Regional Head HR – India

eventbrite

  • Full Time

THE CHALLENGE

Eventbrite is a people-first organization. Our goal of building the global platform for live experience relies on the foundation of top talent and strong company culture. We want to harness our mission and the culture of our company to enable our staff (our Britelings) to thrive in service to that mission. 

THE TEAM

Our Briteling Experience (BX) team is charged with attracting, engaging, and retaining the diverse talent we need to win. We partner with our global teams to develop initiatives that foster an engaging experience for Britelings to perform to the highest standard.
 
THE ROLE

We are looking for an HR Leader for our newest location in India.  You will be the leader in the region responsible for driving and executing the employee and site vision and strategy in partnership with the Global Vice President/Managing Director of our India region. Key deliverables include establishing and implementing the regional employee experience and engagement mode with results geared to attraction and retention. Additionally, bringing a high-degree of experience in leading talent solutions in a high-growth global technology organization which will include partnerships with Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Total Rewards,Facilities, and other critical stakeholders. This is both a strategic and hands-on role that will require systems thinking to bring together multiple inputs of information, including deep regional and local expertise to help shape the culture and ensure the region is at the forefront of the local/regional requirements. This role will also be a trusted partner and consultant to the Global VP/MD in enabling talent solutions that transcend the site, and are enabling business strategy aligned to his/her Engineering leadership role. Eventbrite is a company founded on experiences, and this role is a unique opportunity to create experiences from the ground-up in a new location critical to our 3-year strategy. 

 

YOU WILL

 

  • Be the HR Leader for the Region of India, establishing yourself as the trusted advisor and partner to leaders in this region on People and Employment related matters with proven results.
  • Serve as the regional expert (the voice) within the broader business and HR organization and contribute and deliver to top-level HR initiatives through business acumen, local/regional/global HR expertise.
  • Partner closely VP/MD in establishing and growing a new site and country; Helping curate engagement and cultural anchors, serving as a culture ambassador with a focus on inclusion and diversity perspectives, company values, benefits articulation, site/region specific events etc. to attract and retain talent and foster community and connection.  
  • Provide consultative advice and support to leaders to address India specific People and Employment issues, including mitigating risk and managing situations that result in full compliance and the best possible outcomes for the company, teams, and Britelings.
  • Support the creation and drive the implementation in the region of global people programs, including performance development, engagement and diversity, equity and inclusion commitments, in a way that strengthens local employee engagement and culture.
  • Be an advocate of local needs and market trends, and build and deliver localized HR solutions that drive business objectives in partnership with the global team.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with functional and global leaders, key partners, and with the wider Briteling Experience team (talent acquisition, talent management, total rewards, people ops & systems, and functional HR) to successfully design, strengthen, and implement effective and efficient solutions to attract and retain employees.
  • Ensure policies and practices are compliant, competitive, and aligned with our global philosophy and within the regional markets and practices, as well as consistently communicated and enforced throughout the Briteling experience; Takes proactive role to align any global processes with consideration to local/regional requirements.
  • Provide coaching and ensure the investigation and resolution of local employee relations issues.
  • Ensure the India Briteling experience across the entire lifecycle meets the evolving needs of our Britelings in an innovative way; seek out and implement process improvements.
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    THE SKILLSET

     

  • 15+ years of HR experience with comprehensive responsibilities, including 5+ years leading a Regional HR function in fast-paced, global, public companies
  • Business partnership experience grounded in strong business acumen and HR expertise, including a consultative approach with leaders and managers
  • Prior experience being a first hire to a new site/region, establishing structure where structure may not yet exist, building process and programs, and helping across multiple teams etc. 
  • Proven experience as a Regional HR leader including the development and coaching of employees, prioritizing objectives, driving strategic plans, and measuring the effectiveness
  • Experience balancing strategic projects and hands-on work.
  • Self-directed and able to effectively manage several situations simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and cultural awareness Ability to build relationships and collaborate with global cross-functional teams and partners across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to influence and partner with different levels of the organization to achieve results
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of India talent environments and local employment laws and regulations
  • Familiarity with Workday and other external vendors and tools
  • Demonstrated success in a fast-moving environment, fast-growing technology companies
  • Calm in the face of uncertainty; comfortable working in a dynamic environment
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    BONUS POINTS
    Experience in a global tech organization with a large US or EMEA presence.
    Active Eventbrite user with a passion for live events.