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Director, People Partner

About The Role

Our People team is growing, and we are looking for a Director, People Partner to work closely with senior executives and their teams. This role acts as a crucial strategic ally to our leadership, offering insights on various People-related topics and spearheading the development and execution of People strategies that bolster our organization's growth and operational objectives. The Director, People Partner will collaborate to craft and execute forward-thinking strategies and programs that resonate with Chime's core values. The Director, People Partner will foster relationships at every organizational level through transparent, honest, and inclusive communication, embodying a blend of strategic foresight, operational acumen, and the skill to maneuver through complex organizational landscapes. This role will also manage a team of Tech people partners.

The base salary offered for this role and level of experience will begin at $168,570.00 - $238,900.00. Full-time employees are also eligible for a bonus, competitive equity package, and benefits. The actual base salary offered may be higher, depending on your location, skills, qualifications, and experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Business Leadership team to proactively identify organizational needs and develop strategies to help scale and drive high performance culture.
  • Lead initiatives to design and implement organizational structures and processes that improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Use metrics to drive key insights and decisions for talent growth and retention.
  • Partner with People COEs to refine the performance management program. Assist in setting performance standards, and provide training and support to managers on performance management practices.
  • Lead organizational change initiatives, providing support and guidance to ensure successful implementation.
  • Oversee talent acquisition, development, and retention strategies to ensure the organization attracts and retains top talent. Develop succession planning processes for critical leadership roles.
  • Collaborate with people leaders on the team to brainstorm, contribute insights, and share perspectives as we develop our people programs.
  • Coach the leadership team for personal growth and professional success.
  • Champion DEI initiatives, developing programs and policies that promote a diverse and inclusive workplace.
  • Coach and mentor the team for them to be successful.

Requirements

  • 10+ years of progressive people partner experience.
  • Experience in working with technology teams.
  • Experience with organizational design and effectiveness, change management, performance management, leadership coaching, learning and development programs, and total rewards.
  • Strong interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills with the ability to build relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Data-driven, decision-maker & pragmatic problem solver who can find root causes of issues and gain leadership support to address them.
  • Proven ability to manage priorities among multiple stakeholders and multitask or re-prioritize as needed in a high-velocity environment.
  • Collaborate effectively across a broad set of stakeholders and make decisions in the absence of consensus.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced organization in an autonomous way
  • Be a champion and promoter of an inclusive working environment through programs and behaviors.

A little about us

At Chime, we believe that everyone can achieve financial progress. We’re passionate about developing solutions and services to empower people to succeed. Every day, we start with empathy for our members and stay motivated by our desire to support them in ways that make a meaningful difference.

We created Chime—a financial technology company, not a bank*-- founded on the premise that basic banking services should be helpful, transparent, and fair. Chime helps unlock the access and ability our members need to overcome the systemic barriers that block them from moving forward. By providing members with access to liquidity, rewards, and credit building, our easy-to-use tools and intuitive platforms give members the ability to have more control over their money and to take action toward achieving their financial ambitions.

So far, we’re well-loved by our members and proud to have helped millions of people unlock financial progress, whether they started a savings account, bought their first car or home, opened a business, or went to college. Every day, we’re inspired by our members’ dreams and successes, big and small.

We’re uniting everyday people to unlock their financial progress—will you join us?

*Chime partners with The Bancorp Bank and Stride Bank, N.A., Members FDIC, that power the bank accounts used by Chime Members.

What we offer

  • 🏢 A thoughtful hybrid work policy that combines in-office days and trips to team and company-wide events depending on location to ensure you stay connected to your work and teammates, whether you’re local to one of our offices or remote
  • 💻 Hybrid work perks, like UrbanSitter and Kinside for backup child, elder and/or pet care, as well as a subsidized commuter benefit
  • 💰 Competitive salary based on experience
  • ✨ 401k match plus great medical, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits
  • 🏝 Generous vacation policy and company-wide Take Care of Yourself Days
  • 🫂 1% of your time off to support local community organizations of your choice
  • 🧠 Mental health support with therapy and coaching through Modern Health
  • 👶 16 weeks of paid parental leave for all parents and an additional 6-8 weeks for birthing parents
  • 👪 Access to Maven, a family planning tool, with up to $10k in reimbursement for egg freezing, fertility treatments, adoption, and more.
  • 🎉 In-person and virtual events to connect with your fellow Chimers—think cooking classes, guided meditations, music festivals, mixology classes, paint nights, etc., and delicious snack boxes, too!
  • 💚 A challenging and fulfilling opportunity to join one of the most experienced teams in FinTech and help millions unlock financial progress

We know that great work can’t be done without a diverse team and inclusive environment. That’s why we specifically look for individuals of varying strengths, skills, backgrounds, and ideas to join our team. We believe this gives us a competitive advantage to better serve our members and helps us all grow as Chimers and individuals.

We hire candidates of any race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, Veteran status, and any other status. Chime is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Cook County Ordinance, and consistent with Canadian provincial and federal laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

To learn more about how Chime collects and uses your personal information during the application process, please see the Chime Applicant Privacy Notice.

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