HR Business Partner, Technology

Deliveroo UK

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


HR Business Partner, Technology

Our philosophy is to give everyone a sense of ownership over their own work, and lots of scope for creative problem solving.

The level of autonomy and accountability expected for this role makes this ideal for a commercially-minded HR partner who brings a strong mix of business partnering experience and confident coaching skills. You will proactively orchestrate the roll out of systems, processes, and programmes to help us continuously raise the talent bar and drive the business to the next level.

This is a fascinating point at which to join an already successful business in a fast-paced, evolving market, leveraging a proven business model, great brand and outstanding people. Reporting to our HR Director,Technology & Product we’re looking for an HR with experience in a fast-paced (ideally tech) company – this will help you know how to deal with ambiguity and shifting priorities.

Your Client Group::

Reporting to our HR Director, Technology & Product, in this position you will support HR business partnering for the CPTO function at Deliveroo: setting the HR strategy, owning the roadmap and ensuring the objectives are met during the phase of hyper growth and international expansion. The successful candidate will have extensive experience dealing with ambiguity, shifting priorities and demonstrated success of leading through others and managing large, multi-faceted teams.

At Deliveroo we're striving to build the industry's best engineering organisation.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Provide business leaders with pragmatic advice in resolving complex people issues and educate Deliveroo management and teams on HR policies and programmes
  • Partner closely with Finance and Recruitment to govern headcount and enable sustainable growth.
  • Drive and lead Employee Relations and Investigations ensuring that the processes are handled fairly, consistently and in a timely manner
  • Collaborate closely with People Operations, Recruiting, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, and Legal teams to support thoughtful, seamless solution delivery
  • Provide insights and pragmatic recommendations for day-to-day operational improvement based on self serve data (e.g. takeaways from engagement survey, etc)
  • Collaborate with senior Engineering, Data and Product stakeholders to develop, track and analyse performance on strategic issues of importance impacting employee performance
  • Understand key drivers of our Employee Value Proposition, and create plan to improve and execute
  • Partner with the technology leadership team to develop our model for rapidly scaling the Engineering team in the most efficient way
  • Support all talent management, organisational design and organisational alignment activities for Deliveroo’s technology team.

Experience Required:

  • Strong experience in HR business partnership, preferably with exposure to fast-paced environments. Mix of start-up and larger company experience is a plus
  • Broad technical expertise – meaning that no matter the challenge (ER, talent development, performance reviews etc) you’re able to contribute and add value
  • Ability to make prompt, clear decisions when faced with tough difficult tradeoffs or uncertainty.
  • Track record of excellent influence and stakeholder management skills selling ideas and gaining buy in
  • Ability to self-direct and deliver under predictable and high-pressure situations alike
  • Business savvy, data-driven and good understanding of key financial drivers

Why Deliveroo?

Our mission is to be the definitive food company. We are transforming the way the world eats by making food more convenient and accessible. We give people the opportunity to eat what they want, when and where they want it.

We are a technology-driven company at the forefront of the most rapidly expanding industry in the world. We are still a small team, making a very large impact, seeking to answer some of the most interesting questions out there. We move fast, value autonomy and ownership, and we are always looking for new ideas.

Benefits and Diversity

At Deliveroo we know that people are the heart of the business and we prioritise their welfare. We offer a wide range of competitive benefits in areas including health, family, finance, community, convenience, growth, time away and relocation.

We believe a great workplace is one that represents the world we live in and how beautifully diverse it can be. That means we have no judgement when it comes to any one of the things that make you who you are - your gender, race, sexuality, religion or a secret aversion to coriander. All you need is a passion for (most) food and a desire to be part of one of the fastest growing startups in an incredibly exciting space.

You’ve got this!