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9 Jun 2021

Full-Time Senior People & Culture Coordinator

Terramera – Posted by Terramera Anywhere

Job Description


We are seeking an enthusiastic, growth-oriented, and service-driven Senior People & Culture Coordinator passionate about HR Administration & Systems to join our People & Culture team. Reporting to the VP People & Culture, this role is critical to Terramera’s success, leading a range of areas with primary focus on the optimization, management, and administration of our critical HR systems. These include but are not limited to payroll, benefits and compensation, employee contracts & onboarding & HRIS. In addition, this role is instrumental in supporting employee engagement.


To shape, maintain and scale our HR systems and processes so they run smoothly and with the highest quality service to our employees globally.


  • Manages the administration of Terramera’s total rewards program, including pay (i.e., salaries and bonuses), stock options, time off, benefits, professional development, etc.
  • Oversees and updates Payroll records for each pay period and ensures pay-outs are deposited error-free and meeting all applicable procedures and regulations in each jurisdiction
  • Drives a positive, memorable onboarding experience for all new hires
    • Partners with Legal on completing Employment and Consultant Agreements as required and manages employee setup on internal systems
    • Maintains consistency and relevance of necessary onboarding information for incoming team members of all levels, as well as seeking innovations to personalize and automate the onboarding program
    • Conducts onboarding meetings to welcome new employees and set them up for success
  • Leads the coordination of internal activities, initiatives and events related to driving and maintaining engagement across Terramera as we shift to a hybrid remote work model
  • Owns the employee feedback process (including eNPS) through user-friendly survey design and distribution, and compilation and analysis of relevant data to be translated into insights for enhancing and implementing evidenced-based people & culture practices
  • Maintains the Company’s HRIS and people-related databases, leads periodic audit of our systems with excellence to ensure accurate record-keeping and effective reporting
  • Monitors and updates the People & Culture operating budget and expenditure, includes conducting periodic variance analyses to inform of current progress and necessary adjustments
  • Contributes to overall effectiveness and success of People & Culture team through strategic planning and tactical design sessions


  • University degree in Human Resources or relevant discipline
  • Minimum 2 years of HR experience, ideally in high-tech, rapid, and complex work settings
  • Proven applied knowledge base, experience and/or exposure to all aspects of human resources
  • Knowledge of employment-related laws, standards, and regulations
  • Experience with BambooHR or relevant HRIS
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office Suite (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook), databases and project management tools
  • Previous experience in client service and event planning for large company and team events, held onsite and virtually
  • Experience and/or knowledge in immigration from across multiple jurisdictions is an asset
  • In pursuit of the CPHR designation is an asset but not required


  • Proven attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-motivated, has high standards, thinks big and rolls up sleeves
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise a high level of diplomacy, tact, and discretion
  • Passion for driving innovative solutions and process improvements upon problem identification
  • Ability to exercise initiative and adapt and respond to a changing environment
  • Strong interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Willing to step up in order to address difficult issues and tasks as required
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player in a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to set priorities, multitask and work well under pressure to achieve results within acceptable timeframes, taking into consideration changing priorities


  • This role is remote based in Vancouver, BC


Terramera is a globally-recognized cleantech leader focused on fusing AI, science and nature to create revolutionary technologies that transform how we grow food and solve other world-scale challenges. With its Actigate™ Targeted Performance technology and mission to unlock the intelligence in nature to ensure a world that thrives and provides for everyone, Terramera is committed to reducing global synthetic chemical loads in agriculture by 80%, increasing global farm productivity by 20%, and increasing soil organic carbon by 100% by 2030. The privately held company was founded in 2010 and has grown to include a world-class bench of engineers, scientists, advisors and investors. Terramera is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, has integrated operations that include state-of-art research labs, robotics workshop, greenhouse and farm, and has 250+ patents in its IP portfolio.  

Our success begins with our people. We’re looking for A-Players who are passionate about making a difference as we are and thrive in environments that are dynamic, challenging and rewarding. Join our movement, as we set a new standard and change the world together as a highly dedicated, innovative, future-focused and solutions-oriented team.  

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. For more information on Terramera, please visit our website at  

Terramera is committed to a diverse workforce and we are an equal opportunity employer.  


  • Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. 

How to Apply

Please apply directly on our website here 

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: administration, ATS, CPHR, employee engagement, HR, and HRIS. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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