People Business Partner – R&D


About HashiCorp

HashiCorp is a fast-growing company that solves development, operations, and security challenges in infrastructure so organizations can focus on business-critical tasks. We build products to give organizations a consistent way to manage their move to cloud-based IT infrastructures for running their applications. Our products enable companies large and small to mix and match AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and other clouds as well as on-premises environments, easing their ability to deliver new applications for their business.

About the role…

We are looking for a strategic People Business Partner to support R&D Product Groups. The ideal candidate has experience in fast-paced, dynamic environments and can help scale/manage our rapid growth. We are seeking someone who can thrive in ambiguous situations and work collaboratively with all of our HashiCorp team members across the globe. This person has a deep appreciation for what we do and a passion for how we do it. Success will be largely based on the ability to build productive and positive relationships – but also on the desire to create replicable processes that can allow these relationships to thrive based on higher-order work.

In this role you can expect to…

  • Coach leadership through people programs including compensation, talent development, performance, etc.
  • Coach managers and individuals to ensure they and their teams are growing and meeting their individual and team objectives
  • Partner with and advise leadership on people-related strategy and decisions including organizational design, planning and compensation
  • Provide expertise in planning, facilitation and execution of employee relations efforts
  • Understand the needs of the growing R&D organization and make recommendations to drive engagement and retention
  • Use various data sets to tell a story and create meaningful and actionable insights 
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with cross functional stakeholders and liaise effectively with other business units/centers of excellence
  • Nurture our strong culture and be a role model of our Principles and Tao
  • Drive equality, diversity, and inclusion throughout all of our people team programs and initiatives

You may be a good fit for our team if you have…

  • 5+ years of People Business Partner experience supporting senior leaders within R&D or Engineering, preferably a rapidly growing tech organization
  • A team player who acts with a sense of urgency and adapts to a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • Strong desire to help others and intellectual curiosity about people and organizational issues
  • Experience leading org design changes 
  • Demonstrated past success in building and owning people programs 
  • Discretion and sound judgment while working with sensitive and confidential materials
  • Effective communication, influence,, and interpersonal skills; Great listener; Ability to break down complex concepts into simple and clear language that anyone can understand
  • Analytically driven skills; Experience working with people metrics to guide decisions
  • Experience managing employee relations issues that includes participation in investigations, handling employee disciplinary issues, and performance management meetings
  • Passion for results; Able to deliver full-cycle projects (start to finish) and results in a timely manner.
  • Solid problem-solving capabilities and judgment; ability to make sound decisions independently
  • Knowledge of equality, diversity, and inclusion approaches and history working on DEI initiatives

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