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Director, People Business Partners & Employee Relations

Company: Relativity Space
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

This position is eligible for remote work with minimum travel to Long Beach, CA of 25% and 10% travel to Stennis Space Center, MS and Cape Canaveral, FL. Successful candidate must reside in CA, MS, FL, WA, NH, DC, DE, NV, TX, NY, or OH or be a commutable distance to Long Beach, CA, Stennis, MS or Cape Canaveral, FL.Company Overview:Relativity is the first and only company to automate aerospace manufacturing by integrating intelligent robotics, software, and proprietary metal 3D printing technology. Disrupting 60 years of aerospace, Relativity offers a radically simplified supply chain, building a rocket with 100x fewer parts in less than 60 days. Our long-term goal is to upgrade humanity's industrial base on Earth and on Mars. Team:Relativity is seeking a Head of People Business Partners & Employee Relations to lead a team of ambitious and influential People Business Partners and People Operations professionals that support all aspects of the employee lifecycle. Your mission is to support our Relativity Executive Leadership team.What you'll do: The Head of People Business Partners & Employee Relations will directly support the Chief Financial Officer, SVP of Hardware Engineering & Manufacturing, and the SVP of Software Engineering & Information Technology as a thought partner, lead the People Business Partner (PBP) team, while building and scaling an Employee Relations team, that supports client groups and business leaders across these organizations. This role will be responsible for helping to drive business outcomes, values adoption, leadership development, organizational effectiveness and strong employee engagement through the development and execution of an aligned talent strategy. In addition, this role will have 3-5 Direct Reports but lead a total team of 5-8 People Business Partners and various Employee Relations roles, supporting the org. This lead will have the autonomy to build and scale their team as appropriate, to support the growth of the organization. This role can be based in Long Beach, CA or remote, with willingness to travel 15-25% of the time.The successful candidate will partner with leaders across the business to develop business objectives that support our People strategy, while also focusing on the development of the People Business Partner team to enhance their strategic partnership. You will also build and manage a team of Team Member Relations (ER) Investigators that will oversee investigations/ER escalations, present data & analysis, work collaboratively with the People Business Partner team, provide recommendations to the business, and provide support and strategic direction to the broader organization. We feel that one leader overseeing both functions is a great opportunity to ensure alignment, strong collaboration, and shared tenets.This role will be accountable for leading programs at scale, from needs identification to implementation, considering the unique needs of our internal client groups and in close partnership with other cross functional teams of the broader People organization. This individual will also be responsible in helping to strengthen the leadership team of each function and fostering an inclusive & diverse culture by providing coaching and consultation to leaders to further develop their leadership capability and capacity.Identify root-cause issues, match people strategies to business strategies, and deliver programs that drive results and strong team member engagementLearn, anticipate and quickly become embedded with the business as a trusted people business partner and advisor, not only of People initiatives but broadlyConsistently coach, advise and influence senior leaders on their effectiveness, help raise their own performance bar and enable them to drive business, org and talent successPartner with business leaders to drive & lead through organizational change and evolutionManage complex and highly sensitive department issuesOversee the investigation process, including case management & documentationUtilize data and analysis to create and drive a positive employee relations strategyEnsure that investigations are conducted based on investigative best practices and expected SLAsWorks closely with, DE&I Team, and Legal Department; leverages/partners with COE'sLeads implementation of performance management tools, execution of talent reviews and succession planningDevelop and steward a holistic talent plan for your client groupsDevelop and support your team as they continue to uplevel their strategic partnerships with the businessProactively manage legal risk; develop/enhance HR practices and policies, ensures compliance with company guidelines and governmental regulations, and closely partner with Employee Relations team on investigations as neededLeverage data to create People dashboards with the business, taking an analytical and metrics-driven approach to solutions and drawing insights to create compelling narratives for changeTroubleshoot issues independently and drive them to closure with minimal supervision; persevere in the face of internal and external barriers.Build strategy and/or solutions, leveraging sound judgment to navigate ambiguous situationsTake initiative to develop and manage timelines, driving cross functional teams' programs and processes forward, while providing actionable feedback to inform and strengthen future program iterationsBe a collaborative member of the broader People team org, a trust-worthy supporter of the business and lead by example across values.What you need to know: Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Employee Relations, or related field and minimum 10+ years of experience in Human Resources, as generalist, people leader, business partner, or human capital consulting.Demonstrated progression and increased scope in matrixed, high-growth organizationsExperience in a highly influential HR role with executive level interface and impactDeep business acumen and the executional know-how of building and growing businesses through the ongoing development and support of its peopleExperience in running core HR processes including performance management (performance coaching and progressive discipline), succession planning, compensation planning, etc. as well as organizational design and effectivenessUnique ability to flourish in a rapidly changing organization, and operate comfortably with ambiguity and complexityKnowledge of tech industry, engineering, or other technical organizationsExperience in a startup or agile or high growth environmentWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.Relativity Space offers competitive salary and equity, a generous vacation policy, an annual L&D stipend and more!

Keywords: Relativity Space, Long Beach , Director, People Business Partners & Employee Relations, Executive , Long Beach, California

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