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Senior People Business Partner



People & HR
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Sunday, September 10, 2023

At Lyft, our mission is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization.

Lyft is looking for a strategic Sr People Business Partner to join our Tech PBP team. This is an exciting role partnering with the product and engineering teams who create an amazing experience for Lyft’s riders and drivers!

The ideal candidate has experience working with technology teams in a dynamic, global organization. We are seeking a creative problem solver who can thrive in ambiguous situations, while fostering a collaborative, open, and engaging culture.


  • Partner closely with business leaders to advise on people-related strategy and decisions, including employee engagement, talent management, compensation, organizational design, and change management.
  • Cultivate a deep understanding of Lyft’s business and apply that knowledge to provide insight and drive organizational effectiveness, talent planning, and talent development outcomes.
  • Serve as a thought partner and coach for senior leaders to grow their leadership capability. Enable high-performing senior leadership teams, and as a result highly engaged, high-performing organizations delivering on Lyft’s vision and strategy.
  • Partner with senior leadership teams to drive analysis, insights, and improvement in key people metrics and outcomes.
  • Champion Inclusion & Diversity in support of Lyft’s strategy and goals.
  • Partner closely with colleagues in the Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development, Team Member Experience, Inclusion & Diversity, Total Rewards and broader People Business Partnership teams.
  • Provide deep expertise in the development of scalable programs and policies that reflect hourly workforce needs.


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 8+ years of professional HR experience, preferably as an HR Business Partner, bonus if that’s partnering with tech organizations
  • Demonstrated experience as an HR Business Partner supporting senior executives at a fast-paced organization
  • Experience working with global teams operating in multiple countries, preferred if that includes experience partnering with teams in Eastern Europe and Mexico
  • Strong intellectual curiosity about people and organization issues
  • Effective influence, communication, and interpersonal skills; great listener and able to influence without authority
  • Excellent problem solving capabilities and judgment; ability to make sound decisions independently
  • Exceptional consulting, coaching and facilitation skills
  • Analytically driven; fluent with data-driven analysis and influencing through data
  • Demonstrated project management and change management skills
  • Comfortable operating in a dynamic and evolving environment


  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Mental health benefits
  • Family building benefits
  • In addition to 12 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, and foster parents are all eligible
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Lyft Pink - Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program!

Lyft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

Starting in September 2023, this role will be in-office on a hybrid schedule — Team Members will be expected to work in the office 3 days per week on Mondays, Thursdays and a team-specific third day. Additionally, hybrid roles have the flexibility to work from anywhere for up to 4 weeks per year.

The expected range of pay for this position in the Seattle area is $132,480 - $147,200. Salary ranges are dependent on a variety of factors, including qualifications, experience and geographic location. Range is not inclusive of potential equity offering, bonus or benefits. Your recruiter can share more information about the salary range specific to your working location and other factors during the hiring process.