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Vice President, People and Operations

Boston, MA

Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through powerful networks and advocacy, Ceres tackles the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.

The Vice President will lead and oversee all human resources strategies and initiatives for Ceres. and lead on issues of workforce strategy, an inclusive and equitable workplace, high-level employee relations, and change management. The Vice President will lead cross-org partnerships with the VP of DEI, the Innovation & Evaluation team, and Marketing and Communications to ensure well-designed and effective talent acquisition, employee and labor relations, talent development, benefits, compensation, and other HR programs and initiatives.  This role will be responsible for overseeing that Ceres’ internal practices and protocols reflect the values of the organization and center anti-racism, equity, and belonging in all initiatives.

The Vice President will lead a talented team of at least eight and directly supervise five. The position is full-time and reports to the Chief Administration and Financial Officer. The position will be based in Ceres’ Boston office, though will consider remote and hybrid work arrangements.


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