As a key contributor on the People Team, this person will create and execute development initiatives designed to maximize talent capability and leadership excellence; helping to cultivate an inclusive talent environment in which every person can reach their full potential to fuel our mission. This role will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing best-in-class talent strategies, policies, and processes that enhance our people capabilities of the organization. This person will proactively lead succession planning, performance management, talent development, leadership competency, and overall employee experience. This role will be instrumental in driving our Talent strategy and will report to the Chief People Officer. This is an individual contributor role for someone who can think strategically and likes being hands on, and who thrives in an ever-changing startup ecosystem.

What you’ll do:
Drives the creative design and implementation of talent programs (e.g., succession management, leadership development, talent architecture); presents ideas, business insight, and implementation approaches to HR leadership and business partners to increase the visibility of programs; assists in the development of engagement and integration strategies

Leads the evaluation, enhancement and re-imagination of the Performance Management process to ensure clarity of expectations, exceptional delivery of high-quality continuous feedback, and meaningful outcomes following performance conversations.

Develops measures to determine talent program effectiveness including participation and engagement. Based on results, continuously improves programs and processes.

Enhance and/or re-develop talent calibration tools and best practices, succession plans and targeted development plans for successors and other high potential talent that align with global process and long-term business strategies.

Design, develop and manage highly effective development initiatives to drive organizational effectiveness and a culture of change management, inclusive leadership, and individualized development to improve the depth and bench of leadership.

Collaborate with HRBPs to understand & assess development needs, perform gap analysis, design and implement development paths that build leadership skills and capabilities; aligned with organizational goals and strategy – including but not limited to assessments, coaching, group and team coaching, mentorship, etc.

Lead efforts to create a culture of the career portfolio so that employees can grow, develop and have new opportunities to gain exposure, capabilities, and experience.

Build strong relationships and communicate with business leaders to align the business strategy and organizational needs with the appropriate leadership development and change management solutions
Partner to help implement initiatives and programs to help foster a diverse and inclusive workplace such as mentoring, sponsorship, unconscious bias, ally skills, etc.

Responsible for monitoring industry innovations. This includes philosophy, process, and mechanisms (tools and resources).

What we’re looking for:
– 7-10 years’ experience in HR roles focusing on Talent Development, Organizational Development, Workforce Planning or Learning & Development
– Proven success to work cross-functionally, and vertically with Senior Leaders to influence and motivate change, aligning the people strategy with business goals and growth.
– Deep knowledge of HRBP practices including organization design, compensation, performance management, organizational change, relationship building, etc.
– Solutions-focused, empathetic, and collaborative approach to implementing and improving people programs and processes to support the business.
– Strong understanding leading research, practices and innovations in Talent Management, plus the strengths and drawbacks of what has been tried to date
– Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) able to create a story using data and research
– A creative thinker that develops solutions focused on the future of work and dynamic needs a culture, and its people

Invest in Yourself: 

Equity & Stash Accounts [Invest, Retire, Custodial, Bank]
Flexible PTO
Learning & Development Fund
Work from Home Stipends
Parental Leave [Primary & Secondary]


BuiltIn’s Best Places to Work (2019, 2020, 2021)
Forbes Fintech 50 (2019, 2020, 2021)
Best Digital Bank, Finovate Awards (2020)
Tearsheet Challenge Awards, Best Banking Card Product – Stock-Back® Card, 2020
LendIt Fintech Innovator of the Year (2019 & 2020)
Salary Range: $143k – $238k

The base salary range represents the reasonably anticipated low and high end of the salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as the candidate’s qualifications, skills, experience and competencies, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data for companies of our size and industry.


Diversity & Inclusivity:

Diversity and inclusion are essential to living our values, promoting innovation, and building the best products. Our success is directly related to our employees and we believe that our team should reflect the diversity of the customers that we serve. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Stash is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds.

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