People & Culture

People Operations Associate (Remote)

Preferable Location(s): Seattle, United States of America
Work Type: Full Time

Panorama, also known as Panorama Group, is a platform for social change dedicated to solving the world’s most intractable problems. Our goal is to maximize social impact by partnering with visionary leaders, social entrepreneurs, nonprofit organizations, and the private sector to codevelop solutions with audacious thinking, radical collaboration, and bold action.  Panorama’s value proposition is to help partners to operate in smarter, more impactful, and more efficient ways. Panorama is a community of organizations that include Panorama Global, a social impact nonprofit that empowers changemakers through radical collaboration, Panorama Strategy, a social purpose consultancy that accelerates progress for clients through audacious thinking, and Panorama Action, which mobilizes voices and resources through bold action.  The role is positioned at Panorama Global. To learn more about Panorama Global and its work, visit

Position Summary

Panorama Global is seeking a People Operations Associate to work across our systems, processes, and data to optimize for efficiency, integrity, and clarity. This role will connect employee insights to business outcomes to drive a high-performance culture and workforce and provide technical and administrative expertise to the HR team by being responsible for administering the HR systems, processes, and relevant projects. This role will act as a valuable resource for team members across the organization, providing subject matter guidance and support to set up employees for success.

This exempt position reports to the Vice President, People & Culture, and is available on a fully remote basis within the United States.


What you’ll do:

  • Responsible for execution and ongoing administration and maintenance of all People Systems and ensuring associated data integrity
  • Process payroll in collaboration with the Director, Finance
  • Partner with businesses and vendors as support to identify process/operational improvements to unlock efficiencies, solving for the root cause of issues and driving for continuous improvement
  • Recognize opportunities to automate and decrease manual processes
  • Partner cross-functionally with critical areas of the business including Finance, Payroll, and GCC to lead the continued growth and optimization of our People systems and processes
  • Take a hands-on approach to troubleshooting complex processes and functional issues and manage these through to resolution
  • Define HR systems training and knowledge needs, and collaborate to produce reference materials and workflows as needed
  • Assist with the documentation of internal HR processes, policies, and guidelines as needed, identifying accountability and decision making and understanding how our systems support the processes
  • Maintain data across all people systems, develop HR analytics dashboards, and make recommendations for system or process changes based on available data
  • Execute operational tasks such as employee onboarding, off-boarding, verification requests, data audits, employee data changes, and other tasks
  • Ensure people data integrity and confidentiality and identify opportunities for added or necessary controls
  • Review benefits invoices against enrollment details and liaise with benefits brokers to make updates
  • Complete employer state registrations, manage state employer notices, and update withholding tax information in our payroll platform
  • Independently manage HR projects to completion by clarifying project objectives; setting timetables and schedules; conducting research; developing and organizing information; collaborating with stakeholders; and fulfilling transactions
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions

Why we are excited about you:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of HR/Systems experience, with an emphasis in HR Administration and HR Operations
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Resources or related field or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Experience in developing and setting up reports, dashboards, and data visualization
  • Knowledge of and the ability to evaluate and support the implementation of new and emerging HRIS technologies to improve work productivity and accuracy
  • Documented history of detail-oriented project management experience, including responsibilities of managing a project or program from conception to implementation
  • Anticipate problems (and escalate when appropriate) and solution-oriented
  • Demonstrates strong prioritization and organizational skills
  • High level of accuracy and obsessive attention to detail
  • Value collaborative problem-solving and contributing to a positive employee culture and environment where everyone can be their best
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and capable of working on own initiatives with limited supervision
  • Knows how to appropriately handle and protect highly confidential data
  • Maintains a positive, glass half-full attitude while working on high volume of requests independently and within team
  • Strong written skills and confidence in your ability to communicate clearly with different stakeholders and audiences
  • Experience in a fast-growing organization and comfortable balancing ambiguity with action
  • Discretion, sensitivity, and confidentiality is your bread and butter. You have demonstrated ability to listen, analyze, and inform appropriately while maintaining the required sensibilities in handling confidential information.

Why you’re excited about us:

  • Impact: You’ll be a key player in building how we operate, communicate, and treat each other
  • Growth: You’ll have the opportunity to expand your leadership, influence, and responsibility as Panorama continues to scale
  • Team: We have a passionate, talented team that elevates each other and is truly the most fun to work with
  • Mission: We’re doing work that matters – inspiring people around the world and empowering them to pursue audacious problem solving
  • Flexibility: We believe that doing your best work means living a full life. That means different things for everyone, so we optimize for open communication, allow flexibility of schedules when needed, and encourage work-life balance.
  • Remote Culture: A healthy, productive working environment means different things for different people. We optimize for trust and invest in supporting remote teams, offer home office setup for those that work best in their own space (or the ability to work from our Seattle headquarters), and focus on transparent communication to ensure an inclusive, equitable work environment for everyone.


This job description is subject to change at any time.


Compensation & Benefits

The starting salary for this position is $68,000 alongside a comprehensive benefits package including:

  •  90-100% employer-paid monthly premiums for employee-only medical coverage depending on individual plan selection and 15% employer-paid contribution toward dependent coverage premiums
  • 99% employer-paid monthly premiums for employee-only dental and vision coverage (family members can be added at employee cost),
  • Flexible spending account options for health, dependent care, and transit
  • 100% employer-paid monthly premiums for life insurance, short-term disability, and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • 401(k) safe harbor plan with non-elective 3% employer contribution
  • Employer wellness membership with ClassPass
  • Employer-paid employee assistance program which includes employee + dependent access to counseling services of up to 6 sessions per issue
  • Up to $500/year per employee in matching contributions to eligible 501(c)(3) charitable organizations.
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Employer-sponsored supplemental paid family medical leave benefit of up to 16 weeks after 90 consecutive days of employment
  • Flexibility to work from home anywhere in the U.S. (we provide the technology)
  • Commitment to professional development and growth

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a resume and optional cover letter on our Careers Page portal.

Applications received by July 6, 2022, will receive priority review. 

Panorama is committed to creating a diverse team and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We know that representation matters in the workplace and with our partners; to that end, we are committed to a hiring process grounded in equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, citizenship or immigration status, national origin, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, political ideology, the presence of any physical, mental, or sensory disability, age, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Panorama complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact our People & Culture team at

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Panorama participates in the federal E-Verify system. All candidates should review the E-Verify Participation and Right to Work posters for more information.

Final offer will be contingent on the completion of a successful background check. 

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To help us get to know you, we highly encourage submitting a cover letter with your application (though it is not required to apply). Consider answering the following question: Which of our Culture Compact values resonates most with you, and why?

  • Authenticity
  • Collaboration & partnership
  • Diversity, equity, & inclusion
  • Trust & transparency
  • Lifting each other up
  • Openness to risk & change
  • Continuous learning & improvement

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