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Business Partner - People & Culture

Phocas Software
Reno, NV
  • Job Code
    People & Culture

Are you a fantastic, experienced, People & Culture Business Partner?

If so we need you to join our small, global, People & Culture team! Your role would be part-time (25 hours per week) but hours/days may be flexible. You will be located in our Reno, Nevada office, reporting to our Chief People Officer, based in Sydney Australia. Some domestic travel is involved

What you’ll be doing:

You will be first point of contact for our people in the USA and will:

  • Provide support, guidance and advice to the leadership team on all aspects of employment matters and participate in regular leadership team planning and review sessions
  • Provide practical and proactive coaching, operational HR and administrative support for Phocas people leaders in all areas of the employee life cycle including recruitment, on-boarding, off-boarding, remuneration, learning & development and performance
  • Support our wonderful team members across the USA with career discussions, development plans, employment matter advice and policy/process questions
  • Work with the global People & Culture team to develop and deliver local and global plans and projects which improve our people practices and nurture our awesome culture
  • Build Phocas's employment brand in the USA market by social media, careers fairs and outreach activities
  • Manage all aspects of the USA benefit plans including broker relationships, benefits administration and open enrolment processes
  • Maintain and advise on HR and state and federal employment matters
  • Maintain up to date and accurate employee records within our HRIS and various other systems
  • Design and develop on-line learning content in the Learning Management system
  • Be responsible for all aspects of Work Health & Safety across our USA locations


You will need to demonstrate your value in partnering with the business, and be a key collaborator within the global People and Culture team. You will of course be tertiary qualified in human resource management, a strong HR generalist, technology savvy particularly with hands on experience with contemporary people systems (HRIS, ATS, and LMS) and be a capable project and change manager. More importantly you will have the following attributes:

  • Learn at a faster rate than most people and understand complex information
  • Can influence others around your ideas and thinking
  • Enjoy the opportunity to use your creativity to produce innovative ideas and plans
  • Communicate effectively with people at all levels (written and verbal)
  • Enjoy building strong, trusting, and collaborative relationships
  • Can analyse numbers intuitively and manipulate numerical data easily
  • Be active and focus on several tasks/projects at a time without needing a high degree of control
  • Respond appropriately to others but prioritise your time to maximise productivity
  • Perform best when provided with minimal structure and operate independently
  • Have an optimistic outlook and a belief that people are inherently trustworthy
  • Can make decisions reasonably quickly using data, intuition and judgement
  • Facilitate solutions which deliver the right outcomes for people, aligned with our culture
  • Enjoy helping and supporting others


About Phocas

Phocas develops and markets (through direct and indirect channels) SaaS solutions that dig the most useful data out of ERP and other business systems and presents it in a way that makes it easy for anyone to analyze and understand

Our software is designed specifically to help mid-market, manufacturers, wholesale distributors and retailers use their own data to find ways to sell, buy, operate and service customers - better

30,000+ Phocas users love that it delivers fast ROI and is truly easy to use. Phocas has a 97% customer retention rate, rates 4.9 on Glassdoor, is #1 in 24 categories in the largest business intelligence (BI) user survey called BARC, ranks as a High Performer on G2 Crowd, and is featured in Gartner’s FrontRunner Quadrant as a top BI vendor

About working at Phocas

In addition to your 4 weeks paid vacation, company holidays, competitive health insurance and company matched 401k benefits, there are perks, including:

  • Competitive pay and a chance to share in our success
  • Awesome culture and meaningful work
  • Trusted to follow your passion and make it your own
  • Opportunity to be more – for you and the business
  • We believe in a real work life balance and have a strong family orientated culture

To all recruitment agencies: Phocas does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Phocas employees or any other company location. Phocas will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes

Phocas is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law


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