Senior People Partner

Website Mimecast

About the position

Our people are the very best. They have high levels of self-motivation, which results in exceptional performance. We care deeply about our customers and take pride in delivering top class customer service.  We instinctively find practical solutions to complex problems. We take personal responsibility for our actions and embrace teamwork. At Mimecast we strive to win and celebrate our success.

We are looking for a Senior People and Program Partner to join our Human Resources team. This role reports into the Senior Director, Human Resources for Marketing and G&A. You will also be working with the full team of PPPs to support various functions, while collaborating with the wider HR & Center of Excellence teams.

“The HR team at Mimecast has the opportunity to make a big impact in our people-empowered culture. If you are looking to hone your business partner skills and further develop your HR career, come join our team! “– Hiring Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide general HR support to the global business.
  • Manage employee relations issues to ensure fair and reasonable approach aligned to internal and statutory procedures and above all we do the right thing by our people.
  • Leveraging prior experience in supporting Induction, Exit Process and Talent Assessment.
  • Build relationships with HR Centers of Excellence (COE) and other HR Business Partners.
  • Facilitate and program manage roll-out of COE programs including employee engagement survey and action planning, performance management, compensation planning, etc.
  • Be the first point of contact for employees and people managers world-wide who need support, guidance or who may have queries including on internal policies.
  • Provide position management in Workday to support workforce planning, organizational changes, contingent workers, etc.
  • Support employees on LOA and ADA accommodations.
  • Participate and support in local CSR & DEI activities.​
  • Participate in special projects as needed.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years of relevant Human Resources experience, preferably at a high growth SaaS/Tech company.
  • Excellent Communicator. Very strong written and oral communication skills who presents information in a concise yet compelling way along with an ability to interface effectively with senior leadership.  Bring to the table an ability to present ideas and points of view with a level of comfort.
  • Experience in performance management, including coaching, documentation, writing and delivering performance improvement plans.
  • Conflict management skills with a working knowledge of US employment laws and regulations.
  • Hands-on, roll-up-the-sleeves working style. Gets things done. A self-starter, who can execute strong project management skills and can prioritize and multi-task.
  • Ability to thrive in a changing environment, be resilient and live in the “gray.”
  • Strong people skills. Ability to listen and understand while relating to a variety of personalities and points of view. Accurately assess people and situations determining the best solution for the business. Skilled at teamwork and collaboration across functions.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), HRIS systems (Workday experience a plus), among other applications.

DEI Statement

Cybersecurity is a community effort. That’s why we’re committed to building an inclusive, diverse community that celebrates and welcomes everyone – unless they’re a cybercriminal, of course.

We’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and we’d encourage you to join us whatever your background. We particularly welcome applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups.

We consider everyone equally: your race, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, marital status, nationality, or any other protected characteristic won’t affect your application.

If you require any adjustments or accommodations due to a disability, or any other reason that may help you in your interview process, please let us know by emailing

Due to certain obligations to our customers, an offer of employment will be subject to your successful completion of applicable background checks, conducted in accordance with local law.

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