Vice President of People Operations

Human Resources New York, New York


Title: Vice President of People Operations 
Location: New York 
Department: Human Resources 
Type: Full Time 
Min. Experience: Mid/Senior-Level  
This position is not eligible for employer visa sponsorship. 
Who We Are 
CCS Fundraising is an international strategic fundraising firm that partners with nonprofits for transformational change. For 76 years, CCS has empowered many of the world’s greatest organizations across sectors to advance some of the most important causes in history. We plan, manage, and implement programs and initiatives that achieve fundraising goals and mission impact.  
CCS provides tailored support to more than 700 nonprofit organizations annually. With over 500 professionals and 18 offices throughout the United States and Europe, we have the capacity to help local and international organizations achieve outstanding results. Our people are our greatest strength. The collective sum of the individual experiences, backgrounds, knowledge, and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation of excellence.  
Our Human Resources team provides partnership to every employee at our firm – from the recruitment process to welcoming new hires to the firm, to ongoing professional development and training initiatives, to enhancing our culture through a focus on DEI, to employee engagement opportunities and beyond. As a member of the HR team, you will have the opportunity to impact our people daily. 
The Role 
The Vice President, People Operations provides leadership to the team responsible for the development and ongoing management of people-oriented systems, policies, and processes. Reporting directly to the CHRO, this leader oversees CCS's overall People Operations strategy, designing approaches meant to improve and humanize business operations. They serve as a direct thought partner and key point of contact to a network of regional departmental managers to help ensure the successful execution of a firm-wide approach to employee relations. 
  • Develop and enforce HR policies, oversee performance reviews, set compensation strategies, and lead a team of two HR professionals with the opportunity to add personnel 
  • Updating and optimizing all guiding people-oriented systems and supporting protocols, expanding HR software and technology solutions as necessary 
  • Manage the entire employee journey and its touchpoints through a set of coordinated HR systems and policies (e.g., performance management, annual reviews, compensation, benefits, etc.) 
  • Designing and monitoring employee performance improvement plans (PIPs), managing disciplinary procedures and employee terminations in accordance with established company policies and guidelines 
  • Analyzing key performance metrics and their evolution, such as turnover rates, time to hire, time to full productivity, onboarding length and all People Analytics 
  • Ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local legislation in all personnel matters, including interfacing with corporate counsel 
  • Partnering with the HR Executive Team to effectively implement new or enhanced initiatives; this could include change management and aligning leadership, communicating effectively, assessing readiness, and providing support to employees 
Candidate Qualifications 
  • 5-7+ years of experience in HR, including managing direct reports 
  • Advanced knowledge of ADP or comparable HRIS/payroll provider and professional Microsoft Office Suite programs 
  • Strong analytic skill with an expertise in excel and other reporting platforms 
  • Approachable and maintains a professional demeanor in interactions with others. 
  • Self-starter, team player, who is highly resourceful  
  • Excellent organizational, project management, strategic and problem-solving skills 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Highly detail-oriented professional with a proven ability to effectively multitask 
  • Preferred experience in professional services, nonprofit sector, or similar industries 
CCS offers competitive benefits, a dynamic training program, resources, career advancement, mentoring, and networking opportunities. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourage a diverse pool of candidates to apply. 
Salary Range: $160,000-$180,000 
Exact salary varies within salary range based on years of relevant experience and education