Director of Human Resources

Client Company - San Jose, CA, United States

Reporting to the Global Head of HR, you will manage the HR function for our growing team in the US. You will serve as the key resource for the following services: business partnership with local leaders, employment relations, payroll, and benefits management, leave management, policy development/management, performance management, recruitment, compliance, rewards, and compensation management.

As our local employment expert, you will be involved in global projects/policy or program development and their successful implementation in the US. You will:

  • Manage day-to-day HR operations including compensation, benefits, performance cycles, compensation cycles, local perk programs, onboarding, training, and internal mobility
  • Act as a trusted advisor regarding all employee relations issues while maintaining confidentiality and observing ethical and professional standards
  • Participate in the development of truly global programs
  • Act as the sponsor to the various employee-led committees
  • Partner with Recruiting team and hiring managers to optimize workforce planning and efforts in hiring diverse, quality people
  • Implement HR initiatives and ensure that local activities are aligned with the global HR strategy
  • Ensure that HR practices and policies comply with state and federal regulations
  • Implement and enforce policies, procedures, and strategies that balance the needs of the business objectives with employee’s needs
  • Oversee execution of commissions/ bonus plans, merit processes, and routine/ special request reports


  • Motivation, energy, and passion to thrive in a dynamic, fast-moving start-up company
  • 8 - 10+ years of experience in Human Resource Management (Sr. Manager level min) in a high tech environment
  • Competence in HR functional areas such as employee relations, compensation, and benefits, performance management, etc.
  • PHR or SPHR designation or equivalent experience
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office (specifically MS Excel), HRIS systems, and comfortable learning new systems as necessary
  • Experience at a start-up organization in hyper-growth mode
  • Ability to be on-site (hybrid office) at least three days per week (San Jose, CA)

Experience in these areas would be helpful:

  • Prior experience in a company with international operations
  • Compensation/ sales commission planning
  • Experience managing a P.E.O. (Trinet)


Posted On: Friday, November 19, 2021
Compensation: 160,000-200,000

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