Senior HR Business Partner

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What Mongodb is looking for in applicants

The database market is massive (IDC estimates it to be $121B+ by 2025!) and MongoDB is at the head of its disruption. At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading modern data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

Due to massive recent and ongoing growth in our fast-paced environment we’re now looking for a Senior HRBP to focus on our direct sales teams across EMEA.

This new role provides a unique opportunity to be part of a world class business partner and broader HR team focused on building a world class company and true high-growth culture. Through engaging with EMEA Sales leadership and supported by data and analytics you will collaboratively identify opportunities to drive our goals forward and enable high performance. Core focus areas include: leadership coaching; career pathing; succession planning; rewards planning; performance management; diversity and inclusion and much much more.

We are looking to speak to candidates who are based in London for our hybrid working model.

Key Responsibilities

  • Business Partnering
    • Partner with the EMEA Regional Sales leadership team to conceive, create and execute people initiatives that drive business results and employee development in a highly dynamic and rapidly growing business environment
    • Apply HR expertise and understanding of MongoDB’s business to deliver strategic input in areas such as employee engagement, career development, performance management and employee relations
    • Meet regularly and proactively with directors and leaders and provide HR guidance to them on topics such as: organisational change and design; development of their teams; engagement compensation, retention, compliance with local employment law etc.
    • Support the development and execution of programmes which build critical skills and competencies, a strong current and future leadership bench, improving employee experience and advising on and supporting organisational design and change management
    • Assist leaders in providing employees with development opportunities that align with current and future business needs
  • Global Initiatives
    • Partner with global People team to roll out all key people processes around compensation and equity reviews, benefits, Learning and development programs, engagement surveys etc

The right candidate for this role will have

  • Several years experience as an HR Business Partner or equivalent supporting senior leaders, ideally in software sales
  • An entrepreneurial spirit - we have a lot to build
  • The ability to coach, develop and establish a strong feedback culture
  • Strong commercial acumen and understanding of business drivers surrounding people decisions
  • The ability to act as a key change agent to initiate, facilitate and manage changes through effective planning, communication and coaching
  • Self-motivation and assertiveness - The ability to hunt down answers and drive solutions autonomously
  • Experience in European HR practices and employment law (We have sales employees in 14 countries currently in EMEA and growing.)
  • A strong background in using data to inform strategy and drive decisions
  • Adaptability, flexibility and a strong work ethic
  • Equally comfortable partnering with employees and VPs and moving regularly between the tactical and strategic priorities

To drive the personal growth and business impact of our employees, we’re committed to developing a supportive and enriching culture for everyone. From employee affinity groups, to fertility assistance and a generous parental leave policy, we value our employees’ wellbeing and want to support them along every step of their professional and personal journeys. Learn more about what it’s like to work at MongoDB, and help us make an impact on the world!

MongoDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter.

MongoDB is an equal opportunities employer.


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