Senior HR Manager / Senior HRBP

South San Francisco, California, United States
Oct 16, 2020
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Thank you for your interest in a career at Senti Biosciences. We are passionate about developing cell therapies with the ability to outsmart cancer and other complex diseases. We find purpose and meaning in knowing that our efforts will soon improve the lives of patients and their families. With science as our foundation and empathy as our key guiding principle, colleagues become friends, managers become mentors, and with time, cancer becomes history.

Senti Bio is seeking a Senior HR Business Partner to provide strategic expertise and operational execution support for team leads. This role will focus on the day to day operations of our People Operations group, provide HR strategic advice, coaching, counsel and problem-solving support. This role has no direct supervisory responsibilities at this time but does serve as a coach and mentor for employees of the company.

    • Work closely with the Head of People to drive strategy and evaluate organizational needs
    • Serve as an advisor to team leads on strategizing long term organizational and workforce needs required to successfully execute the business strategy
    • Educate and support leaders with people tools and processes (performance management, succession planning, training, etc.) that drive sustainability of the business
    • Provide HR coaching to all levels of people leaders on employee engagement, performance management, rewards and recognition, and training and development of teams
    • Coordinate with other HR team members to manage and address employee relations issues
    • Stay current with external trends, developments, and activities in HR and the biotech industry
    • Help manage PEO relationship with Insperity

    • Bachelor's degree required. Preferably in organizational psychology, human resource management, business, communications, or related field
    • Minimum of 8 years of experience in HR roles of increasing responsibility, involving resolving complex employee relations issues
    • Experience & confidence partnering with employees of varying levels including senior executives
    • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws
    • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential or ability to obtain certification within one year of employment

Preferred Qualifications
    • Experience in the biotechnology, healthcare, pharmaceutical and/or life sciences industries
    • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential or equivalent certification from accredited/professionally recognized programs

Other Required Skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply the appropriate sections of applicable laws, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, and policies
    • Ability to acquire a thorough understanding of the organization's hierarchy, jobs, qualifications, compensation practices, and the administrative practices related to those factors
    • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

Salary & Benefits
    • Competitive compensation package and title commensurate with qualifications and experience in the South San Francisco Biotech market including:

    • - Generous 401k instant-vesting employer match

      - Healthy snacks and daily lunch program

      - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability benefits

      - EAP, Concierge Service, Recognition Awards and Career Development Opportunities
    • Significant career growth opportunity as the company develops

Senti Bio is the next generation therapeutics company that designs gene circuits and programs cells for tremendous therapeutic value. Our mission is to engineer an entirely new class of medicine that will transform people's lives by curing the most challenging diseases. We are proud to count NEA, 8VC, Amgen Ventures, Pear Ventures, Lux Capital, Menlo Ventures, Allen & Company, Nest.Bio , Omega Funds, Goodman Capital, and LifeForce Capital among their investors. Senti Bio is based in South San Francisco, CA, USA.