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Manager HR



People & HR
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

Who we are
Arcadia is the technology company empowering energy innovators and consumers to fight the climate crisis. Our software and APIs are revolutionizing an industry held back by outdated systems and institutions by creating unprecedented access to the data and clean energy needed to make a decarbonized energy grid possible.
In 2014, Arcadia set out on its mission to break the fossil fuel monopoly and since then we have been knocking down the institutional barriers to unlock decarbonization. To date, we have connected hundreds of thousands of consumers and small businesses with high-quality clean energy options. Fast forward to today, and now, we’re thinking even bigger. We have launched Arc, an industry-defining SaaS platform that empowers developers and energy innovators to deliver their own custom, personalized energy experiences, accelerating the transformation of the industry from an analog energy system into a digitized information network.
Tackling one of the world’s biggest challenges requires out-of-the-box thinking & diverse perspectives. We’re building a team of individuals from different backgrounds, industries, & educational experiences. If you share our passion for ushering in the era of the clean electron, we look forward to learning what you would uniquely bring to Arcadia! Visit www.arcadia.com.
HQ: Washington, DC
>$1B Valuation; >$500M of Capital raised since inception

Role : L4


We are seeking an experienced HR professional to join our team as a Manager-HR, primarily responsible for overseeing HR operations and serving as a strategic business partner to various departments within the organization. The ideal candidate will have a solid background in HR generalist functions as well as business partnering, with a focus on driving organizational effectiveness, employee engagement, and operational excellence.

Responsibilities: This role would have matrix reporting and collaboration with India and the U.S. People Team with exposure to leaders in both the Geo’s. Flexibility with working in US time zones will be necessary.

HR Generalist (50%):

  1. Develop and implement HR policies and procedures in line with legal and regulatory requirements, as well as best practices.
  2. Provide guidance and support to managers and employees on HR-related matters, including conflict resolution, disciplinary actions, and employee development.
  3. Conduct regular audits of HR processes and systems to ensure accuracy, efficiency, and compliance.
  4. Manage employee data and HRIS systems, ensuring data integrity and confidentiality at all times.
  5. Coordinate and administer employee benefits programs, including health insurance, retirement plans, and wellness initiatives.
  6. Stay updated on industry trends and best practices in HR, and recommend enhancements or changes to existing programs and processes.
  7. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support organizational goals and initiatives.

HR Business Partner (50%):

  1. Build strong relationships with departmental leaders and stakeholders to understand their business objectives and talent needs.
  2. Serve as a strategic partner to business units, providing HR insights, solutions, and support to drive performance and achieve business goals.
  3. Partner with hiring managers to identify staffing needs, develop recruitment strategies, and ensure a smooth and efficient hiring process.
  4. Lead workforce planning initiatives, including succession planning, talent assessment, and career development.
  5. Analyze HR metrics and data to identify trends, gaps, and opportunities for improvement, and develop action plans accordingly.
  6. Facilitate performance management processes, including goal setting, performance reviews, and development planning.
  7. Act as a change agent, driving organizational change initiatives and ensuring effective communication and stakeholder engagement.
  8. Provide coaching and guidance to managers on leadership, team dynamics, and employee engagement strategies.
  9. The ability to manage competing priorities, display strategic thinking, cross-functional collaboration, and problem-solving are key skills to this role’s success.


  1. 6-8 years of progressive experience in HR, with a strong background in both generalist functions and business partnering roles preferably managing R&D Teams.
  2. Demonstrated expertise in HR policies, procedures, and best practices, with a solid understanding of employment laws and regulations.
  3. Proven track record of building effective relationships with internal stakeholders and influencing business outcomes.
  4. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills, with the ability to work effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  5. Strong analytical skills, with the ability to gather, interpret, and present HR-related data and metrics.
  6. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
  7. High level of integrity, confidentiality, and professionalism.
  8. Experience in Workday systems is a plus.
  9. Experience working with a start-up company or tech company is a plus.
  10. Experience working with technical business leaders (engineering, product, data) is preferred.


  • Competitive compensation based on market standards
  • We are working on a hybrid model with remote first policy
  • Apart from Fixed Base Salary potential candidates are eligible for following benefits
    • Flexible Leave Policy.
    • Office is located in the heart of the city in case you need to step in for any purpose.
    • Medical Insurance (1+5 Family Members)
    • We provide comprehensive coverage including accident and life insurance.
    • Quarterly team engagement activities and rewards & recognitions
    • L&D programs to foster professional growth.

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Here at Arcadia, we cultivate diversity, celebrate individuality, and believe unique perspectives are key to our collective success in creating a clean energy future. Arcadia is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. While we are currently unable to consider candidates who will require visa sponsorship, we welcome applications from all qualified candidates eligible to work in India.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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