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HR Business Partner

Job ID: BH346091

Category: HR Business Partner

Specialty: Human Resources

Associate Director, Sr HR BP

Direct hire

Lexington, MA or Berkeley, CA

Hours: 9-5

Company Information: Life Sciences, 250 employees

Interview Process: phone and video interviews

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 7+ years’ HR experience
  • Willingness to travel
  • Supervisor/management experience
  • Life sciences industry


  • Experience with a life science company that has commercial experience wor manufacturing

In this highly visible role, the Associate Director, Sr. HRBP will cultivate relationships with functional leadership and will provide counsel on a full range of HR business areas including talent acquisition, performance management, career development, employee relations, and organizational planning.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the business strategy by partnering with leadership to build organizational capabilities, optimize the organizational structure and build a culture of engagement and development as we prepare for our first commercial product launch
  • Partner with functional experts in compensation, talent management and talent acquisition to implement programs and processes that reward, develop, and identify talent
  • Partner with leadership team and create initiatives that promote a culture of learning and development and work with business leaders to establish development plans
  • Bring best practice and external perspectives to strategic and operational business discussions and people management decision-making
  • Develop and analyze data to guide business leaders in the execution of people strategies
  • Work closely with management and employees to maintain positive working relationships, build morale and engagement, and increase productivity and planning
  • Participate in the talent acquisition process by workforce planning, identifying top talent and developing managers’ candidate selection skills
  • Conduct effective, thorough, and objective HR investigations and make recommendations for resolution while driving a culture of trust and respect
  • Advise managers and employees on strategic and tactical matters and develop appropriate solutions to help advance the business.
  • Promote a culture of Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Human Resources, or related discipline.
  • 7-10 years related Human Resources management experience, preferably in the life sciences industry.
  • Strong understanding of Employment law in California and Massachusetts
  • Experience in biotech or life sciences organization, Commercial and/or Manufacturing experience strongly preferred
  • PHR/SPHR preferred
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal communication and influencing skills.
  • Willingness to travel approximately 20% to either MA or CA sites


The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Lexington, Massachusetts