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Senior HR Business Partner
Location: Seattle, WA
Department: People Team
Porch is looking for a dynamic HR Business Partner to join our Human Resources team. This position reports into the VP, People and is a strategic adviser to management and employees in our Seattle, WA. The successful candidate will oversee activities including employee relations, workforce planning, organizational integration and culture building and leading the California based HR Generalist team.
About Our Team
Porch HR is a diverse, service-oriented team of skilled professionals who are also fun people. They all enjoy working here because –
We don't micromanage, we want you to take ownership!
You get to work with a diverse team, with no jerks and no egos.
We're fun, so we like to make sure we're laughing while getting things done.
You have the chance to take the lead and build up amazing processes, design strategies and work on making our candidate experience the best out there!
We listen, we’re open to new ideas and we challenge you to be creative
What You Will Do
Collaborate with business leadership, VP, People and broader People team to establish HR plans and solutions to achieve strategic business initiatives and deliver results.
Partner with leaders at multiple levels and their teams to develop and execute People strategies and activities that foster growth, innovation and organizational effectiveness. This includes implementing programs, processes and tools to help set managers and employees up for success.
Assess the human resources needs in areas such as performance management, employee relations, compensation, career development and leadership development and drive the appropriate solutions in these areas.
Partner with business leadership to find opportunities to attract, develop and retain people to achieve their fullest potential.
Coach and counsel managers on maintaining positive employee relations for a wide range of issues.
Support the analysis and facilitation of leadership and cultural initiatives. Use influence and coaching skills to cultivate a culture that reflects our core values.
Act as liaison between employees and management to answer questions or concerns regarding company policies, practices and regulations.
Lead the communication and rollout of HR programs and projects.
Lead cross-team initiatives across U.S. locations.
What You Bring
5+ years of HR-related experience.
Experience with project management leadership in a fast-paced environment with multiple and sometimes changing priorities.
Knowledge of HR policies, procedures, compliance and practices and a passion for developing, executing and maintaining HR projects and programs.
Proven ability to diagnose problems using critical thinking skills and identify and drive appropriate solutions.
Experience with negotiation, conflict resolution and coaching skills.
Able to work both on a team (as member and/or leader) and independently to deliver results.
Ability to travel 15%.
Launched September, 2013, as an online home improvement network connecting homeowners with qualified professionals, Porch has grown into the industry leading partner for the home. With more than 250,000 active professionals across the U.S., Porch partners with large retailers like Walmart, Lowe’s, and Pottery Barn to provide home services fulfillment for their customers, as well as direct-to-consumer access to more than 160 different home services offerings through Porch.com. Focused on assisting customers at every stage of the “home journey” – including moving in, installations, assembly, repairs and ongoing maintenance – last year alone, the company facilitated over 2 million home-related projects, generating almost $1 billion in revenue for small business owners and sole proprietors in specialty areas such as plumbing, roofing, electrical work carpentry, and more.
More Reasons Why You Will Love Working Here
Our Values: at Porch we believe the employee journey starts with who you bring along and most importantly, the person you choose to be. Our values reflect how we work and how we treat each other and our customers.
Our people: you will be surrounded by some of the most talented, supportive, smart, and kind leaders and teams – people you can be proud to work with.
Our mission: it is to ensure every home project gets done, with every customer satisfied. We aim to build a lasting brand that delivers quality, data-driven, delightful results.
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