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Senior People Business Partner- (US-Remote option)

  • Department: Human Resources
  • Location: San Mateo, CA, USA
  • Country: USA

Guidewire is looking for a Senior People Business Partner to join our growing People team. This role will continue to evolve and change as the company grows and as the People team changes along with it to meet the business needs.

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 You Will Do

Partner with leaders to establish plans and deliver solutions in order to achieve strategic business initiatives and deliver results. This includes developing a people strategy that is focused on organizational effectiveness, workforce planning, talent and overall business performance

Collaborate with cross-functional partners to align our culture and performance with our rewards and reward strategies.

In partnership with our other People Partners, lead talent management and succession planning strategies and processes to develop world-class talent.

Analyze data, understand trends, and develop proactive solutions to further support business objectives

Provide leadership to the team and support including coaching, mentoring, and professional development for Guidewire

Assist with the communication and rollout of updated or new people programs and policies

Collaborate with other People Team members across the globe in a positive and proactive way

What We Are Looking For

Minimum of 3-5 years of HRBP experience supporting senior leaders

Experience supporting Support organizations is a plus

Ability to collaborate and proactively partner with teams across the globe.

Proven track record of identifying people problems and using strategic skills to drive and influence appropriate solutions within the business

Proven experience providing business insights to inform people strategy

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to work independently and come up with creative solutions

Need be able to work at all levels of the HR “stack” - strategic, operational, and tactical

A knack for program management and operational excellence

BA degree strongly preferred



About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.

Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. 380 insurers, including 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 700+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

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 compete 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 Accomodations@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.

Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.