Senior Manager, HR Systems and Analytics

  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Full-time
  • Department: Business Operations

Company Description

At Tradeshift, we are changing the way companies do business together. You will have the opportunity to make a difference as we strive to connect all of the companies in the world and make business applications better for people. Of course, this will not be easy; you will face a lot of complex challenges in our growing, global, fast-paced startup.

We believe in team-based component ownership, development and quality assurance. We expect engineer involvement in all user stories from their inception through deployment and monitoring. Our teams have great autonomy and responsibility to choose the best solutions, technologies and approaches to bringing Tradeshift to the next level.

Tradeshift is disrupting a stale e-invoicing, procure to pay, and financial solutions market. We are connecting companies of all sizes and providing them with the platform and network needed to create value from old processes like procurement, invoicing,  payments, and workflow. Tradeshift is redefining an enterprise space that has seen little change in many years. We recognize that business is messy and business is social. Understanding these two facts drives the development of Tradeshift - a platform for all your business interactions. 

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced leader to help define our HR systems strategy.  We are on an exciting journey and anticipate to widen our geographical footprint significantly in the coming years.

What you'll do: 

  • We’ve decided to use Workday and SmartRecruiters as our key systems; you need to enjoy project managing implementations, proposing business process improvements/automation, and administering workflow and processes around comp and bonus programs. You will need to be hands on.

  • We’ll empower you, with that, you’ll get to communicate recommendations on future initiatives and functionality; influence stakeholders, but we’d expect you to use data and interpretation of findings to support your positions.

  • You’ll get to drive all HR system changes to support the evolving needs of a great company growing really fast.

  • Provide direction and support to others who are responsible for implementing and maintaining business systems and applications, you’ll get to work with other great people on different teams.

  • We always want to be better, so you will get to continually audit Workday functionality and data, ensuring the data is good and things are working well.

  • Partner with our team to identify and deliver on-going Workday training

  • You get to Identify process challenges and implement appropriate corrections or improvements with associated training of the teams, back to the empowerment theme.
  • Think globally.  Work with our friends across the globe to ensure compliance with global privacy regulations. You’ll learn a lot in the process too.

  • Collaborate with everyone, but especially with the IT, Payroll, Benefits and Recruiting teams to identify needs and functionality improvements in all HR systems/tools.

  • In general, you get to make things better every day, if you are up for it.


  • Because you’ll be one of our “go to” people for systems, you’ll need to be nice, really nice.

  • Passion for your work.  We need you to love what you do.

  • Really, really good experience working in Workday.

  • Talk so people can understand what you are trying to say, some call this interpersonal and communication skills; use this to build relationships at all levels of the organization.

  • Work effectively with others in the pursuit of common goals by finding ways to help the team perform effectively, a good way to do this is by contributing ideas.

  • Willingness to streamline processes, creating efficiencies and improving accuracy.

  • Ability to work collaboratively and function as a dependable team player. This may be last, but it’s really important.  We work as a team here, you’ll be part of the team and we will be counting on you, and we’ll do our best to support you too.

Additional Information


Tradeshift is a very special place. What makes and keeps us special is our people and how we work together. Our culture was formed from day one when three Danes poured their heart and soul into creating a platform that could connect every business in the world. We expect each employee to approach their job at Tradeshift with the same amount of pride and passion and embody the Tradeshift culture that makes us the best company in history.

Shifters come from various backgrounds and nations, and we all thrive off challenging the status quo. We take pride in nurturing employee happiness, encouraging personal development, and welcoming teammates from all walks of life.

We value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

At the center of Tradeshift’s values is the belief that the single most important thing we do is continue to hire the best people and create a workplace where they can thrive. To reward our employees for the great work they’re doing we offer a number of perks and benefits, including:

The Perks:

  • A competitive compensation package + equity
  • Ambitious international startup
  • Career and professional development opportunities

  • Flexible hours and vacation policy

  • Supplemented cell phone plan

  • Lunch provided daily from local SF eateries and snacks

  • Fully paid 6 months parental leave
  • A competitive compensation package + equity

  • 100% covered medical, dental and vision benefits

  • Life, short and long-term disability insurance

  • 401k

  • Wellness and volunteer Programs

  • Fun company events like happy hours, outings and much more!

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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