Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favorite 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 organizations 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 organization. With Confluent, organizations 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 energized to roll up their sleeves and help realize 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:
We are seeking an experienced and strategic HR professional to join our team as a Senior Global People Business Partner for Marketing and Partner Ecosystem. In this key role, you will be responsible for aligning HR strategies with business goals, fostering a positive and inclusive workplace culture, and supporting the growth and development of our global marketing and ecosystem teams.
What You Will Do:
Collaborate with business leaders to develop and implement talent strategies, initiatives, and solutions that are accretive and impactful to the business
Cultivate trust and bolster credibility with clients by developing a thorough understanding of the organization's functions and the individual value each team member brings
Analyze business strengths, challenges, and needs to inform strategic decision-making on people and organization
Deliver insightful recommendations and viewpoints, actively challenging the status quo to foster organizational effectiveness and employee experience
Drive innovation through proactive solutions, contributing to a creative and dynamic work environment
Partner effectively with the HR COE and regional HR teams. Provide opinions and recommendations based on your experiences and needs assessments from client groups; establish a continuous feedback loop with your COE partners
Proactively influence managers and teams to make good decisions and communicate effectively with each other
Help managers to create environments that engage and motivate teams and build partnerships and collaborations with other teams/organizations
In partnership with Employee Relations, respond with urgency and empathy to employee needs and drive for successful resolution; effectively manage conflict, organization changes, and resolve problems that get in the way of the execution of business plans
Formulate and execute human resources strategies and initiatives aligned with the company's overarching people strategy for designated client groups
Proactively instigate, cultivate, and champion the integration of organizational and procedural enhancements
Lead, implement and help drive adoption of company-wide programs and initiatives
In Partnership with COEs Identify and develop appropriate learning and development solutions to help drive defined business outcomes. In addition, design programs that enable teams and individuals to thrive at Confluent
What You Will Bring:
BA/BS degree or equivalent working experience
8+ years of People Business Partner Experience, including both direct client support and management coaching experience
Experience supporting a SaaS technology environment, or GTM team and a working proficiency with sales compensation or other functions
Demonstrated competence in the various HR functional areas, especially organizational design/organizational effectiveness, executive coaching, and change Adoption and Acceleration
A strong balance of IQ and EQ with intellectual curiosity, managerial courage, and a willingness to challenge the status quo
Ability to thrive in ambiguity and create purpose and direction
Successful history managing multiple complex issues and prioritizing projects concurrently
Proven track record of building high performing teams: Achieves organizational focus on key priorities, provides clear direction, actively communicates and coaches - a committed mentor, people developer and team builder
Highest professional ethics and professional presence including the unwavering maintenance of business and employee confidentiality
The ideal candidate should possess critical thinking skills, analytical abilities, and the capability to make well-informed decisions in situations characterized by ambiguity, drawing upon both experience and sound instincts
Passion for results: The ability to find creative solutions and generate results; a strong sense of urgency and the ability to infuse that in others
Experienced at working in a matrix organization effectively across multiple levels and across geographies of an organization and building successful cross functional partnerships
Able to establish clear expectations, set objectives and bring multiple parties together to drive key initiatives
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. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
At Confluent, we are committed to providing competitive pay and benefits that are in line with industry standards. We analyze and carefully consider several factors when determining compensation, including work history, education, professional experience, and location. This position has an annual estimated salary of $149,400 - 175,500 USD, an annual bonus, and a competitive equity package. The actual pay may vary depending on your skills, qualifications, experience, and work location. In addition, Confluent offers a wide range of employee benefits. To learn more about our benefits click HERE.
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