Director, Human Resources Business Partners

| Seattle
Convoy is transforming the $800 billion trucking industry. Our mission is to transport the world with endless capacity and zero waste. The industry is huge and so is the opportunity to fundamentally changing the way freight moves across America and beyond for the better.
We are passionate about thinking big and solving really complex problems to make the lives of truck drivers, shippers and other people in freight industry easier through our innovation and technology. There will always be a better, more efficient way to transport goods, and we won’t ever stop inventing it.
Founded in 2015, we’re a mission-driven, well-funded, fast-growing startup, backed by world-class investors, including CapitalG, the growth equity investment fund of Google, and leading industry disruptors, including the founders and CEOs of Amazon, Salesforce, eBay, LinkedIn, Expedia, Dropbox, KKR, Starbucks, and others. We were named one of Washington State’s top places to work, a LinkedIn Top Startup and were the recipient of the GeekWire Next Text Titan in 2018.
If working with smart, values-driven people to transform an entire industry sounds like something you’re into, come join Convoy, and help literally move the world forward!
About You:
You thrive in ambiguous, quickly evolving environments. You like to build both processes and teams. You like trying new things and seeing what works. You like knowing that your efforts help others to do their best work, and to grow and develop. You have a vision for the future, but it doesn’t stop you from executing in the present. And you’re excited by the intensity, chaos, and personal growth involved with working at a hypergrowth startup.

You will have ownership of:

  • Designing and building the HR Business Partner team as well as evolving the core HR practices at Convoy.
  • Designing and executing core HR processes: recognition and rewards, onboarding, offboarding, performance management, employee relations, and people programs.
  • Assess organizational needs and drive solutions in performance management, communication, training, diversity and inclusion, career and leadership development.
  • Partner with leadership and managers to identify opportunities for improvement both within and across teams.
  • Coach managers across various departments to handle employee issues in a way that is in line with our core values.
  • Oversee investigations for all allegations of harassment, discrimination, and hostile work environment, as well as those representing significant risk to the company.
  • Offering thought leadership regarding organizational and HR-related strategy and execution.
  • Develop cultural initiatives to help Convoy be the best place to work!

You have the following skills and experience:

  • 8+ years of HR experience in a fast paced, high growth environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to hire and retain world class HR talent.
  • Experience building core HR processes from the ground up.
  • An established record of operational excellence.
  • Experience working across multiple sites.
  • An established record of building and cultivating a diverse and inclusive work culture.
  • Demonstrated analytical and data skills.

Convoy is an equal-opportunity employer and we are actively seeking a diverse team. If you're a collaborative recruiter who wants to have an outsized impact with a small, tight-knit team, we'd love to hear from you!

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Location

4th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101

An Insider's view of Convoy

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Matching the right truck to the right load is one of the most expensive and manual steps in a traditional brokerage. Many people thought it couldn't be solved in an automated way because of the complexity. It took us 3 years and in Jan 2019 we announced that we had reached 100% automated matching.

Ziad

Chief Product Officer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

My role has shifted from being just a product owner to taking on a more active role in leadership activities at the company. I contribute to hiring across the company, speak at various panels and events, help sustain our core culture through hyper growth, and act as a founding member of Women Discussion Groups at Convoy.

Himani

Senior Manager, Product

What projects are you most excited about?

Completely reimagining an industry core to our economy and making it as efficient as possible. Building the framework and models that allow Convoy to reduce inefficiencies at every stage of the shipping process, and in turn reduce empty miles, truck traffic, and the environmental impact of shipping, is both rewarding and intellectually stimulating.

Max

Senior Director, Data Science

What are Convoy Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
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