Senior HR Business Partner

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block. 

Job Description

Our HR Business Partners (HRBP) support specific functions, working closely with management and employees on people-related issues: talent management, employee relations, coaching/development, compensation, conflict and performance management, organizational development and more. HRBPs are instrumental in initiating and driving HR programs/initiatives within specific functions.

We’re looking for an HRBP to drive people and business initiatives across Square. The ideal candidate is one who is interested in making a significant impact in one of the most valued and visible groups in the company and excels in a fast-paced, high engagement environment with extraordinary desire to innovate. You will be on the front line working closely with business leaders to be able to provide hands-on and strategic input, insight, and advice with respect to employee relations, performance management, coaching/development, compensation, conflict management, organizational development, training and more. You’re comfortable speaking up and driving initiatives forward despite any unexpected roadblocks.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with mid-level managers and senior leaders to develop and implement effective HR policies and practices that will support the strategic growth of the business

  • Provide HR expertise in the areas of feedback, performance management, employee relations, development and coaching, and organizational development

  • Offer thought leadership regarding organizational and people related strategy and execution

  • Collaborate with HR team to champion and accelerate a culture of excellence in which people feel engaged and inspired to deliver top business results

  • Develop people strategies and design approaches for diagnosing and enhancing organizational effectiveness and employee satisfaction

  • Lead core HR processes (eg, performance calibration, compensation cycle, promotions)

  • Analyze and interpret various types of employee reports (eg, compensation, job levels, and attrition) to guide decision making and provide proactive solutions to client groups

  • Partner with HRBP and Learning & Programs colleagues to work on value-added programs in areas of training, development, career mobility and job performance

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in a related field, with a minimum 8 years of experience in an HR Generalist or HRBP role
  • A history of strong partner alignment to build and improve company culture and increase employee engagement

  • Extensive performance management and employee relations experience

  • Superb communication skills, including effective listening and writing. Ability to express thoughts in a clear and concise manner

  • Demonstrated analytical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills

  • Effective coaching and facilitation skills and ability to influence colleagues at all levels of the organization

  • A deep knowledge of HR programs and practices, including applicable state and federal employment laws and regulations

  • Ideally, successful experience as a strategic partner with dynamic, challenging responsibilities in a global 5,000+ employee company

Additional Information

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD54566975, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD54566975 is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution. 

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Square is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Perks

We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD54566975, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD54566975 is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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