We’re Cruise, the self-driving ride-hailing service.

We are building the world’s most advanced, all-electric, self-driving cars to safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about. We believe self-driving cars will help save lives, reimagine cities, redefine time in transit, and restore freedom of movement for many.

Cruisers have the opportunity to define new ways of working and learn from world-class leaders in their field. This is a place where dreamers and doers can succeed.

If you are looking to play a part in making a positive impact in the world by advancing the revolutionary work of self-driving cars, join us.

About the Cruise People Organization:

Our People team develops and supports the Cruise family: individuals who are doing the best work of their careers and shaping the future. As individuals passionate about employee experience, we work to deliver appropriate solutions for employees and contribute to our culture of safety. If you are looking for an opportunity to apply your knowledge of best-in-class programs and practices and contribute to the growth of the company, leadership, and the global team, this is the team to join.

Reporting directly to the Global Head of HR Business Partners, you will play an active role in retaining, engaging and developing the best talent for our Core Engineering teams. You are skilled at using both qualitative and quantitative data to perform root cause analysis and identify trends. You use data to tell a story and inform innovative approaches to retaining and engaging Cruise employees..You are a strong partner that will uphold our values and play an integral part in growing the best HR team in the world with heart and empathy.

Day-to-day responsibilities Include:

  • Act as effective, trusted and credible advisor on people, organizational and business initiatives.
  • Influence and coach leaders to continually raise the bar for hiring and developing top talent as we grow & scale.
  • Partner with business leaders to help drive strategic, creative solutions that will retain and grow our Core engineering teams
  • Continuously look for opportunities to streamline, collect and utilize HR data to improve delivery and understanding of core HR processes and influence business outcomes.
  • In partnership with the extended people team and business leaders, implement solutions to reduce regretted attrition and build and sustain high performing teams.
  • Participate in the development of OKRs and the development of action plans 
  • You will support the Engineering teams through all People processes including compensation, talent development, performance management, employee relations, organizational design, etc.
  • You will act as a culture ambassador, fostering diversity and inclusion
  • You will mentor and coach other members of our People team
  • You will ensure employee advocacy and fairness

You should apply for this role if you have the following qualifications:

  • You possess 15+ years experience as strategic HR Business Partner, ideally partnering with world class engineering organizations and leaders
  • You are discerning and possess excellent problem-solving capabilities and the ability to make thoughtful decisions
  • Analytically driven, you are experienced in utilizing qualitative and quantitative approaches to problem solving and root cause analysis
  • You possess experience driving key people, programs and processes (annual performance management cycles, calibration facilitation, compensation planning, executive coaching, employee relations/conflict resolution, organizational design, etc.)
  • You have a track record of partnering with Senior Leaders to help them solve their most complex people challenges
  • You have a track record of having a strong and trusting partnership with central HR functions, and are able to represent those functions to your leaders (e.g., partnering with recruiting to inform leaders of hiring trends and opportunities)
  • You possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • You are intellectually curious about people and organizational issues and are motivated by a desire to help others
  • You possess an ability to balance client needs with running an HR organization at scale
  • You possess impeccable discretion when handling confidential or sensitive information
  • You are agile, able to adapt to shifting priorities, and offer a high-touch approach to client management
  • You get your hands dirty until you can build and scale your team
  • BA/BS required

Perks of being a Cruiser:

While doing meaningful work is rewarding in itself, we also offer the following programs and benefits to support the extraordinary humans who serve as the backbone in making our self-driving cars go:

  • Competitive salary and benefits including 401(k) Cruise matching program to help you meet your long-term financial goals
  • Medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life
  • Flexible vacation and paid company holidays
  • Healthy lunch, snacks, dinner
  • Paid parental leave & family expansion stipend
  • Monthly gym stipend
  • Quarterly offsites & working retreats
  • On-site massages
  • State-of-the-art equipment for your work station

Take a glimpse through the lens of a Cruiser on our LinkedIn Page

Cruise LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Cruise LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Pursuant to applicable laws, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. And if you believe that you will need any type of accommodation, please let us know.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Cruise does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Furthermore, Cruise does not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved partners.

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