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Human Resources Business Partner (IDEO Client)

In a nutshell:

IDEO is working with one of their clients based out of Palo, CA, to help them find an HR Business Partner. You are the ideal candidate if you thrive in a dynamic, creative environment and mix fun with rolling your sleeves up and getting a lot of great work done.

You will collaborate with the Leadership Team to develop, manage, and ensure all aspects of the Human Resources function align with the new business goals as they grow rapidly.

Once you are here you will:

  • Provide day-to-day coaching to leadership on a variety of actions to include employee relations issues, performance management, learning & development, policy interpretation, talent management and development; and organizational design consultation.
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional core team to create company policies and procedures, communicating and enforcing organization values in compliance with all legal and organizational requirements, standards, and procedures.
  • Be hands-on and balance the strategic with the tactical while overseeing the full range of HR functions.
  • Review, track, and strategically enhance employee benefits and oversee Open Enrollment and relationship with benefits vendors.
  • Lead a compensation and promotion calibration across all functions of the organization.
  • Advise the design and ongoing execution of L&D practices, including the development of training programs.
  • Provide clear guidance and perspective on how to manage Employee Relations; coach others on the Talent Team and Leadership Team to address and resolve employee issues promptly, effectively, and objectively while staying aligned with organizational policy and culture

Who you are:

  • Passionate about supporting, coaching all members of an organization.
  • Deep understanding of foundational HR areas (L&D, compensation, performance management, benefits, payroll, immigration, legal, employee relations)
  • Data-driven. Seasoned in working with people analytics to provide valuable insights to business leaders
  • Experienced in designing and implementing scalable, high-quality operational HR programs, processes, and systems
  • Strong communication and presentation skills and the ability to deal effectively, empathetically, and courteously with all levels of employees and management are required
  • Committed to the professional development of HR and Talent team. Coach and mentor team members, playing an active role in developing expertise. Track record of coaching, mentoring and supporting upward growth of HR team members
  • Previous international HR experience is a plus
  • interpersonal skills, empathy for others, and thrive at building solid relationships based on trust.

We’d be excited if you have:

  • 8-10 years in related Human Resources roles, with prior experience working in talent management, change management, culture, organization design, and performance management.
  • It would be best if you were a proactive communicator and change agent, someone who can successfully balance employee needs with business objectives to create integrated solutions.
  • Ability to thrive in an ambiguous and rapidly changing environment.
  • Have a mixture of start-up and corporate experience preferred.
  • Related Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree in Human Resources and/or Organization Development.
  • Experience building and optimizing programs across diverse teams and cultures in a global organization.

Application requirements and instructions:

Please apply online by uploading your resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please explain why you are a good fit for this role.

Equal Opportunity Employer

IDEO is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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