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Director, People Partner - APAC

People, People & Places
Bangalore, India |
Hyderabad, India |
Gurgaon, India

About The Team

The People Partners team at Uber provides a seamless people experience to all employees (especially in moments that matter), which enables them to positively impact the business. This team leads scaled, human resource (HR) support to Uber’s leaders, managers and employees, driving overall engagement and a phenomenal employee experience. The team also drives strategic projects and programs globally as well as regionally to improve overall HR delivery efficiency that supports and drives Uber’s growth and scale.

About The Role

As Director, People Partners APAC, you will lead end-to-end HR delivery across all functions/businesses and countries in APAC. You will partner with regional business leaders, managers, employees as well HR Business Partners (HRBP) to drive topics of strategic priority regionally and overall employee engagement. This role will report to the Global Head of People Partners & People Operations and partner with the global teams across People & Places (P&P) topics in service of Uber’s business and organization. The role will also work closely with our Centers of Excellence (CoE) (e.g. People Operations, People Development, Rewards, Employee Relations, Diversity & Inclusion (D&I), etc.) to drive programs within the region as well as partner with them on specific regional needs/priorities that can also potentially scale globally.

What You’ll Do

  • Consult with the regional business leadership teams and HRBPs on business and regionally relevant subjects across the spectrum of HR topics including but not limited to D&I, Hybrid Work, Performance Management, Employee Engagements, Rewards, Succession Planning, Talent Management, etc.
  • Lead end-to-end delivery and execution of cyclical people programs (performance management, talent management, development programs, etc.) to all businesses/functions in the region
  • Focus on continuous improvement by questioning the status quo and proactively finding opportunities to scale and optimize efficiency and effectiveness of our HR engagement model with the business and well as our people processes
  • Align with regional CoEs on P&P programs and ensure consistency across all businesses in your region
  • Partner with cross-functional teams in Finance and Legal to maintain compliance with local regulations
  • Work with the HRBPs to optimally deliver on business priorities through data, insights, process execution and project support.
  • Inspire and coach a team of seasoned People Partners
  • Drive regional people priorities in alignment with Uber’s overall people priorities by  representing regional needs while also understanding global company initiatives.

What You'll Need

  • 15+ years of work experience in progressively senior roles with demonstrable track record in driving HR transformation at a scale
  • Experience in working with senior leadership to drive strategic HR topics across multiple business and functions at a regional/global level
  • 5+ years in HR leadership role plus additional experience in management consulting
  • 9+ years of team/people management experience
  • Thought leadership - ability to think ahead and drive a long term agenda while also keeping a strong execution and delivery focus
  • Influencing & Working Through Others - Ability to influence leaders across levels as well as functions and help drive a common agenda across a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Problem solving - ability to understand the root cause of issues and drive solutions with a systemic perspective
  • Team Leadership - Lead, inspire and mentor a team of seasoned HR professionals
  • Ability to articulate and balance the regional and global needs to enhance the global mindset across P&P leaders and business leaders.
  • Analytical proficiency - ability to lead and influence with data driven people decisions
  • Knowledge of local labor laws and compliance

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.

Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber’s cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.

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