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Lyft // on-demand ride-sharing
San Francisco, CA    Posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2020
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At Lyft, community is what we are & its what we do. Its what makes us different. To create the best ride for all, we start in our own community by creating an open, inclusive, & diverse organization where all team members are recognized for what they bring.

Lyft is looking for an experienced & values driven leader to join as our Head of Employee Relations & Workforce Policies. In this role, you will drive Lyfts success by bringing your employee relations expertise to Lyfts leadership team & helping us maintain our culture as we grow. You will provide thought leadership in developing Lyfts workplace policies & practices, strengthen managers & team members through training & coaching, & roll up your sleeves to tackle investigations. The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to make sound judgment calls & display the highest level of responsibility, confidentiality, integrity & professionalism. If youre a subject matter expert, a pro at issue resolution, calm under pressure, a great collaborator & skilled at communicating, wed like to talk to you!


  • Develop & maintain Lyft's workplace policies & practices in close partnership with Lyft's Legal & People teams
  • Lead a team of high performing Employee Relations Managers
  • Conduct & lead complex investigations related to employee claims & advise leaders & HR Business Partner teams
  • Conduct HR investigations & own them end-to-end; ensure theyre handled consistently across the company
  • Provide counsel & coaching to managers & team members at an individual level, & by developing training offerings that can scale
  • Act as a true thought leader by understanding key internal & external trends in employee relations, & proactively driving continuous improvement across the company
  • Interprets policies & procedures, incorporating knowledge of state & federal employment laws. (i.e. ADA, FMLA, EEO) & practices & provides recommendations to resolve complex employee relations issues
  • Work with leaders & employees to establish & maintain a positive work environment, which encourages the full use of diverse talents & abilities; act as an employee advocate; help drive various corporate & division business initiatives


  • 10+ years of HR experience; experience in employee relations, inclusion & diversity, or HR business partner roles preferred
  • 5+ years as a people manager effectively developing & leading high-performing teams
  • Bachelors degree
  • Strong working knowledge of state & federal employment laws including but not limited to, FMLA, ADA, FLSA, NLRB, Title VII
  • JD or advanced degree preferred
  • Experience building & improving workplace policies & practices
  • Proven ability to track, prioritize & drive multiple concurrent projects
  • Strong problem-solver, with ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Extremely attentive to detail, with superb oral & written communication skills
  • Highest level of integrity & management of confidential information


  • Great medical, dental, & vision insurance options
  • In addition to 11 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, & foster parents are all eligible
  • Monthly commuter subsidy to cover your transit to work
  • 20% off all Lyft rides

Lyft is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues & hires a diverse workforce. Lyft does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. Lyft also strives for a healthy & safe workplace & strictly prohibits harassment of any kind. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance & other similar state laws & local ordinances, & its internal policy, Lyft will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest & conviction records.

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