VP of People

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As the pioneers who introduced RISC-V to the world, SiFive is transforming the future of compute by bringing the limitless potential of RISC-V to the highest performance and most data-intensive applications in the world. SiFive’s unrivaled compute platforms have enabled leading technology companies around the world to innovate, optimize, and deliver the most advanced solutions of tomorrow across every market segment of chip design, including artificial intelligence, machine learning, automotive, datacenter, mobile, and consumer. With SiFive, the future of RISC-V has no limits. For more information, please visit www.sifive.com.

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The VP of People, is responsible for the organization and implementation of human resources programs, policies, initiatives, strategies, and the associated operational plans for multiple client organizations in the US, EU/UK, Asia, and India. As the VP of People, you will work closely with business leaders to provide comprehensive human resources support and consulting across all business units and corporate functions to support the Company’s business objectives.

We are looking for an operationally focused and strategically minded people leader to join our rapidly growing team and deliver results in a dynamic, fast-changing environment. You will report to the CEO and be an influential member of the executive team in the development of the company’s strategic plans and translate them into strategic and operational plans for the People function. You’ll be implementing processes and systems to support our rapidly scaling company in domestic and  international locations. You will lead and work closely with the HR and Talent Acquisition teams based in the US, Europe, and Asia.

Key Deliverables Include:

  • Drive all aspects of the employee experience at SiFive, from recruitment and retention to performance management, learning and development, and employee relations.
  • Updating and refining our global workforce plan  to determine the optimum global footprint and regional composition of the organization (in alignment with the people, process and systems needed to enable a streamlined, global organization).
  • Strengthening and scaling our talent acquisition program, including employment branding, the employee experience, onboarding, and employee engagement, that will entice and excite a world-class and innovative workforce.
  • The creation of a progressive and proactive Total Rewards Strategy and Performance Management Program along with supporting HR processes and companywide HRIS system.
  • The promotion of teamwork, diversity, and inclusion within a supportive culture that expects a lot from its employees while always showing respect for the needs of individuals.
  • Partnering with the executive leadership team to scale the business while maintaining strong company culture.

What You'll Need:

  • 10-15+ years of People Operations leadership experience in a dynamically growing global technology company.
  • A solid working knowledge of HR policies, procedures, and federal legislation related to employment practices and general HR administration.
  • Demonstrated success in creating strategic direction and working hands-on to implement plans with a proven ability to drive and sustain business results and improvement.
  • Proven experience partnering cross-functionally to strengthen management, promote a diverse culture, manage change and convey the importance of talent.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, coaching, and listening skills.
  • Experience as a peer and trusted advisor to senior leaders within the organization.
  • Strong coaching and influencing skills to develop and communicate a vision and engage people in the fulfillment of that vision.
SiFive is proud to be an equal employment opportunity workplace. We offer a competitive compensation package that includes flexible paid time off; health, vision and dental benefits; 401(k) plan; employee stock option program, and much more.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
If you yearn to be challenged and wish to work in an environment where the boundaries of your creativity and skills will be tested, then SiFive is the place for you!
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Thank you for your interest in SiFive Inc. Please note that SiFive does not accept unsolicited resumes from external agencies unless contracted to fill a specific position. Agencies are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact SiFive employees directly in an attempt to present candidates – all applications must go through SiFive's internal recruiting team. Any third-party resume forwarded by agencies/external recruiters to a SiFive mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to SiFive employees, or to SiFive's resume database will be considered property of SiFive Inc and treated as a direct application. This exchange does not constitute an agreement between SiFive and the agency/external recruiter. SiFive reserves the right to contact the candidate directly. Employment agencies/external recruiters will receive no compensation from SiFive or its companies.