Lead, Business Partner


North America Remote only

Full time

Human Resources / People

Aug 29

About the role

So what exactly are we looking for?  

We’ve realized the best Lead, Business Partners are real “do-ers”. You’ll need to cultivate context and powerful relationships within the employee groups you support as a Lead, Business Partner and across the rest of Shopify. Through relationship building, strong business acumen and an ability to balance the two, you will truly partner with the business. You’ll be using your creativity and flexibility to provide innovative solutions in the areas of performance consulting, employee relations and talent management in a fully remote role with our 100% remote employee base. Your natural ability to dig deeply into a topic and work collaboratively towards a goal will also allow you to influence the team’s success.

*Note: We are looking for Lead, Business Partner to support the service lines with Shopify Logistics

In this Role You Will:

Support the end to end Talent strategy and BP performance for group

Collaborate with a team of HR Business Partners within Shopify Logistics 

Execute on the Shopify Logistics talent team vision while being a strategic partner to the business

Partner with Talent Acquisition and the business to execute a growth and recruitment strategy that meets our objectives

Support our strategy to retain and develop high impact people through Talent Management practices

Use sound judgment, people and business acumen, and practical experience to support the development and implementation of initiatives such as organizational design and change, talent assessment and gap identification, and communication and change management strategies

Provide analysis and diagnosis of client needs, influence direction for new Talent programs, services, work flows, operational plans and standards based on longer term strategies

Recognize barriers to success and drive proactive solutions that support the build of a high performance environment

Provide leadership, coaching and mentoring to leaders on subjects ranging fromtalent reviews, performance consulting and succession planning

Align business strategies with the Talent Team’s strategic objectives, adding value to the clients you partner with

Recommend creative solutions to complex situations that you might not have encountered before - even if they go against the grain

Build high trust and impactful relationships with employees and leaders at all levels

Support the build and delivery of cross functional Talent initiatives and programs by maintaining strong and collaborative relationships with all groups across our Talent team.


Ability to lead, develop and drive multiple, competing strategic priorities

Ability to thrive on change in a fast paced, high growth and complex environment

A passion for coaching leaders globally through hands-on and strategic input, discernment and advice

Strong leadership and relationship development skills

Comfortability presenting complex business issues to leaders and executives in a clear and compelling manner

Independently motivated, you are a self starter, requiring little direction

Strong analytical skills and an ability to problem solve complex issues with resourcefulness and creativity

How To Apply: 

We know that applying to a new role takes a lot of work and we truly value your time. Please submit your cover letter and resume and tell us know what excites you most about joining our Talent team as a Business Partner.


This posting will close Tuesday, September 6 at 11:59PM EDT. Successful candidates can expect to hear back from us by Friday, September 23 at 5PM EDT.


Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity & inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities, and/or people with intersectional identities. Please take a look at our Sustainability Reports to learn more about Shopify’s commitments to our communities, and our planet.

At Shopify, we understand that experience comes in many forms. We’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team - so if your experience is this close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying.

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