People Partner

HR & Talent Remote
About Wheel
Wheel is bringing the future of work to healthcare. Wheel is a first-of-its-kind enterprise that provides healthcare clients access to a flexible workforce of virtual care clinicians, and the tech-enabled infrastructure required to mobilize it rapidly and compliantly to improve patient access to care. Our mission is to change the way healthcare works by putting clinicians first, because happier clinicians make healthier patients. We’re headquartered in Austin, Texas, and recently named one of Built In Austin’s 50 Startups to Watch in 2020. Wheel is venture-backed by top investors with a track-record of growth-- and we’re ready to build an amazing team with top-tier talent like you! Check out a recent Crunchbase article about Wheel's growth.

- End to end client group ownership and responsibility, including C-level executives and leadership team members 
- Anticipate people-related needs and proactively address pain points and opportunities with the leaders and functions you support
- Partner strategically with leaders on all things People-related and operationalize the work including organization design, change management, talent planning and management, career development, culture & engagement, and more 
- Collaborate with Talent & Recruiting Team on headcount planning and staffing needs
- Work in collaboration with the broader People Team and organization to ideate and execute programs and initiatives that will scale with Wheel’s accelerated growth plan
- Coach people leaders to be their best through transparency, understanding, and feedback 
- Provide expertise in employee relations and performance management
- Champion Wheel’s Core Values and the culture they foster 

- 5+ years experience as a strategic, consultative HR Business Partner at a high growth start-up
- Strong relationship builder and communicator, at all levels of the organization from executive team members through individual contributors 
- Demonstrated ability to influence and challenge senior leaders, when needed 
- Extensive experience managing employee relations process and the relevant local, state, and federal employment laws
- Experience with owning large and small scale People initiatives from conception through execution and maintenance 
- Ability to work in and respond to a fast-paced, dynamic, and high growth environment 
- Strong project management abilities, working with large cross-functional teams
- Energized by keeping a pulse on the changing HR community and sharing those learnings, best practices, and new tech with the broader team
- Previous exposure to design thinking as a problem-solving tool preferred

Wheel continues to maintain its commitment to creating an inclusive and equitable work environment and believes pay transparency is an important component. We are reviewing our internal policies and practices to ensure this is enabled for all employees, regardless of where they are located. In the meantime, this role can be performed remotely, with the exception of Colorado on a temporary basis. Colorado-based candidates will resume consideration in Q1 2022.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
At Wheel, we know we will go further together by celebrating diversity and that starts by honoring each of our unique lived experiences. We look for a diverse pool of applicants including those from historically marginalized groups: women, people with disabilities, people of color, formerly incarcerated people, people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or gender non-conforming, first and second-generation immigrants, veterans and people from different socioeconomic backgrounds. We are committed to ensuring a safe work environment where employees are not discriminated against based on age, race, ancestry, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that believes in health, equity, equality, and prosperity for all so we can succeed in changing the way healthcare works. c

Wheel was just recognized in Forbes' Next Billion-Dollar Startups list! Learn more.