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People OPS Manager @ Empatica

full-time Endeavor Milan

Empatica is an affective computing company focused on human data analytics, with offices in Downtown Boston, MA and Milan, Italy. Their mission is to provide intelligent technology that is friendly, caring and more human. They design and develop medical-quality wearable devices aimed to improve peoples emotional well-being and save lives. Embrace2, is the only wrist-worn seizure monitor cleared by the FDA, designed to help prevent SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy).


As a People OPS Manager you will help nurture our peculiar startup culture while we continue to grow. We are a passionate, friendly and collaborative team dedicated to making meaningful products that help people lead better lives. You will work closely with everyone on the team providing people strategies that recognize our shared purpose and reflect our unique company culture. This position is hands-on, requires someone who is agile with a growth mindset, and can collaborate with the CEO to implement things from scratch.

By working at Empatica, you’ll have a real opportunity to improve lives around the world, as part of a tight-knit team who share knowledge and are eager to keep learning and improving to create top-notch products that have a meaningful impact. If you jump on board, we can guarantee it wont be an easy ride, but it will be one of the most rewarding experiences in your career, one that will allow you to learn a lot and test your whole skill-set on multiple projects, which are already helping thousands of people worldwide.


  • Assist with recruiting and hiring responsibilities.
  • Developing procedures to ensure that new team members are onboarded efficiently.
  • Being a trusted resource for leaders and employees on a wide variety of human resources topics including career development, benefits, and company policies.
  • Taking care of all administrative matters related to HR.
  • Creating and planning fun and meaningful company events that reflect of our unique culture.
  • Contributing and building programs that enable both individual and team growth.
  • Making yourself available for the next task.


  • Has at least 3 years experiences with growing teams (and if not, should be able to demonstrate the role fit)
  • Loves interacting with people and their development
  • Loves to take care of a growing work environment
  • Is highly organized and capable of working solo with little supervision and also has interest to coordinate with a smart team
  • Is able to handle sensitive and confidential material, and practice discretion
  • Is proficient in English (mother tongue is highly appreciated)
  • A degree in Psychology (either Masters or PhD) is a plus
  • (plus) Specialized and up to date in Italian HR operations, policy and administration


  • Is a very quick learner
  • Is a very quick learner (it’s not a typo)
  • Is fun and easy to work with
  • Has an excellent execution mindset
  • Is a hard-worker and collaborative
  • Has outstanding planning, time management and multitasking skills
  • Is focused on quality and excellence
  • Is flexible in terms of working time and ability to travel
  • Is a problem-solving hustler who can take on any big or small project
  • Is passionate about our products and our mission
  • Is proficient in English (mother tongue is highly appreciated)
  • Competitive salary
  • The position is based at our Milan HQ. We also have an office in Boston, plus an amazing beach summer retreat in Sardinia, Italy!
  • Free lunch - yes, being in Italy, its something you should care about!
  • Organic fresh fruit
  • MacBook Pro
  • Flexible work hours
  • Free cookies, if you deserve them
  • Much more...

published: Aug. 27, 2019

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