People Business Associate, Tech

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About Us 
Chainlink Labs is the primary contributing developer of Chainlink, the decentralized computing platform powering the verifiable web. Chainlink is the industry-standard platform for providing access to real-world data, offchain computation, and secure cross-chain interoperability across any blockchain. Chainlink Labs helps power verifiable applications for banking, DeFi, global trade, and gaming by collaborating with some of the world’s largest financial institutions, notably Swift, DTCC, and ANZ. Chainlink Labs also works with top Web3 teams, including Aave, Compound, GMX, Maker, and Synthetix. Chainlink Labs was ranked in Newsweek’s 100 Most Loved Workplaces 2023 in both the United States and United Kingdom.

The People Team
At Chainlink Labs, the People Team plays a pivotal role in driving the company's growth and shaping its future. We strive to make Chainlink Labs the premier destination in the Web3 space. Our goal is to attract, inspire, and retain a global, diverse and highly skilled workforce that continually raises the bar for performance and in driving impact. We foster an environment in which career-defining moments are created, offering meaningful challenges that unlock unprecedented opportunities for personal and professional growth. We compete fiercely in the Web3 labor market and extend our reach into the Web2 talent pool, always aiming to share knowledge and onboard non-Web3 talent into our company and industry. The People Team is at the forefront of these endeavors, playing a crucial role in nurturing a culture where the business and our employees win.

We are looking for an analytical, committed, and holistic People Business Associate to partner with leaders in the Engineering and Product organizations.  The organization has been growing rapidly over the last 6 months and will continue to do so.  So we are looking for someone to dive in and help build relationships with both the teams they support as well as the COEs.  In this way the ideal candidate should have solid foundations in HR disciplines (like employee relations, performance management, HR policy/process development, career development, talent management, change management, manager coaching, and employee engagement). But then also know how to proactively partner with the business and can help coach and advise managers on change, performance, and talent management.   The organization is dynamic, fast-paced, and globally distributed; all of which makes the opportunity challenging, unique, and a catalyst for career growth. 

Your Impact

    • Provide coaching and support on talent management, organizational design, workforce planning, and change management initiatives.
    • Analyze and use employee data to identify trends, organization needs or gaps, and other people's strategy to help business goals 
    • Partner closely with Engineering leaders and managers to provide strategic advice and help bring along the People team 
    • Leverage the People COEs (these include Talent Acquisition, People Services, Total Rewards, and Talent Management & Culture) and support model to ensure scalability and achievement of People team objectives, while also helping to improve and scale these models
    • Help deliver people processes and programs such as performance management, workforce planning, compensation, talent development & reviews, career development & recognition, inclusion, and engagement.
    • Serve as advisor and resource to resolving key employee issues including performance cases, interpersonal conflicts, and employee relations investigations


    • 3-5 years’ experience in a HRBP role, with at least 2+ years experience as an HRBP for Engineering or Product Management
    • Demonstrated success in HR functional areas and partnership with COEs, including talent management, organizational design, total rewards, employee relations, organizational health, and program management
    • Proven ability to partner with senior leaders, including leaders Sr Director and above
    • HRBP experience in the tech industry, especially with a globally distributed workforce, remote preferable
    • Demonstrated success in scaling and differentiating people programs to align with business need/strategy 
    • Deep experience partnering with highly skilled employee populations and competitive labor markets

Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience working at or advising a web3 company
    • Interest in blockchain technology and/or smart contracts

All roles with Chainlink Labs are global and remote-based. Unless otherwise stated, we ask that you try to overlap some working hours with Eastern Standard Time (EST).

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