Manager, People Operations (Maternity backfill)


Job Description / Skills Required


  • Flexible (Bucharest) – This role requires proximity to an office location with the flexibility to work from home.

The Role

The People Operations Manager is responsible for understanding, maintaining, and communicating the GoPro policies, programs, and infrastructure that support GoPro people and culture. Operating with the highest integrity and modeling collaboration, discretion, strategic and thoughtful leadership, you will be a resource for all employees and a confident subject-matter leader in People Team processes and programs. A team coach as well as an individual contributor, you will partner with a high caliber “people first” focused People Operations team and manage the People Operations team in Bucharest.

What You Will Do

People Operations Responsibilities:

  • Resolve routine HR requests
  • Ensure compliance with local requirements of labor legislation, labor protection and occupational health and safety
  • Responsible for Health & safety (Authorized Signatory and H&S certified)
  • Own New Hire Orientation processes, including employee experience and manager resources
  • Partner with EMEA People Team in maintaining systems standards, internal and external documentation of People Operations processes, and GoPro brand and culture across multiple office locations
  • Prepare termination paperwork and work with HR Business Partners for successful off-boarding in Romania, Germany and UK
  • Document and maintain country-specific guidelines for HRBPs and People Team
  • Partner with local vendors and brokers for successful People Operations programs while also maintaining existent relationships
  • Manage location specific processes such as: benefits renewal processes, tax exemption processes, Handbook reviews, Employee Representatives processes and quarterly CSSM meetings, Employees for a Cause program
  • Support business leaders with change management processes and employer branding initiatives
  • Partner with the People Operations team and Business Partner on employee needs
  • Follow documented processes and provide backup support for People Operations daily, weekly and monthly processes outlined on the wiki

Skills We’re Excited About

  • Solid knowledge of labor law, occupational health and safety and local compliance requirements
  • Previous solid experience with tax exemption for technical positions
  • Good knowledge of local HR practices and principles
  • Highly efficient communication skills, able to interact at various levels of the organization, from individual contributors to upper management
  • Very good change management skills – plans and implements changes to obtain the best results both for the business and for the involved teams or individuals
  • Excellent English skills
  • Very good presentation skills – able to present information in a clear manner and properly communicate information, both written and verbal, towards all involved parties
  • Excellent writing skills and ability to make updates and changes as needed
  • Strong time management skills and ability to make judgment calls
  • Always behaves with high integrity – acts as role model for team members
  • Essential technical skills: HRIS (preferably Workday), Excel, Word, SharePoint, or another wiki
  • Ability to gracefully handle competing priorities simultaneously
  • Superior attention to detail and proven ability to create organized processes
  • Ability to work collaboratively with remote leadership and to establish strong relationships within all levels of an organization

  • Work well in a highly collaborative environment and open to give and receive feedback
  • Ability to handle sensitive information with discretion and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to lead and conduct meetings, gather status, and make decisions.
  • Previous people management experience
  • Agility and flexibility to adapt to business needs.

GoPro Highlights

  • Get your very own GoPro camera + gear;
  • Competitive salary;
  • Gym fee compensation;
  • Professional + personal development opportunities, i.e. LinkedIn Learning
  • Opportunities to get involved in the causes that you care about (annual camera donation + volunteer events)

We strive for the day that no group can be described as underrepresented at GoPro – whether as part of our brand or in our workforce. We are committed to providing a more inclusive, representative, equal, just and happy world. GoPro is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.