People and Operations Manager

Habitat for Humanity | Chicago, IL
Date posted: September 20, 2019
People and Operations Manager
Contact Name: Sam Banaszak
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 844.802.5500
Deadline: October 17, 2019

We work at a community level so that we can bring strength, stability and self-reliance to entire areas of the city. We don’t just want individuals to survive; we want neighborhoods to thrive.

Job Description

The People and Operations Manager is responsible for providing leadership in human resources, financial planning, reporting, organizational systems, and technology for all of Habitat for Humanity Chicago’s operations, including office, construction sites, and ReStores.

Key Responsibilities

  • People (40%)
    Facilitate the healthy expansion of our team by ensuring forward-thinking, supportive and legal-compliant human resources practices.
  • Organization Systems & Technology (40%)
    Improve back-office operations to increase efficiency, strengthen regulatory compliance, and improve overall operations.
  • Finances and Reporting (20%)
    Oversee financial performance of the organization by identifying and managing short, long-term and recurring financial projects.

Who Should Apply

The ideal candidate is an effective leader and manager who thrives on the responsibility of supporting people and driving operations towards specific deliverables. Strong candidates will have a proven track record in project management, financial planning, analytics, reporting, organizational effectiveness, and human resources.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 7+ years of HR-related experience; human resources certification preferred
  • Experience managing projects through all aspects of project management framework — from initiation through closure.
  • Personal volunteer experience

Time Commitment

Full-time; 8am-4pm plus evenings and weekends meetings as required.


Salaried position ranging from $63,000-65,000 depending on experience. 30+ vacation/sick/personal days per year. 90% employer paid health insurance; access to dental, vision and 401k plans.

Application Instructions

After reviewing the full position description: please apply here:

Successful applicants will be contacted for interviews. Only successful applicants will be contacted and interviews will take place on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please.

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