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Senior Manager, People Business Partner

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Do you ever wonder what happens inside the cloud?

DigitalOcean (NYSE: DOCN) simplifies cloud computing so builders can spend more time creating software that changes the world. With our mission-critical infrastructure and fully managed offerings, DigitalOcean enables startups and small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to rapidly deploy and scale modern applications. As a remote-first organization, our employees, like our customers, are based around the world.

We want people who are passionate about supporting people and making sure our teams are strategic and thoughtful about enabling and developing their talent to drive performance.

As a Senior Manager, People Business Partner, you will act as a key strategic partner to multiple departments, working to grow people programming, tools, and strategic insights to develop and deliver value to both our technical and non-technical teams. You will be a resource to our leadership team, people managers, and employees, helping drive effective and impactful operations and employee engagement. You’ll be charged with handling day-to-day ER issues and strategic talent & compensation planning activities. And finally, you’ll be instrumental in scaling our growing company, championing our values and ensuring that Cloudways and DigitalOcean remain a great place to work.

What You’ll Be Doing

Be a subject matter expert in talent and understand the talent needs for a growing cloud, networking and storage business.
Partner with a global leadership and People team as an advocate, resource, and frontline for your client groups.
Manage a team of local and remote People Business Partners and People Generalists
Leverage analytics and data to drive thoughtful workforce planning and serve as a strategic partner both internally to the people team and externally to your clients.
Play an instrumental role in building our high-performance culture by ensuring that all DO employees are receiving the support they need to perform at their full potential.
Offer guidance to leadership in the following areas: talent planning, performance management, compensation planning, employee relations, benefits and talent development
Acting as a liaison with our Talent Acquisition, OrgDev, Total Rewards, and People Operations teams to ensure proper delivery and impact of programs
Knowledgeable in local MENA and APAC labor and employment laws, policies and processes, in depth knowledge of India, Pakistan and UAE is a plus.
Provide feedback or create employee focused programs or processes.
Experience in working with a HRIS system ideally Workday

What You’ll Add To DigitalOcean

Experience as a Senior HR business partner, ideally in a technology organization that has experienced massive growth. You should be able to understand the operational areas of the business so that you can help our managers and leaders with complex challenges, and give guidance on People topics.
Experience implementing people programs including compensation, performance feedback, HR compliance, and professional growth & development initiatives.
Ability to work proactively in addressing people related opportunities and getting ahead of people challenges faced by our business.
Passion for change management and guiding our business through ambiguity and constant evolution / iteration.
The ability to effectively translate metrics and data into actionable strategy.
Technical curiosity and knowledge of emerging best practice trends in HR products and services.
A deep sense of empathy. You connect well with employees of all levels and understand their needs.
A friendly and approachable communication style where both ICs and managers are comfortable confiding in you.
A belief in a People-first approach to building teams and driving effective performance across the organization.

Why You’ll Like Working For DigitalOcean

We reward our employees. The salary range for this position is based on relevant years of experience and skills. Employees may qualify for a bonus in addition to base salary; bonus amounts are determined based on company and individual performance. We also provide equity compensation to eligible employees including grants of equity upon hire and the option to participate in our Employee Stock Purchase Program.
We value development. You will work with some of the smartest and most interesting people in the industry. We are a high-performance organization that is always challenging our teams and employees to continuously grow. We maintain a growth mindset in everything we do and invest deeply in employee development through formalized mentorship and other internal programs. We provide all employees with reimbursement for relevant conferences, training, and education.
We care about your well-being. In addition to cash and equity compensation, we also offer employees a competitive array of benefits. In the United States, these include health insurance, unlimited vacation, retirement benefits, a generous parental leave program, and additional resources to support employees’ overall well-being. While the philosophy around our benefits is the same worldwide, specific benefits may vary in other countries due to local regulations and preferences.
We value diversity and inclusivity. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
This is a remote role

Department: People

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