Senior Employee Relations Business Partner

Foster City, CA
Legal – Legal /
Full-time /
We are inventors, builders, and doers, passionate and purposeful in the work we do. We have a once-in-a-century opportunity to reinvent personal transportation—and we need your help. At Zoox, you’ll find a creative, collaborative environment where great ideas thrive and where everyone is driven by the same big purpose.

As the Employee Relations Business Partner, you will provide guidance and support employee relations concerns while supporting Zoox’s overall People & Culture strategy. You will support overall positive employee engagement. The right person understands the core values of our culture, has experience solving people and employment-related issues, and can pivot quickly. You should also be data-driven and, through a combination of intelligence, experience, and information, be able to drive systemic improvements over time.

In this role, you will:

    • Conduct ER Investigations
    • Manage reasonable accommodation requests in the assigned coverage group, working with management, employees, and HR
    • Help create training on compliance with HR policies and procedures
    • Manage day-to-day requests for ER support from cross-functional partners


    • 6+ years of experience in employee relations and 8+ years of total HR, compliance, or employment law experience.
    • Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws that govern employment policies and practices.
    • Planning, organization, and time management skills, attention to detail, ability to handle multiple tasks, and ability to work in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment.
    • Ability to build strong working relationships across all levels of the organization, including remote locations.

Bonus Qualifications:

    • Experience managing the reasonable accommodation process and leave of absence experience.
    • Advanced degree in HR or employment law.
This hybrid role entails working in the office three days per week in our Foster City office (HQ). 

There are three major components to compensation for this position: salary, Amazon Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), and Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights. The salary range for this position is $154,000 to $194,000. A sign-on bonus may be offered as part of the compensation package. Compensation will vary based on geographic location and level. Leveling, as well as positioning within a level, is determined by a range of factors, including, but not limited to, a candidate's relevant years of experience, domain knowledge, and interview performance. The salary range listed in this posting is representative of the range of levels Zoox is considering for this position.
Zoox also offers a comprehensive package of benefits, including paid time off (e.g., sick leave, vacation, bereavement), unpaid time off, Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights, Amazon RSUs, health insurance, long-term care insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, and life insurance.

About Zoox
Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.

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A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.