HR / People Ops Business Partner

Human Resources Miami, Florida


Position at Ayr Wellness

Company Description

 As the leading cannabis multi-state operator (MSO), AYR Wellness is on a journey to be a force for good; and it all starts with our belief in the power and potential of the plant.

We believe in creating an environment in which we can all flourish, one where every individual can find their genius and pursue their passion, because it’s this dedication to creating a culture of excellence, one where we’re all empowered to achieve our dreams, that will propel us forward. We’re a company that puts our people first. A place where talent is rewarded, diversity is celebrated, and innovative thinking is championed and we believe that together we can build a better and brighter future for ourselves, our industry, and our world.

Join us as we create wonder together.

Job Summary

The HR / People Ops Business Partner will provide strategic and tactical human resources support to our corporate employees, managers, and directors. As a trusted advisor and partner, the HRBP will manage day to day HR requests and transactions, assist in the implementation of HR programs, policies, and practices and coordinate between the business and People Ops team on current and long-term talent needs.

Based in our Miami / Coconut Grove corporate office and reporting to the CHRO, the HRBP will have an active role in the development of performance management and succession planning programs as well as work closely with managers and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide daily HRBP support to corporate teams, Director level and below.
  • Work closely with managers and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
  • Implement effective onboarding strategies and plans for successful assimilation of new hires.
  • Conduct exit interviews - reporting and assessing trends and metrics.
  • Maintain and update HRIS records and associate files, and compliance with federal, state, and local. employment laws and regulations and recommended best practices.
  • Collaborates with business partners to develop and support talent strategies.
  • Coordinate with talent acquisition on searches for corporate roles at the Director level and below.
  • People Ops Projects: participates in project teams and/or works independently on a variety of projects including the development of new policies, programs, performance management and succession planning.
  • Assist with employee relations issues and provide recommendations for resolutions.
  • Maintains high level of confidentiality with consistency.
  • Provide key support in projects and programs (employee engagement initiatives, rewards and recognition, career pathing, performance management.
  • Champion Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives.
  • Drive enterprise Succession Planning objectives by facilitating local talent reviews focused on technical skill as well as behavioral competencies to identify top talent, talent gaps, critical roles, and individual development plans.


  • 3-5 years of HR Generalist, HRBP experience, preferably in a high growth, startup environment
  • Demonstrated experience thriving in a fast paced, constantly changing environment
  • Fast learner, highly agile, and able to pivot quickly- no job to small or big
  • Strong relationship building skills combined with effective listening and communication skills are essential for success in this position
  • Consultative skills: ability to partner, influence and impact at all levels
  • Knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required
  • Professional certifications such as PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SCP highly desired