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Senior Manager, People Operations



People & HR, Operations
Valencia, Spain
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Company Description

Are you ready to trade your job for a journey? Become a FlyMate!

Passion, excitement & global collaboration are all core to what it means to be a FlyMate. At Flywire, we’re on a mission to deliver the world’s most important and complex payments. We use our Flywire Advantage - the combination of our next-gen payments platform, proprietary payment network and vertical specific software, to help our clients get paid, and help their customers pay with ease - no matter where they are in the world.

What more do we need to truly be unstoppable? Perhaps, that is you!

Who we are:

Flywire is a global payments enablement and software company, founded a decade ago to solve high-stakes, high-value payments in education, using modern technology.

Today, we’ve digitized payments for more than 3,800+ global clients across education, healthcare, travel & B2B, covering more than 240 countries and territories and supporting over 140 currencies. And, we’re just getting started!

With over 1,200+ global FlyMates, representing more than 40 nationalities, and in 12 offices world-wide, we’re looking for FlyMates to join the next stage of our journey as we continue to grow.

Job Description

We are seeking a Senior Manager, People Operations to join us in Spain and support us as we continue to elevate the operational capability of our People Team! As a Senior Manager at Flywire, you'll be driving the implementation and global coordination of Flywire’s People Team programs & processes in accordance with Flywire’s values, enabling the People Team’s vision and operating model as well as Flywire’s Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity ideals.


  • Driving cross-functional, global collaboration and delivering on all People Operations goals, processes & programs in consideration of Flywire values/cultural norms, company practices & policies, applicable regulatory statutes, market practices and compliance requirements throughout the entire employee life-cycle
  • Advising and managing sensitive employee relations information/ cases in collaboration with the Global People Partner team, legal, and external stakeholders in a confidential, documented and effective manner
  • Regularly collaborating and maintaining cooperative relationships with the People Team’s Centers of Expertise (COEs) including Talent Acquisition, Experience, Total Rewards, L&D as well as cross-functional collaboration with global People Team partners (i.e., payroll, IT, Legal, Finance, Marketing, etc.) Being actively involved in decision making and strategy to respond to different People Team and business needs
  • Leading and supporting the full implementation and timely execution of Flywire’s annual and mid-year people processes & programs such as employee surveys, performance management, promotion and compensation cycles
  • Setting, creating and proposing strategic projects that will allow to improve results and deliver best in class experiences within the company
  • Acting as a People Team point of collaboration to ensure the right internal/ external stakeholders & partners are engaged in a timely manner to ensure the efficient execution of all people processes & programs while supporting FlyMates, people managers, and the global People Team
  • Responsible for ensuring all people process and programs are performed in a timely and compliant manner to offer exceptional end-to-end FlyMate experiences while meeting the Flywire’s compliance requirements.
  • Effectively using data to communicate, propose changes, & present opportunities & risks to Flywire’s People Team processes & programs
  • Utilizing and leveraging on data analysis where required to provide added value data to the team and the business
  • Fostering a strong and effective People Operations team by leading and managing members, building operational excellence capabilities, and developing and enabling members to contribute effectively towards People Team and organizational goals


Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and ideally a MBA/Master’s degree or SPHR/GPHR certification
  • Around 8+ years of experience in Global People Operations and People Management
  • Strong experience with employment law in the EMEA region
  • Strong “people-first” cross-functional employee and internal/external stakeholder service orientation
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver complex services, in a high volume, scaled environment, in accordance with documented processes and policies
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with an eye for detail and accuracy; ability to do root cause analysis, use data, or if neither exist, use judgment and experience, to guide decisions and action plans
  • Significant project management experience related to implementation of new, complex programs, systems and/or processes
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English
  • Passion for leading, developing and motivating frontline operations teams across geographies, comprising diverse team members from varying backgrounds with varying levels of experience

Additional Information

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation, including Restricted Stock Units
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Flying Start - Our immersive Global Induction Program (Meet our Execs & Global Teams)
  • Work with brilliant people that will keep you on your toes, learn more about their journeys by checking out #InsideFlywire on social media
  • Dynamic & Global Team (we have been collaborating virtually for years!)
  • Wellbeing Programs (Mental Health, Wellness, Yoga/Pilates/HIIT Classes) with Global FlyMates
  • Be a meaningful part in our success - every FlyMate makes an impact
  • Competitive time off including FlyBetter Days to volunteer in a cause you believe in and Digital Disconnect Days!
  • Work From Home Stipend
  • Great Talent & Development Programs (Managers Taking Flight – for new or aspiring managers!)

Submit today and get started!

We are excited to get to know you! Throughout our process you can expect to meet with different FlyMates including the Hiring Manager, Peers on the team, the VP of the department, and a skills assessment. Your Talent Acquisition Partner will walk you through the steps and be your “go-to” person for any questions.

Flywire is an equal opportunity employer. With over 40 nationalities across 14 different offices, and diversity and inclusion at the core of our people agenda, we believe our FlyMates are our greatest asset, and we’re excited to watch our unique culture evolve with each new hire.