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Senior People Business Partner



People & HR
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

As a Senior People Business Partner, you'll create organizational success by aligning HR strategies with our business goals. Your responsibilities will encompass multiple aspects of HR, including strategic alignment, consultation with client groups, collaboration with the People Team, employee relations, talent management, change management, data & insights, and employee engagement.

You will report to the Senior Director, People Business Partners and be based in our NYC office.

You'll Get To…

Data & Insights:

  • Use data and analytics to identify trends and make informed decisions.
  • Leverage data to inform talent management strategies and support business goals.

Strategic Alignment:

  • Work with business leaders to understand organizational goals and align HR strategies accordingly.
  • Identify opportunities for efficiency improvement.
  • Build impactful partnerships with leadership and client groups.
  • Consultation with Client Groups:
  • Be a trusted consultant, providing HR expertise and insights on people-related matters.
  • Work cross-functionally to equip employees and managers with the necessary tools to achieve strategic priorities.
  • Collaborate closely with international People Partner to ensure alignment with organizational goals and foster a culture of inclusivity and collaboration across borders.

People Team Collaboration:

  • Collaborate with our People Operations and Technology, Total Rewards, Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion, and Learning and Development teams to provide comprehensive People support.
  • Address compensation practices, benefits, career progression, and recruitment strategies.

Employee Relations:

  • Provide guidance and coaching to promote inclusive leadership practices.
  • Act as tier 1 support, involve relevant stakeholders in more complex cases and escalate issues as necessary with the Employee Relations Manager to ensure resolution and adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Additionally, proactively identify trends and provide recommendations to mitigate potential risks related to employee relations.

Talent Management:

  • Collaborate on workforce planning, retention, and succession strategies.
  • Partner with recruitment on all business hiring needs.
  • Support professional development planning for individuals and teams.

Change Management:

  • Manage all stages of organizational change effectively.
  • Ensure employees are well-prepared for transitions and adapt to changes seamlessly.

Employee Engagement:

  • Partner with the business to develop and execute Employee Engagement Surveys and lead follow-up action planning.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to analyze survey results, identify areas for improvement, and implement strategies to increase engagement and foster a positive work environment.
  • Additionally, provide ongoing support and resources to managers and leaders to promote continuous improvement in employee engagement initiatives.

Who We're Looking For

  • A bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field is required.
  • 10+ years experience as an HR Business Partner or similar role.
  • Strong understanding of HR principles and practices.
  • Demonstrate clarity and effectiveness in expressing ideas both verbally and in writing.
  • Exhibits a strong ability to connect with others, fostering positive relationships while facilitating communication exchanges in diverse settings.
  • Progressive strategist with a proven track record of implementing transformative initatives and fosterinf innovation.
  • Proficient in data analysis and using insights to inform decision-making.
  • HR certification (e.g., SHRM-CP, PHR).

We'd love to hear from you if you're passionate about driving organizational success through strategic HR initiatives and fostering a positive work environment!

Benefits & Perks

  • A choice between medical plans with an option for 100% covered premiums
  • Fertility and adoption benefits
  • Access to supplemental insurance plans for additional coverage
  • Headspace mindfulness app subscription
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave
  • Equity plan for all employees
  • Pretax commuter benefit
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee donation match to community organizations
  • 6 Global Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
  • Dog-friendly workplace
  • Free lunch and snacks
  • Private rooftop

Cash Compensation Range: $178,500 - $287,500 USD

The base salary for this position will vary based on job-related criteria including relevant skills, experience, and location, among other factors.

In addition to the cash compensation above (which includes base salary and, where applicable for eligible roles, may include on-target commissions or overtime pay), all Squarespace employees are eligible to receive equity in the company as part of their total compensation.

About Squarespace

Squarespace (NYSE: SQSP) is a design-driven platform helping entrepreneurs build brands and businesses online. We empower millions of customers in more than 200 countries and territories with all the tools they need to create an online presence, build an audience, monetize, and scale their business. Our suite of products range from websites, domains, ecommerce, and marketing tools, as well as tools for scheduling with Acuity, creating and managing social media presence with Bio Sites and Unfold, and hospitality business management via Tock. Our team of more than 1,700 is headquartered in bustling New York City, with offices in Chicago, Dublin, Ireland, Aveiro, Portugal, and coworking spaces in the UK, Netherlands, and Australia. For more information about our company culture, visit www.squarespace.com/about/careers.

Our Commitment

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives and experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace and celebrate the diversity of our customer base, but we also strive for the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.


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