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Director People Business Partner

  • DepartmentPeople Team
  • LocationUnited States - Remote
  • Location TypeRemote
Guidewire is looking for a Director, People Business Partner to join our People team. This role will partner with our President and Chief Revenue Officer as a trusted advisor, business consultant, coach, and change agent. This leadership position will manage a team of PBPs, and will also drive and influence cross functional initiatives across the People function that serve the ongoing development of our talent and culture at Guidewire. 

At Guidewire, we look for people who are curious, inventive, and work to be a little better every single day. In our work together we aim to be smart, humble, hardworking, and, above all, collaborative. We are looking for someone who will thrive in a dynamic and changing environment, who can have fun while getting a lot of great work done. If this sounds like a good fit for you, come join us.

What will you do

  • Understand and translate business goals into holistic, integrated, measurable talent strategies, to be executed across the global enterprise. 
  • Architect talent strategies that are focused on organizational effectiveness, workforce planning, talent and overall business performance.
  • Use data-driven diagnostic tools and processes to develop solutions that continuously improve org effectiveness. 
  • Assess and plan for the skills and capabilities necessary for Guidewire’s long term success; address gaps and emerging skills needs through practical action.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners to align our culture and performance with our rewards and reward strategies.
  • Influence the design and lead execution of innovative talent management strategies and processes to develop world-class talent.
  • Analyze people data and industry trends; develop proactive solutions to further support business objectives
  • Collaborate with other People Team members across the globe in a positive and proactive way

What are we looking for

  • Solid knowledge and direct experience partnering with a successful integrated Field organization (Global Sales, Customer Success, Go To Market, and Professional Services, etc..).
  • Progressive Global HRBP experience partnering with and influencing Executive leaders and leadership teams through data-driven analytics and strategic consultation.
  • Experience nurturing and developing business partner teams of a variety of experience levels and backgrounds. 
  • Experience identifying and positively impacting business objectives as a result of a successful people strategy. 
  • Track record of proactively identifying people opportunities and using strategic skills to drive and influence appropriate solutions within the business.
  • Ability to collaborate and proactively partner with teams across the globe.
  • Experience working in a fast paced, global, and preferably scaled organization. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and come up with creative, modern, and innovative people solutions
  • Not afraid to get scrappy and iterate, while building long term enterprise solutions.

About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently. We combine digital, core, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 540+ insurers in 40 countries, from new ventures to the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.


As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1600+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of applications that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

For more information, please visit www.guidewire.com and follow us on Twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.

Guidewire Software, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to an inclusive workplace, and believe that a diversity of perspectives, abilities, and cultures is a key to our success. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

Disability Accommodations and Guidewire’s Appeals Process. Guidewire provides accommodations to the hiring process to create a fair opportunity for candidates with disabilities to contend for open positions. Accommodation requests should be directed to (650) 356-4940 or Accommodations@guidewire.com. If things do not go as hoped, we invite you to use our appeals process. Guidewire promises to independently review any denied accommodation and any decision not to offer you the position. The appeals process is the same in either case. Within five business days of receiving a notice of denial of an accommodation, or receiving a notice of your non-selection for a vacancy, call (650) 356-4940 or e-mail Accommodations@guidewire.com to make an appeal. Guidewire will assign a new decision-maker to review the request and/or hiring decision, who will then notify you in writing of a decision within 10 business days.
Talent rewards

The perks. The rewards. The good stuff.

We’re proud to shout about our awesome benefits packages. Holistic wellness is a big deal for us. We offer everything you need to support your work and, most importantly, your work-life balance. We’re committed to helping you be the best version of yourself. Inside and outside of work.

FINANCIAL

FINANCIAL

Receive market-competitive pay and incentive programs—because you deserve it! To help future-proof your income, we offer generous support through retirement savings plans.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Keep your physical and emotional health in tip-top shape with health insurance for you and your family, an employee assistance program, annual wellness reimbursement, and access to wellness resources.

FLEXIBLE WORKING

FLEXIBLE WORKING

Work in an environment where you’ll have the freedom and trust to make an impact, with time for your life outside of work.

DOWNTIME

DOWNTIME

Relax and kick back through our generous paid time-off programs. Make a difference in your community with three volunteer days each year. Take your own personal day of rest with My Day. We also offer ample paid leave for all new parents.

CONTINUAL DEVELOPMENT

CONTINUAL DEVELOPMENT

We encourage self-directed learning, giving you every chance to become a better version of yourself, both professionally and personally. At Guidewire, lifelong learning is here for the taking.

CAREER MOBILITY

CAREER MOBILITY

Your career opportunities are only limited by your own imagination. Guidewire’s community is filled with chances to expand your horizons across any of our teams or worldwide‌‌‌‌‌‌‌ locations.