Senior People Partner, Growth

New York, United States · Business Operations


Who is Onfido?

Onfido is the new identity standard for the internet. Founded in 2012, our vision is to create a more open world where identity is the key to access. In a nutshell, we use groundbreaking machine learning - facial biometrics and document verification - to help you prove that you’re you. In doing so, we can connect you to the services you need and love more easily, speedily and safely than ever before, whether it’s sharing a car or opening a bank account.

That’s how we give companies like Revolut, Zipcar and Bitstamp the assurance they need to onboard customers remotely and securely across 195 countries. We’ve also received over $100 million in funding from world-class tech investors including Microsoft and Salesforce… and we’re just getting started.

About the role

We’re looking for an outstanding person to own all things ‘people’, for our Growth group, partnering with sales, marketing, partnerships and business ops. In this role you’ll be strategic advisor to the VP People, Chief Revenue Officer and the wider Growth leadership team, as we expand across the US, Europe and Asia). A genuine generalist, you’ll be hands-on and able to drive projects in any people area. And as SME on all things people, you’ll help the Growth group take the right decisions, at the right time, in the right way.

Given Onfido is in hyper growth mode, this role will be both challenging and exciting - a balancing act between dealing intelligently and resiliently with constant change, whilst taking advantage of abundant opportunities to develop and drive groundbreaking initiatives. In doing so you’ll help us smash our goal of achieving 1 billion verifications by 2025.


Who are we looking for?

At Onfido, the link between high performing people and business performance is well established. We want you to continue championing this by partnering with our Growth client group across People/HR specialisms including organisational design, talent development, reward, employee relations and engagement. Our People Partner will be an open and inclusive leader able to influence and inspire. A natural coach, you’ll have a clear and compelling communication style that helps establish trust and connect with others.

In a business like ours, which is changing fast and pushing boundaries, a growth mindset is a must. Someone with a keen analytical mind will help us ask the right questions and use data smartly. Creating customer buzz is also a big deal for us, so we want you to be customer driven - able to give voice to internal stakeholders whilst championing external clients and end-users alike. And to be a great fit at Onfido, we look for individuals who share our values:

  • succeed together
  • take pride
  • learn things, share them
  • find a better way
  • creating customer buzz

  • And it helps if you love and/or are excited by tech! It’s the beating heart of who we are, so even if you’re in a non-tech role and have never written a line of code, tech's potential should still get you sparking.

    On our wish-list is a combination of...


    We’re committed to making Onfido a fantastic place to work, so we go to great lengths to give you what you need to succeed. You’ll receive:

    What next?

    Apply! Followed by simple profile matching from us to assess your application against the role. We'll then begin a two-way conversation where we both can find out a bit more about each other. A do-at-home, problem-solving task or scenario will typically follow, before closing out with an on-site interview process comprising technical and cultural conversations with the team. The process from application to completion should take two to four weeks, depending on diaries.

    We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at Onfido. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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