Nov 15, 2021

Head of Operations and People Experience

  • BetterHelp
  • Mountain View, CA, USA
Full time Transportation Professional

Job Overview

Who are we and why should you join us?

We help people change their lives. BetterHelp is the worlds largest therapy service. We set out on a mission to provide everyone with easy, affordable, and private access to professional counseling: anytime, anywhere. To date, our network of over 20,000 licensed, accredited, and board-certified therapists have assisted more than 1,000,000 people. Every month, our secure website and mobile app facilitate over 5,000,000 messages, chats, voice calls, and video sessions that help people face lifes challenges.

We're taking mental healthcare to the next level. We combine clinical care, cutting-edge technology and data-driven product development to constantly learn, iterate, and improve. We are relentless in our pursuit of better, always questioning the status quo and discovering new ways to get things done and serve our members.Were taking mental healthcare to the next level.

We are a community that grows together - both professionally and personally. Even with our exponential growth, our team is kept agile and nimble, allowing you to have a huge impact and carve your own path from day one. We invest in our teams well-being and professional development because we know that business and individual growth go hand-in-hand. You will move fast, remain flexible, and be challenged every day. Join us!

What are we looking for?

BetterHelp is seeking an execution-oriented generalist with an intuition for building community and connection within a fast-growing organization of 150+ internal team members and 20,000 independent providers. The Head of Operations and People Experience will oversee a wide range of functions including facilities, business operations, events, people operations, administration, and culture. This is a high-impact, high-visibility role within the company that will lead a range of initiatives that have a major impact on both the business and the team. The perfect candidate is someone with high situational awareness and EQ -- who thrives in a fast-paced environment -- and is excited about building a world-class product that makes a difference in peoples lives!

What will you do?

* Manage a team of five people; hire and grow the team as needed to accomplish your goals
* Oversee and own all the administrative aspects of our operations
* Partner with both back-end functions (finance, legal, HR) and business functions (product, marketing, engineering, business development, sales, customer support) to serve their operational needs and to assist in initiatives to facilitate growth.
* Be involved in all business-enabling functions such as IT, recruiting, finance operations, legal, facilities, business operations, and more. Some of these functions will report to you either directly or as dotted-lined, and in some of these functions you will partner with other leaders.
* Oversee external vendor relationships to coordinate contract negotiations, payments, renewals, upgrades, and monitoring.
* Proactively identify process gaps across the entire company and implement creative solutions using technology or automation whenever possible
* Lead special projects, both internally and externally
* Play a key role in our talent sourcing, recruiting and vetting strategy
* Collaborate with our HR team to ensure that employee satisfaction remains high, creating or adjusting programs as needed
* Thoughtfully curate perks and swag programs that cater to the true needs and desires of the team
* Curate and oversee employee events and off-sites that are unique, intentional, and fun!
* Work to ensure that no employees process or work is slowed by a lack of tools or resources
* Own employee onboarding and develop additional programs to help new team members integrate with the team as a whole
* Have your finger on the pulse of the companys needs and build relationships with team members
* Organize the operational aspects in the companys participation in events and conferences
* Oversee the management and approvals of business travel
* Continuously optimize the physical office space at our brand new headquarters office in downtown Mountain View alongside our Workplace Manager to make sure people are productive and connecting with one another both professionally and personally
* Oversee all the facilities, including additions of new offices and/or expansions
* Oversee community and social impact initiatives where we harness our resources and capabilities for the greater good
* Draft policies, documentation, and internal communications


* 3+ years of experience in facilities / operations / office management / people operations / people experience or equivalent related functions with a high degree of autonomy and responsibility in a company or division with at least 75 people
* Experience managing direct reports
* Strong intuition for culture and community
* High drive and commitment to our mission
* Extremely high planning, prioritization, and project management skills
* Excellent judgment and the ability to make the right decision with minimal oversight and high stakes, nearly every time
* Proven track record of the successful execution of large projects under your direction - on time and on budget
* Tech-savvy with proven track record of using technology to automate and improve processes
* Understanding of functional space planning
* An attitude of extreme ownership - ready to roll up your sleeves and inspire others, to help get the job done!
* Ability to connect with people personally while also setting boundaries
* Excellent communication skills
* Impeccable organization skills

Advantages (Not mandatory, but great to have)

* Working in a startup or similar high-growth environment
* Basic knowledge of general building construction and functionality
* Knowledge of OSHA regulations


* Competitive salary & equity compensation
* Excellent health, dental, and vision coverage
* 401k benefits with employer matching contribution
* Ridiculous perks program
* Office in the heart of downtown Mountain View, a three-minute walk from Caltrain
* Commuter benefits, FSA accounts, and Employee Stock Purchase Programs
* Building something that matters - loved by the people and admired by the press
* Any piece of hardware or software that will make you happy and productive
* Awesome people to work with
* Nothing to slow you down
* Helping people live a better life, every day

At BetterHelp we thrive on difference and individuality, and as part of the Teladoc Health family, we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We never have and never will discriminate against any job candidate or employee due to age, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status, parental status, disability, or Veteran status.

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