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Director, People Operations

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Date: Jun 16, 2021

Location: San Francisco, US

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from movie theaters to smartphones. We continue to revolutionize how people create, deliver, and enjoy entertainment worldwide. To do that, we need the absolute best talent. We’re big enough to give you all the resources you need, and small enough so you can make a real difference and earn recognition for your work. We offer a collegial culture, challenging projects, and excellent compensation and benefits.



We are looking for a leader to continue innovating our global People Operations function and enable the success of our People Function overall. This position will own, strengthen, and iterate the strategy and implementation of key talent and employee processes, programs, and policies that optimize the employee lifecycle. This is a critical role in achieving and delivering spectacular employee experience and execution excellence from end to end that enables the company to attract, engage, and retain our employees. 


Key Responsibilities


  • Provide leadership in expanding people services and operations in US, EMEA, and APAC
  • Continue driving and creating great employee experiences across key employee lifecycle
  • Continuous connections to cross-functional stakeholders
  • Continue building out knowledge base and sharing in achieving manager/employee self service
  • Designing future service delivery model (global design/delivery alignment) such as in the view of the technology and experiment with how it might be able to bring to a different service experience
  • Project leadership on larger cross-functional initiatives and instill the project management discipline into the DNA of the Ops team. 
  • Use of metrics for insights for continuous improvements
  • Leader in risk management and HR policies/practices
  • Team development and career pathing





  • Global mindset/outreach
  • Strong leadership competency
  • Stakeholder engagement/customer service orientation
  • Holistic view of making connections
  • Change management
  • Project management/excellence
  • Team building/foster belonging
  • Understanding of external landscape
  • Compliance and policy




  • 10-15 years of global HR/People operations experience.
  • Experience in building cross-functional partnerships and influencing stakeholders across different functions
  • Expert in HR practices/processes and broad knowledge of the various functional areas within a People organization
  • Comfortable in both strategy and execution
  • Strong with process improvement and project management
  • Experienced in people management with passion for people development and growth



Dolby will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code, Article 49, and Administrative Code, Article 12


Equal Employment Opportunity:
Dolby is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our success depends on the combined skills and talents of all our employees. We are committed to making employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, family status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland