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People Business Partner II



People & HR
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Saturday, April 20, 2024

At Braze, we have found our people. We’re a genuinely approachable, exceptionally kind, and intensely passionate crew.

We seek to ignite that passion by setting high standards, championing teamwork, and creating work-life harmony as we collectively navigate rapid growth on a global scale while striving for greater equity and opportunity – inside and outside our organization.

To flourish here, you must be prepared to set a high bar for yourself and those around you. There is always a way to contribute: Acting with autonomy, having accountability and being open to new perspectives are essential to our continued success. Our deep curiosity to learn and our eagerness to share diverse passions with others gives us balance and injects a one-of-a-kind vibrancy into our culture.

If you are driven to solve exhilarating challenges and have a bias toward action in the face of change, you will be empowered to make a real impact here, with a sharp and passionate team at your back. If Braze sounds like a place where you can thrive, we can’t wait to meet you.


As a dedicated People Business Partner for our Australia employees, you will serve as a trusted resource and confidant to employees, a strategic consultant to management on employee relations issues, and lead human resources initiatives. You will be empowered to have direct ownership over a variety of projects and work. This role will be based in our Sydney, Australia office and is a unique opportunity to bring your people relations experience to a pivotal region for Braze!

Here are some things to expect in your day-to-day:

  • Provide guidance and assistance to all Australia team people managers on a broad range of human resources policies and compliance, practices, and programs
  • Execute with full compliance (in partnership with global People leadership and global employment counsel) employee relations tasks, including offboarding, performance management, behavioral investigations, and more
  • Act as a thought partner with managers to improve people-related priorities such as coaching and development for all employees in Australia
  • Advise employees by taking a consultative approach to help them enhance their working relationships, plan and execute on their career goals, and be impactful and successful contributors to the Braze team
  • Serve as an initial point of contact and intermediary for all employees and leaders, and offer advice, counseling, and training on employee relations matters
  • Be both an advocate for employees and a champion for the business
  • Work hand-in-hand with functional and regional leadership to diagnose organizational design and development needs; increase employee motivation, engagement, productivity, and retention; recommend and implement solutions to continuously build morale; and drive our engaging and exciting culture!
  • Partner closely with other People team functions (including Total Rewards, People Systems & Data, People Programs & Strategy, and Workplace Experience) to better the overall employee experience for our Australia employees; this may include evaluating training programs and assisting with training needs for both individuals and teams, analyzing workforce trends utilizing People data, etc.
  • Implement people-focused programs that align with Braze’s mission, values, culture, and goals


You’re a highly-motivated, enthusiastic, and dedicated human resources professional who excels at balancing the needs of the business with the needs of our people. As a key member of our team, you will play a vital role in driving productivity, proactivity, and urgency while taking initiative to keep our stakeholders informed.

Specifically, you have:

  • 3-5 years of HR business partner and/or HR generalist experience: preferably within the SaaS tech industry, you possess a strong foundation, understanding and experience with human resources best practices, local employment law and employee relations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication: verbal and written communication abilities are paramount, and you thrive in a cross-functional, collaborative environment
  • A strategic mindset and proactive attitude: approaching situations and challenges with a strategic mindset, ready to roll up your sleeves to tackle any task no matter how small
  • Superb organizational skills: attention to detail and accuracy are second nature to you, enabling you to manage complex tasks efficiently
  • Adaptability: experience in ambiguous situations where you can easily juggle multiple tasks while maintaining a high level of performance
  • Stakeholder management: a proven track record of working effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organization, tailoring your approach to foster partnership and achieve the best possible outcomes

If you are passionate about driving HR excellence and making a meaningful impact within a dynamic and fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you!


Details of these benefits plan will be provided if a candidate receives an offer of employment. Benefits may vary by location.

From offering comprehensive benefits to fostering flexible environments, we’ve got you covered so you can prioritize work-life harmony.

  • Competitive compensation that may include equity
  • Retirement and Employee Stock Purchase Plans
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Comprehensive benefit plans covering medical, dental, vision, life, and disability
  • Family services that include fertility benefits and equal paid parental leave
  • Professional development supported by formal career pathing, learning platforms, and tuition reimbursement
  • Community engagement opportunities throughout the year, including an annual company wide Volunteer Week
  • Employee Resource Groups that provide supportive communities within Braze
  • Collaborative, transparent, and fun culture recognized as a Great Place to Work®


Braze is a leading customer engagement platform that powers lasting connections between consumers and brands they love. Braze allows any marketer to collect and take action on any amount of data from any source, so they can creatively engage with customers in real time, across channels from one platform. From cross-channel messaging and journey orchestration to Al-powered experimentation and optimization, Braze enables companies to build and maintain absolutely engaging relationships with their customers that foster growth and loyalty.

Braze is proudly certified as a Great Place to Work® in the U.S., the UK and Singapore. We ranked #3 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2024 Best Workplaces (Large), #3 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces for Wellbeing (Medium), #4 on Great Place to Work’s 2023 Best Workplaces in Europe (Medium), #10 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces for Women (Large), #19 on Fortune’s 2023 Best Workplaces in New York (Large). We were also featured in Built In's 2024 Best Places to Work, U.S. News Best Technology Companies to Work For, and Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces in Tech.

You’ll find many of us at headquarters in New York City or around the world in Austin, Berlin, Chicago, Jakarta, London, Paris, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo – not to mention our employees in nearly 50 remote locations.


At Braze, we strive to create equitable growth and opportunities inside and outside the organization.

Building meaningful connections is at the heart of everything we do, and that includes our recruiting practices. We're committed to offering all candidates a fair, accessible, and inclusive experience – regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, maternity, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran. When applying and interviewing with Braze, we want you to feel comfortable showcasing what makes you you.

We know that sometimes different circumstances can lead talented people to hesitate to apply for a role unless they meet 100% of the criteria. If this sounds familiar, we encourage you to apply, as we’d love to meet you.

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