HR Business Partner

  • Location

    San Francisco

  • Sector:

    Operations & Finance

  • Salary:

    Circa $200,000

  • Contact:

    Jason Rumney

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  • Consultant:

    Jason Rumney

Our self-funded startup is looking for its first full-time HR Business Partner to support its 40 employees. 


You will play a key role in helping to shape and drive the culture and success and will be on the front line, working closely with business leaders to drive people strategy and collaborate with employees to foster an inclusive culture of simplicity, openness and collaboration. You’ll have the opportunity to build processes from scratch and directly help our teams develop and scale.


What You'll Do

  •  Serve as a trusted business partner supporting employees at all levels.

  • Guide leadership on all aspects of HR, including employee relations, equity and inclusion, development and coaching, performance management, organizational development, internal communications and more.

  • Mentor managers to be the best people managers they can be. 

  • Develop and implement people strategies to attract, engage, and retain a strong and diverse workforce

  • Imbue the organization with our mission, vision, and values, ensuring that they are embraced and experienced by all employees, especially those who are remote.


  • B.S. or B.A. degree and 8+ years of relevant progressive career experience.

  • Strong foundation across all Human Resources areas including talent development, organizational development, change management, compensation and benefits, compliance/legal policies, learning and development, rewards, engagement, and employee relations.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  • You easily connect with employees and leaders, building trust and understanding their needs.

  • You are passionate about creating an environment where employees are happy and want to perform at their fullest potential.

  • You use judgment, intuition, and constant curiosity to find solutions and reach the best conclusions.

  • Exhibit utmost respect and sensitivity for the confidential and critical nature of employee information.


Remote Work

Once the pandemic is over, this position will be in-office with flexibility for remote work 2-3 days per week