Human Resources

People & Culture - Manager

Vienna, Virginia   |   Full Time

Job Description

We are Kaleyra! Worldwide, over 3,000 companies, including Fortune 500 brands such as MasterCard, Hyundai, and Amazon, use Kaleyra’s communication solutions to talk to their customers. If you’ve used Uber, Amazon, Zomato, or Nexi, you’ve already experienced Kaleyra. When you needed to reach customer care with a tap in the app, we were there. When you got notifications about your order getting shipped, or that appointment being booked, we were there. We’re that team of 300+ individuals across 3 continents working hard (and playing hard) to enable businesses to be there for their customers across various communication channels, wherever their customers are. When a customer wants to reach a brand, we help that brand be just one click away.


What we want to do: 

Let people and brands know of all the cool ways Kaleyra’s technology is helping (and/or can help) them out. We’d shout off the rooftops, but there are more efficient methods nowadays.


Our vision:

We help Companies Globally to Seamlessly connect with their customers by Providing a secure, trusted communications platform.


Join us as we create history and transform the way brands connect with their users!



At Kaleyra, we are looking for Leader who can lead and grow the People & Culture function in the US. She / he should be dynamic, organized, self-starter and is able to ramp up the team from scratch.


Successful Candidates Will Demonstrate:

Is strategic and hands-on role that provides full cycle Human Resources support to our employees in US. The role is critical in executing our people initiatives, providing great internal customer support, and driving HR functional excellence and process improvement.


Candidate should;

  • Have the ability to manage the entire gamut of HR in US from hiring to exit, including managing payroll, HR data and office administration / facilities
  • Understand business goals and recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to ensure smooth continuity of the operations
  • Creating and driving effective development, employee relations, retention
  • Being an enthusiastic team player with a strong drive to create a positive work environment
  • Solution driven work in an environment which demands strong deliverables along with the ability to identify problems and drive solutions
  • Strong internal and external customer service focus
  • Must be able to interface at all levels of the organization
  • Passion for innovative HR solutions and process improvement
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Problem solver, can handle conflict and resolve amicably
  • Have the ability to develop effective working relationships with employees at all levels including hourly paid, shop floor employees
  • Have a proven hands-on attitude, be flexible and adaptable.
  • Possess strong change management, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Have led complex change management and/or led key HR project implementations
  • Vendor Management, being a single point of contact to manage vendors which includes agreement, negotiation and execution


  • 8+ years of experience in HR domain; preferably from the IT / Software industry
  • Added advantage if the candidate has been part of international assignments and is multi-cultural 
  • Demonstrated experience with full-cycle recruiting, especially for high growth teams 
  • Demonstrated experience in managing people and employee relations
  • Good knowledge on the labour regulations prevalent across the country
  • Hands on experience in managing payroll, increment, bonus pay-outs
  • Proven ability to consistently and positively contribute in a fast-paced, challenging work environment while prioritizing multiple functions and managing time efficiently

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: 


Kaleyra is committed to create a diverse and inclusive workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified candidates will be considered without any regard to their race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nationality disability, or age.


Recruitment Privacy Notification: 


If you have submitted your profile to Kaleyra, be informed that we have processed your personal data in accordance with our internal hiring policies. Kaleyra understands the importance of protecting your personal data. Since, we are a GDPR complied company, we would want to invite your attention to our Privacy Policy and Recruitment Statement which is effective.


Kaleyra is committed in protecting your personal information and it will be used appropriately for evaluation of the candidature. The information collected will be used to serve hiring purpose as a part of Kaleyra’s recruitment process, including processing of the data by authorised third parties, as and when required. Your information will be held with Kaleyra only as long as necessary and for the purpose of hiring and will be available in the database for a period of one (1) year irrespective of the selection or rejection.


By proceeding and providing information asked herein, you agree that you have read Kaleyra’s privacy policy and fully understand your rights to access, correct, erase, object to processing, restrict to processing or withdraw your personal information anytime and seek a copy of the personal information.


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Freedom to Decide

Freedom to Decide

We believe that our processes and products are
the innovation of our people and hence encourage
our teams to think above and beyond, identify the
root cause of problems, think strategically and use
data to understand and thus infer conclusions.

Work-Life Balance

Work-Life Balance

We don’t just believe in flexible hours, we also
believe that quality time outside the office is vital
to the personal and professional growth of our people. Our
workspace is equipped with activities
that can help you take a break from your work and
refresh your minds.

Transparency in the System

Transparency in the System

Our open door culture ensures transparency in
communication and decision making right from the
senior management to the independent thinkers.
Our people are always empowered to voice their
opinions and communicate openly.

Values that reflect Family

Values that reflect Family

Our workforce embodies trust and safety and
everyone treated equally which makes our team
feel they are part of the ever growing Kaleyra
family and not just an organization. We believe in
developing healthy expectations and work towards
a united goal of achieving organizational success.