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Instacart HR Business Partner in San Francisco, California

HR Business Partner

San Francisco, CA

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We are looking for an HR Business Partner to support our G&A, Communications, IT and Workplace organizations. The HR Business Partner will actively partner with management to drive people strategy and collaborate with employees to foster a culture of ownership, trust and collaboration. You’ll have the opportunity to build processes from scratch and directly help our teams develop and scale. This role is critical to enable our business growth and further our mission of creating a world where everyone has access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together.


  • Strategic thought partner for G&A, Communications, IT and Workplace leadership; key advisor to support organizational development, succession planning, and performance management

  • Advocate and resource for employees providing HR expertise in areas such as learning and development, career growth, total rewards, and employee relations

  • Develop and implement people strategies to attract, engage, and retain a strong and diverse talent workforce

  • Culture champion promoting company values to guide decision-making and drive thoughtful and effective change management in a fast-paced environment

  • Collaborate with client groups and the HR & PeopleOps teams to create and execute initiatives and overall process improvements to deliver results for Instacart


  • Background of at least three (3) years as an HR Business Partner in a high-growth technology company and seven (7) years of overall HR or related work experience

  • Prior experience managing and mentoring a direct report

  • Prior experience supporting G&A teams is preferred but not required

  • Strong relationship building skills with ability to influence and communicate effectively across all levels of an organization

  • Successful track record of designing and implementing people programs

  • Understanding of various employment laws and their impact on day-to-day matters

  • Self starter with an analytical mindset and deep business acumen

  • Ability to work through ambiguity, think creatively, and roll up your sleeves

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience


Instacart is the North American leader in online grocery and one of the fastest-growing companies in e-commerce. Instacart’s same-day delivery and pickup services bring fresh groceries and everyday essentials to busy people and families across the U.S. and Canada in as fast as an hour. Since its founding in 2012, Instacart has become an essential service for millions of families, while also serving as an immediate, flexible earnings opportunity for hundreds of thousands of shoppers across North America. The company partners with more than 400 retailers and delivers from more than 25,000 stores across more than 5,500 cities in North America. Today, Instacart is accessible to more than 85% of households in the U.S. and more than 70% of households in Canada.

We believe that great people are the ingredients for success. We like to think that we are like a potluck—everyone brings something new, different and flavorful to the table. We believe that just as meals are best shared together, success is best shared together. Our mix of thoughtful, inventive and neighborly employees work together to deliver our common goal: to create a world where everyone has access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. If this resonates with you, then Instacart just might be the place for you.