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1 Dec 2020

Full-Time Director, People Partners + Talent

GoPro – Posted by GoPro San Mateo, California, United States

Job Description

Director, People Partners & Talent

About GoPro

GoPro makes it easy for people to celebrate and share experiences. We believe life is more meaningful when shared. We build cameras, software, and accessories that help the world share itself in immersive and exciting ways.

GoPro is a global movement whose business is driven by shared experiences. We celebrate diversity. We practice inclusion. We foster belonging. We demand equality. And we share the experiences of individuals and communities who also hold these values as core to who they are. From Bucharest to Munich, Silicon Valley to Shenzhen, we are dedicated to building a company that reflects and honors the diverse global communities where we live, work, and play.

As the Director of People Partners & Talent, you will play a key role on the People leadership team with responsibility for leading several critical People functions including the domestic People Business Partner and Talent Acquisition functions. This position is highly consultative, influential and will require tight collaboration with other People team leaders and executive management. This role will have a heavy focus on performance strategy, organizational design and leadership development with the ultimate goal of building a stronger GoPro business.


  • Manage the GoPro domestic People Business Partner and Talent Acquisition functions, leading a high-caliber, business-focused team to support attracting, hiring, developing and retaining top talent
  • Work with SLT (Senior Leadership Team) on talent and organization development strategies, and lead BP team in adapting and executing department-level support
  • Deeply understand business priorities, helping your team articulate how people levers help drive business outcomes
  • Coach and support business stakeholders and business partner team in solving for both short- and long-term people-related issues, including organizational design and change management
  • Support L&D to develop and deliver educational and experiential offerings to support performance management, manager effectiveness and leadership excellence
  • Design and implement standardized talent acquisition capabilities as a trusted business partner to hiring managers, recognizing the need for efficient but effective processes and tools in a fast-paced environment
  • Work with key stakeholders to identify talent needs or gaps across the organization, and implement recruitment programs to find top tier talent
  • Support a metrics-based approach to ensure hiring plan is achieved efficiently, creating benchmarks for taking a data-driven approach to quickly identify and solve future pain points
  • Work with the VP, People & Places and Inclusion, Diversity and Cause Business Partner to support the company’s Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging strategy
  • Invest in our culture, advocate for our employees, and inspire with our values

 Skills We’re Stoked About:

  • 5+ years of People Leadership experience, leading HR Business Partner and/or Recruiting functions
  • 10+ years of experience as a Business Partner or Talent Acquisition professional
  • Experience partnering with and influencing senior leaders to help drive their people strategies and increase business outcomes
  • Experience in a global environment with a distributed team and international offices, a plus
  • Strong analytical mindset with the ability to identify metrics and data to back up your strategy, programs and ideas
  • Proven track record of building and improving employee experience
  • Intellectual curiosity, a deep growth mindset, and the desire to constantly improve
  • Strong empathy and change management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Bachelor’s degree, with an advanced degree preferred

Leadership Requirements:

  • Team Leadership: Has the energy, sincerity and drive to build a diverse and high performing team. Will be a true “player-coach” willing to work directly with leaders and teams across the organization to deliver on GoPro’s mission
  • Strategic Orientation: In addition to scaling and developing a world-class People team, you will understand that the company’s culture and build world-class programs to support GoPro employees through the next decade+.
  • Collaboration and Influencing: Will have the gravitas, willingness, and ability to work effectively at all levels of the organization. Will facilitate connection and collaboration across the business. Will contribute skill and experience with generosity, willing to work with anyone to drive real business impact
  • Results Orientation: Able to deliver on business commitments while installing the right amount of process to enable steady and scalable performance that can be long lasting.

GoPro Highlights

  • Get your very own GoPro camera + gear
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance – premiums are 100% paid for employees, 80% paid for dependents
  • Life insurance and disability benefits
  • Generous time off policy
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave for new parents
  • Pre-tax and Roth 401(k) options
  • Discounted employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • LiveHealthy monthly wellness reimbursement
  • Innovative remote-friendly wellness classes and events
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Professional + personal development opportunities, i.e. LinkedIn Learning
  • Opportunities to get involved in the causes that you care about

GoPro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to Apply

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Job Types: Full-Time.

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