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Senior Manager, HR Business Partner



People & HR
United States · Canada
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024
At Scribd (pronounced “scribbed”), our mission is to spark human curiosity. Join our team as we create a world of stories and knowledge, democratize the exchange of ideas and information, and empower collective expertise through our three products: Everand, Scribd, and Slideshare.
We support a culture where our employees can be real and be bold; where we debate and commit as we embrace plot twists; and where every employee is empowered to take action as we prioritize the customer.
We love collaborating and investing time in our Scribd community, and we create intentional in-person moments with each other to build culture and connection. And, it is through our flexible work benefit – Scribd Flex – that we enable employees, in partnership with their manager, to choose the work-style that best suits their individual needs and preferences.
About the role and the team
Scribd is a global company of 300+ employees and growing rapidly. We are looking for a Senior Manager to lead our HRBP function and business partnering strategy across the organization. The primary responsibility of this role is to align HR strategies and practices with the overall business objectives of Scribd. This role will sit within the HR team, reporting to Scribd’s Senior Director of People and will have management responsibilities.
Working closely with members of the HR team and broader People team, this role will support the execution of initiatives across the organization including, but not limited to performance management, coaching, employee relations, compensation, engagement and retention, career development, and benefits.
About you
You are one who thrives in a fast-moving, quickly changing atmosphere. You have experience as a strategic partner to business leaders, providing guidance and support on all aspects of human resources management to help drive company success in the fast-paced and competitive tech industry. You understand the need to move quickly and wear many hats when required. You're a creative, out-of-the-box thinker, with strong influencing skills, who is willing to take risks to help us build and scale.
Responsibilities / What you will do.
Strategic HR business partnership
• Leverage deep understanding of the business strategy to provide expert insight to Executives and Leaders in the organization on HR related matters including performance management, talent mapping, development, succession management, organization effectiveness, and organizational design
• Consult and coach all levels of management to build and develop high performing, diverse and inclusive teams
• Be a strategic advisor to employees across the organization to enable them to do their best work every day
• Provide data-driven recommendations to address gaps, opportunities and enhance the health, performance, and organizational effectiveness across all divisions.
HR Execution
• Demonstrate strong competency within the functional areas of HR, including but not limited to: Employee Relations, Performance Management, Coaching, Employee Engagement, Compensation & Total Rewards, People Analytics, Learning & Development, LOA Management, Immigration, Compliance, Communications, and Change Management
• Roll up sleeves to execute a full range of HR duties from high-level strategy to day-to-day HR operations
• Drive planning and implementation of company-wide People initiatives
• Mix strong business judgment with HR know-how to solve problems and get to the root cause of any issue; design and quickly implement solutions
• Resolve employee relation issues quickly and effectively with tact and diplomacy
• Enable and grow talent by being proficient in our Performance Management and Learning & Development programs
• Partner with other members of the People team to ensure successful execution of our People Strategy.
• Champion Scribd’s compensation philosophy and programs
• Champion Scribd Humans, our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion program
• Partner with colleagues in Finance, Legal, IT to improve cross-functional processes
• Act with integrity and ethics in handling confidential information
You Have / We're looking for / Requirements.
• You have 8-10 years of relevant HR Generalist/Business Partner experience in a fast-paced, agile environment
• You are able to think like a consultant, communicate like a coach and strategically advise all levels of the organization
• You are exceptional at developing effective relationships with employees, managers, and colleagues
• You are tenacious and refuse to stop at anything less than exceptional
• You have the ability to be both strategic and tactical
• You act without being told what to do – proactively getting things done
• You confidently, yet respectfully, handle tough conversations
• You are a skilled communicator – in pen and voice – phone or live; you make the right points with clarity
• You have strong knowledge of Employment law and practices and execute them with confidence, specifically you are experienced in CA Employment law
• You enjoy fast paced growth and change, easily adapting to changing priorities
• You have a Bachelor’s degree; additional HR related certifications or degrees a plus
• You are familiar with various HR systems and have experience working in a Mac environment using G-Suite
At Scribd, your base pay is one part of your total compensation package and is determined within a range. Our pay ranges are based on the local cost of labor benchmarks for each specific role, level, and geographic location. San Francisco is our highest geographic market in the United States. In the state of California, the reasonably expected salary range is between $119,000 [minimum salary in our lowest geographic market within California] to $192,500 [maximum salary in our highest geographic market within California].
In the United States, outside of California, the reasonably expected salary range is between $98,000 [minimum salary in our lowest US geographic market outside of California] to $182,750 [maximum salary in our highest US geographic market outside of California].
In Canada, the reasonably expected salary range is between $122,000 CAD[minimum salary in our lowest geographic market] to $183,250 CAD[maximum salary in our highest geographic market].
We carefully consider a wide range of factors when determining compensation, including but not limited to experience; job-related skill sets; relevant education or training; and other business and organizational needs. The salary range listed is for the level at which this job has been scoped. In the event that you are considered for a different level, a higher or lower pay range would apply. This position is also eligible for a competitive equity ownership, and a comprehensive and generous benefits package
Benefits, Perks, and Wellbeing at Scribd
*Benefits/perks listed may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Scribd and the geographical location where you work.
• Healthcare Insurance Coverage (Medical/Dental/Vision): 100% paid for employees
• 12 weeks paid parental leave
• Short-term/long-term disability plans
• 401k/RSP matching
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Learning & Development programs
• Quarterly stipend for Wellness, Connectivity & Comfort
• Mental Health support & resources
• Free subscription to Scribd + gift memberships for friends & family
• Referral Bonuses
• Book Benefit
• Sabbaticals
• Company wide events
• Team engagement budgets
• Vacation & Personal Days
• Paid Holidays (+ winter break)
• Flexible Sick Time
• Volunteer Day
• Company-wide Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion programs
Want to learn more about life at Scribd? www.linkedin.com/company/scribd/life
We want our interview process to be accessible to everyone. You can inform us of any reasonable adjustments we can make to better accommodate your needs by emailing accommodations@scribd.com about the need for adjustments at any point in the interview process.
Scribd is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply, and believe that a diversity of perspectives and experiences create a foundation for the best ideas. Come join us in building something meaningful.
Remote employees must have their primary residence in: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, DC, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Ontario (Canada), British Columbia (Canada), or Mexico.