Director, People
Dollar Shave Club
 Marina Del Rey, CA
We’re on a mission to help guys take care of their minds and bodies so they can be their best selves. We started with razors way back in 2011, and now millions and millions of Members later, we’ve expanded into a variety of products including skincare, hair styling, oral care, colognes, deodorants, and more. We’re always growing and reinventing, and we rely on killer talent to help us achieve our goal of owning the bathroom. If you’re a team-playing innovator, you’ll fit right in. A sense of humour helps, too.

Dollar Shave Club (DSC) is looking for a Director, People (HR). The Director, People reports to DSC’s Global, VP People and partners to run a progressive, professional, and fun people function. You are a seasoned HR Business Partner who knows all of the ins and outs of HR and has stories to tell. Whether it is coaching an executive on their workforce strategy and plan, leading quarterly talent reviews, or creating systemic ER solutions, you are well versed and highly capable of anticipating, defining and implementing the right solutions for our people. You know what great employee experience means to our business, and your #1 priority is providing that experience. You love what you do and recognize that your role is to equip others with the right environment, tools, and programs to love what they do and do their best work every day. In a nutshell, the Director, People ensures that DSC employees and people managers have guidance, development and experiences that maintain DSC’s reputation as an amazing place to work.


  • Define the strategy, capabilities and processes necessary to serve as the primary HR Partner to the business
  • Understand the business strategy so that you may develop people strategies for each Executive you support
Partnerships & Collaboration:
  • Serve as the primary People Team liaison to department heads, with specific responsibility for coaching and guiding leaders on the best people strategy, plans and offerings to meet their needs
  • Partner with People Team COE’s (recruiting, engagement, facilities, etc.) to ensure that our processes and programs meet the needs of our business systemically
● Capability & Workforce Planning:
  • Partner with leaders to understand and anticipate hiring & development needs against the capabilities they need to deliver business objectives; prepare updated workforce plans and forecasts to inform key people choices and initiatives

● Hiring & Onboarding:
  • Assist with the hiring & onboarding process, including coaching managers on how to shape job descriptions, how to interview for fit and how to onboard to ensure fast acclimation to our culture
● Guidelines and Expectations:
  • Promote and uphold the values and policies outlined in the DSC Handbook, so everyone knows what is expected of them and what is available to them as DSC team members
  • Develop and implement proactive ER strategies that preserve a fun, engaging environment; resolve issues quickly when they arise
● Pay and Benefits:
  • Partner with the VP of Total Rewards to make sure everyone gets great pay and benefits; be a resource for questions and feedback on the payroll process, compensation & benefits administration, employee accommodations and status changes (including leaves, transfers, and exits)
● Feedback & Reporting:
  • Track and monitor the effectiveness of our people practices and programs; Ensure that our systems work, our org is operating effectively, and that we are delivering great service to the business
  • Create mechanisms for team members to give feedback and ideas that will make the DSC experience even better
  • 8+ years direct Human Resources experience, PHR-CA certification a plus
  • Start-up experience and experience serving both non-exempt and exempt populations preferred
  • Proven experience as a strategic coach to executives and leaders
  • Client relationship management, anticipating and exceeding the needs of the business and the ability to influence and manage upwards and across the organization
  • Deep HR technical skills to manage the delivery of workforce plans, comp & ben strategies, employee relation and compliance issues, and utilization of key people data to make sure our information is useful and accurate
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A “get it done” attitude and approach to the job – doing what it takes to move the company forward
  • An engaging and fun personality (not the “policy police” stigma of HR)
  • Track record of integrity, discretion and ethical behaviour in all work situations, with a strong understanding and respect for keeping confidences with matters relating to people

Dollar Shave Club is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Dollar Shave Club will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance.

Thank you for considering a career with Dollar Shave Club