Senior HR Business Partner

Mapbox, Remote, United States

Build experiences for exploring the world

Mapbox is the leading real-time location platform for a new generation of location-aware businesses. Mapbox is the only platform that equips organizations with the full set of tools to power the navigation of people, packages, and vehicles everywhere. More than 3.5 million registered developers have chosen Mapbox because of the platform’s flexibility, security and privacy compliance. Organizations use Mapbox applications, data, SDKs and APIs to create customized and immersive experiences that delight their customers. Whether you’re watching the delivery of your grocery order on Instacart, tracking your personal best mile on Strava, monitoring your gas budget on Metromile, or checking today’s forecast on The Weather Channel, Mapbox is the location and maps within those apps.

What We Do

The People Business Partner team helps with the development of employees and engages with teams. We work closely with employees to understand their challenges and motivations, and provide “out of the box” solutions. We support our leaders by partnering with them to understand their businesses and bringing ideas and solutions to the table. We are involved with employee engagement initiatives, launch learning and development programs, tackle employee relations concerns, conduct performance management, and handle anything that comes our way.

What You’ll Do

  • Build strong relationships with global business partners and people team members to build business strategy
  • Collect relevant information and data from our teams all over the world to help drive change and translate best practices 
  • Drive meaningful improvements to the business through people-focused, innovative initiatives
  • Act as an advocate for your clients, your team, and our mission
  • Take advantage of the many opportunities to evolve culture through org designs, talent development, and engagement initiatives
  • Learn from those around you and share that learning widely
  • Provide expertise and coach managers on appropriate people management best practices, i.e. performance management, reward & recognition, and change management
  • Liaise with ERGs, help set goals and directions for an inclusive and diverse workplace
  • Partner to build and refine learning & development programs

What We Believe are Important Traits for This Role

  • A strong ability to collaborate with and coach senior management and executives
  • Excellent communications (both written and verbal) and a strong ability to influence change
  • Learning & Development experience or familiarity with L&D solutions and a growth mindset
  • Experience with Org Design and Org Structure (formal education around this not required)
  • Ability to add value through change management; to help pivot the culture and improve overall effectiveness of the business
  • Ability to effectively analyze and identify the data and trends that are affecting business performance, and solve issues that arise
  • Experience supporting high growth technology organizations
  • Finding creative, scalable ways to make the impossible possible 
  • Highly collaborative and thrive in ambiguous environments

What We Value

In addition to our core values, which are not unique to this position and are necessary for Mapbox leaders:

    • We value high-performing creative individuals who dig into problems and opportunities.
    • We believe in individuals being their whole selves at work. We commit to this through supportive health care, parental leave, flexibility for the things that come up in life, and innovating on how we think about supporting our people.
    • We emphasize an environment of teaching and learning to equip employees with the tools needed to be successful in their function and the company.
    • We strongly believe in the value of growing a diverse team and encourage people of all backgrounds, genders, ethnicities, abilities, and sexual orientations to apply.
By applying for this position, you acknowledge that you have received the Mapbox Non-US Privacy Notice for applicants, which is linked here.  Completing this application requires you to provide personal data, such as your name and contact information, which is mandatory for Mapbox to process your application. 

Mapbox is an EEO Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


About Mapbox

Mapbox is the location data platform for mobile and web applications. We provide building blocks to add location features like maps, search, and navigation into any experience you create. We’re changing the way people move around cities and explore our world. Through the apps Mapbox powers, we reach more than 300 million people each month. Location is built into the fabric of our daily experiences. Whether you’re exploring a city with Lonely Planet, sharing with friends on Snapchat, seeing if it’s going to rain on Weather.com, tracking breaking news on Bloomberg, or checking your ETA in Lyft — location is essential to every one of these applications, and they’re powered by Mapbox. We craft beautiful maps and developer-friendly location data, APIs, and SDKs so that you’re free to focus on designing, building, and developing your application. Our open-source tools let analytics companies understand big geo data, drone companies publish flyovers, real estate sites visualize properties, satellite companies process cloud-free imagery, and insurance companies track assets. Mapbox proudly embraces our open-source roots. We work in the open and release as much code as possible. We believe it’s the right thing for people, technology, and business.


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