Senior HR Business Partner
Updated on 11/30/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Comprehensive HR platform for managing global teams
Company Overview
Deel is a comprehensive HR platform that streamlines the complexities of managing a global workforce, offering services from onboarding to payroll and compliance in over 150 countries. The company's commitment to customer care, speed, optimism, frugality, exceeding expectations, and global connectivity is reflected in its ability to serve over 20,000 customers, including SMBs and publicly traded companies. With Deel, companies have successfully hired and relocated employees internationally, demonstrating its effectiveness and industry leadership in global HR solutions.

Company Stage


Total Funding





San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

United Kingdom
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Business Strategy
Data Analysis
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
People & HR
  • 6+ years of direct HR experience in a HR Business Partner or equivalent role
  • 2+ years experience in an HR related role
  • Experience supporting product or engineering teams preferably in a SaaS company
  • Strong appreciation for, and experience, in building trusted advisor relationships within the business with managers and leaders at all levels
  • Excitement for, and deep experience in, change management and internal communication strategies as well as a high comfort level in ever-changing environments
  • Ability to effectively balance high-level strategic planning and delivery with a gritty get things done mentality of doing the work that needs to be done at any level to build the foundation for scale
  • Deep understanding and empathy for the global diversity of a fully remote and distributed workforce with a philosophy of treating people as humans, doing the right things, and meeting people where they are independent of where they sit in the world, race, gender, etc
  • Passion for storytelling with data and analytics with an ability to decipher raw data directly and translate it into actionable insights with a strategic plan
  • Comfort with, and passion for, advocating for others even when it’s difficult or unpopular to do so from both a business and individual perspective
  • Experience working in the business to understand business strategy and objectives then deliver information back to the core People team and other stakeholders is a critical requirement
  • Comfort with working across multiple time zones with team members based around the globe
  • Love for collaboration and partnership with client groups, immediate HRBP team, and people ops organization
  • Willingness and excitement to build processes and policies from scratch, execute to the business and manage change across your teams and company
  • Able to work in an ever changing environment, and able to adapt and flex to new working environments
  • M&A experience for offering advice and support to managers and team members during acquisitions is desirable
  • Sound knowledge of EU law/regulations experience desirable
  • Advising and influencing People Managers and Senior Leaders across the product organization
  • Building relationships, delivering impact to your client groups, and leveraging your experience and the core People team to solve critical business problems and complex challenges
  • Executing our business aligned, people strategy by working in partnership with your clients groups to understand what we must achieve, what we must prioritize, and then working with the broader People team and business to build and deliver solutions
  • Leveraging your deep experience as an HRBP and subject matter expertise in the people domain to proactively foster the future of work at Deel; and building programs to engage, retain and develop our people throughout their careers with Deel
  • Coaching and developing our product team leaders and managers in change management, building high-performance teams, understanding and improving engagement, best practices in communication, and navigating complex team member relations and terminations
  • Partnering across Total Rewards, People Operations, People Tech and Data, People Development, Talent Acquisition, and the business to ensure we’re setting people up for success from their onboarding through their experience at Deel, with a deep understanding and mapping to our team member journeys
  • Supporting strategic workforce planning while balancing intentional organizational design with hyper-growth headcount plans and constant change
  • Effectively managing constant change across the business, through communication, advocacy, collaboration, and planning. Acting as a change management expert and educating the business as we build a stronger muscle for managing change
  • Advising on rewards and compensation design by partnering directly with our Total Rewards and Talent Acquisition teams to understand our philosophy, strategies, and data that will drive culture, engagement, and understanding, alongside ensuring we maintain internal pay parity and transparency
  • Deploying people programs such as performance, compensation, development, and other initiatives into the business through leveraging change champions across the business, gaining leadership buy-in and understanding, building internal communication plans, and supporting writing or drafting of communications
  • Diving deeply into everything from the foundational build or revamp of our systems and processes to data entry and operations, while balancing strategic planning and execution with the business
  • Project managing complex and scaling programs, serving as the key connector between the business and the People team, as well as functional teams such as Finance, IT, Legal and others that we must partner with to deliver programs and processes within the business
Desired Qualifications
  • M&A experience for offering advice and support to managers and team members during acquisitions
  • Sound knowledge of EU law/regulations experience