HR Business Partner, Technology (South Bay)

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About Uber

Uber is a technology company that is changing the way the world thinks about transportation. We are building technology people use everyday. Whether it's heading home from work, getting a meal delivered from a favorite restaurant, or a way to earn extra income, Uber is becoming part of the fabric of daily life.

We're making cities safer, smarter, and more connected. And we're doing it at a global scale-energizing local economies and bringing opportunity to millions of people around the world.

Uber's positive impact is tangible in the communities we operate in, and that drives us to keep moving forward.

Job Description

About the job

At Uber, we pride ourselves on the amazing team we've built. The driver behind all our growth, our bold and disruptive brand, and the technology we bring to market is the people that make Uber well, Uber. We are in need of an HR Business Partner who will align business goals with employees and management for our Technology teams, mostly based in our HQ. You are effectively a consultant to management on business issues, and a guide to managers and employees.

The right person takes initiative, loves solving people problems and can pivot quickly. This role is all about collaborating on the people strategy of the Technology organization, and enriching the support structure for management. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to help create programs and processes from scratch.

Who you are

  • Authentic leader. You create relationships quickly. People look to you for direction and feel supported by you.
  • Self-driven. You have excellent organizational skills, integrity and great follow through on tasks.
  • Curious. You're innovative, extremely creative and constantly looking for ways to improve upon things.
  • Passionate about all things People Ops. You are self-aware and well-spoken on the phone, video conferences, email and in-person. You're respectful of the culture we've built and the work put in to get us this far.
  • You're a charismatic people person who can talk to anyone; you're flexible, bold, and excited about your part in our growth.
  • Motivated. You understand the impact of a highly satisfied, excited team; you are dedicated to solving the difficult issues.
  • Flexible. You're willing to help out wherever needed.

What you'll do

  • Support our teams on the ground.
  • Consult with managers and provide guidance and coaching when appropriate.
  • Partner with your clients to roll out all key people processes (performance management, compensation, benefits, development programs, etc).
  • Be knowledgeable about our business.
  • Provide guidance and input on team planning, succession planning, compensation, benchmarking, etc.
  • Identify training needs for business units and individual executive guidance needs.
  • Maintain in depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day guidance of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partner with legal department as needed.

What you'll need

  • At least 7 years of relevant HR experience, preferably partnering with technical and/or Engineering functions.
  • Excellent understanding of HR programs including compensation, performance management, and leadership development.
  • Understanding of various employment laws and their impact on HR matters.
  • A portfolio of accomplishments in providing HR consultation to senior leadership on strategic initiatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to partner within and outside of HR.
  • Knowledge and experience in technology businesses including a familiarity with global HR practices and policies.
  • Unquestioned integrity; resolve, presence, and sureness. Excellent influencing skills at all levels in the organization and flexibility to be proactive in a fast-paced, ever changing environment. Proficiency in making timely, effective, ethics-based decisions.
  • Tenacity and ability to create from scratch are imperative.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; must be an articulate and persuasive communicator including excellent presentation skills; analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Must be able to travel, including short-term assignments based upon business requirements.
  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred.

Perks

Perks

  • Employees are given Uber credits every month.
  • The rare opportunity to change the way the world moves. We're not just another social web app, we're moving real people and assets and reinventing transportation and logistics globally.
  • Smart, engaged co-workers.

Benefits

  • 401(k) plan, gym reimbursement, nine paid company holidays.
  • Full medical/dental/vision package to fit your needs.
  • Unlimited vacation policy; take time when you need it.

Uber is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. Uber does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.


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