HR Business Partner

  • 08.02.2021

Who We Are

Crunchyroll is the world’s most popular anime brand, connects anime and manga fans across 200+ countries and territories with 360-degree experiences. We’re an international business focused on creating both online and offline experiences for fans through content (licensed, co-produced, originals, distribution), merchandise, events, gaming, news, and more. Visit our About Us pages for more information about our collection of brands and companies.

Crunchyroll COVID-19 Hiring Status

Crunchyroll employees are currently working from home, and we are still conducting remote interviews and hiring during this time. This role is expected to start remotely, and we’ll work closely with you as we understand every person has unique circumstances.

Location: Chisinau

Our headquarters is located in downtown Chisinau, Moldova, where our group of cross-functional experts assembles to create experiences for Crunchyroll and VRV’s passionate communities.

About The Team:

At Crunchyroll, the People team in Moldova leads many efforts including partnering with managers across the organization on people management, policy and procedure development, employee records and information maintenance, as well as employee relations, advocating for employees, and keeping a pulse on morale and evolution of the company culture. We are a diverse group of individuals who are passionate about HR and its critical impact on an organization. Our broader People team consists of HR Business Partners, People/HR Operations, Recruiting, Workplace Operations, and Learning, Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement.

About You:

We are looking for a Human Resources Business Partner to join our team who will be responsible for aligning global business objectives with employees and management. HR Business Partner responsibilities will include aligning staff to strategic objectives, improving staff performance, supporting employee development, planning strategic HR initiatives, communicating role expectations, crafting succession plans, maintaining staff relations, running internships, updating and developing policies and guidelines, and leading all aspects of wellness and health initiatives. Your experience in human resources management will add value to the business, providing HR solutions, resolving personnel grievances, retaining the workforce, and supporting compliance with regulations. If you believe you possess the dedication, character, and skills to become part of our innovative team, we would like to hear from you.

5+ years of experience as HRBP or other related Lead positions;
Knowledge of Moldova Labour Legislation
Proven experience working in a tech company
Excellent administration and organizational skills
Exceptional attention to detail
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to develop trusting relationships and influence at all levels within the organization to achieve business results
Possess outstanding discretion when handling confidential or sensitive information
Exceptional advising, coaching, and facilitation skills 
Fluency in English, Romanian and Russian
Computer literacy and the ability to operate with Microsoft Office & G Suite products

A day in the life of our HR Business Partner:

Coordinating all HR initiatives with senior management for accurate implementation. Using collaborative processes to implement initiatives
Managing employee benefits programs and communicating with employees about benefits.
Coordinating legal and regulatory compliance in areas of employee and workplace policies.
Conducts meetings with managers.
Collaborate with line management, providing HR policy guidance and interpretation when appropriate.
Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs, and policies.
Provides performance management mentorship to line management
Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
Identifies training needs for business units and individual executive coaching needs.
Performs other related duties as assigned


Stay Healthy - Private health, dental, and vision insurance, including full insurance package for kids;
Take Time for You - Accrued PTO, sick days, social PTO, and flexible schedule;
Refuel - Catered meals, snacks & beverages;
Find Balance - On-site gym*, yoga & wellness classes, Employee Assistance Program;
Work hard, watch hard - Free premium access to Crunchyroll & Warner Media Screeners;
Level Up - Prepaid Udemy and LinkedIn Learning accounts, English and Romanian classes, professional development courses & conferences;
Press Play - Game nights, anime nights, online team buildings & celebrations;
That's not all - Referral bonus, Spot bonus, Employee morale budget, Utility compensation, Crunchyroll Store discount, & others.

*Due to changes in the workplace, benefits that are tied to the office are temporarily not available.

Questions about Crunchyroll's hiring process? Please check out our FAQ

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About Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll, the world’s most popular anime brand, connects anime and manga fans across 200+ countries and territories with 360-degree experiences. 

Fans have access to the largest collection of licensed anime through Crunchyroll, Anime Digital Network (in partnership with Citel, a subsidiary of Média-Participations), and Anime on Demand video streaming services, translated in multiple languages for viewers worldwide. Viewers can also access simulcasts — top series available immediately after Japanese broadcast. Crunchyroll's services also extend to licensing of theatrical, TV, home video, and consumer product rights. 

Fans engage further with events (including owned events Crunchyroll Expo, Anime Awards, Crunchyroll Movie Nights, KAZÉ Movie Nights), consumer products through eCommerce and retail partners (Crunchyroll, KAZÉ, AV Visionen), Crunchyroll Games, KAZÉ Games, and manga (KAZÉ Manga, Crunchyroll Manga app, Crunchyroll Manga Store).

Crunchyroll was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Los Angeles, Tokyo, Paris, Chisinau, Lausanne, and Berlin (AV Visionen). VRV (U.S.) and Eye See Movies (Germany) are also Crunchyroll brands.

Our Company Values

You’ll see these in action if we’re lucky enough to have you:

Embrace Originality - We’ve taken different paths to get here -- but we’re in it together to win in anime 
Fuel Passion - Understanding fandom makes us better at what we do
Champion Change - We’re agile and see change as an opportunity to lead by example
Hustle Intentionally - As fans of our fans, we always want to do more -- but we’re deliberate in our path
Elevate Anime - We’re showing the world how special anime is


Crunchyroll connects anime and manga fans across 200+ countries and territories through the content they love. Awarded a top Moldovan employer of the year in 2021, our growing team in Chișinău develops the product, design, engineering, and marketing that brings our community of passionate fans together. We code on the programming languages: JavaScript, Golang, Kotlin, Swift, Objective-C, TypeScript, JAVA, PHP, and BrightScript. Crunchyroll was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Los Angeles, Tokyo, Paris, Lausanne, Chisinau, and Berlin (AV Visionen).

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