Human Resource & Organization Development Intern

  • NatureDots Private Limited
  • Remote
  • Apr 19, 2021

Job Description

Human Resource & Organizational Development Intern

Why join NatureDots

Do you remember watching Captain Planet? Dexter’s Laboratory? Or Wonder Woman? If not, Captain Planet was a very popular animation series of the 1990s that pioneered edutainment on environmental issues and global problems and Dexter’s Laboratory was another famous cartoon where a child genius whips up dazzling, world-saving inventions in his secret laboratory. And Wonder Woman is the queen of legendary women warriors created by the Olympian gods to protect mankind.

Now imagine, combining the power of Wonder Woman and Dexter with Captain Planet! Where Dexter’s brilliant engineering, the inventive creative mind could be coupled with the iconic egalitarian leadership, courage, and strength of Wonder Woman and team-work of Captain Planets and Planeteers into a dynamic team! To fight to solve the global challenges threatening the very existence of human life and other life-forms on Earth! (Ka-BOOM!)

If this small example tickles your imagination, you can visualize yourself as our ‘Super-HR-OD Intern’ and utilize the power of your skills as part of our ‘Super Team’  to create impactful innovative solutions. Welcome Aboard! To Team NatureDots!

Where we have combined the power of technology and nature to build a nature-positive business.

At NatureDots, We are a small yet expanding team of igniting, purpose-driven Doers, who dream BIG! And each one of us is an achiever in their respective field, having ground-breaking experiences of working across technologies, ecologies, and geographies.

As a part of Team NatureDots, you will be able to: think critically and creatively; examine and explore situations; innovate and design workable solutions; and see the relationship between local & global systems.

Work closely with a small team guided by esteemed industry mentors & coaches, in an award-winning idea recognized by the Department of Science and Technology and Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.

Your efforts will directly contribute to conserving water bodies, increase the income of community and businesses depending on them, enable a system for sustainable food, establish a climate-resilient system, and yes, a new nature economy.

About NatureDots

Since 2019, NatureDots has been creating resource-intelligent Nature-based systems and solutions integrated with Deep Tech for redefining business towards a New Nature Economy. Our ‘Resource-Intelligence’ centred value-innovation products are establishing Nature-positive Growth. Our solution is awarded globally at multiple platforms.

Humans of NatureDots

We are a growing team of high-calibre and purpose-driven individuals creating solutions to solve nature and social problems, and redefining businesses for Sustainable Future. With an education from premier Indian Institutes, and Top global Universities and a collective experience of 35 years, 100+ end-to-end projects in 30 countries across four continents ranging from Grass-roots to Global corporates, People to Government – we have delivered Value Innovations for transformational change.

 About the Role

NatureDots is seeking a HR-OD Intern to join our NatureDots Team and work closely with our OD & Talent Strategy Division. You will be part of an innovative and highly passionate, small but growing team. We welcome creative problem solvers (or aspiring), encourage curiosity with constant scanning of the environment and network for information and opportunities to create new solutions.

Responsibilities and Requirements

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about Human Resources and Organisation Development. Candidates should have high attention to detail, be a proactive problem solver, good in people’s management, and work well in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

The HR-OD Intern will work on

  • Talent Acquisition
    • Identifying organic and paid channels for Tech & non-tech hiring. Performing primary research and cost analysis to identify best fits for NatureDots current and future requirements.
    • Assisting in current recruitment processes by creating job descriptions, posting jobs, scheduling shortlisting discussions with team and interviews.
    • Proposing solutions to reduce hiring TAT and possible automations in recruitment cycle. Performing a comparative analysis on existing ATS systems.
  • Campus Hiring
    • Creating a campus database for the Tech & non-Tech talent pipeline.
    • Connecting with selected campuses to identify timelines and build relationships.
    • Strategizing ways to have a strong campus presence with multiple touch points.
    • Identifying channels to connect with respective campuses' alumni base.
  • Performance Management
    • Adding structure to the performance assessment process
    • Creating role specific performance scorecards based on organizational strategy, org structure and operational processes.
    • Researching on pay for performance plans (short-term incentives) and identifying its merits with respect to our organization structure & culture.
    • Drafting awards & recognition policy.
  • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Suggesting ways to incorporate gender neutral communication in the organisation.
    • Identifying ways to promote D&I in the organisations and complete employee life cycle starting from Pre-hiring stage to termination of employment.
  • Organization Development
    • Working with the team to define organisational values and expected behavioural competencies from employees.
    • Defining technical competencies for existing roles & roles in the pipeline.
    • Identifying methods to access competency gaps for each role and possible learning journeys.
  • Organisation Culture, Employee Engagement & Motivation
    • Researching remote-first organisations & gig economy.
    • In this setting, suggesting ways to ensure
      • Productivity
      • Seamless communication
      • Accountability & Ownership
    • Identifying ways to keep a remote workforce engaged and motivated.

Tools: Excellent communication skills both written & verbal, strong computer skills, including full working knowledge of standard word processing, spreadsheet and presentation packages, understanding of fish quality control laboratory related statistical & scientific software will be an add on.

Qualification: Currently pursuing MBA/Masters in HR or recent graduate with 1-2 years of experience. Students with bachelors in HR can also apply.

Note: At NatureDots we are committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality, and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups, and persons with differently-abled are equally encouraged to apply!

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Climate Risk, Ecosystems & Biodiversity, Food & Agriculture, Pollution & Waste Reduction