Human Resources Development Program (Advanced Degree Only)

  • Foster City, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

 As the world’s leader in digital payments technology, Visa’s mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company’s dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and fuels the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.

At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth, and be part of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators and risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, and doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce to millions of unbanked and underserved consumers.

You’re an Individual. We’re the team for you. Together, let’s transform the way the world pays.

Job Description

The Human Resources Development Program (HRDP) is a 3-year accelerated program, with three 9-month rotations through HR and 1 six-month rotation within the business, with the option to rotate internationally.  The HRDP supports Visa’s mission to recruit and develop future HR leaders with cross-functional knowledge and experience. The program provides exposure to diverse areas of Human Resources. Assignments are based on business needs as well as the program participant’s development interests.  In addition to meaningful rotations, your accelerate programming will include specialized training & development, mentoring, networking and leadership exposure.

Essential Functions

HR Business Partnering: Drive people initiatives across the company and serve as advisors to business leaders on people-related strategies

Total Rewards:  Design, implement and maintain compensation and benefit programs that are competitive with current industry trends and best practices

Talent Management: From career management to succession planning to employee engagement, create the tools and strategy so Visa has the right skills in the right places

Employee Relations: Provide services to employees and managers, including management coaching, coaching on performance improvement plans, employee relations and investigations, enterprise wide program execution, policy development and organizational health metrics and trends

Diversity & Inclusion: Ensure that there is a rich tapestry of skills and perspectives to inform our business and help Visa can drive, manage, and anticipate change.

Talent Acquisition: Connect internal and external talent to opportunities, and influence company strategy by hiring talented people to drive it


Basic Qualifications

  • Graduate students completing MBA’s or Master’s degrees with a focus on HR Management, Industrial/Organizational Psychology or other HR-related disciplines
  • 2 – 6 years’ relevant work experience
  • Graduation date between December 2019 - August 2020 
  • Permanent authorization to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment for this position. Visa will not sponsor applicants for work visas in connection with this position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent analytical abilities
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven leadership and problem-solving capabilities
  • Intellectual horsepower
  • Comprehension of business fundamentals and HR competencies
  • Global mindset

Additional Information

Additional Information

Application Deadline is January 20, 2020. 

Start Date is Summer 2020.

  • Physical Requirements

This position will be performed in an office setting.  The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers, reach with hands and arms, and bend or lift up to 25 pounds.

  • Work Hours:

This position requires the incumbent to be available during core business hours.

  • Travel Requirements:

This position requires the incumbent to travel for work less than 10% of the time.


Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.




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