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Senior People Business Partner



People & HR
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, August 18, 2023

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Who we are:

Shape a brighter financial future with us.

Together with our members, we’re changing the way people think about and interact with personal finance.

We’re a next-generation fintech company using innovative, mobile-first technology to help our millions of members reach their goals. The industry is going through an unprecedented transformation, and we’re at the forefront. We’re proud to come to work every day knowing that what we do has a direct impact on people’s lives, with our core values guiding us every step of the way. Join us to invest in yourself, your career, and the financial world.

The role

The Senior People Business Partner at SoFi is a trusted business partner and an objective resource and advocate for the business and its employees. In this critical role on our People Team, you will partner with the Bank and Borrow leadership team and their respective organizations. The position leverages strong partnerships across the People function to deliver value-added support that reflects the business objectives and culture initiatives of the organization.

What you’ll do:

  • Serve as a trusted business partner, providing thought leadership on organizational and people-related strategy and execution
  • Partner with your designated business to roll out all key people processes (performance management, compensation, benefits, development programs, etc.)
  • Be an objective resource and advocate, balancing the needs of the business and the employee population
  • Solve problems and get to the root cause of any issue. Design and quickly implement solutions that cut across multiple disciplines, even those beyond people and organizational solutions
  • Manage employee relations issues with discretion and finesse while coaching and facilitating feedback
  • Understand when to use data to identify and surface trends; ultimately improving organizational health
  • Serve as a culture driver; live the SoFi values
  • Build strong relationships through effective communication and collaboration with all levels of stakeholders
  • Be informed and knowledgeable about our business
  • Maintain in depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance

What you’ll need:

  • 5+ years as an HR Business Partner
  • BA/BS degree in Human Resources, Business or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Proven ability to work cross functionally to manage projects with multiple stakeholders and drive People team outcomes
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to acquire a thorough understanding of the organization’s hierarchy, jobs, qualifications, compensation practices, and the administrative practices related to those factors
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient with G-Suite and Excel
  • Experience supporting VP and SVP level leadership
  • Experience building strong rapport and relationships with the ability to adapt to various styles and situations, tailoring messages to all levels and audiences
  • Ability to quickly understand and deal with risks and opportunities in business situations leading to successful outcomes
  • Experience coaching leaders - developing leaders, influencing action and accountability, and connecting stakeholders with varying interests
  • Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply the appropriate sections of applicable laws, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, and policies
  • Agility - the ability to be flexible, adaptable, and resilient
  • Comfortability with using data to drive decision making

Nice to have:

  • Experience in a tech or software company
  • Experience supporting Sales roles
  • Incentive compensation knowledge
  • Workday experience
Compensation and Benefits
The base pay range for this role is listed below. Final base pay offer will be determined based on individual factors such as the candidate’s experience, skills, and location.
To view all of our comprehensive and competitive benefits, visit our Benefits at SoFi page!
SoFi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, breastfeeding, and conditions related to breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), physical or medical disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and/or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state or federal law.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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Internal Employees
If you are a current employee, do not apply here - please navigate to our Internal Job Board in Greenhouse to apply to our open roles.