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Robert Half International VP Human Resources in Metro Boston, Massachusetts


Very successful Venture Capital firm in the Boston Area is in need of a VP Human Resources. The role will be the first Head of HR for the firm, so you will be very instrumental in further building out a world class culture and setting for further success. Local candidates only, as it's required that this person is available in person.

The Firm:

  • Boston HQ with smaller offices in Silicon Valley and Europe.

  • Roughly 60 FTEs, mostly here.

  • Significant success in the tech, healthcare space.

  • 25+ years and running.

  • Tenured leadership.

The Role:

  • This is the first, dedicated HR leader for the firm. One of the Partners is handling much of the role now.

  • You will need to set HR strategy and build upon the policies they have now.

  • Culture, diversity/inclusion, talent, onboarding, legal policy compliance, L& D, comp, etc

  • You will need to be hands-on and willing to dive into some details still. The firm has resources in place to support this as well.

  • More details will be made available, of course, including a full job spec.

Outstanding comp includes:

  • Targeting $190-225k for base and 25-50% bonus.

  • Excellent 401k match .

  • Profit share of 10%.

  • Remote now, but moving to some form of hybrid. It's expected that this lead role will have face time to be most effective.


The Ideal Candidate:

  • 15+ years of overall HR experience

  • A strong #2 ready to do this OR someone already there wanting to be part of an amazing org

  • Ability to create standards, policy, employee review process, comp, culture, L& D, etc

  • Someone with exp from Asset Mgmt/VC/PE – OR – out of a start-up environment to understand the portfolio

Qualified and interested candidates can apply to this role here. You may also connect with John Bresnahan on LinkedIn if you choose as well. John will receive notice of both your application from here and LI.

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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