Valor Capital Group
Valor Capital Group

Senior People Business Partner - G&A



People & HR
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 10, 2024


Nextdoor is where you connect to the neighborhoods that matter to you so you can belong. Our purpose is to cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighborhood they can rely on.

Neighbors around the world turn to Nextdoor daily to receive trusted information, give and get help, get things done, and build real-world connections with those nearby — neighbors, businesses, and public services. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in more than 315,000 neighborhoods across 11 countries.

Meet Your Future Neighbors

We’re looking for a strategic, thoughtful, experienced Senior People Business Partner to collaborate with our G&A teams. You should have a passion for influencing people strategy and building collaborative relationships across multiple levels of leaders and employees. You thrive in a collaborative and high-growth environment where the work you do directly impacts the employee experience.

At Nextdoor, we offer a warm and inclusive work environment that embraces a hybrid employment experience, providing a flexible experience for our valued employees.

The Impact You’ll Make

Reporting to the Head of People Business Partners, you’ll partner closely with our Head of People, Chief Financial Officer, and General Counsel and their leadership teams that oversee the People, Comms, Legal and Finance teams.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Partner with executive leaders and provide thought leadership regarding organizational and people-related strategy and execution
  • Coach all levels of managers on people strategy including organizational design, hiring, performance management, compensation, recognition, and learning and development
  • Achieve a deep understanding of the business strategy, goals and objectives, and support organizational changes by developing and implementing appropriate change management plans
  • Contribute to the development of People programs and processes such as workforce and succession planning, learning and development, and total rewards
  • Lead business groups through Nextdoor’s People programs (engagement surveys, performance feedback cycles, compensation reviews, talent development, etc.)
  • Conduct employee relations investigations as needed. Be an impartial steward for the organization advocating for employees and the business, and modeling company values
  • Guide and coach managers on how to appropriately manage and resolve complex people issues
  • Maintain in depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Promote a culture of feedback and transparent communication, reinforcing our mission and core values
  • Participate in in-person Nextdoor events, trainings, off-sites, volunteer days, and other team building exercises
  • Build in-person relationships with team members and contribute to the KIND culture that Nextdoor values

What You’ll Bring To The Team:

  • 10+ years experience in an HR Business Partner role, preferably in a fast-growing technology company
  • Experience partnering with C-suite executives is a must. Experience working across other functions is strongly preferred
  • A collaborative, thoughtful leader who can operate at a strategic level but also perform operational/tactical responsibilities
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, high-performance culture where the business is constantly evolving
  • Proven ability to influence all levels of managers, think creatively, participate fully and work collaboratively to develop and execute programs
  • Ability to think critically and anticipate issues before they arise, and proactively suggest long-term solutions
  • Impeccable judgment and ability to balance the needs of the company, managers and employees
  • Unquestioned integrity and a confident presence to effectively resolve sensitive employee issues
  • A strong multi-tasker with an exceptional ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Comfortable with open communication and giving and receiving open, constructive feedback respectfully
  • Previous experience in leading or partnering on organizational design efforts and change management planning


Compensation, benefits, perks, and recognition programs at Nextdoor come together to create one overall rewards package.

The starting base salary for this role is expected to range from $140,000 - $170,000 on an annualized basis, or potentially greater in the event that your 'level' of proficiency exceeds the level expected for the role. Compensation may also vary by geography.

We also expect to award a meaningful equity grant for this role. With equal quarterly vesting, your first vest date would be within the first 3 months of your start date.

Overall, total compensation will vary depending on your relevant skills, experience, and qualifications. We have you covered! Nextdoor employees can choose between a variety of great health plans. We cover 100% of your personal monthly premium for health, dental, and vision – and provide a OneMedical membership for concierge care.

At Nextdoor, we empower our employees to build stronger local communities. To create a platform where all feel welcome, we want our workforce to reflect the diversity of the neighbors we seek to serve. We encourage everyone interested in our purpose to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, or any other trait that unfairly targets a group of people. In accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we always consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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