Contract – HR Business Partner

South San Francisco, CA
Jul 21, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


Position Summary:

As part of a fully integrated HR team, accountable to designated functional areas as a Lead HR Business Partner providing both strategic expertise and operational execution support while also focusing on talent development strategy and execution efforts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

HR Business Partner Responsibilities (70%)

  • Serves as an advisor to business leaders on identification of long term organizational and people capabilities required to execute it the business strategy; translates workforce needs into short-term hiring and development plans; works within HR and the business to ensure execution against the plans and achievement of desired outcomes
  • Supports leaders in building a strong leadership pipeline across GBT functions by partnering on processes to identify top talent, creation of development plans for key talent; champions talent development solutions across the business
  • Provides subject matter expertise on organizational effectiveness and change management; partnering with leaders to ensure that actions and plans are aligned with the desired company culture
  • Serves as a coach to both first line people leaders and department leaders on employee engagement, performance management, employee development, competency/capability development, rewards & recognition, hiring, employee relations, and leader effectiveness
  • Serves as a voice of the customer by providing perspective into new reward and recognition programs, talent development solutions, recruiting priorities & processes, HR practices and policies

Talent Development Responsibilities (30%)

  • Contributes the design, philosophy and execution for the corporate wide talent development programs including the performance management and objective setting process and the leadership, team and career development programs
  • Creates solutions and simple resources for teams to achieve optimal performance through team effectiveness in alignment with GBT's culture
  • Contributing to or leading organizational effectiveness/talent development programs that are aligned with the current business needs and long-range organizational objectives including formal and informal learning systems/programs, mentoring programs, team effectiveness, high-potential talent management, etc.
  • Ensures a strong pipeline of talent for GBT by executing processes to identify high potentials and partnering with HR and business leaders to align development plans to future business needs
  • Keeps current on external trends, developments, or activities that could impact talent, organizational effectiveness, culture and leadership development


  • BA/BS required
  • 9-14 years of HR experience in HR roles of increasing responsibility; including at least 5 years of experience in HR Business Partnering
  • Strong experience in integrating culture into people processes and programs
  • Solid understanding and experience in employee relations; including how to effectively partner with internal and external employment law counsel
  • Experience in a rapidly growing organization with responsibility for creating solutions and processes where none had existed previously