Senior Director- Global HRBP

  • Foster City, CA
  • Full-time

Job Description

Job Description

Visa is seeking a Senior HR Business Partner to act as the primary talent partner aligned to Corporate Functions. The position will provide strategic business partnership to Visa's Corporate Functions Team. He/she will have a commercially-focused mindset and help translate those issues to human resources capabilities. The individual will have global partnership responsibilities accounting for an employee population of approximately 800 employees.  
This individual will also be a key member of the HR leadership team and work closely with their internal counterparts for successful planning and delivery of HR programs and services to the business. The Senior HR Business Partner will operate as a trusted adviser and business partner to functional executives and to other members of the company's senior management team, functioning as the expert on people and organizational issues. The successful candidate will be comfortable navigating challenging forces in the dynamic payments space and be comfortable in a fast-paced environment with significant change; employing only the necessary HR processes that enable the organization to innovate and grow. 

Serve as a strategic business partner to senior leadership focused on a broad-based and transformational talent agenda designed to recruit, develop and retain the very best innovative talent in the business

Direct the human resources organization within client groups to develop and execute best practices to promote employee engagement and to enable a high-performing workforce to contribute to the company's strategic growth

Provide proactive and strategic guidance and support for organizational planning and development initiatives that align the human resources agenda in support of key business strategies and initiatives

Drive an effective client-service HR team that instills company-wide trust and value for the HR function

Ensure that strategic human capital goals and initiatives in client groups align as appropriate cross the broader organization

Ensure that human resource costs and services are aligned with organizational goals 

Critical Competencies for Success

Relationship Building/Influencing: Demonstrate effective and appropriate influencing skills with senior management/partners, combining high-level human capital knowledge with deep organizational understanding. Build strong relationships with solid trust and mutual respect as the foundation. Leverage strong judgement skills to make decisions. Instinctively know when and how to introduce change, in such a way that it is broadly accepted and institutionalized

Other Personal Characteristics

Strong intellect. Bright individual, with ability to combine analytical reasoning, creativity and judgement. Quickly study, able to handle complex matters, with multiple initiatives going on simultaneously. Able to deal effectively with strategic issues, as well as tactical operational details

Highly Ethical. Can be trusted to do only the "right thing" for the employees, shareholders, and others. Follows a balanced approach without compromising integrity

Values and Leadership. Demonstrates alignment to Visa's Values (Integrity, Clients, People, Collaboration, innovation and Excellence) and has the capability to lead and motivate a team. Demonstrates commitment to growing and developing internal talent

Result Oriented. Energetic, resourceful, with strong service orientation and positive can-do attitude. Fully committed to the job and to deliver outstanding work. Never satisfied with status-quo, continually striving for excellence. Enjoys working hands-on

Change Agent. Comfortable designing for the future, while managing day-to-day HR matters. Able to anticipate risks and propose practical plans to mitigate them. Appreciates HR's impact and how HR is an integral part of the company's business strategy

Low Ego. Puts needs of the business ahead of him/herself. Operates in a transparent fashion without a personal agenda. Possesses a well-developed sense of humor and listens first

Self-starter . Able to challenge the status-quo sensitively and constructively. Intellectually agile, self-confident and highly articulate


5+ years of human resources leadership with exposure to an innovative business, one that continues to reinvent their business proposition. Industry is open with a preference for the consumer, financial services or technology industry. Multi-company experience is strongly preferred

10+ years of successful business partnership at a divisional/executive level, with proven success in linking HR strategies to the business

Experience in a growing global business and positive reputation for working effectively across levels of an organization

Proven ability to operate strategically and have a hands-on approach

Additional Information

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