Senior Manager, HR Operations


San Francisco, CA Remote

Full time

Human Resources

Dec 29

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NerdWallet is looking for an experienced manager to improve and grow our Operations function within NerdWallet’s People Team. This is an exceptional opportunity to do great work by developing strong practices, policies and procedures that will enhance the employee experience from onboarding to alumni. From creating and implementing new company policies to automating many of our manual HR processes, you will have a meaningful impact on both the People Operations team and the company as a whole.

Where you can make an impact:

Manage the day to day work of the People Operations team with the lens of consistency and compliance

Partner with cross-functional teams to make the best decisions for NerdWallet keeping in mind the employee experience

Handle tracking, compliance and escalations for various cyclical processes throughout the year

Identify gaps in processes or pain points and propose creative solutions

Develop HR policy and procedure to mitigate ambiguity and drive self-service

Creative problem solving and cutting edge thinking for new program implementation

Manage the Nerd onboarding and offboarding process in its entirety while identifying areas for improvement

Ensure compliance with state, federal and country guidelines and submit all forms as needed annually

Maintain employee records so they are accurate and up to date, while adhering to our record retention policy

You Are

A driven individual who will get the job done with a sense of speed & ownership

A positive individual who continually looks for ways to improve and make changes

A data-driven storyteller who uses data effectively to tell a story or create a narrative for change

An outstanding communicator and collaborator who thrives on partnership

Your experience:

We recognize not everyone will have all of these requirements. If you meet most of the criteria below and you’re excited about the opportunity and willing to learn, we’d love to hear from you.

7+ years of experience in People Operations or related HR role

2+ years of management experience, preferably with a remote team

Have a strong background in HR Operations and understand the connection to HR best in order to make decisions that scale

Knowledge regarding systems and data specifically with WorkDay and Zendesk (Culture Amp and Reflektive are a plus)

Experience building workflows, SLAs, documentation and compliance applicable to the local laws and regulations

Previous experience working for multinational companies is a plus!


This role will be based in San Francisco, CA or remote (based in the U.S.).

We believe great work can be done anywhere. No matter where you are based, NerdWallet offers benefits and perks to support the physical, financial, and emotional well being of you and your family.

What we offer:

Work Hard, Stay Balanced (Life’s a series of balancing acts, eh?)

Industry leading medical, dental, and vision health care plans for employees and their dependents

Rejuvenation Policy – Flexible Time Off + 13 holidays + 4 Mental Health Days Off

New Parent Leave for employees with a newborn child or a child placed with them for adoption or foster care

Mental health support through

Financial wellness, guidance, and unlimited access to a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) through Northstar

Paid sabbatical for Nerds to recharge, gain knowledge and pursue their interests

Health and Dependent Care FSA and HSA Plan with monthly NerdWallet contribution

Weekly Virtual Bootcamp, Yoga, and Mindfulness Meditation sessions

Monthly Wellness Stipend, Cell Phone Stipend, and Wifi Stipend

Have Some Fun! (Nerds are fun, too)

Nerd-led group initiatives – Intramural Sports, Employee Resource Groups for Parents, Diversity and Inclusion, Womxn, LGBTQIA, and other communities

Hackathons, Happy Hours, and team events across all teams and departments

Company-wide events like Little Nerds Day (aka bring your kids to work day, even if you're remote!) and our annual Charity Auction

Lifestyle (Be your best self - we’ll take care of the details)

Our Nerds love to make an impact by paying it forward – Donate to your favorite causes with a company match

Work from home equipment stipend and co-working space subsidy

Anniversary recognition program – choose from different items and experiences

Commuting stipend

Plan for your future (And when you retire on your island, remember the little people)

401K with company match

Annual Enrichment Stipend for learning and development

Be the first to test and benefit from our new financial products and tools

Access to Rocket Lawyer for online legal support and resources

If you are based in California, we encourage you to read this important information for California residents linked here.

NerdWallet is committed to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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