Senior Human Resource Business Partner

Human Resources San Francisco, California

Kim Kardashian Hollywood


Glu Mobile Overview: 

Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games such as Cooking Dash, Deer Hunter, Covet Fashion, Design Home, Racing Rivals, TAP Sports Baseball, and branded IP games including Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, on the App Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore, Facebook, Mac App Store, and Windows Phone. We have worldwide studios in North America, Russia and India. Our headquarters are in the heart of the bustling SOMA District of San Francisco. To learn more, follow this link:

Team Overview: 

The Human Resources team is an integral and critical partner within the company as a whole. As an HRBP within the team, you represent the company’s values and goals to all our employees and strengthen their knowledge of our purpose as a business. We work cross functionally throughout the organization to understand the particular needs of the business units, leveling the road to ensure that the studios and business units' personal capital is well aligned for success.

Position Overview:

Do you have a passion for leadership and building organizational capabilities to deliver business results? Are you able to jump from the tactical to the strategic in the same conversation? Do you thrive in an ever changing fast paced environment? If you have had a strong record of success as a strategic business partner who knows what it takes to successfully align and develop your clients then we would love to talk to you! Glu Mobile is growing and we are going through an exciting renaissance as a company. We are looking for a strong business partner to join our SF based Global HR team to help grow the organization, partner on strategic change management initiatives, further develop the business partner function and value proposition within their client teams.


·         Engage and influence management to support and implement HR initiatives across the US, Canada and India

·         Lead critical change management initiatives alongside the executive leadership team

·         Build the business partner relationship with management and staff to understand the business, goals, and challenges; and identify and/or help to address systemic issues

·         Provide leadership, consultation and advice to management teams in areas of workforce planning, performance management, training and development, and organizational effectiveness

·         Work with managers and employees to address all types of employee relations issues ensuring a balance in representing all parties’ interests

·         Work closely with the Talent Acquisition team to engage the right talent that fits the studio and company culture and promotes talent density.

·         Partner with managers/leaders on onboarding their employees to provide a premier experience to integrate employees into the Glu culture.

·         Lead the development and implementation of systems and processes to drive continuous learning and knowledge sharing across the organization in support of the business strategies

·         Work with partner groups to update and apply policies and procedures consistently across the business

·         Establish strong foundation with client team to facilitate the growth and development of the business partner function

·         Collaborate and partner with HR team (i.e.: Talent Acquisition, Compensation, Operations) on projects, programs and initiatives.

·         Ability to travel 30% of the time to remote offices.

Required Skills:

·         4+ years of HR experience with demonstrated success as HR Business Partner

·         Excellent communication skills - must be an articulate and persuasive communicator including excellent presentation skills.

·         Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

·         Ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues by using judgment that is consistent with company culture as well as standards, practices, policies, procedures, or government law

·         Demonstrated success in creating and driving effective development, employee relations, retention and leadership programs

·         Experience with exceptionally fast paced environments

·         Ability to work effectively in an environment with a high level of ambiguity

·         Demonstrated ability to proactively manage projects from end to end

·         Successfully embodies and demonstrates the following competencies:

  • Business Acumen: understand the business drivers, priorities, customer and competitor
  • Organizational Savvy: knows how to get things done both through the formal channels and informal network; understands the culture and needs of client groups as well as company consistently meet or exceed expectations.
  • Agility: can effectively cope with and manage through change; ability to prioritize and smoothly manage multiple tasks; uses resources effectively and efficiently
  • Integrity: proven ability to handle confidential information and situations; builds trust and credibility within the organization; is direct and truthful when presenting information and self.

·         Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources or related field preferred

·         PHR/SPHR/GPHR certification preferred

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.  Glu is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We welcome people of different backgrounds and experiences to ensure a diverse and inclusive workplace.