eBay Inc.

Sr. Director, People Business Partner

eBay Inc.

April 7, 2021

We Empower People and Create Economic Opportunity
eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world. We exist to enable economic opportunity for individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations of all sizes.
eBay’s strategic vision is to become the best global marketplace for buyers and sellers through a tech-led reimagination of the company. Looking for a purpose-driven company that puts the customer at the heart of everything? A culture that encourages people to think big and be curious, to act with urgency and integrity and to be fearlessly inclusive? That’s who we are. If this sounds compelling, join eBay!
People are at the center of everything we do. Our People team fuels eBay’s success through development of leadership capabilities, diverse talent, organization, culture and operational excellence. To accomplish this objective, continuing the company’s growth, globalization, and development, eBay is in search of a Sr. Director, People Business Partner to support eBay’s Americas organization. This role will report to a VP of People.
The ideal candidate will be an influential leader, capable of working with a diverse group of senior leaders with varying styles. This Sr. Director will be responsible for understanding the business objectives of eBay and the America’s organization, providing the appropriate people expertise, strategic input, insight, process and/or programs to deliver business growth results. This candidate must be capable of working in and through a global matrix management environment with both business leaders and People peers.


  • Strategic People Business Partner: Understand the business and teams supported, top to bottom. Partner with business leaders to develop business objectives and plans understanding how to design and implement People strategies to ensure the organization, capabilities and culture all assist in driving business growth results.

  • Holistic People Management: Understand eBay’s overall strategic direction and Shared Purpose. Provide the appropriate People programs, strategies and processes pertinent to rewards & compensation, staffing, talent management/OD, employee relations, DE&I and learning to achieve business results. Leverage all People programs, policies, processes and systems.

  • Executive Coaching and Organizational Effectiveness: Strengthen the senior leadership team of each function by providing coaching and counsel to senior executives to further develop their leadership capability. Partner with senior executives and leadership teams of the client organizations to design and build organizational capability to delivering against the strategic goals and growth objectives of the businesses.

  • People Leader: Improve People capability by partnering with other members of the People team to develop and implement new and / or improved programs and processes. Bring new People expertise and capability to the eBay People team. Participate in the on-going development of the people org strategic direction for the business and company.


  • The ideal candidate will have 12+ years of human resources experience (people), with minimum 7+ years in an increasingly senior and complex global business environment, influencing and driving results.

  • Strong business acumen that includes a clear understanding of market trends, competition, company policies, procedures, and culture

  • Strong stakeholder management skills that include the ability to effectively consult, negotiate, resolve conflict and influence change.

  • Strong leadership and coaching skills.

  • Excellent project management skills with a proven ability to design and implement creative processes and solutions that drive business results.

  • Strategic thought leadership, think analytically and solve complex issues and challenges.

  • Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Strong team player with the ability to facilitate team building, develop effective partnerships and collaborate with a variety of stakeholders at all levels.

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.
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