Porch is seeking an extraordinary person to closely partner with our Engineering leaders to engage and develop our talent and contribute to building the HRBP team in Seattle. The successful HRBP acts as an employee champion and change agent and assesses and anticipates HR‐related needs. Communicating needs proactively with our HR department and business management, the HRBP seeks to develop integrated solutions. The HRBP formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value‐added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization.
If you are someone who thrives in a rapidly growing culture, who loves to collect, analyze and transform people data into positive solutions, and loves creating transparent structure and processes, we want to meet you.
Reasons Why You Will Love Working Here
Porch HR is a diverse, service-oriented team of skilled professionals who are also fun people. They all enjoy working here because –
We don't micromanage, we want you to take ownership!
You get to work with a diverse team, with no jerks and no egos .
We're fun, so we like to make sure we're laughing while getting things done.
You have the chance to take the lead and build up amazing processes, design strategies and work on making our candidate experience the best out there!
We listen , we're open to new ideas and we challenge you to be creative
What you'll do:
Serve as a trusted strategic thought partner for business leaders within the Engineering and Talent Acquisition organizations and the first point of contact for employees to help coach, mentor, and advise employees and managers when needed.
Deliver and lead Talent team initiatives focusing on retention, engagement, development, recognition, compensation, and talent management within your dedicated client groups
Strong interest in L&D with experience in developing and facilitating manager and employee trainings
Proactively assess team and employee development needs, make recommendations, and implement appropriate solutions
Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues, use actionable people metrics to provide insights that help drive recruiting, career progression, retention, and engagement
Partner closely with other HR centers of excellence to deliver best in class support to your dedicated client groups as well as streamline processes for efficiency
What you'll bring:
4+ years of HR experience, ideally in a high-growth organization
Experience strategically partnering with department heads or senior leadership
Solution-focused thinking, empathy, strong judgement, and decision making skills
Strong organizational development experience supporting team effectiveness, coaching, and culture
Strong interpersonal and communication skills including experience building relationships at all levels of the organization
Strong mediation and conflict resolution experience
Thorough understanding of HR practices, including employment law and regulation
BA/BS in HR or related field, PHR/SPHR a big plus
Familiar with various HR systems
Launched September, 2013, as an online home improvement network connecting homeowners with qualified professionals, Porch has grown into the industry leading partner for the home. With more than 250,000 active professionals across the U.S., Porch partners with large retailers like Walmart, Lowe's, and Pottery Barn to provide home services fulfillment for their customers, as well as direct-to-consumer access to more than 160 different home services offerings through Porch.com. Focused on assisting customers at every stage of the “home journey“ – including moving in, installations, assembly, repairs and ongoing maintenance – last year alone, the company facilitated over 2 million home-related projects, generating almost $1 billion in revenue for small business owners and sole proprietors in specialty areas such as plumbing, roofing, electrical work carpentry, and more.
Our Values: at Porch we believe the employee journey starts with who you bring along and most importantly, the person you choose to be. Our values reflect how we work and how we treat each other and our customers.
Our people: you will be surrounded by some of the most talented, supportive, smart, and kind leaders and teams – people you can be proud to work with.
Our mission: it is to ensure every home project gets done, with every customer satisfied. We aim to build a lasting brand that delivers quality, data-driven, delightful results.