Sr. HR Business Partner Manager

| Greater LA Area

Golden Hippo is a young, growing digital marketing company committed to helping everyone live their healthiest life. We create cutting edge health, wellness, and beauty products and work tirelessly to get them into the hands of the people who need them most — our customers. We’re growing fast, but our core values remain the same as when we were founded in 2010.

Golden Bolt, the fulfillment division of Golden Hippo, is looking for a Sr. HR Business Partner Manager for our fulfillment center in Chatsworth, CA. This role will advise business unit leaders on employee relations issues, performance management, company policies and procedures, and all other areas of human resources. They will align business objectives with the delivery of Human Resources services for his/her respective line of business and work strategically with organizational leadership to driving employee engagement, while fostering a culture aligned with Golden Bolt’s values.


At Golden Bolt you have a chance to make an impact. You will have the opportunity to be creative, take initiative and grow. A career at Golden Bolt is more than just a job. It’s the chance to work among friends every day, to work and play hard, and to see the results of your work firsthand. We work in a lively, laid back work environment with a fully stocked kitchen for our employees to use. We also offer:

  • Competitive salary (DOE)
  • Employer-paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)
  • Matching 401K plan
  • Highly interactive work with a talented, passionate team
  • UNLIMITED room for growth and results-based pay increases


  • Acts as a single point of the contact for all HR related matters for assigned business groups. Builds strong relationships with business leaders, management, and employees.
  • Supports and manages HR initiatives, programs, and processes. Partners with business leadership to assess business needs and bring best solutions for equitable outcomes.
  • Works closely with business leadership on performance feedback, including coaching, counseling, and terminations.
  • Leverages the expertise of the HR Specialist Teams (Total Rewards, Talent Acquisition, Learning & Organizational Development) to implement initiatives.
  • Manages complex and difficult employee relations issues and conflict resolution.
  • Partners with Talent Acquisition to source and recruit talent for key leadership positions and to develop strategies for front-line roles.
  • Takes the lead on performance management and succession planning.
  • Conducts comprehensive investigations and responds to complaints in collaboration with legal; makes recommendations for resolutions and documents findings.
  • Analyzes and executes organization restructures, reorganizations, and reductions avoiding exposure.
  • Stays well informed on a Federal/State/Local employment laws.
  • Bilingual in Spanish is highly preferred
  • Travel required up to 25%


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required
  • 5 – 8 years’ experience in an HRBP or Sr. HR Manager role
  • 5+ years management experience, including leading teams in multiple locations
  • 5+ years’ experience providing HR support for non-exempt workforce, such as in a call center or warehouse environment
  • 5+ years working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, change management, employee relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws
  •  PHR and/or SHRM-CP
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, prioritizing, problem-solving, presentation, project management (from conception to completion) and planning skills.
  • Significant experience resolving complex employee relations issues.
  • Experience proactively consulting with employees and leaders on a variety of HR and organizational topics at all levels of the organization. Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation and reasoning). 
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment.
  • Must act with the highest level of confidentiality, business ethics and personal integrity.
  • Must have sound judgment and the ability to make clear grounded decisions and recommendations.
  • Excellent follow through skills and the ability to anticipate and address business needs proactively
  • Possess strong work ethic; self-motivated with a desire to take initiative and focus on continuous improvement or practices and programs
  • Possess consultative style and approach with proven ability to develop credible relationships
  • Comfortable working in ambiguous business situations
  • Highly adaptable to a fluid and ever-changing work environment
  • Possess a sense of urgency to the creation and completion of projects and solutions
  • Brings an enthusiastic, positive and energetic approach to delivering client solutions
  • Proficient knowledge of Federal/State Labor Laws
  • Experience in organizational design and restructures a plus. 

Golden Hippo is always looking for smart, driven self-starters who are excited to build a place for themselves in one of the most fun, exciting companies in Los Angeles. If you thrive on community and communication, learning from your failures, and embracing the unexpected, Golden Hippo just might be the place for you.

Golden Hippo Company Culture Highlights:

  • Winner of Comparably's Award for Best Company in Los Angeles 2019
  • Winner of Comparably's Award for Best Company Happiness 2018
  • Golden Hippo is ranked in the top 5% of companies for Work Culture on Comparably.

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Golden Hippo is located in Woodland Hills, one of Los Angeles' finest neighborhoods.

An Insider's view of Golden Hippo

What’s the vibe like in the office?

It is professional yet lively and relaxed. The office is always buzzing with people exchanging ideas and discussing different ways to reach our goals. You'll see a couple of dogs leaping down the halls and people talking about what they’re going to wear to next office party. It’s fun to work in an environment that works hard, but plays hard too!


Online Reputation Management Lead

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

We use a mix of Jira/Slack/Invision to help facilitate clear
communication between different departments. In addition to these applications, we thrive on face-to-face interactions which help everyone share ideas and feedback about different projects and we have tons of meeting spaces that help us be able to have focused and efficient conversations.


Front End Developer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I began my Golden Hippo career in an entry level position. In two years since, I have been promoted several times and now sit in a management position. I am so grateful to be in a company that encourages and enables rapid growth.


Marketing Manager

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Golden Hippo has a culture that encourages everyone to share ideas. For example, our customer care agents hear firsthand what customers are saying, so we’re able to take that information and funnel it back to the product developers, writers, etc. This allows us to directly influence the way campaigns are run and optimized.


Chief Customer Officer

What projects are you most excited about?

The Management and Leadership training initiatives. These programs are meant to support the development of our future Hippo leaders, regardless of their existing experience and career levels. L&D is planning on leveraging the knowledge of our existing leadership team and learning resources to ensure successful results for all training initiatives.


Learning & Development Manager

What are Golden Hippo Perks + Benefits

Golden Hippo Benefits Overview

At Golden Hippo our benefits extend far beyond providing coverage for basic health services. Whether it's downloading the medical plan app, or having the ability to quickly connect to life balance resources, our benefit plans contribute to sustaining a well-rounded life.

Volunteer in local community
Various teams at Golden Hippo volunteer various local charities, as well as participate in food drives for the local food bank.
Partners with Nonprofits
Golden Hippo support various global charities through many of our brands, including Smile Train, Charity:Water, Vitamin Angels, and more!
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Company pays 100% of the employee's premium
Vision Benefits
Company pays 100% of the employee's premium
Health Insurance Benefits
Company pays 100% of the employee's premium
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Monthly KPI bonus based on company performance
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Golden Hippo offers up to 16 weeks of paid maternity leave and 2 weeks of paid paternity leave for new parents with at least 12 months of service.
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
We have a fully stocked kitchen with food and snacks.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program

Additional Perks + Benefits

We offer a lot of unique company perks! Some of these include free Crossfit classes, a fully-stocked kitchen, catered birthday lunches, free yoga and meditation classes throughout the day, and a dog-friendly office!

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