Senior Human Resources Business Partner

Job Description

Posted on: 
Nov 29, 2021

Senior Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP)


As a Sr. HRBP, you will focus on supporting our workforce by aligning HR initiatives to business goals. We seek an experienced HR professional with a results-oriented mindset. This role will primarily support the Engineering, Product and Design functions.

In this role, you will be a consultant to managers on people and organizational matters. You will be responsible for assessing and anticipating business unit-level HR needs, developing appropriate and complaint solutions to support the workforce, and partner with other team members and relevant stakeholders across the company to implement effective solutions in an efficient manner.

The impact you'll make:

  • Consult with line managers and provide day-to-day guidance on HR matters
  • Provide guidance to employees on HR policies, processes and procedures
  • Resolve complex employee relations issues and address grievances effectively
  • Analyze trends and metrics relevant to HR
  • Collaborate with managers and employees to improve work relationships, build morale and increase productivity and retention
  • Monitor and report on workforce planning and succession planning as needed
  • Identify training needs for teams and individuals and evaluate training programs as needed
  • Evaluate the use of HR products and services to identify areas for improvement
  • Identify opportunities to improve HR processes
  • Support the development and implementation of improvements to HR processes
  • Efficiently analyze root causes of issues and potential risks and develop effective and realistic plans to mitigate them
  • Support the implementation of innovative HR solutions to manage organizational change, engage employees, increase org effectiveness and strategic talent management
  • Effectively resolve employee relations issues including conducting investigations when necessary
  • Support the effective and accurate administration of payroll and benefits processes
  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of HR data in systems and adhere to set HR governance practices
  • Gather and utilize relevant data to drive key HR metrics related to talent attraction, engagement and retention
  • Manage HR projects and champion HR initiatives
  • Partner with managers to help align people practices that drive high performance
  • Coach managers to proactively manage employee performance and other employee relations issues
  • Ensure a good understanding of the cultural pulse and support initiatives to maintain a high level of employee engagement
  • Be a supportive and enthusiastic team player and encourage a positive work environment
  • Represent HR as a professional and trusted partner across all levels
  • Other tasks as needed

What you've accomplished:

  • Strong knowledge of all HR functions and best practices
  • Ability to provide guidance and support to business unit managers
  • Proven experience in development and implementation of people strategies
  • Strong knowledge of HR policies and procedures
  • In-depth understanding of business unit objectives, operations and challenges
  • Ability to translate business objectives into HR initiatives
  • Ability to integrate HR initiatives with business unit operations
  • Experience coaching and guiding members of the business unit(s) they serve
  • Experience coaching business managers on people management and talent strategies
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Excellent interpersonal and listening skills
  • Ability to build and maintain strong customer relationships
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated experience with HR metrics
  • Ability to gather and interpret raw data, document and analyze findings and develop appropriate recommendations
  • Strong knowledge of employment legislation
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with other members of HR
  • Experience in conflict resolution
  • Experience working with virtual teams
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Strong ability to build trust and maintain confidentiality of information
  • Experience in project management
  • Strong attention to detail

Our Benefits:

  • 100% paid employee monthly Medical, Dental and Vision premiums AND 80% paid dependent monthly premiums
    • HMO (California residents only) and PPO option offered through United Healthcare
  • Company-paid $50,000 in Basic Life/AD&D (Accidental Death and Dismemberment) coverage
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan: 100% match on the first 1%. 50% match from 2-6% of employee contributions
  • 3 weeks PTO (accrued) and 5 sick days (immediate)
  • Supplemental, voluntary benefits
    • Kindbody (family planning/fertility) including up to $10,000 towards cash-pay services
    • Goodly (Student Loan Repayment/529 Education Savings) including a company contribution of up to $1,000/year
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical, Dependent, Transit and Parking)
    • Voluntary Life Insurance
    • Critical Illness
    • Accident Insurance
    • Short- and long-term disability
    • Pet Insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • During current work-from-home:
    • Reimbursements for home office setup and monthly WiFi

Our Culture:

  • 11 company-paid holidays
  • Catered lunch and snacks provided when working in the office
    • Snack boxes sent straight to your door when you work-from-home
  • Casual work environment, read no fancy clothes required, but you are free to dress to the nines!
  • Monthly virtual happy hours
  • Quarterly all-hands meetings

Weedmaps is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. We are looking for the smartest and most passionate people who want to join our team and develop the services, systems, and marketplaces that will serve the marijuana industry in the decades to come. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit

Applicants may be entitled to reasonable accommodations under the terms of the ADA and state/local laws. Please inform us if you need assistance participating in the interview process.

About Weedmaps:

Founded in 2008, WM Technology is a leading technology and software infrastructure provider to the cannabis industry, comprising a B2C platform, Weedmaps, and B2B software, WM Business. The cloud-based SaaS solutions from WM Business provide an end-to-end operating system for cannabis retailers. WM Business’ tools support compliance with the complex, disparate, and constantly evolving regulations applicable to the cannabis industry. Through its website and mobile apps, WM Technology provides consumers with the latest information about cannabis retailers, brands, and products, facilitating product discovery and driving engagement with our retail and brand customers.

WM Technology holds a strong belief in the power of cannabis and the importance of enabling safe, legal access to consumers worldwide. Since inception, WM Technology has worked tirelessly, not only to become the most comprehensive platform for consumers, but to build the software solutions that power businesses compliantly in the space, to advocate for legalization, social equity, and licensing in many jurisdictions, and to facilitate further learning through partnering with subject matter experts on providing detailed, accurate information about the plant. Headquartered in Irvine, California, WM Technology supports remote work for all eligible employees. Visit us at


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