Zama

Zama

VP / Director of HR and Finance

  • Permanent contract 
  • Paris
  • Master's Degree
  • > 5 years

The company

Zama

Zama

    The job

    VP / Director of HR and Finance

    • Permanent contract 
    • Paris
    • Master's Degree
    • > 5 years

    About

    Zama’s mission is to safeguard privacy by making the internet encrypted end-to-end.

    Zama’s first product is an open source development framework for homomorphic encryption that developers can use without knowing cryptography.

    Zama was founded by Pascal Paillier, a pioneer in FHE, and Rand Hindi, a serial privacy entrepreneur.

    If you would like to learn more about Fully Homomorphic Encryption, you can read our 6-min introduction: https://6min.zama.ai/

    Job description

    Zama are looking for a Director of HR and Finance. This person will manage the day-to-day financial and HR activities of our growing startup based in Paris, France. This pivotal role will be responsible for having a hand in all aspects of recruitment, hiring, onboarding, expense management, budgeting, and finance/HR/tech approval flows. Working with the CEO, the Chief of Staff, and with a wider Operations team, the candidate and his/her/their team will:

    Financial Management

    • Maintain internal financial procedures.
    • Support budget preparations, revisions, monitoring, and follow ups.
    • Manage day-to-day accounting and expense functions.
    • Train the team in basic accounting records and reporting, where necessary.

    Human Resources Management

    • Regularly review, update, and/or develop employment documentation for staff.
    • Support line managers on grievance procedures.
    • Identify training needs.
    • Manage staff induction and orientation on all HR and admin related policies.
    • Maintain Human Resource policies and procedures.
    • Ensure accurate employee records are maintained and updated regularly.
    • Help coordinate the entire employee lifecycle by implementing and maintaining systems related to recruitment, on boarding, case management, staff communication, staff exit management.

    Preferred experience

    He / She / They should have:

    • At least a master’s degree or significant on-the-job experience in human resources management, finance, or a related field.
    • At least 5-8 years of related HR and finance experience in a French startup.
    • A demonstrated track record in money and people management.
    • Strong leadership and organisational skills.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Analytical skills.
    • Problem-solving skills.
    • A proactive nature.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Meticulous attention to details.
    • Good people skills.

    The candidate should be based in or near Paris, and/or be willing to travel to our Paris offices at least once a week.

    Recruitment process

    Our process is described in detail here: https://medium.com/zama-ai/how-we-hire-at-zama-7c11aead4b02

    Zama values and promotes diversity. We give everyone a fair chance to be evaluated on their mix of professional, academic, and personal skills. Our aim is to make the hiring process as pleasant, stress-free, and friendly as possible, even if the process is longer and more involved than you might find elsewhere.

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    Zama

    Zama

    • Cyber Security

    VP / Director of HR and Finance

    • Permanent contract 
    • Paris
    • Master's Degree
    • > 5 years
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