People Business Partner
Posted on 8/16/2023

10,001+ employees

Ridesharing app
Company Overview
Lyft's mission is to improve people's lives with the world's best transportation. The company operates a mobile platform for the ridesharing of cars, bikes, and scooters and serves over a million rides per day.

Company Stage

Series I

Total Funding





San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Montreal, QC, Canada
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
Business & Strategy
Finance & Banking
  • University or college undergraduate degree in Human Resources, Industrial Relations or a related field
  • Demonstrated 7+ years' of HR experience supporting leaders and team members at rapidly scaling organizations through challenging change management
  • Strong comprehensive understanding of core HR competencies, such as compensation, benefits, payroll, labor law, organizational development, talent development and training, mentoring/coaching/facilitation, recruitment and workforce planning, as well as a broad understanding of HR policies and programs, and other employment conditions, along with familiarity with HR best practices
  • Experience with HR systems including Workday a plus
  • Have exceptional follow-through and attention to detail
  • Deep employment law knowledge and experience partnering with employment legal teams
  • Excellent problem solving capabilities and judgment; ability to make sound data-driven decisions
  • Efficient management of multiple priorities simultaneously and ability to focus on action and results
  • Excellent organizational skills and priority management
  • Ability to build and apply business acumen in development of people strategies
  • Capacity to build strong partnerships at all levels of an organization, including influencing the overall People team priorities
  • Effective influencing, communication, and interpersonal skills; particularly with the executive leadership
  • Comfortable giving and receiving direct, continuous feedback
  • Strong desire to help others and intellectual curiosity about people and organization issues
  • Exceptional consulting, coaching and facilitation skills
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing demand and ease in navigating gray areas
  • Set vision, goals and expectations to accelerate the team through rapid growth
  • Act as trusted advisor to executive leadership, providing expert guidance on org health, including reorganizations, talent reviews, succession planning, organizational design, complex change management, compensation and performance management
  • Partner closely with HR centers of excellence including talent acquisition, employee relations, compensation, HR operations, analytics, learning & development, and inclusion & diversity
  • Cultivate a deep understanding of our business, how leaders and their team's operate and apply that knowledge to all aspects of people-related strategy, programs, and practices; lead with the business
  • Partner with senior leadership teams to drive analysis, insights, and improvement in key people metrics
  • Provide deep expertise in development of programs and policies that meet Canada and Quebec employment requirements
  • Partner closely with HR Operations on continuous improvement to streamline processes
  • Orient team members towards the right resources and provide timely responses to inquiries
  • Drive a culture of data driven decision making, robust documentation, and strong adherence to our culture and values
  • Design and deliver targeted solutions, including strategic planning, visioning, talent development and team building based on data insights
  • Elevate the team by striking a balance between critical feedback and positive affirmation
  • Be scrappy - no task is too big or too small for you if it's important to driving business impact and/or mitigating risk