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 Director of HRBP, Core Engineering, you will develop the talent strategy and advise on all things People-related within Core Engineering. These programs include:  performance management, talent development, leadership coaching, employee relations, organizational design and change management. You will also partner with the recruiting lead to support senior leaders with understanding their local market’s talent pool and developing hiring strategies in support of organizational goals and  commitments. You are skilled at using both qualitative and quantitative data to perform root cause analysis, identify trends, and ultimately tell a story informing innovative approaches to building programs. You will work to ensure Cruise employees are engaged and developing. In your work, you will cultivate a collaborative culture of partnership, uphold our values and amplify the success of our business through our most important asset: our people.

Day-to-day responsibilities Include:

  • You will provide strategic partnership and counsel to the functional leaders and their management teams
  • You will create and implement creative and progressive talent strategies addressing retention and development needs
  • You will partner with core engineering teams through all People processes including compensation planning, talent development, performance management, employee engagement, organizational design, etc.
  • You will coach and develop leaders at all levels within the organization, from individual contributors to senior leaders
  • You will utilize data and analytics in order to inform key business and talent decisions
  • You will collaborate with other People Team functions (compensation, recruiting, talent development, learning, etc.) to inform the design and implementation of People programs
  • You will act as a cultural 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 7+ years experience as strategic HR Business Partner
  • You have a strong understanding of local labor laws with regards to a contingent workforce
  • 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 leading and executing on the people team strategy and programs
  • 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 while we continue to build and scale 

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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