Senior People Business Partner


Posted on 5/9/2024



501-1,000 employees

Hyperlocal social networking platform


San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
Business Strategy
  • 10+ years experience in an HR Business Partner role, preferably in a fast-growing technology company
  • Experience partnering with C-suite executives is a must. Experience working across other functions is strongly preferred
  • A collaborative, thoughtful leader who can operate at a strategic level but also perform operational/tactical responsibilities
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, high-performance culture where the business is constantly evolving
  • Proven ability to influence all levels of managers, think creatively, participate fully and work collaboratively to develop and execute programs
  • Ability to think critically and anticipate issues before they arise, and proactively suggest long-term solutions
  • Impeccable judgment and ability to balance the needs of the company, managers and employees
  • Unquestioned integrity and a confident presence to effectively resolve sensitive employee issues
  • A strong multi-tasker with an exceptional ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Comfortable with open communication and giving and receiving open, constructive feedback respectfully
  • Previous experience in leading or partnering on organizational design efforts and change management planning
  • Partner with executive leaders and provide thought leadership regarding organizational and people-related strategy and execution
  • Coach all levels of managers on people strategy including organizational design, hiring, performance management, compensation, recognition, and learning and development
  • Achieve a deep understanding of the business strategy, goals and objectives, and support organizational changes by developing and implementing appropriate change management plans
  • Contribute to the development of People programs and processes such as workforce and succession planning, learning and development, and total rewards
  • Lead business groups through Nextdoor’s People programs (engagement surveys, performance feedback cycles, compensation reviews, talent development, etc.)
  • Conduct employee relations investigations as needed. Be an impartial steward for the organization advocating for employees and the business, and modeling company values
  • Guide and coach managers on how to appropriately manage and resolve complex people issues
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Promote a culture of feedback and transparent communication, reinforcing our mission and core values
  • Participate in in-person Nextdoor events, trainings, off-sites, volunteer days, and other team building exercises
  • Build in-person relationships with team members and contribute to the KIND culture that Nextdoor values

Nextdoor's platform utilizes location-based services, user-generated content, and community engagement tools to connect users with nearby individuals, businesses, and public services. The platform is accessible for free in over 315,000 neighborhoods across 11 countries, facilitating information sharing and real-world connections.

Company Stage


Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth