people practices and operations to keep pace with the astronomical growth at Confluent, a unique opportunity exists for an experienced and passionate People Programs Specialist. This role is part of the Talent and Culture Development team, which is responsible for leading cross-functional People programs and initiatives for the enhancement of both operational efficiencies and employee experience throughout the employee lifecycle. This is a fast-paced role where each day will be different from the next and will offer diverse and interesting challenges. You will partner closely with cross-functional teams and People Business Partners on global strategy and implementation of People initiatives and projects. This position is an individual contributor role and reports directly to our People Programs Manager.

What You Will Do

  • Change Management - Lead change management to ensure new programs and processes land well with Confluent employees and the People team. Own and deliver user-friendly training and job-aid resources on new programs and processes.
  • Partnership - Build strong partnership with the People Business Partners, People Operations, Business Systems, and Corporate Communications teams by facilitating communication, coordination, planning, and execution across partners.
  • Program Design & Evaluation - Design, build, implement and mature employee-centric People Programs such as employee engagement surveys and career development. Strive to ensure employees feel heard and are given the resources and support they need to grow and thrive. Collect and analyze qualitative and quantitative data to determine programs’ effectiveness.
  • Project Management - Lead cross-functional and often time sensitive strategic initiatives and projects for the enhancement of both operational efficiencies and employee experience through the employee lifecycle. Ensure project roles and responsibilities are clear, ensure alignment across all contributors, and on-time, on-budget project delivery.
  • Communication - Prepare project correspondence and presentations, as needed, for status reports, executive updates, meetings, annual planning, etc.

What You Will Bring

  • Bachelors' degree in areas such as Human Resources, Business Administration, or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of Overall People Ops or HR experience, including Project Management experience in implementing, building and deploying HR projects
  • Customer oriented and strong communicator with demonstrated experience influencing and collaborating cross-functionally
  • High attention to detail and skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities

What Gives You an Edge

  • Experience with employee surveys and post-survey analysis and action planning
  • Experience in quantitative analysis to convey a data-driven story to technical and non-technical audiences around business insights
  • Ability to work in a fast moving and changing environment with excellent organization and follow-through skills
  • Experience in project management technology/tools, Confluence, and Workday
  • Process improvement experience
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks with varying degrees of complexity and priority for a global organization

Come As You Are

At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Confluent requires all employees (in office and remote) in the U.S. to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Consistent with federal, state, and local requirements, Confluent will consider requests for reasonable accommodation based on medical conditions/contraindications or sincerely-held religious beliefs where it is able to do so without undue hardship to the company.

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Best Teammates on Planet Earth
Adjustable Working Arrangements
Robust Benefits
Rest and Recharge Days
Weekly Lunch Spend
Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)

Confluent is Remote-First

At Confluent, we care about how you work - not where. We encourage you to apply for positions outside of the listed location or your immediate region.

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