Human Resources Business Partner

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with department leaders to build and maintain a competent workforce
    • Understand company's business and talent needs, analyze staffing levels to forecast workforce needs, and design effective strategies for sourcing, recruiting, and evaluating qualified job candidates.
    • Use a variety of talent sources, technology, and recruiting methods to source and recruit qualified applicants.
    • Review applications, liaise with job applicants, and use appropriate hiring methods to best evaluate a candidate's technical skills, fit, and alignment with the company's competencies and needs.
    • Establish an employer value proposition and employment brand that supports the recruitment of high-quality job applicants.
    • Develop a compensation strategy based on the parent company's pay philosophy and local talent market, conduct salary negotiations with prospective employees and continue improving the negotiation process.
  • Design and implement compensation systems and benefit packages to attract and retain employees.
    • Develop and oversee compensation and benefits philosophies, strategies, and plans that align with the company's strategic direction and talent needs.
    • Coordinate PTO, insurance, payroll, and other employment-related benefits and services with service providers.
    • Collect, compile and interpret compensation and benefits data to perform accurate job evaluations to improve compensation packages.
    • Research external vendors, perform cost analysis and propose new service providers that can add or improve the employees' current benefits.
    • Ensure the internal equity of compensation systems
  • Improve the relationship between employees and the company by handling questions, interpreting and administering HR policies and programs, and helping resolve work-related problems.
    • Answer employee questions regarding the interpretation of company policies and procedures, benefits administration and payroll, and report employee feedback and concerns to management.
    • Holistically monitor the company's metrics on employee attitudes, turnover and retention, and other information about employee engagement and retention.
    • Help mitigate employment-related conflicts, and enhance the employee grievance and discipline processes.
    • Provide recommendations for eliminating barriers to build a successful workplace with diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Manage employees' performance and upskill employees to improve the whole company's competencies.
    • Create strategies to develop talent and ensure the retention of knowledge. Design and communicate performance review programs with leaders and employees.
    • Oversee the performance review process and provide support and training to underperforming employees.
    • Perform realistic job and workforce analysis to understand the current competence level and competencies needed for future projects, research learning and development resources, suggest solutions, and promote the implementation of solutions.
  • Provide prospective employees with information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, opportunities for promotion, and employee benefits.
    • Design and implement effective onboarding and orientation programs for new employees.
    • Coordinate activities to help new employees better understand company policies and adapt to the company's environment.
    • Design performance management programs for new employees and obtain performance feedback from department heads and team leaders.
  • Develop and maintain HR corporate and general policies and procedures.
    • Research company compliance with new or updated applicable employment laws regarding benefits administration and recruitment, and differentiate between government-mandated, government-provided, and voluntary benefit approaches.
    • Update the employee handbook, compensation and benefits packages, and recruiting documentation on a regular basis in regard to the new regulations.
    • Educate and advise leaders on HR-related legal and regulatory compliance issues.

Minimum Requirements & Specific Skills

  • Master's degree or its equivalent in human resources management (HR) or a related field, PLUS 36 months of experience as HR Business Partner or in any postbaccalaureate HR occupation in which the required experience was gained.
  • Experience must include: 1) providing comprehensive human resources support, including: (i) partnering with technical groups; (ii) implementing organizational development, growth, and change programs in a diverse business setting; and (iii) analyzing talent related data and providing insights, including point factor analysis, factor comparison, balanced scorecard, performance metrics, NPS, and RJP; and 2) demonstrable excellent professional and interpersonal skills, as well as proficiency in the following: (i) U.S. employment laws and regulations, including E-Verify; (ii) completing IRS employment forms; (iii) using talent sourcing and recruiting tools; (iv) designing and executing self-funded and fully insured benefits plans, including HSA, FSA, COBRA; and (v) processing unemployment benefits.


  • $202,613/yr, full-time.

What We Offer

  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives, and retirement plan.
  • Health care and well-being programs including competitive medical, dental, vision & medical benefits.
  • Generous paid time off including vacation, sick time, holidays, and winter shutdown.
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • Commuter benefits.
  • Other comprehensive voluntary benefits include but are not limited to pet insurance, life insurance, employee assistance program (EAP), discount programs, and many more.
  • We continue to optimize our benefits & wellness programs as we grow our organization to make sure they meet our diverse workforce needs.
  • The stability of a startup backed by a company with a record of strong financial performance year over year.
Job Title
Human Resources Business Partner
Human Resources
Job Type
Pleasanton, CA, USA
Date Posted
April 2024
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