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Senior HR Business Partner



People & HR, Sales & Business Development
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

About Checkr
Checkr builds people infrastructure for the future of work. And we believe everyone should have a fair chance to work. That's why we've designed a faster—and fairer—way to screen job seekers. Established in 2014 and valued at $5B, Checkr puts modern technology powered by machine learning in the hands of hiring teams, helping thousands of companies like Uber, Instacart, Netflix, Compass Group, and Adecco to hire great new people with an experience that’s fast, smooth, and safe.

A career at Checkr means collaborating with brilliant minds, disrupting an industry, and opening channels of employment to often overlooked candidates. Checkr has been recognized as one of BuiltIn's 2023 Best Places to Work in the US and is a Y Combinator 2023 Breakthrough Company and Top Company by Valuation.

The Senior HR Business Partner will partner with Engineering and Product senior leadership to help align the people and the business strategies. There are two core aspects of this role; the administrative side (ER, process, employee support, etc) and the thought partner side (change agent, org design to increase productivity, succession planning, coaching and influence, etc). With leadership, you will work on setting priorities, driving values, and delivering business results. You will consult at every phase, from ideation, and change management to launch.

About the Role:

  • Build effective relationships and consult with Engineering and Product management, including executive levels, providing People/HR guidance as appropriate.
  • Gather data to aid in trend analysis and gain insight to contribute to solutions, programs, opportunities for learning, and to aid in influencing leadership in decision-making
  • Conduct employee relations investigations and make outcome recommendations
  • Proactively partner with in-house counsel to reduce legal risks and ensure regulatory compliance
  • Coach and partner with various levels of management on ways to improve working relationships, build morale, increase productivity, engagement, and retention.
  • Partner with team members across the company to ensure a highly effective and collaborative workplace
  • Provide insight on and support the execution of restructures, workforce planning, and succession planning with guidance and support from the Sr Director, People Experience & HRBP, and management
  • Execute company-wide programs within Engineering and Product, including the annual performance and compensation cycle, engagement survey action planning, etc with support from the programs team.

What you bring:

  • You operate humbly and drive initiatives with the overall betterment of the team and company in mind.
  • Great communication skills, both in speaking and writing, is crucial. Adaptability in how you communicate depends on the leader you're working with; being clear, succinct, and respectful is also essential.
  • Ability to recognize cross-functional (outside of assigned client base) issues and proactively work to resolve them.
  • Great relationship builder with clients and key stakeholders in the people organization and cross-functional teams.
  • Working knowledge in all areas of HR (comp, benefits, operations, programs) and using these skills to contribute to cross-functional collaboration and problem-solving for the business and with a company-wide lens.
  • Key skills and abilities include leadership coaching, conflict resolution, influencing, facilitation, presentation, process development, analysis, and problem-solving.
  • Experience in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment is required
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a distributed team, and maintain confidential and highly sensitive information
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines required
  • Proficiency in Google Apps (e.g., sheets, slides, and docs)

What you get:

  • A fast-paced and collaborative environment
  • Ability to influence the PBP brand and People processes
  • Opportunity to work with an executive who values the PBP role and partnership
  • Learning and development allowance
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement
  • 100% medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • Monthly wellness stipend, home office stipend

The base salary range for this role is $157,463 to $213,038 in San Francisco.

Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr

Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.

Checkr also welcomes the opportunity to consider qualified applicants with prior arrest or conviction records. Checkr’s commitment to diversity extends to hiring talented individuals in spite of a prior criminal history in accordance with local, state, and/or federal laws, including the San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance.