Director, HR Technology

Yelp, San Francisco, CA

Connecting people with great local businesses

Yelp is looking for a results-focused, technical director to lead our HR Technology team.

HR Tech builds, configures and implements people systems used by Yelp to manage its global workforce. Partnering closely with our HR team, the HR Tech team finds creative ways to automate people-related processes like recruiting, onboarding new hires, compensation, benefits, payroll and people analytics. This team also provides leadership with business insights, used to help Yelp make decisions.

We’re looking for someone who will enjoy scaling our Workday platform to meet the global needs of Yelp, as well as implementing and integrating other innovative HR applications to ensure our teams have effective tools to be more productive.  Are you proficient in the technical and architectural aspects of HR and recruiting systems? Do you love staying on top of best practices? Then we want to talk!

What You Will Do:

  • Lead and grow our HR Technology team
  • Lead HR-related projects with the team as well as leaders in HR, Recruiting, Engineering, Product, etc
  • Develop and expand our Workday environment to be world-class and most effective for Yelp
  • Unlock the data in our HR systems to facilitate people analytics initiatives
  • Work collaboratively with vendors, partners and internal team members to build an awesome internal experience for employees

We Are Looking For:

  • 5+ years experience in Workday Human Capital Management
  • 7+ years experience in all phases of system implementation (requirements, design, build, launch, testing) in a fast-moving environment
  • 7+ years experience with project management demonstrating an ability to create and execute project work plans to meet changing needs
  • 7+ years of management experience
  • Excellent leadership skills, including team building and articulating a vision
  • Extensive knowledge of integration and management of external vendors
  • Subject matter expertise and systems background in Human Resources
  • Technical acumen, e.g. significant experience manipulating data, SQL, integrating systems, etc.
  • Solid verbal, written and presentation skills
  • A sense of humor!

About Yelp

Yelp connects people with great local businesses. Our users have contributed approximately 127 million cumulative reviews of almost every type of local business, from restaurants, boutiques and salons to dentists, mechanics, plumbers and more. These reviews are written by people using Yelp to share their everyday local business experiences, giving voice to consumers and bringing “word of mouth” online.

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