Senior HR Business Partner

Date: Nov 18, 2023

Location: Dhaka, BD, 1213 BD

Company: Optimizely

Optimizely is known for content, commerce, and optimization with our Digital Experience Platform (DXP). Millions of experiences are served with our platform every single day, helping organizations grow exponentially online. We have the honor of serving some incredible customers – which makes what we do extremely rewarding. Optimizely has over 9,000 brands, from global organizations such as Visa, Sky, Yamaha, and Wall Street Journal to tech innovators like Atlassian, DocuSign, FitBit, and Zillow. 


Not only are we financially sound and growing, but we have unicorn status: we exceeded $300M in revenue in 2020, is profitable already, and have all strategic options ahead of us. Optimizely continues to invest and addresses a market opportunity north of $30 billion, providing significant personal career growth opportunities. 


We are an inclusive culture with a global team of 1200+ people across the US, Europe, Australia, Bangladesh, UAE, Singapore, and Vietnam. We blend European and American business cultures, emphasizing teamwork, inclusion, and moving fast. People make the difference! 


If you are looking to work on the next generation of digital technologies in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment with the best humans, please apply!


The Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) will need to proactively translate business strategies into HR solutions that best enable business outcomes. This important role will serve as a trusted advisor to senior leadership by building strong relationships to effectively influence human capital decisions and in turn, business results. Key metrics:
• Retention of talent, especially top talent
• Hiring rate within the business to ensure the business has required talent
• Engagement metrics, measured by employee net promoter score and specific questions on pulse checks
• Meet cost thresholds for workforce plan for assigned businesses
• Leadership effectiveness

Job Responsibilities

• Provide coaching to assigned leaders (Executive and their direct reports) on people topics related to employee engagement, retention, organizational design, culture, and change management
• May manage change management associated with organizational design (how does it impact the people- role, compensation, skills), how are changes communicated
• Consult on workforce related plans (buy / build talent, growth in geographic areas, blend on high cost/low cost and shifts to balance cost, contingent labor needs, M&A). Strong partnership with finance / ELT + ELT+1 on these plans.
• Consult on employee survey action plans to further drive organizational effectiveness.
• May reach out to pulse employees to assess retention risk. May hold career discussions as needed.
• Give insight into people related topics / changes (promotions, off cycles, terminations, performance cases, etc.). May handle on as needed basis 1:1 employee/manager related topics/discussion. May project management /   execute larger scale hiring / downsizing initiatives.
• Overall responsibility for adoption of programs related to talent (retention strategy, compensation planning, talent development, succession planning, OKR, Share your voice, etc.)
• Assume HR related ad hoc projects as needed (expansion of new location, comp analysis, specialized benefits topic, etc.).

Working Hours - Monday to Friday (2pm - 10pm)

Knowledge and Experience

• 5+ years of experience on a global HR team with responsibility as a HR Business Partner 
• Highly responsive and fast paced
• Very organized, with ability to manage multiple communication channels
• Ability to balance business focus and people focus
• Collaborative team player
• Ability to take on tasks to support the HR strategy as a unified team
• Individual hungry to learn, and willing to put in extra hours to support his / her learning by assuming special projects above and beyond the duties listed above
• Ability to execute on people strategy within a global matrixed HR organization. It is very important to have the ability as a global business partner to work effectively with regional / country HR partners
• Experience leading projects and collaborating with distributed global teams, flexing to meet varying time zones and cultural norms
• Ability to establish strong partnerships with business leaders, understand their needs, assess the range of solutions, assimilate data, provide relevant guidance and coaching to facilitate change
• Ability to achieve results while working under the pressures of shifting priorities in a dynamic and agile environment
• Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the company and lead presentations to senior leadership with an analytical mindset


• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or another relevant discipline. Masters degree preferred
• SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or GPHR Certification a plus

Our culture is the most important thing we offer. We continuously aim to provide a high-growth space where you can do your best work and, in the process, unlock your boundless potential. We work hard to provide meaningful rewards and development opportunities for our employees, recognizing performance and creating a supportive working environment. You'll also get: 


  • Best-in-class compensation plans  
  • Two annual festival bonuses  
  • Reward and recognition programs   
  • Paid Maternity (16 weeks) & Paternity Leave (12 weeks) 
  • Unlimited vacation days and flexible working hours in a hybrid environment 
  • Medical & life insurance for employees and dependents 
  • Volunteering and opportunities to give back   
  • Monthly and quarterly regional and global team-building events 
  • Chance to work with our incredible global team all over the world 
  • Communal transport facilities inside Dhaka and free catered lunch when we return to office 
  • An agile performance review process that encourages ongoing transparency between managers and direct reports   
  • Enablement program and soft skill training to support internal career growth and development    
  • A free “Hacking day” per month for self-studying and researching any IT-related subjects 
  • An annual performance-based increment 


We currently work from home; however, we plan to return to the office by late Q3, 2023.

At Optimizely, our standardized language is English, and it is crucial to have good English communication skills to be successful in your global role. All our external and cross-location communication is done in US English (en-us), but internally you can speak in whichever native language you most identify with.


Optimizely is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.





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