Human Resources Business Partner - #1687069


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: San Francisco, CA
Contract type: Full time

10 Design, part of Egis Group, is an international architecture and master planning practice with offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Edinburgh, Dubai, Miami, London, Shenzhen, Singapore, and San Francisco.

Founded in 2010, the practice has won over 80 international awards and major design competitions. Our diverse and creative team with 380 architects and designers from 35 nationalities has designed and delivered work in 60 cities across Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Americas. 

10 Design works at diverse scales, from the design of individual buildings to the planning of cities. The practice focuses on bringing innovative design solutions for multicultural projects, with economic and social integrity. Its works include transport-oriented developments as well as mixed-use, retail, hospitality, residential, research and science, and civic and cultural projects.

10 Design's parent company, Egis is a global leader in the consulting, construction engineering, and mobility service sectors. With a worldwide reputation for excellence and sustainability, Egis and 10 Design together provide a compelling offer that encompasses building engineering services and architectural design.

Key Objectives

We are on the lookout for a passionate Human Resources Business Partner to join our team in San Francisco. This role is a cornerstone of our HR functions, working under the leadership of the Human Resources Director (UK based), you will be pivotal in shaping our workplace culture, leading and managing a variety of HR tasks and projects for the American studios. This role requires autonomy, excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and a strong ability to multitask.

Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as a partner and advisor to the management team around all HR/people related issues and take ownership for shaping and building a high-impact people, talent, and culture function to support organizational goals and contribute to positive employee engagement and success.
  • Ensure day-to-day people operations that support the entire employee lifecycle including onboarding, benefits, leave and payroll management, talent acquisition, performance management, learning, employee engagement, and retention.
  • Manage the recruitment and talent acquisition process to ensure the timely filing of key organizational roles with high-quality talent.
  • Oversee and manage the organization’s compensation and total rewards program including related policies, procedures, and reporting requirements. Ensure that these programs are aligned with the organization’s goals, budget considerations, market competition, and employee priorities.
  • Oversee and manage a robust Performance Management system. Ensure alignment with learning and employee development frameworks including individual employee development plans, career pathways, tracking learning and performance goals, and succession planning.
  • Champion culture, diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives
  • Ensure that all employment policies and practices are updated with current best practices. Collaborate with outside counsel as needed to maintain compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.
  • Serve as the escalation point for proactively, empathetically, and confidentially addressing all critical employee relations issues. Develop strategies and interventions to address them including guiding and coaching managers and employees.
  • Assist when needed with processing payroll and provide support in US based benefits administration, including enrollment, claims resolution, and communication with employees regarding benefit option.
  • Oversee HR projects, ensuring compliance with state-specific legislation and EEOC requirements.
  • Manage FMLA, CFRA, and disability leaves, along with workers' compensation claims.
  • Maintain HR metrics and prepare HR-related reports and presentations for management as needed.


  • The role will be office based in San Francisco.
  • We work on a “9/80” work schedule with every other Friday off.

ADA Compliance

10SB is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodations will be provided upon request during the application process. If you need assistance, please contact Kate Geary [email protected] for support.


  • Bachelor’s degree required and SHRM certification preferred.
  • 5+ years in Human Resources, with a focus on California and Florida labor laws.
  • Experience in architecture, engineering, or related fields would be highly beneficial.
  • Familiarity with HRIS systems (Paylocity, Oracle and Smart Recruiters experience is a bonus).

What We Offer

  • A competitive salary package.
  • Comprehensive benefits and a 401(k) plan with employer match.
  • Generous PTO and a flexible workweek schedule.
  • Wellness programs and access to mental health resources.

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