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Head of Human Resources (Director)

  • Location: Boston

Posted 23 days ago

  • Contact: Landon Imran
  • Contact Email: l.imran@sciproglobal.com
  • Contact Phone: 646-540-1039
  • Expiry Date: 08 October 2022

​SciPro Global has partnered with an exciting biotech startup in Woburn looking to hire a head of Human Resources.

Position Summary:

The Head of Human Resources will work to bring a disruptive technology to market, playing a key role in a multidisciplinary team. The Human Resources Director will plan, lead, direct, develop and coordinate the policies, activities, and staff of the Human Resources (HR) department, ensuring legal compliance and implementation of the organizations mission and talent strategy.

As the Head of Human Resources, you will:

  • Develop and implement an HR plan that aligns with the overall mission and strategy of the organization, resulting in innovative, best practices and policies that will service the full range of the company’s HR needs to help build a high-performing culture of success, accountability, transparency and collaboration.

  • Act as a strategic partner to all members of the LT and provide insightful, innovative thinking and problem solving on critical HR issues.

  • Oversee development of HR operations, systems and processes that will scale to support the organization as the company grows and improve operational and organizational effectiveness.

  • Advise on people programs and processes to enhance talent attraction, retention, development, and succession.

  • Partner closely with Finance in overseeing organizational headcount budget, people related costs and departmental budget.

  • Develop and implement onboarding and offboarding programs.

  • Create and implement training and organizational development programs to support opportunities for continuous learning and development.

  • Partner with legal counsel as required to ensure compliance requirements are met to mitigate organizational risks.

  • Ensure layering of equity into the lifecycle of talent management: recruitment and retention of diverse candidates and staff; organization engagement and performance management that is inclusive and equitable; training and development; succession planning; and compensation and benefits, all of which are also inclusive and equitable.

  • Coach and counsel LT in developing themselves and their teams to achieve improved performance and engagement.

  • Counsel, coach and guide managers and staff in addressing concerns and complaints to assure fair and equitable treatment while ensuring compliance with local labor regulations and practices.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree or MBA preferred. Certifications in HR helpful (SPHR, GPHR).

  • 6+ years of progressive leadership experience in HR leadership positions, ideally in a biotech or startup environment. Previous experience supporting R&D organizations is a bonus.

  • Business minded with deep knowledge of HR functions and experience in HR strategy development and execution.

  • Successful track record scaling an organization by developing, implementing, and driving HR best practices.

  • Broad knowledge of state and federal legal compliance requirements.

  • Working knowledge of benefits, 401k, compensation and other operational HR matters.

  • General business and financial acumen with the ability to develop and utilize HR data and metrics as they relate to and impact business areas in Finance, Legal, IT, payroll, and administration.

  • Excellent communications skills - written, verbal and interpersonal - and an ability to tailor communication style to diverse audiences.

  • Strong coaching, consulting and facilitation skills.

Who you are:

  • Results-driven, agile, change agent with the commitment and confidence to assume a leadership role in an evolving complex environment.

  • Bring a strategic mindset but have the ability to be an individual contributor.

  • Someone who thrives in a start-up environment and have a roll-up your sleeves attitude to achieve desired results.

  • Have unquestionable personal integrity, fairness and credibility necessary to gain the trust and commitment of individuals at all levels of the organization.

  • Demonstrate success at cultivating strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and creating partnerships at all levels within the organization to achieve results.

  • Empathetic and engaging individual, who listens well, is responsive, solutions focused and results oriented.

  • Passionate about the mission of the company, enthused by the challenges confronting the organization, and dedicated to achieving its goal.

If you are interested, please apply ASAP or drop me an email at l.imran@sciproglobal.com or call (646) 540-1039