Manager, Human Resources


About the organization

DataKind is a global nonprofit dedicated to harnessing the power of data science and artificial intelligence in the service of humanity. Named one of Fast Company's 2017 top 10 innovative nonprofits, DataKind teams talented pro bono experts from academia and industry with visionary change makers to collaboratively design innovative solutions to tough social challenges. We help social organizations apply their data to predictive analytics, machine learning algorithms, and AI needs in a way that both increases impact and is sensitive to the ethical considerations they have.


The Manager, Human Resources will ensure the well-being and productivity of the growing DataKind team. In particular, hiring and onboarding will be major priorities in the first two years of the role. Reporting to the Director, Operations, you’ll manage our day-to-day people operations, combining deep people orientation and passion for working across lines of difference with experience coordinating across stakeholders, mobilizing others, and getting things done. You’ll relish the room for creativity in this role, looking for ways to innovate and improve, while also respecting critical details, business needs, and compliance requirements.



Enthusiastic alignment with DataKind’s mission and values.
At least 3-5 years of work experience for a manager.
At least 3 years of experience in human resources roles like HR generalist, HR specialist, learning & development specialist, or talent recruiter.
Strong project management skills with experience managing complex processes with multiple participants/stakeholders from start to finish.
Experience leveraging technology to streamline processes; bonus if familiar with a specific applicant tracking system, CRM database, and/or project/performance management software.
Experience working in a nonprofit or start-up organization preferred, ideally across multiple time zones or countries.

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