People Operations Specialist



People & HR, Operations
Bridgewater, NJ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Position Summary
We are seeking an innovative and highly motivated People Operations Specialist who will contribute significantly to the growth of the Cellares team.
The primary focus of this position will be responsible for scheduling interviews, arranging travel, and creating a positive candidate experience. As a People Operations Specialist, you will also be responsible for HR administration duties.
Candidates should enjoy working in a fast-paced, mission-driven environment, and be prepared to tackle a broad selection of challenges as the company grows.


  • Partner with members of the recruiting and hiring teams to provide a world-class candidate experience
  • Manage the candidate interview process; schedule Zoom or onsite interviews, serve as the point of contact for questions, and following up with candidates when necessary
  • Greet candidates and make them feel welcome during onsite visits
  • Arrange travel for candidates flying to our office for onsite interviews
  • Process candidate reimbursements with our accounting team for traveling candidates
  • Assist recruiters with creating and formatting job descriptions
  • Maintain employee records, including personal data, employment history, and organizational changes, while upholding stringent compliance with data protection regulations
  • Responding to internal and external HR related inquiries or requests and provide assistance
  • Assist with all manner of ad-hoc organizational development projects such as talent reviews, engagement surveys, compliance trainings, and as a supporting teammate to our larger People Team in various ways
  • Assist with ad hoc projects and process improvement initiatives


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience3+ years of experience in a similar role. Previous experience as a recruiting coordinator is preferred
  • Web based ATS experience is preferred (We use Lever)
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships with hiring managers and candidates
  • Self-awareness, integrity, authenticity, and a growth mindset