Checkr’s mission is to build a fairer future by improving the understanding of the past. Since graduating Y-Combinator in 2014, Checkr’s product has shifted the on-demand economy and has continued to scale into serving enterprise companies across various industries. As a company that provides modern and compliant background checks for global enterprises and startups, Checkr knows first hand how difficult it may be for individuals with prior criminal history to find employment and we want to help provide fair chances for the formerly convicted. A career with Checkr provides the opportunity to make an impact on the professional lives of millions of people and we encourage all qualified individuals to apply for our roles.

This is an exciting time to join Checkr as we build a People function for scale. Be a part of a mission-driven company that whole hearted committed to diversity and belonging and is passionate about the employee experience. Lead the effort to build innovative, creative a progressive L&D and talent enablement program that fuel a high performing culture. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic super-creative professional who is driven by intellectual curiosity with a knack for delivering results.


  • Have a seat at the People & Talent leadership table
  • Collaborate with the executives, managers and, People Business Partners to identify skills and competencies needed to strengthen Checkr and prepare it for the future
  • Responsible for shaping the strategy and managing of all L&D, performance, and talent enablement programs and processes that align with our culture, values, mission, and high-heart/high-backbone principles
  • Ensure that our values are woven through every program
  • Actively seek ways to integrate our diversity and belonging philosophy and commitments into programs
  • Manage our recognition program and use it, as well as other programs, to anchor our values and principles
  • Develop tools and resources for organizational development and intervention programs in partnership with business leaders and People Business Partners
  • Address engagement and performance needs with creative talent programs solutions
  • Partner with People Technology to design and deliver high tech, high touch L&D and talent enablement tools and processes
  • Design, deploy, and lead Checkr-wide performance and talent enablement programs (e.g., goal planning, semi-annual performance reviews, engagement survey) 
  • Review and benchmark the internal and external environment to improve People programs, policies, and initiatives
  • Build the People Success team

What you Bring:

  •  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  •  9+ years of progressive experience in human resources
  •  5+ years of experience in an L&D or talent enablement role
  • 3+ years managing an L&D team
  • Must have designed and deployed creative and complex leadership and individual L&D programs
  • Must have designed, deployed and managed full-cycle talent enablement programs
  • Extensive experience with instructional design, program development, facilitation, organizational design, developing innovative talent enablement programs, and organizational advising
  • Passion for people development both professionally and personally
  •  Passion to drive integration of talent management practices into business processes
  • Ability to understand strategic organizational issues and influence change
  • Proven agility in a constantly changing environment and ability to nurture strong relationships
  • Ability to analyze data, understand trends and develop recommendations for action based on the analysis
  • Strong advising, coaching, and facilitation skills
  • Ability and desire to work strategically as well as hands-on
  • Proven ability to maintain and manage relationships with stakeholders by soliciting input and providing updates on key initiatives and providing overall program-specific information
  • Solid program management skills
  • Highly collaborative you recognize the value of bringing people along
  • Must have a strong executive presence

What you get:

  • A fast-paced and collaborative environment where we leverage the latest technology
  • Hands-on coaching and professional development
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement – a true meritocracy
  • 100% medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • Gym membership, transportation reimbursements
  • Catered lunch, dinner, and snacks

Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr

Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.   

Checkr also welcomes the opportunity to consider qualified applicants with prior arrest or conviction records. Checkr’s commitment to diversity extends to hiring talented individuals in spite of a prior criminal history in accordance with local, state, and/or federal laws, including the San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance.

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