Please note this is a temporary position covering for maternity leave. We are looking to bring someone on from September 2021 through May 2022.

About you…

You are a relationship builder, able to create fast, meaningful connections. Your friends would say you have high emotional intelligence, you’re able to read people well and adjust your style to make others feel comfortable.

You love process but are always looking for ways to increase efficiency in how things are done. You’re a quick decision maker, able to move forward and take action but consider multiple views and angles before hitting the gas. 

You are tech-savvy and a quick learner. If you don’t know the answer, your first instinct is to problem solve and use the resources around you to figure it out. You have high standards and a keen attention to detail.

You're a roll up your sleeves, whatever it takes, kind of team player and will do what it takes to get the job done. You know that no role is too big or small when it means we’re succeeding together.

Does this sound like you? Are you interested in being part of a highly-functioning, well-oiled team? Do you want to be an essential contributor to a fast-growing business, and play a part in a variety of projects and tasks needed to push an organization to the next level?

Then, please continue reading…

About us…

We are the pre-eminent global tech communications consultancy. We are a group of expert communicators who are fanatical about tech and are here to help businesses ignite their possibilities. Our local experience and global scale allow us to deliver bold but pragmatic comms guidance to tech companies all over the world.

When you work with us, we connect and support you in a way that allows you to achieve limitless success and career growth. For years now, we’ve been named a Best Place to Work by PR Week, PRNews and Crain’s New York.

We are connected, ambitious, adventurous, transparent, and proactive, but most of all we are one team working together to be the global alternative.

We are looking for an exceptional HR Business Partner to join our People & Culture team in a temporary role.

The People & Culture Business Partner role is essential to the success of the agency. This role provides value by working alongside the rest of the P&C team to support our people and translate strategy into practical and workable people solutions. In order to have an impact on the business, the P&C Business Partner will ensure all people-related activities run smoothly, that employees across the US business have a consistent experience and that managers and leaders are creating an environment where all employees can be truly limitless.

Typical activities include:

  • Strategic Partnership
    • Partnering with the Exec and leadership teams on all things People.
    • Joining leadership and business planning calls to offer P&C updates and perspective
    • Meeting 1-2 times per quarter with leadership team members to discuss org updates and people needs
    • Participating in global P&C meetings and initiatives
    • Supporting the Head of P&C in rolling out new trainings to the North America team
    • Working with leadership team members to develop career path opportunities for their orgs
    • Participating in and supporting DEI initiatives through a variety of activities
    • Coaching people managers to
      • Assess engagement and risk levels with their team members
      • Ensure employees are completing people processes correctly and on time
      • Provide radical candor feedback
      • Ensure documentation is occurring as needed
    • Conducting formal and informal employee surveys, understanding employee opinions, engagement drivers, and culture indicators and anticipating their needs and concerns
  • HR Operations
    • Daily management of P&C related processes for the North America team, including but not limited to:
      • Kicking off and managing the performance review cycle
      • Onboarding new contractors with support from the P&C Coordinator
      • Participating in the onboarding process for new employees
      • Conducting exit interviews
      • Managing processes related to promotions and merit increases as well as role and management changes
  • Communicating business updates through a variety of activities, such as presenting in company staff meetings, utilizing Slack and email and leading trainings within the group
    • Staying on top of changing laws, both local and national and managing internal communications to staff
  • Working alongside Recruiter and hiring managers to assess candidates
  • Managing COVID-related communications, such as changes to protocol or policies, office updates, potential exposures, etc.
  • Assisting in the building and implementation of new features within the HRIS
  • Joining weekly resourcing meetings and acting on people updates or actions as needed
  • Updating policies, processes, and protocols adhoc to increase efficiency within business and people operations
  • Supporting the US Finance team with crossover items such as payroll updates, PTO management, contract addendums, etc.

What will you bring to the role?

  • 6+ years in a HR role with business partnering experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively, cross-functionally, and with all levels of management
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently, in a team setting and with remote employees
  • An ability to adapt and respond to change, to challenge the status quo and be a change agent/leader
  • Positive, authentic, solution-oriented team player with an eye for efficiency
  • Experience with Sage People (HRIS) and Greenhouse (ATS) a plus, but not necessary

 

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