Vice President of Human Resources

San Francisco, CA and Virtual / Travel

15+ years experience  •  Information Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/28/17
San Francisco, CA
15+ years experience
Information Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/28/17

Company Overview:

Riverbed solutions help companies transition from legacy hardware to a new software-defined and cloud-centric approach to networking and application delivery for the digital age. The Riverbed Application Performance Platform™ takes Riverbed’s SD-WAN solution for agile networking that really works, and adds to this digital backbone industry-leading solutions for WAN optimization and hybrid networking, for branch IT orchestration, and for end-to-end visibility from device to cloud. All these solutions are integrated in a flexible, modular, digital architecture that delivers any apps, data and services from any public or private cloud across any network to any end-point, with the best possible user experience as determined by business policy.


Riverbed is a pre-IPO opportunity with over $1 billion in revenue headquartered in San Francisco with branch offices around the globe.

About this Position:

Title:  Vice President of Human Resources


Location: San Francisco, CA 



Responsibilities & Qualifications: 

  • Manage the global HR Business Partner teams (EMEA, APJ and America’s) and serve as a strategic partner and advisor to multiple leadership teams;
  • Mentor and develop the HR team by providing professional growth opportunities.
  • Expert in handling complex worldwide employee relations issues and strong knowledge of US and International employment regulations;
  • Drive and execute global Human Resource programs and initiatives including succession planning, performance reviews, talent management, organizational design, etc.;
  • Proven ability to establish and lead HR Business Partner teams as a strategic and tactical resource to management;
  • Aptitude and proven ability to resolve conflicts creatively and collaboratively;
  • Experience with M&A and post-close integration;
  • Ability to travel 15-20% of the time including internationally;
  • Ability to develop, maintain and influence senior management, peer and subordinate relationships;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a willingness to pursue business lines of discussions to the appropriate conclussions;
  • Analytical & data driven decision-maker;
  • Action orientated with keen organizational aptitude
  • Sense of urgency to solve problems and lead by example
  • Business-oriented and common sense approach to Human Resources;
  • Ability to understand business issues and link results to organizational effectiveness;
  • Aptitude with various HRIS, MS Office and able to create effective PowerPoint presentations;
  • Strong organizational development skills.
  • 15+ years of progressive Human Resources generalist and business partner experience in a fast growing software company or in the technology sector;
  • Bachelor’s degree, with a Masters preferred;
  • International Human Resources experience;


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