Head of People Experience, Tech

San Francisco

We’re looking for an HR Leader to join our growing People Experience team. The Head of People Experience - Tech will lead the team that provides day-to-day HR support for the Design, Engineering, and Product organizations. This isn't your typical leadership role and you will have the ability to be a hands-on steward of Pinterest’s culture by leveraging insights from your work to identify trends and create proactive solutions to address them. As part of our People function, your #1 goal is to help grow an exceptional team that drives Pinterest's success.  

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What you’ll do :
  • Lead a small but mighty team of people experience partners that provide day-to-day coaching, leadership, and support to the Design, Product, and Growth teams
  • Be a trusted advisor to employees and managers by providing coaching and support to help them deliver their best work 
  • Keep your finger on the pulse of the organization, supporting employees through hardship, and influencing managers to enact changes that preserve what’s unique about our culture while helping us evolve to support the needs of Pinners
  • Partner with a variety of stakeholders (People Partners, Legal, Leadership, etc.) to provide counsel, and facilitate fair and effective resolution of workplace concerns to help deliver a positive employee experience
  • Analyze people relations trends and partner with HRBPs, L&D, and Leadership to develop proactive strategies, solutions, programs, and policies
  • Drive planning and implementation of company-wide HR initiatives
What we’re looking for :
  • 10+ years of HR Business Partner/Generalist/Employee Relations experience supporting an Engineering organization
  • 3+ years of people management experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to coach, influence, and partner with various levels of employees
  • Ability to work effectively across geographical and cultural boundaries and identify systemic issues revealed during the investigative process. This requires a high degree of empathy balanced with the ability to provide direct feedback and confront witnesses with difficult information
  • Facilitation and training experience
  • Ability to travel occasionally

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