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Senior HR Business Partner - Tech



People & HR
London, UK
Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023

About Us:

Cognism is a market leader in international sales intelligence. Access to our premium data, has helped a wide variety of global revenue teams change their approach to prospecting, resulting in predictable and prosperous outcomes.

As we grow, one of our main objectives is to continue hiring individuals who are both a professional and cultural fits for Cognism. Our company values are at the core of everything we do!

At Cognism,

  • We are Nice!
  • We’re Collaborative. We’re in this together!
  • We’re Solution-Focused. For every problem, we’ve got a solution!
  • We’re Understanding.
  • We Celebrate Individual Contributors.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive global workplace, which encourages you to achieve any goals you may have, while having fun along the way. For more information on Cognism’s intuitive sales intelligence platform, powered by world-class data, compliance and targeting, please visit www.cognism.com.

The Role:

We are looking for a Senior HR Business Partner to provide critical partnership to the CHRO, our tech managers and leaders, and execute people strategies that accelerate business objectives and enable our growth. This is a great opportunity for an experienced HR professional with generalist experience across engineering teams that covers the entire employee lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop strong relationships with tech leaders and employees to understand their needs and provide guidance and support in all areas of HR.
  • Collaborate with engineering leaders to develop and implement tech-specific HR programs and initiatives aligned with our company’s values and engineering objectives.
  • Partner with our engineering recruitment team to attract and hire top tech talent globally.
  • Work closely with tech managers to identify and address performance gaps and development opportunities within the engineering team.
  • Provide coaching and guidance to engineering managers on people management, performance management, employee relations, and compensation matters.
  • Collaborate with our learning and development team to design and deliver technical training programs that enhance engineering skills and promote continuous learning.
  • Conduct regular engineering team engagement surveys and analyse the data to identify trends and areas for improvement.
  • Manage the annual performance review process for the tech teams, ensuring they are fair, objective, and in line with our company's values and engineering objectives.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable employment laws and regulations for the tech teams globally.
  • Previous experience working as a progressive HRBP for an engineering/ tech function in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
  • Experience executing (and ideally designing) change management, performance management and leadership coaching
  • Strong interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills across different cultures and geographies
  • Strong understanding of employment laws and regulations related to the engineering/ tech function globally
  • The ability to build relationships at all levels of the organisation
  • You will be a data-driven decision maker and pragmatic problem solver who can find root causes of issues and gain leadership support to address them
  • Experience collaborating in a matrixed environment and driving consensus and momentum amongst a large set of stakeholders
  • You value diversity and believe strongly in creating an inclusive environment
  • CIPD certification or equivalent is a plus
  • 25 days’ holiday, PLUS all the usual UK public and bank holidays
  • A day off for your birthday!
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Generous Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Cushion Pension Scheme (auto-enrol after 3 months).
  • Monthly Wellbeing Allowance.
  • Access to Spill – our slack integrated therapists.
  • Commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant.
  • Learning and Development budget.