HR Business Partner at Rippling

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Rippling is the first way for businesses to manage their HR & IT - from payroll and benefits, to employee devices and apps - all in one, modern system. In 90-seconds, a company can onboard a new employee and set up their payroll, health insurance, work computer, and third-party apps like Gmail, Microsoft Office, and Slack. It's the only platform that unifies every employee system, and automates the administrative work behind each. Rippling has raised over $60M in funding from investors including Kleiner Perkins, Initialized Capital, and Y Combinator.

Job title
HR Business Partner
Job listing last updated at
Nov 19, 2021
Job listing location
San Francisco, CA
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About Rippling

Rippling is the first way for businesses to manage their HR & IT — from payroll and benefits, to employee computers and apps — all in one, modern system. 

In just 90-seconds, a company can set up (or disable) an employee’s payroll, health insurance, work computer, and third-party apps, like Gmail, Microsoft Office, and Slack. It’s the only platform that truly unifies every employee system, and automates all of the administrative work. 

Rippling is headquartered in San Francisco and has raised over $200M from top-tier investors, including Founders Fund, Greenoaks Capital, Coatue Management, Kleiner Perkins, and YCombinator.

About the Role

Our hyper growth presents an exciting and interesting challenge to scale people, processes, and develop management capability effectively in a constantly evolving business context. We’re looking for an HR Business Partner to be a trusted partner to the leadership team, advising and coaching on all aspects of people management - Leadership Development, Performance Management, Employee Engagement, et al. This role will play a critical part in building management capability by educating and training managers on employee life cycle processes and people management.


  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to drive and execute successful delivery of all HR programs including performance management, management excellence programs, and compensation reviews

  • Coach and advise managers on complex leadership and HR matters including sensitive employee relations issues

  • Provide guidance to managers on career pathing and leveling, skill and professional development

  • Assess manager and employee development training needs and conduct 1:1/group sessions as needed

  • Serve as a point of contact for employees; helping them navigate professional or personal issues that impact their work and career growth

  • Collaborate across peer groups - recruiting, DEI, Finance, to drive talent initiatives to meet business needs

  • Lead day-to-day activities related to HR policies, processes and programs

  • Track and analyze key indicators of organizational health and recommend ways to improve 


  • Deep understanding of HR processes, especially hands-on experience in management/leadership development, performance management and employee relations

  • Previous experience in management/leadership development programs and/or learning and development function strongly preferred

  • Business savvy; can quickly develop the business sense to offer relevant HR solutions

  • Assertive and humble; can overcome resistance and effectively manage change

  • Fast-paced and action-oriented; can comfortably operate in ambiguity with minimal guidance

  • A positive can-do attitude; can navigate through the challenges and find solutions 

  • Able to operate at a tactical as well as strategic level

  • Analytical thinking; can dig into data as needed to inform decisions 

Located in San Francisco once we’re all vaccinated, no exceptions. 

If you don’t necessarily meet all of the requirements listed here, we still encourage you to apply because skills can be used in lots of different ways, your life experience is equally important sometimes.

Rippling is an equal opportunity employer.

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