(HRBP) Sr. People Partner, Engineering, Data/IS and G&A at Nextdoor
San Francisco, CA, US

We’re looking for a strategic, thoughtful, experienced senior HR Business Partner to support our Engineering, Data/IS and G&A teams. You should have a passion for influencing people strategy and building collaborative relationships across multiple levels of leaders and employees. You thrive in a collaborative and high growth environment where the work you do directly impacts the employee experience.

Reporting to the Head of Talent Management & Development, you’ll partner closely with the executive leadership team members that oversee our engineering, product management, and data & information systems functions.

Responsibilities:  

  • Partner with executive leaders and provide thought leadership regarding organizational and people-related strategy and execution.
  • Coach all levels of managers on people strategy including organizational design, hiring, performance management, compensation, recognition, and learning and development.
  • Achieve a deep understanding of the business strategy, goals and objectives, and support organizational changes by developing and implementing appropriate change management plans.
  • Contribute to the development of People programs and processes such as workforce and succession planning, learning and development, and total rewards.
  • Lead business groups through Nextdoor’s People programs (engagement surveys, performance feedback cycles, compensation reviews, talent development, etc.).
  • Partner with our Recruiting team to aid in candidate selection.
  • Conduct employee relations investigations as needed. Be an impartial steward for the organization advocating for employees and the business, and modeling company values.
  • Guide and coach managers on how to appropriately manage and resolve complex people issues.
  • Maintain in depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Promote a culture of feedback and transparent communication, reinforcing our mission and core values.

Qualifications:

  • 8+ years experience in an HR Business Partner role, preferably in a tech start-up environment.
  • Experience supporting a technical or product management C-suite executive. Global experience strongly preferred.
  • A collaborative, thoughtful leader who can operate at a strategic level but also perform operational/tactical responsibilities.
  • Experience working in a fast paced, high performance culture where the business is constantly evolving.
  • Proven ability to influence all levels of managers, think creatively, participate fully and work collaboratively to develop and execute programs.
  • Ability to think critically and anticipate issues before they arise, and proactively suggest long-term solutions.
  • Impeccable judgment and ability to balance the needs of the company, managers and employees.
  • Unquestioned integrity and a confident presence to effectively resolve sensitive employee issues.
  • A strong multi-tasker with an exceptional ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Comfortable with open communication and giving and receiving open, constructive feedback respectfully.
  • Previous experience in leading or partnering on organizational design efforts and change management planning.

Benefits:

  • 100% company-paid health insurance premiums (medical, dental, and vision) for you and your dependents
  • Paid vacation and company holidays
  • Free catered dinners Monday through Thursday and catered lunch on Wednesdays
  • Monthly gym stipend
  • One time cell phone & headphone stipend
  • Annual learning and development stipend
  • Two paid volunteer days off
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Fully stocked kitchen with drinks, snacks and candy
  • La Marzocco espresso machine with Blue Bottle coffee
  • Health FSA
  • 401K plan