Sr. People Business Partner- India

People Business Partners

Bangalore, India

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Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favourite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? That’s the power of data in motion in action—giving organisations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, we’re building the foundational platform for this new paradigm of data infrastructure. Our cloud-native offering is designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organisation. With Confluent, organisations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.

We’re looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energised to roll up their sleeves and help realise Confluent’s enormous potential. Chart your own path and take healthy risks as we solve big problems together. We value having diverse teams and want you to grow as we grow—whether you’re just starting out in your career or managing a large team, you’ll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.

About the Role
As a Senior People Business Partner (PBP) supporting various leaders across India and the rest of the Asia-Pacific region, you will be key in the delivery of our People (HR) initiatives and the opportunity to align business objectives with people strategies, in partnership with leaders and managers. These initiatives will align with the Company’s overall business strategy, culture and values, and will help build and scale globally, an inclusive, results-oriented, high-performance working environment. With past experience working in fast-paced tech companies, the ideal candidate has knowledge, through experience, of HR policies & procedures as well as success in leveraging procedures to deploy the relevant manager coaching, manager/team enablement, and organizational development initiatives to assist in enabling the business to meet mission-critical deliverables.

This role will require an agile HR professional who adapts quickly to fluid environments, and the confidence to guide the organization through scale and growth.


  • Guide and partner with leaders across the various functions in India and across the rest of the Asia-Pacific region providing guidance and support on people matters,  and deploy talent strategies that advance priorities and drive scale.
  • Support full-scale People programs and processes for client groups, including performance management, compensation program administration, talent management, workforce planning, talent & leadership development, employee engagement & retention, org culture, and diversity & inclusion.
  • Serve as a solution provider for People support to employees and managers
  • Collaborate with team members across the people team, including People Business Partners, compensation, recruiting, learning & development, benefits, and mobility, to help design and implement people programs and initiatives, which attract, develop, retain, and engage industry-leading talent
  • Develop trusting, value-add, credible relationships with business leaders, employees, and stakeholders
  • Act as a cultural steward to scale the Confluent culture as we grow our teams and locations.

What we’re looking for

  • Strong People Business Partner experience; including supporting senior leaders
  • Analyze data to ascertain key insights that anchor and inform people strategies to advance business objectives, and deliver high-impact, relevant solutions
  • Ability to guide change management and problem solve strategically
  • Experience partnering with and providing People change management support to teams in software companies
  • Effective problem-solving approach, including innovation and creativityA strong balance of IQ and EQ with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience working within a multi-regional, fast-growing organization with progressive HR practices
  • Strong partnership and collaboration perspective when working across the G&A team including Finance, Legal, Operations, People & Talent teams
  • Able to approach issues strategically and thoughtfully
  • Knowledge of India employment law 
  • Experience working across other countries across the APAC region is welcomed
Come As You Are

At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact.

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Adjustable Working Arrangements
Robust Benefits
Rest and Recharge Days
Weekly Lunch Spend
Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)

Confluent is Remote-First

At Confluent, we care about how you work - not where. We encourage you to apply for positions outside of the listed location or your immediate region.

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