Human Resources Business Partner Proofpoint
At Proofpoint the Human Resources (HR) organization is an influential partner is driving business outcomes from strategy to execution. In this role, you will be a strategic HR partner to a large technical organization. This is a hands-on opportunity in all disciplines facets of HR from, strategic organizational planning and talent management, employee development, compensation, and through the complete employee lifecycle. We need a strategic problem solver with a passion for innovation and the desire to partner with a business to achieve outstanding results.
The HR Business Partner will consult and partner with leadership to develop and implement strategic corporate HR initiatives and best practices that align and help drive the business strategy. The individual will focus on attracting, developing and retaining high performers, as well as organizational effectiveness, operational excellence and employee engagement.
Lead as the primary HR business partner to accelerate transformation within Proofpoint?s technical organizations.
Partner with the business and corporate HR to attract and develop talent, develop managers, ensure coordination of HR strategies and processes across the organization, develop performance models and drive performance management; implement broader HR strategies within the technical organization.
Provides expert insight into people and organizational issues and partners with management as they lead their organizations. This includes diagnosing organizational effectiveness issues, implementing solutions and building leadership capability.
Drives organizational structure, content of jobs, and establishment of performance standards within the client group. Manages company-wide and organization-wide HR programs and initiatives (e.g., compensation & benefit review, equity programs, workforce planning, training & development, retention and engagement strategies, and organizational change) within client group. Ensures desired behaviors are identified and reinforced in total reward programs and professional development programs.
Consult with business leaders to determine critical needs through needs assessments and gap analysis and drive initiatives as appropriate to support business objectives
Partners with HR functional specialists in training, compensation, organizational design, and staffing as appropriate to help drive organizational initiatives.
Ensures comprehensive development and succession plans are in place for key positions. Drives manager and employee development efforts throughout client groups including leading skills development workshops, encouraging participating in training and development, and working with managers to create individual professional development plans.
Facilitates organization and leadership development efforts to address root causes of human resources issues. Coaches managers and employees at all levels within client groups on a variety of topics including management skills, organizational effectiveness, professionalism, conflict management, and communications.
Oversee and implement initiatives, tools and processes designed to improve management and employee performance, productivity, employee satisfaction and business results.
A minimum of 7 years of relevant HR business partner experience with at least 3 or more years in a global and growing sales organization, demonstrated understanding of sales metrics, drivers and compensation plans, variable compensation plan design, metrics and sales score cards.
A track record of providing HR consultation to senior leadership on strategic initiatives.
Knowledge and experience in a multi-national technology businesses including a familiarity with global HR practices and policies.
Exposure to the technology industry required and understanding of a SaaS business model a plus.
Significant experience in all facets of human resources ? performance management, talent assessment, learning and development, organizational design and employee relations.
Unquestioned integrity with assertiveness, presence, and confidence. Excellent influencing skills at all levels in the organization and extreme flexibility to be proactive in a fast paced, ever changing environment. Competence in making timely, effective, principles-based decisions.
Tenacity and ability to build from scratch are imperative.
Ability to work at and with multiple levels within in the organization.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; must be an articulate and persuasive communicator including excellent presentation skills; analytical and problem solving abilities.
Must be able to travel, including short-term assignments based upon business requirements. Bachelor?s or master?s degree or equivalent in human resources, organizational development or related area strongly preferred.
Proofpoint, Inc. helps the largest and most successful companies in the world protect and govern their most sensitive data. Founded in 2002 by the former CTO of Netscape and headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, Proofpoint was funded by top Silicon Valley investors, including Benchmark Capital and Mohr Davidow Ventures before going public in 2012.
Please note that Proofpoint does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, Proofpoint will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Proofpoint explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.
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