Human Resources (HR) Director

Cambridge, MA

Posted: 09/18/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Human Resources Job Number: 174924

Are you looking to expand your Human Resources (HR) experience? A Biotech committed to developing life-changing treatments for severe neurological diseases seeks a Human Resources Director to join their bright and passionate team. Moreover, this is a tremendous prospect for an individual looking to join a vigorous environment and make an immediate impact. 

  • Build relationships with organizational leaders to understand evolving needs for critical HR programs Develop strong, real-time talent management system 
  • Provide frequent feedback on performance and opportunities to grow and learn
  • Act as coach and advisor to managers at all levels 
  • Enhance company communication vehicles across the organization - promoting culture, key learning, effective information sharing and skill building
  • Manage roll out of annual engagement survey and follow up with communication of results 
  • Design and implement key action plans to maintain positive results, improve in opportunity areas
  • Improve company communications on job requirements, career paths, recruiting, etc.
  • Develop short and long-term goals at each functional level
  • Design solutions which fit both broad organizational needs and functional-specific solutions
  • Work with team to design and share key metrics on organizational performance and employees, including talent management, talent acquisition, etc.

  • Bachelor’ s Degree
  • Prior HR experience in business partner roles
  • Generalist knowledge in employee relations, compensation, organizational development, training and talent acquisition
  • Biotech or Pharma industry involvement 
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Solid business acumen, with ability to analyze data, manage budgets and measure results and effectiveness of programs
  • Demonstrated experience building employee relations and employee development
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

  • Master’ s degree in a relevant field 
  • Experience working for a small company, start-up
  • 10 or more years of HR experience 
  • Strong relationship building and coaching skills 
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task, take initiative, work independently, and use creative problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, flexible, resourceful, organized, and collaborative

Job ID: 174924

Please note, our client is only considering local candidates currently. Thank you!

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With nearly 15 recruiters and staffing professionals specializing in contract, temp-to-perm and permanent HR roles in the Boston and New England areas, WinterWyman takes a consultative approach when recruiting for a full spectrum of Human Resources professionals from entry to senior level, including Recruiters, HR Administrators & Coordinators, Compensation and Benefits professionals, HRIS Administrators and Analysts, HR Generalists and HR Directors / Managers / Business Partners. While the majority of our positions are on a contract basis, we also work on many temp-to-perm and permanent positions. We take the time to assess fit before presenting any candidate with a role, and we thoroughly prepare you with tools, company information and pointers to help ensure success during the interview and beyond. Let us help you find your next opportunity.

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