Senior HR Business Partner at Transfix

| Greater NYC Area
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Transfix, named one of Forbes' "Next Billion-Dollar Startups" in 2018, is the leading freight marketplace that's transforming the $800 billion trucking industry, connecting shippers to a national network of reliable carriers. Fortune 500 companies such as Anheuser-Busch, Unilever, and Target rely on Transfix to handle their most important FTL freight needs. With instant pricing tools, guaranteed capacity, data-driven insights, and reliable service, Transfix is changing the world of transportation one load at a time. Join us, and leave a positive impact on the environment as we help reduce the carbon footprint caused by the 65 billion wasted miles on the road.
Based in New York City, Transfix is backed by top VC firms including New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Canvas Ventures, and Lerer Hippeau.
The problems we solve everyday are real and require creativity, grit, and determination. We are building a culture that challenges norms while fostering experimentation and personal growth. We're hiring team members who are passionate and are energized by the vision to simplify and transform one of the largest and most complex industries through technology, data and a strong commitment to customers.
As our Senior HR Business Partner, you will shape our employee experience as we continue to scale. You'll build relationships across all teams and be instrumental to our growth.
If you’re excited about transforming an industry, being part of an innovative culture, and making a positive impact on the environment, send us your resume.

What You'll Do:

  • Coach managers and employees on full range of employee relations matters
  • Assist with investigations, documentation, etc
  • Facilitate productive discussions between managers and employees during performance improvement plan meetings and exit conversations
  • Use data to make key people decisions and recommendations
  • Work with leaders on capacity planning and long term staff forecasting
  • Collaborate with Recruiting regarding on staffing strategy
  • Be a champion of change by giving context and guidance on new initiatives
  • Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention
  • Launch, analyze and report on engagement, onboarding and exit surveys
  • Use engagement data to recommend initiatives and programs that best support our people strategy
  • Develop programs and processes that enhance the employee experience
  • Be an expert and contribute to broader organizational D&I efforts
  • Develop, monitor and evaluate quarterly mentorship program to ensure excellence and engagement
  • Provide strategic guidance and oversight to Employee Resource Groups and build relationships with ERG Sponsors and other key stakeholders
  • Create a partnership model and system that better scales the impact of ERGs and handle ERG-related requests
  • Apply benchmarks, best practices, and metrics for measuring the impact of our programs

About you:

  • Minimum of 7 years HR experience with at least 2 years of business partner / talent management experience
  • Experience supporting sales and revenue teams is preferred
  • Demonstrates analytical and technical skills to collect and analyze data
  • Highly proficient in google docs, slack, and other modern collaboration tools
  • Strong presentation skills in small or large group settings
  • Proven success in driving employee engagement and culture initiatives
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, high level of empathy, and a strong sense of good judgement 
  • High integrity and will maintain strict confidentiality regarding compensation and employee issues
  • Meticulous by default and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Resourceful and adaptable - we are a lean team! You're proactive in finding solutions and take pride in delivering strong results to employees

To all recruitment agencies: Transfix does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not be held responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Technology we use

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    • PostgreSQLDatabases


Transfix borders the famous Times Square neighborhood and is close to all the main subway lines – there is nothing you won't find here!

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What are some social events your company does?

Transfix has a culture committee dedicated towards creating events that cater to our team’s unique interests. From Game Night to Transfixgiving Dinner, our events are a healthy mix of both in-house team bonding to outdoor team building experiences.


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What are Transfix Perks + Benefits

Transfix Benefits Overview

Transfix covers 100% medical benefits for all full-time employees, as well as provides flexible paid vacation.

We have amazing catered lunches every Friday, and a kitchen that is stocked with snacks / drinks throughout the week. Depending on the season, we have avocados for days. Not to mention, there's enough cold brew on tap to win the Kentucky Derby!

Lastly, we have a cultural committee called "Guardians of the Galaxy" that meets bi-monthly to make sure each month has it's fair share of fun office events. Maintaining a fun and inclusive office culture that keeps employees engaged it very important to us.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Team workouts
Transfix's team fitness initiatives include in-office yoga and fitness classes weekly.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
Transfix sponsors family oriented events annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Transfixers enjoy free lunch on Fridays from restaurants around NYC.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Our relocation assistance plan offers a maximum reimbursement of $5000.
Professional Development Benefits
Cross functional training encouraged
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Additional Perks + Benefits

Our Medical, Vision, and Dental plans are 100% paid—we got you covered!