Director/ Sr. Director, Human Resources Business Partner (R&D, Medical Affairs)

Brisbane, CA
Jun 15, 2022
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Myovant Sciences aspires to be the leading healthcare company focused on innovative treatments for women’s health and prostate cancer designed to improve the lives of millions.  We are on a mission to redefine care for women and for men through purpose-driven science, empowering medicines, and transformative advocacy.  We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic individuals who share our excitement for this mission.

Summary Description

We are currently seeking a dynamic, highly motivated, and experienced individual for the position of Director/ Sr. Director, Human Resources Business Partner (R&D) located at our Brisbane office or remote.  This role will be the strategic business partner to functional client groups (R&D, Medical Affairs), influencing the overall people strategy and ensuring effective execution of HR responsibilities.  

The Director/Sr. Director, HRBP (R&D) is an integral member of the HR leadership team and will be a trusted partner supporting R&D, Medical Affairs business functions. This role will be instrumental in shaping our culture, supporting our business strategies, and developing our talent pipeline. Be the ambassador of the HR organization to represent the services and resources available to the business and help lead the collective reputation of the HR organization. The Director/Sr. Director, HRBP (R&D) will also be a trusted advisor to executives, managers, and employees on organizational and people related issues, including but not limited to workforce planning, organizational design and effectiveness, employee engagement, employee relations, and performance management, to promote and maintain Myovant’s collaborative and mission driven culture. Key to this will also be the ability to quickly develop trusted relationships with people at all levels within the organization as well as within the HR team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and cultivate strong partnerships with senior leaders to offer thought leadership on organizational and people-related strategy and execution to ensure a high-performing and engaged workforce.
  • Advise, guide and coach leaders at all levels within Myovant to navigate the complexities of managing teams, performance management, managing career development, developing a high-performance culture, managing employee relations issues and providing conflict resolution strategies, etc. Provide candid feedback about talent moves, gaps, promotions, and growth opportunities.
  • Acts as the lead translator of business needs to the rest of the HR team to help shape company-wide HR systems and solutions.
  • Collaborate with other HR functions (Talent Acquisition, HR Operations, Benefits, etc.) in the design and implementation of HR programs to attract, retain and promote a diverse and inclusive workforce.
  • Development and delivery of an effective communication strategy to improve the intent and execution of business results.

 Core Competencies

  • Lead with a global mindset and enterprise perspective, takes into consideration how decisions impact other parts of the organization/function, strives towards integrated solutions to maximize impact on business.
  • Thrive at dealing with high level of ambiguity and complexity, highly adaptable to different situations and agile in response, guides/supports the team/function in time of change.
  • Connect across the company to build strong relationships with functional partners.
  • Keen insight and understanding of business objectives with the ability to translate those objectives into HR priorities.
  • Is a champion, coach and mentor for the development of others.
  • Thought leader with track record to formulate and integrate functional strategies with corporate objectives and translate them into actionable deliverables.
  • High degree of organizational awareness, ability to connect the dots to understand all the interdependency and big picture.

 REQUIREMENTS (Education and Experience)

  • Bachelor of Science/ Bachelor of Arts in a relevant scientific discipline
  • 12+years of in-depth experience in a Business Partner role.  Experience in all facets of HR (staffing, business partner, employee relations, compensation, benefits).
  • 5+ year professional experience in employee development, coaching, team alignment, and organizational development practices within complex business and high growth environment
  • Prior experience supporting a R&D function is a plus
  • PHR or SPHR certification is a plus
  • Extensive experience influencing business leaders individually and collectively. Must be comfortable to propose solutions others are reluctant to address, act in the face of resistance and advocate for the best interests of the organization.
  • A strategic mindset but can also focus on tactical and operational issues. Must be comfortable rolling up your sleeves to get things done and the next moment being part of deeply complex strategic discussions.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and independently determine and take appropriate action within defined HR policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrable skills in business insight, collaborating, analysis, project management, communication, presentation, negotiation, conflict management and problem solving.
  • Must be very detail oriented and have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities, effective time management skills, pro-active approach, results and solutions oriented.
  • Solid communication and relationship building skills; Connects with people and flexes style accordingly.

The well-being and safety of our employees is our top priority.  Myovant Sciences requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment regardless of location of role (field-based, fully remote or site-based).  Fully vaccination is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered.  If you are unable to be vaccinated, you will have an opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation consistent with applicable laws.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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