Human Resources Director
Yahoo! Inc. - Sunnyvale, CA

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Position: Human Resources Director
Location: Sunnyvale, CA

The role of the HR Director is to develop and implement people strategies that support our business objectives and values. We are looking for candidates who are passionate about their work, possess strong interpersonal and project management skills, have previous experience in an Internet/Media/Technology company and international experience.

This individual will work closely with business leaders to ensure HR programs and services support and drive Yahoo!'s business objectives. We are seeking someone with a solid HR business partner background and demonstrated change management experience, to function as a strategic business partner and be able to direct all aspects of human resources initiatives. The selected individual will be able to lead cultural change, build internal business partnerships, provide coaching to develop others, challenge the status quo and offer creative solutions to business issues. This position requires understanding of federal and state HR related regulations and compliance procedures.

Responsibilities: · Translate business strategies and objectives into the appropriate HR actions and initiatives
· Coach business leaders on issues of effective team building and organization effectiveness
· Ensure proper implementation and execution of HR programs and initiatives
· Manage employee relations issues with an eye towards ensuring Yahoo! remains an employer of choice
· Advise and facilitate around people management, career development and training
· Develop and implement programs which foster sound employee relations and engagement
· Measure and monitor key HR metrics / dashboard
· Partner with internal resources to execute corporate wide HR initiatives and client specific programs
Minimum Job Qualifications: · 7-10 years of HR business partner experience in a complex high growth environment
· Bachelors degree required, advanced degree preferred
· Human Resource experience in benefits administration, employee communication and hiring
· Knowledge of basic HR law and applications
· Demonstrated competence in the various HR functional areas: recruitment; compensation; employee relations; management coaching; organizational development
Preferable Job Qualifications: · Must be effective at influencing management
· Thrives in an unstructured environment and requires minimal supervision
· Experience navigating efficiently through a matrix organization
· Prior experience with Internet or software development organizations preferred
· Informal "roll up your sleeves and get it done" leadership style that is people-centric, effective and marked by a high level of energy
· Proactive in developing and effectively introducing alternatives to current HR practices as appropriate
· Program and Project Leadership skills
· Well-developed team building and influencing skills, unquestioned integrity, and the experience, confidence, and stature to effectively address sensitive HR issues
· A sense of humor! It is important that he/she not take him/herself too seriously.