Corporate Human Resources Manager

The highly motivated and service-minded candidate will be responsible for all HR activities of the company from recruitment & retention to compliance & benefits coordination. Additional responsibilities include overseeing & managing H1-B immigration, multi-state employee & remote workers, and international worker issues. The ideal individual will have 5+ years of experience in human resources and the biotech/pharmaceutical science industry.

This position reports directly to CFO and works with top divisional management.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for collaboration and consultation with senior C-Suite and Division management on HR and Employee Relations (ER) aspects of operations and business strategy, including design and achievement of workforce management and workforce development objectives
  • Collaborates with management on talent development initiatives, recruitment and retention programs, including inter-divisional staffing coordination; including development of resume repository
  • Coordination of international employee payroll and immigration issues including H1-B and outsourcing benefit compliance initiatives
  • Company-wide compensation and benefit analysis, including consulting on all facets of a comprehensive total compensation strategy including development and implementation of cost effective and competitive wages and benefits. Propose effective alternatives for attracting and retaining a high-performance work force.
  • Leader of personnel conflict management process throughout the business, including:
    • consulting
    • providing training
    • conducting investigations
    • according to circumstances, may provide guidance and recommendations, implementation and follow-up on conflict resolution strategies
  • Responsible for all facets of the performance management processes:
    • talent assessment and talent differentiation processes
    • work sampling and, if necessary, discipline and termination action
    • ensure all actions comply with positive leadership strategy, company policy and procedure, employment law and regulations.
  • Responsible for development and implementation of new/changed policies and procedures and compliance with changing employment law and regulations
  • Lead best practices, innovative solutions, and continuous improvement to subordinates and staff in the areas of:
    • recruitment
    • employment and labor law
    • employee relations
    • training
    • policy development and compliance
    • worker’s compensation
    • EEOC compliance and reporting
    • compensation
    • performance management
  • Responsible for investigating or supervising the investigation of legal claims in consultation with counsel
  • Responsible for consulting with senior management on all facets of the development and implementation of cost effective and competitive benefits plans, propose effective alternatives which support Company and HR strategy for attracting and retaining high performance work force
  • Coordination of training and education programs to assist with training compliance and advancement and group events

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a progressive Human Resources career within a related industry, advanced degree in a related field and/or MBA is a plus, not a requirement
  • 5+ years of increasing experience & responsibility, including prior human resource leadership/management
  • Ability to organize & multi-task
  • Personable-consultant style and broad knowledge base
  • Possesses good judgment & wisdom
  • Hands on, pro-active approach with a strong work ethic & sense of urgency
  • Strong business acumen & ability to contribute to business strategy and operations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including:
    • ability to effectively coach leaders
    • build relationships
    • leverage resources across the organization
  • Ability to successfully centralize & integrate processes
  • Strong analytical & problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills
  • Strong HR Generalist


  • Competitive base salary + merit-based bonus and options.


  • Some travel may be required for conference and to meet needs of divisions in New York and North Carolina