People Operations Specialist

Venus Aerospace

Venus Aerospace

People & HR, Operations
Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024
We are a young hypersonic transportation company focused on doing what people once thought was impossible. We are a tech haven for engineers with vision who want more than just a job. And we have a place for you if you want to be part of the People & Culture (P&C) team. We provide care, support, and guidance for our employees that are creating flight vehicles that transform how people and nations connect.
The Role: People Operations Specialist

What You'll Get To Do:

  • Provide operational and administrative P&C and Human Resources support with emphasis on creating and maintaining a positive overall employee experience.
  • Support day to day P&C processes, including employee data management, HR files and databases.
  • Perform administrative functions necessary to facilitate programs, document training programs, and track employee training and progress.
  • Assists in the coordination and facilitation of new hire orientation ensuring a smooth and welcoming new hire experience.
  • Stay up to date with innovative and creative ways of onboarding new employees and ensure onboarding content is kept current.
  • Help plan and support special events, recognition celebrations, office tours, etc.
  • Provide support for employee care, well-being, and recognition programs.
  • Ensure a great candidate experience by supporting recruiting efforts by coordinating candidates travel, onsite visits, and expense reimbursements.
  • Partner with applicable team(s) including Recruiting, IT, and Payroll to proactively solve employee issues.
  • Provide support for corporate travel and third-party vendor management.
  • Assist with onsite support as needed, such as answering phones, welcoming guests, being part of the safety team, and posting safety and compliance notices

What You Have:

  • 2+ years general people operations experience.
  • 1-2 years of administrative support.
  • Demonstrated success in building strong relationships across an organization.
  • Highly detail-oriented and demonstrated problem-solving skills.
  • High level of integrity, credibility, and customer service orientation.
  • Ability to work effectively with all employees and be approachable by all.
  • Maintaining and safeguarding the confidentiality of sensitive information with the utmost discretion.
  • Have initiative, passion, resourcefulness, self-motivation, and a high level of ownership.
  • Excellent listening and communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Proactive and self-motivated with the ability to set own priorities with minimal supervision; experience having remote manager a plus.
  • Proficient in Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, and adaptable to other systems as required

What Will Set You Apart:

  • Bachelor’s degree or HR coursework, degree, or certification.
  • Experience in an aerospace environment.
  • Experience in a startup environment.
  • Project management experience.
  • Working knowledge of Jira and Confluence.
Venus Aerospace employee benefits include a 401(k) plan, stock options, and medical benefits, including dental and vision. We have a flex-Friday flexible schedule, unlimited PTO, and receive professional development opportunities.
This role is based on-site at Ellington Field in Houston, Texas.
About Venus Aerospace
By enabling one hour global travel, Venus Aerospace is transforming the world and our access to it. We’re building a spaceplane with a low carbon footprint that will enable one-hour global travel. We are a diverse, veteran team with extreme experience in successful new space, commercial, R&D, and government/military programs.
We are looking for incredible, motivated, enthusiastic people that want to build a world-changing culture and organization. You will be helping Venus grow and develop, so flexibility and a sense of adventure is quintessential. We are looking for all-around AWESOME people to help us grow.
We’ve done the professional grind, and we’ve got a better approach. We take “Home for Dinner” seriously – we want you to work for us and be “home for dinner”. Family is important and we don’t want you to miss out on what matters most. If that appeals to you, we’d love to connect!
ITAR Requirements
This position involves access to technology that is subject to U.S. export controls. Any job offer made will be contingent upon the applicant’s capacity to serve in compliance with U.S. export controls. To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be able to meet ITAR requirements (U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State). You can learn more about ITAR here.
Venus Aerospace Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Venus Aerospace is governed on the basis of merit, competence, and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.