Director, HR Business Partners 20-0414

  • Location: Remote United States
  • Department: Human Resources
  • Work Status: Full-time


We are Relativity. A market-leading, global tech company that equips legal and compliance professionals with a powerful platform to organize data, discover the truth, and act on it.  The US Department of Justice, 199 of the Am Law 200, and more than 329,000 enabled users trust Relativity during litigation, internal investigations, and compliance projects.
Our SaaS product, RelativityOne, has become the fastest-growing product in the company's history and we have consistently been named a great workplace. As we grow, we continue to seek individuals that will bring their whole, authentic self to our team.
We believe that great talent is not bound by geography and that what you do matters more than where you do it. Relativity has assumed a hybrid work strategy, allowing choice and flexibility for employees to work either from home, a physical Relativity office location (once safe to do so), or a combination of the two, within certain logistical boundaries. Submit your application to learn more from our recruiters or contact us for more details.

Job Summary

The Human Resources Business Partners (HRBP) team is core to the success of a Talent First organization. Deeply embedded within our lines of business, Senior HRBPs partner with leadership to drive talent strategy and serve and the conduit between the Human Resources department and our business. The Director of the team is responsible for setting the vision and leading the daily operations of the HR Business Partner team, delivering employee advocacy, talent strategy expertise and strategic leadership advisement. The Director, HR Business Partners collaborates actively with senior leaders to formulate both company-wide and department-based talent priorities, frequently revisiting how the team is providing consultative services to all business teams. Through involvement in the HR leadership team and leadership of the HRBP team, the Director helps to plan and execute major company initiatives. The Director, HR Business Partners is a senior HR Leader with broad business expertise delivering solutions for organization capability to drive successful business outcomes. They report to the CHRO and are a member of the HR Leadership Team.

Role Responsibilities

  • Lead a local (US) team of 5 with indirect leadership responsibilities for APAC and EMEA business partners.
  • Set vision, goals and expectations to accelerate the team for scale and dynamic growth.
  • Serve as the primary partner to APAC and EMEA HR leadership; co-lead global HR Business Partner vision and priorities.
  • Partner with and advise senior leadership on people-related strategy, design and deliver targeted solutions for strategic planning, team visioning, organizational health, and change management based on data insights.
  • Manage the daily activities of the HRBP team, including active direction of team members’ career development.
  • Lead strategic consulting of the business in all areas of organizational support, including human resources and business alignment, organization design, workforce planning, culture and change management, leadership development and coaching, pipeline development, and succession planning programming.
  • In partnership with HR Leadership Team, define and drive an agile talent strategy for the organization; coach HR Partners to tailor department-specific, data-based talent strategies with the leaders they support.
  • As a member of Relativity’s senior leadership team, work with top-level leadership to deeply understand the business to proactively identify trends and recurring challenges across the company and engage the team in proposing strategic solutions.
  • Own HR strategic initiatives that directly drive business priorities and develop and retain top talent across the company, integrating cross-functional effects on timing, readiness for change and resource management.
  • Initiate the utilization of meaningful data to understand progress across all departments, influencing leaders to act on talent gaps. Coach HR Business Partners to do the same.
  • Partner with senior members of the Talent Development team to build strategic performance management and coaching initiatives.
  • Partner with senior members of the Total Rewards team to continually update the company’s rewards program based on market data, internal feedback and the company’s compensation philosophy.
  • Work with the HRBP team to articulate and deliver consistent approaches to team member engagement, development, retention by working with department leaders.
  • Lead the team to coach and hold managers accountable to Relativity’s Expectations of a People Leader.
  • Serve as the US HR risk management expert, remaining educated about current employment law and regulatory requirements.
  • Lead the team in mitigating risk and delivering positive outcomes with respect to employee relations issues.
  • Serve as the HR representative for the company’s crisis management council.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) or other relevant industry certification.
  • Experience in high-growth technology organizations.
  • Business management background or commensurate experience.
  • Proven ability to influence senior leaders with diplomacy.
  • Experience supporting remote, including international, locations.
  • Ability to understand business goals and recommend new approaches to effect continual improvements in business objectives, productivity and development of HR within the company.
  • Ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize based on company and team objectives.
  • Ability to lead efficiently under pressure, drive projects to completion and meet deadlines.
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt quickly to shifting company or team goals.
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Background or educational experience in Human Resources Management, Management, or a related field.
  • 10-12 years of experience in a human resources business partner role, including work with multiple business units.
  • 6-8 years of management experience of human resources partners or a related human resources discipline.

Management Responsibilities

  • Manages Human Resources Business Partner team

Physical Demands

  • May include up to 20% travel.
  • Sit for extended periods of time.

About Relativity

The information contained in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned At Relativity, we live our core values and we thrive on solving complex problems. We’re dedicated to continually improving our product and providing relentless customer service, and we’re always looking for people to join us on the journey.     Relativity is a team of smart, passionate people always looking to grow, contribute, and make our product and customer service the best it can be. Our team members come from diverse backgrounds with different skills and life experiences—and we love and celebrate those differences. We believe that employees are happiest when they’re empowered to be their full, authentic selves, regardless how you identify.    So, please come as you are. We can’t wait to meet you.    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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