HR Director at Opal Labs
Portland, OR, US
About Opal

At Opal, we believe enterprise software should be beautiful, simple and designed for the job at hand. Opal is a collaboration platform, built for brand marketing teams to produce, organize and govern creative content.

The Opal StoryFirst™ framework empowers teams with a dedicated environment to visualize and deploy campaigns across all marketing channels, reducing complexity and aligning teams for better marketing results. Our customers are creative, passionate people and, through a platform tailored to their specific needs, we’re helping them rediscover the best parts of their jobs.

Our team is deeply invested in creating a culture that promotes design thinking, collaboration and a passion for excellence. We are building a world class lineup of creative and strategic thinkers that work together as a team to revolutionize the modern marketing organization.

As Opal’s Director of Human Resources, you will direct and oversee HR plans in a manner that supports the Opal mission, values and overall strategy. In this role, you will have high accountability and report directly to the VP of Operations. You will promote the role of strategic HR and ensure the long-term success of both HR and the organization as a whole. A successful candidate is a natural leader, strategic thinker, effective people manager, and problem-solver.


Develop strategic HR plans and policies (recruitment, onboarding, training, compensation etc.)
Decide and act on initiatives for equal opportunity, diversity etc.
Assume responsibility of labor and employee relations
Re-engineer processes to ensure maximum efficiency
Ensure all procedures comply with legal regulations and best practices
Optimize the effectiveness of HR operations and policies
Prepare reports for the C-suite using business metrics and KPIs
Collaborate with management team to enhance culture and Employee Value Proposition
Design and deliver employee training programs (e.g. individual, team, skill-based and management training)
Develop mentoring and coaching sessions for employees
Build succession plans
Design employee promotion policies
Conduct skills gap analyses to determine personnel needs
Create organizational charts and define each position’s responsibilities
Organize quarterly and annual performance review sessions
Perform benchmark analyses of compensation and benefits
Provide team members with direction for leadership and development initiatives
Oversee sourcing and hiring procedures to ensure we attract and select high-potential employees

Proven experience as an HR Leader
Experience in strategic planning and implementation
Deep knowledge of HR functions (talent management, recruitment etc.)
Ability to use metrics and analytics
Knowledge of local and international labor law
Working knowledge of MS Office
Aptitude in communicating and public speaking
Well-organized with excellent leadership qualities
BSc/BA in business, HR, social sciences or related field; MSc/MA/MBA is preferable
Certification (e.g. PHR/SPHR) is preferred
Experience with performance management procedures
Familiarity with Candidate Management Systems and Human Resources software
Thorough knowledge of labor legislation
Leadership abilities
BSc/MSc in Human resources or relevant field

A full-time, salaried position
Full healthcare coverage (health, dental, vision, FSA)
Short-term disability insurance
Company stock options
Company-sponsored outreach & activity programs
Company-sponsored retirement program
A tight-knit, very supportive team — we pride ourselves on our culture