Sr. Director, HR Business Partner

Brisbane, California, United States
Oct 23, 2020
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Being a part of MyoKardia means you are a pioneer at heart, a go getter, a part of something meaningful. We push the boundaries, embrace uncertainty and challenge conventional thinking to make the biggest impact on people's lives - because we believe that a better solution is out there. We roll up our sleeves and get to work on making things happen - when the outcome of our work changes lives, action is a moral must. Each of us has a hand in shaping the future of our company, our industry and people's lives because the passion in each and every one of us is what makes the difference. If you are someone who dares to explore the unknown; who takes action in the face of uncertainty; who is passionate and driven about making a real difference in people's lives... then you belong at MyoKardia.SUMMARY:The Senior Director, HR Business Partner will report to the Executive Director, Head of HR Business Partnering. This role will partner with members of the Executive Committee as well as leaders across the organization. This HR leader will contribute to formulating, streamlining, and implementing innovative competitive talent and people strategies to guide MyoKardia through a period of significant growth and change. These programs, aligned with MyoKardia's core values and business objectives, will foster the Company's unique character and ensure a culture of high-performance.


HR Business Partner:
  • Serve as a strategic business partner to Executive Committee member(s) and other senior leaders to develop a broad-based and transformational talent agenda to achieve MyoKardia's long term vision
  • Participate and contribute on organizational design and key talent decisions providing input on the immediate and longer term business needs
  • Support organizational change and development, influencing leaders to address complex organizational design issues to ensure business success
  • Partner with leaders to develop and execute best practices to promote talent management and employee engagement
  • Identify leading indicators of employee trends and be innovative in helping develop appropriate solutions

Organization Effectiveness:
  • Apply technical expertise (i.e., Organization Design, Workforce Planning, Change Management) knowledge of the business, and environment, and situation specific analysis in developing solutions to address organizational and people-related challenges

Organization Design & Development
  • Influence change and innovation that advance the business
  • Assess gaps between the desired state and current state of the business and influence the development and implementation of strategies to close the gaps
  • Leverage HR tools, metrics, and data to influence organization behavior and change

  • 12+ years of progressive HR experience as a strategic business partner
  • Biopharma industry experience and track record for partnering with senior executives; experience supporting Research executives preferred
  • BA or BS degree; advanced degree in Human Resources Management, Organizational Effectiveness, or MBA strongly preferred

  • Ability to act in alignment with our core values: Patients First; Passion for Science; Succeed Together; Imagine & Innovate; Lifelong Learning
  • Forward thinking, and strong capability in diagnosing problems and predicting outcomes
  • Proven successful track record and knowledge in organizational and employee development, performance management, employee relations, and change management
  • Extensive capacity to influence business leaders; organizational agility and savvy
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; proven experience articulating strategy related concepts to all audiences
  • Experience in developing and administrating employee benefits strongly preferred
  • Ability to shift priorities quickly, while maintaining a high degree of organization and control; superior ability to multi-task in a technical, fast moving environment
  • Proven success in team building, conflict resolution, and negotiation; ability to liaise and build consensus between management and staff
  • Adept at anticipating emerging human resources issues and designing and implementing strategies and tactics to address them