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Vice President, HRBPs



People & HR
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024

At Klaviyo, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives each Klaviyo (we call ourselves Klaviyos) brings to our workplace each and every day. We believe everyone deserves a fair shot at success and appreciate the experiences each person brings beyond the traditional job requirements. If you’re a close but not exact match with the description, we hope you’ll still consider applying. Want to learn more about life at Klaviyo? Visit to see how we empower creators to own their own destiny.

Klaviyo is looking for a new Vice President, HRBPs to join the People team. This person will plan strategic HR initiatives and ensure alignment with the broader People Team strategy as well as the company’s ambitious business objectives, focusing on enhancing team performance and supporting employee development. This role is critical in building a workforce that is capable, motivated, and aligned with the organization’s long-term goals. They act as a strategic advisor to executive leaders, partnering directly with the President to drive strategic people initiatives across all levels in the GTM organization and ensuring that our People practices enhance employee engagement and drive organizational performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the Chief People Officer and executive leadership to define and implement HR strategies that align with Klaviyo’s vision and business goals.
  • Lead and develop the HR Business Partner team, promoting a culture of high performance, continuous improvement, and exceptional stakeholder service.
  • Drive strategic workforce planning, talent management, and succession planning initiatives to ensure Klaviyo attracts, develops, and retains top talent.
  • Utilize data to derive insights on people trends to recommend, implement, and manage projects and programs, enhance organizational effectiveness through leading change management initiatives and fostering a culture of innovation and agility.
  • Implement learning and development programs that align with the needs of the business and promote career growth for employees at all levels.
  • Advocate for and integrate Klaviyo’s core values and EDI initiatives throughout all HR practices and policies.
  • Ensure operational excellence in all aspects of people management, including compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 15 years of progressive HR experience, with 8 years in a leadership role overseeing HR Business Partners, SHRM-SCP or SPHR certification preferred
  • Extensive experience in high-growth, technology-focused environments, preferably in global companies. Proven track record in a public technology company, supporting a large-scale, global workforce.
  • Demonstrated capability to lead strategically, drive performance, and implement effective HR initiatives including programs that drive talent management and retention.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, capable of working collaboratively with senior leadership and across functional teams.

Get to Know Klaviyo

We’re Klaviyo (pronounced clay-vee-oh). We empower creators to own their destiny by making first-party data accessible and actionable like never before. We see limitless potential for the technology we’re developing to nurture personalized experiences in ecommerce and beyond. To reach our goals, we need our own crew of remarkable creators—ambitious and collaborative teammates who stay focused on our north star: delighting our customers. If you’re ready to do the best work of your career, where you’ll be welcomed as your whole self from day one and supported with generous benefits, we hope you’ll join us.

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