Volant Trading

  • Human Resources Director

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    # of Openings
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    Volant is a technology-driven trading firm made up of a close-knit group of quantitative traders and technologists. For over 10 years we have specialized in automated options, futures, and equities trading from our offices in New York, Chicago, and Hong Kong. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial culture, flat hierarchy, and cross team collaboration.

    We are looking for talented and motivated Human Resources Director to join our team.



    • Manage all HR functions, including talent review and acquisition, performance management, compensation, diversity, employee relations, leadership development and training.
    • Execute the strategic direction of HR, including implementation of high-value added HR processes that support business goals and objectives.
    • Provide leadership, advice and counsel to management on all human capital issues.
    • Leverage HR policies, programs and practices to create and maintain a positive, high-performing workplace.
    • Manage projects, programs and practices that engage, inspire, and recognize workforce performance.


    Candidate Profile

    • Comfortable driving change and developing new HR solutions. Will be a credible activist and a forward thinker. 
    • Must be able to proactively identify people implications of function strategies, as well as recommend and deliver actions. 
    • Functions as a peer to senior leadership with executive gravitas and ability to influence leadership team. 

    Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in business or HR management, or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience delivering strategic HR Business Partner support. Ability to influence executive level leadership.

    Highly preferred: Experience with leading strategic HR projects and driving transformation efforts. Experience in leveraging HR analytics and metrics. Track record of driving change and challenging norms. 




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