About Canoo

If you're intrigued by the dream of working alongside the smartest & most revolutionary designers and engineers in the EV space, Canoo just may be the place for you. Are you a person who is irked by the status quo? Do you derive personal satisfaction from doing something you've never done before, and seeing that work actually put into production? Here at Canoo, every day is vastly different from the one before it, as we're moving swiftly toward our goal of changing the way the world looks at Urban Mobility. We’re a well-funded start-up, led by the who's who of EV business leaders, whose passion brought them together on this special mission. We're diligently preparing for our first vehicle launch and looking for deeply experienced and passionate talent, who are not just looking for a “job," but rather are driven to raise the bar and create new benchmarks within the global EV industry. Read on...

Job Purpose:
We're staffing up to support our awesome employees and lay foundations to further scale the business! Our small but mighty HR team continues to cultivate an amazing culture and world class employee experience. If you have a progressive mindset about HR being a true business partner, and not the policy police, then we should talk. We're adding an HRBP who has been exposed to scaling a company, creating a best in class employee experience and solving startup challenges in a very meaningful way!

As a key member of the HR team, you will ensure continuous growth and success of a high performance culture by creating programs and initiatives around new hire orientation, training and development, performance management, diversity, comp/benefits, employee relations, culture/engagement, systems and compliance.


  • Build relationships within all levels of the company to coach, guide and support
  • Partner with senior leaders and provide guidance in the following areas: career planning, performance management, compensation and benefits, compliance, employee relations, learning and development, and recognition programs
  • Collaborate with the Recruiting team to develop initiatives, programs and processes that support candidate experience, employee growth and employer brand
  • Navigate complex employee relations issues with an empathetic, solution-oriented approach
  • Analyze problems, create solutions, and build roadmaps where they don’t yet exist
  • Fully own and develop programs that support a progressive people strategy
  • Flex seamlessly between hands on operational and strategic work


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study
  • 5 - 7 years of HR experience, as a HRBP or Generalist, directly supporting senior leaders in a tech company
  • Ability to manage and resolve sensitive employee relations
  • Demonstrated flexibility and agility to work in a fast-paced environment
  • A strong work ethic with utmost integrity
  • A no problem, make it happen attitude - you get the work done, and with a smile
  • Organized and results oriented
  • Genuinely enjoy collaboration and are invested in individual and team success
  • Desire to make an impact
  • Comfortable with UltiPro and other HR systems

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Four months paid primary care giver leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Participation in the Employee Share Option Plan
  • Beautiful new facility in Torrance
  • Casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy
  • Work in a high-growth start up that will redefine urban mobility
  • A world-class team. Most of our leaders have their own Wikipedia page

EVelozcity Inc. is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, past or present military service or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.