Chief People Officer


San Francisco, CA, USA Remote

Full time

People Operations / Entry level

Jan 17

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We are an ambitious, well-funded, high-growth global technology company transforming the hotel industry. At Duetto, we are passionate about creating innovative solutions to help hoteliers thrive. Although we work hard and operate at “Duetto speed,” the work atmosphere is casual, flexible, collaborative, and most of all, fun.

We are currently seeking an experienced Chief People Officer to join our team. We are looking to find someone who cares deeply about maintaining an awesome culture, as well as guiding and supporting our scaling needs as we continue to grow. Reporting to our CEO, this is an exceptional opportunity to further define and optimize how we identify, recruit, develop and retain top talent while providing a world-class employee experience. You would be part of the Executive Leadership Team. The ideal candidate is an experienced and passionate leader who has built and influenced high-performing cultures at global, distributed growth-stage companies. This individual will provide strategic leadership by articulating HR needs and plans to the executive management team, shareholders and the board of directors.

What you will do:

  • Be a trusted advisor to the leadership team on all talent and people related issues including attraction, retention, employee performance and communications.
  • Provide overall leadership and guidance to the HR function by overseeing talent acquisition, career development, succession planning, retention, training, leadership development, compensation and benefits globally. 
  • Coach people managers to become increasingly more effective at leading, managing and developing their teams, employees and cross-functional relationships.
  • Oversee the recruitment team to implement best practices and processes to attract the best talent globally.
  • Enhance and implement best practices that will improve efficiency and the overall effectiveness of the People Operations function, from internal processes to appropriate technology solutions.
  • Set, enforce, and evaluate legally compliant human resources policies, procedures, and best practices.
  • Maintain knowledge of laws, regulations, and best practices in employment law, human resources, and talent management.
  • Work to ensure that our global compensation and benefit programs are competitive and effective.
  • Provide constructive and timely performance evaluations 
  • Continue to build and define our exceptional company culture.
  • Provide regular reporting to the CEO and CFO on various internal metrics.
  • Manage our facilities and administrative staff with complete ownership of global office functions.
  • Oversee employee training and development programming.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required. MBA or MA/MS in human resources or related field preferred.
  • A minimum of 15 years of HR experience, with at least five years of executive HR experience and at least five years of international HR experience.
  • SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) certification preferred.
  • M&A experience is highly preferred.
  • Previous experience leading a People Operations function for an international Saas company.
  • Proven track record in high growth, global organization and knowledge of international employment labor laws.
  • Ability to relate to, influence, and coach employees of all levels in the organization.
  • Strong business acumen and ability to work well across different functions in order to integrate appropriate HR and business strategies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.

Additional Info:


Duetto investors include Warburg Pincus, Accel Partners, Icon Ventures and Battery Ventures as well as notable individual investors from the technology and travel communities.

About Duetto

Duetto is bringing progressive 'big data' cloud technology to the enterprise side of the travel business, a massive industry ripe for innovation that represents almost 10% of global GDP. Led by former CTO and travel industry experts, we use predictive analytics to help hotels make more money through smarter pricing decisions.

Our team is Series D funded by an impressive list of investors including Warburg Pincus, Accel, Battery Ventures, Icon Ventures, Altimeter Capital, Trinity Ventures, and Benchmark Capital, as well as notable individual investors from the technology and travel communities.

At Duetto, we are committed to creating an atmosphere of inclusion and acceptance. We believe that by cultivating a team with diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, we will continue to lead the industry with our cutting-edge platform-based hospitality technology. Duetto offers an open and collaborative work environment with competitive benefits packages including flexible work hours, 28+ days of PTO per year (including holidays), 12-20 weeks of fully-paid parental leave, and frequent community-building events.

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