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Director of People Operations

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Director of People Operations

At Bungie, our people are the most valuable thing in our world. Our games are only made possible by combining the talents of a diverse range of professionals who blend stunning art and cutting edge technology. As our company grows, so must the team that looks after our people.

As a key member of the People Leadership Team at Bungie, you will drive strategic and tactical aspects of People Operations. This individual will help manage and lead a small team owning key people measures and initiatives within Benefits, Compensation, Total Rewards, Engagement Surveys, Performance Reviews, HRIS, Immigration, and Policy/Guideline management. This role is critical to evolving the People Team, providing business oversight to all things People at Bungie. As we shift toward driving enhanced business impact and overall talent effectiveness, you will lead in the development of methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for people projects and programs.


  • Provide analysis and market comparison of Bungie’s Benefits, Perks, and Rewards, including trade-off decisions of all benefits, communication design of benefit offerings in the market for talent attraction and retention, and ensure effectiveness and efficiency of benefits renewal/open enrollment process
  • Develop and enhance people programs, including performance review/development, market adjustments, compensation/total rewards, open enrollment, and talent management (key talent, retention risk, succession) in partnership with COE and HRBP
  • Proactively manage compensation strategies, overseeing general job profiles/level structure and competitive approaches
  • Oversee effectiveness of HRIS system implementation and change aspects of deploying MSS/ESS
  • Lead team on HRIS best practices and actively manage HRIS consultants
  • Develop key planning dates, expectations and process in conjunction with the Chief People Officer, including managing budget consolidation, owning the annual people programs calendar, tracking goal commitments, highlighting risks, and working with owners on mitigation plan
  • Establish Quarterly Ops Reviews to design, measure, and track people department’s effectiveness
  • Help to create and manage strategic dashboard of people data and trends, as well as work on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of the studio and broader strategic objectives
  • Create and maintain People Manager website to drive manager self-service and make resources inviting and more readily available; design, measure and track people department’s effectiveness
  • Work in partnership with D&I/L&D lead on the integrated launch of Individual goal setting studio-wide
  • Project manage the employee engagement survey, including the survey strategy, vendor relationships, survey execution, and reporting
  • Own immigration staying current with compliance, processes, and legal shifts; partner with recruiting on immigration process as we build out international workforce
  • Continually optimize Bungie’s Policies and Guidelines

Required Skills

  • Proven team leader with collaborative approach
  • Significant experience managing operational aspects of HR
  • Strong HR project management experience; PMP certification desired
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to key stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Expertise with process creation and change management
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Comfortable as a “hands-on” leader and willing to roll up your sleeves to get things done
  • Superb problem solving, organization, and critical thinking skills while exercising sound judgement; trends towards accuracy and being detail-oriented
  • Strong HR functional expertise; knowledgeable on employment law matters, employment legislation, and compliance management
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, rapid-changing environment by prioritizing situations which require a sense of urgency
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, HR, Psychology, or related field preferred

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