People Specialist

Stripe New York, New York
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March 16, 2023
New York, New York
Who we are

About Stripe

Stripe is a financial infrastructure platform for businesses. Millions

of companies from the world s largest enterprises to the most ambitious

startups use Stripe to accept payments, grow their revenue, and

accelerate new business opportunities. Our mission is to increase the

GDP of the internet, and we have a staggering amount of work ahead. That

means you have an unprecedented opportunity to put the global economy

within everyone s reach while doing the most important work of your


About The Team

One of the key drivers to our success is an exceptional emphasis on our

people. We believe that our competitive advantage lies in our talent and

that we can build a sustainable advantage by enabling individuals and

teams to contribute their full potential. The People Partner (HRBP) team

helps to drive those efforts across our Tech, Core, and Business Orgs.

This includes supporting our leaders and managers through scale,

creating an environment where Stripes of all backgrounds can thrive,

aligning our business strategy with our people strategy, using data to

develop best practices from 1st principles.

What you ll do

As a People Specialist, you ll help make Stripe a great place to work

and grow. You ll work with business leaders, managers, and employees

across Stripe to strategize and implement systems, processes, and

programs to help people succeed.

  • Partner with and advise front line managers on all things people-related, including performance management & coaching, career development, employee relations, leveling and team effectiveness, with a strong focus on belonging and inclusivity
  • Advise and consult front line management on Stripe People policies and best practices, in collaboration with fellow People team members and counsel as necessary
  • Partner directly with People Partners (HRBPs), managers, and some leaders on wider organizational strategy and initiatives
  • Facilitate smooth roll out of key People programs, including front line manager support for performance review cycles, compensation cycles, employee engagement surveys and adhoc programs
  • Analyze and present on organizational health trends and insights to managers and leaders; manage tracking and reporting of some key people data to inform team strategy
  • Ensure excellent employee experience through key life cycle stages including the departure processes
  • Work with legal counsel and external consultants to help ensure Stripe s compliance with other federal, state, and local labor regulations (wage regulations, equal employment opportunity laws, etc.)

Who you are

We re looking for someone who meets the minimum requirements to be

considered for the role. If you meet these requirements, you are

encouraged to apply. The preferred qualifications are a bonus, not a


Minimum Requirements
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of HR experience; at least 1 year in a client facing HR role (e.g. HR Business Partner, Employee Relations partner)
  • Experience partnering directly with managers on performance management, manager coaching, employee relations, team health, and team culture
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills demonstrated through success diagnosing problems using data, reasoning clearly and determining viable solutions, and remaining flexible in those solutions implementation
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong working knowledge of US employment legislation and practices

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in a fast paced, growing environment, preferably in a technology company or a large scale organization
  • Experience with facilitation or development of educational content, employee workshops, or team trainings
  • Project management skills, with an ability to design and execute clear processes while successfully engaging other stakeholders to deliver work on schedule
  • Proven ability to identify areas for improvement and escalate recurring themes to key decision makers when needed
  • Experience utilizing company policies and practices to determine appropriate recommendations or action

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