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Sr. Director, Human Resources Business Partner, Technology Hub

Company: BioSpace, Inc.
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details
The Role:
Moderna is expanding our footprint to Seattle to further our mission of delivering the greatest possible impact to people through mRNA medicines! Our new technology hub in Seattle will focus on software product development for our Commercial, Data & Machine Learning, Cloud Infrastructure, Security, and Engineering Excellence (dev tools) products and platforms.
To help support this rapid build and stand up, we are searching for an experienced and innovative HR Business Partner to spearhead the talent and organizational strategy for this new Moderna Technology Hub. This is an exciting opportunity to join and support the growth of our technology capabilities and establish Modernas presence in Seattle and the companys expansion into the West Coast. This is one of the most critical and strategic business undertakings for Moderna in the upcoming year. Enjoying autonomy and leading the HR chapter while supporting a full spectrum of activities across the employee lifecycle this broad HR Business Partner role is operating in a greenfield/start-up and rapidly expanding environment underpinned by anticipated significant company growth.
It is a visible and high-impact role, key to supporting the strategic talent acquisition and onboarding of consecutive team members and mission-critical talent, while providing HR governance and alignment of the talent strategy with Modernas expansion goals. This role will serve as an extension of headquarters in Cambridge, MA, acting as a trusted advisor and partner to both the CHRO and CIO, assessing organizational and people needs, driving the HR function with vision and energy, leveraging best practice tools and pragmatic approaches for optimum business results. This role will also serve as the key leader within the Seattle office throughout the build stages.
This role will be based in our SLU-area Seattle office and offers flexibility to work anywhere 30% of the time. Candidates must be based in, or willing to relocate to, the greater Seattle area. Given our high level of collaboration and fast pace, this role is not able to be remote. In addition, this role will travel to the east coast occasionally in order to collaborate with the Cambridge-based team.
Heres What Youll Do:

  • Provide strategic direction to key functions and management in the areas of organizational effectiveness and development, coaching and talent management
  • Work with leaders to build a strong organization and operating models for the assigned function within Digital
  • Serve as a key leader on the ground in Seattle, helping to build, own and drive culture across the local organization
  • Build a high performing organization leveraging HR best practices
  • Engage cross-functionally and assist staff at many levels in optimizing the performance of their teams and resolving issues
  • Contribute to creating solutions in such areas as employment, employee communication, talent and career development, employee relations, compensation, benefits, and HRIS delivery
  • Support continued growth and infrastructure by helping to identify talent gaps and development areas across the Technology Hub and other areas as the business grows
  • Provide day-to-day, on the ground support to employees and managers regarding HR practices, HRIS systems, employee relations, development etc.
  • Ensure system workflows and communication are efficiently executed across key functions
  • Support VP, HRBP and broader HR function on key projects and initiatives as well as day-to-day tasks Heres What Youll Bring to the Table:
    • Bachelor's degree and 15+ years progressive Human Resources experience required
    • Experience leading or participating in enterprise wide initiatives in a fast growth environment is required, including skill in partnering with other members of the HR team
    • Ability to form strong partnerships and trust with employees regardless of level
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and collaborate effectively in a dynamic, cross-functional matrix environment.
    • Outstanding communication skills (verbal and written).
    • A natural ability to be organized in how you think, communicate and conduct your work
    • A desire to be part of a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless, Curious, and Collaborative. Under Washington State law, Moderna is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the salary range for the jobs covered by this description. Base compensation for these positions in Washington State range from $182,000 to 327,500. Actual salary determinations will take into account factors such as work location, prior education and experience, job-related knowledge, and demonstrated skills. Compensation decisions are made on the facts and circumstances of each case.
      In addition to base compensation Moderna employees are eligible for a comprehensive incentive compensation package including an annual cash bonus, new hire equity and an annual refresh, 401(k) match, competitive and inclusive medical, dental, and vision coverage options, flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care, Life, LTD, and STD insurance, family leave offerings, including at least 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave, lifestyle spending account, adoption, surrogacy, and family-planning benefits, generous paid time off, including:
      • Vacation, sick time, and observed Company-wide holidays
      • Paid volunteer time to participate within your community
      • Discretionary winter holiday shut down
      • Paid 4-week sabbatical after 5 years, and every 3 years after Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:
        • Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
        • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
        • Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities
        • Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring
        • Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes
        • Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment
        • Adoption and family-planning benefits
        • Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community
        • Generous paid time off, including:
          Vacation, sick time and holidays
          Volunteer time to participate within your community
          Discretionary year-end shutdown
          Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter
        • Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
        • 401k match and Financial Planning tools
        • Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options
        • Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests
        • Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
        • Location-specific perks and extras!
          About Moderna
          In over 10 years since its inception, Moderna has transformed from a research-stage company advancing programs in the field of messenger RNA (mRNA), to an enterprise with a diverse clinical portfolio of vaccines and therapeutics across seven modalities, a broad intellectual property portfolio in areas including mRNA and lipid nanoparticle formulation, and an integrated manufacturing plant that allows for rapid clinical and commercial production at scale. Moderna maintains alliances with a broad range of domestic and overseas government and commercial collaborators, which has allowed for the pursuit of both groundbreaking science and rapid scaling of manufacturing. Most recently, Moderna's capabilities have come together to allow the authorized use and approval of one of the earliest and most effective vaccines against the COVID-19 pandemic.
          Moderna's mRNA platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, and has allowed the development of therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases, cardiovascular diseases and autoimmune diseases. Moderna has been named a top biopharmaceutical employer by Science for the past seven years. To learn more, visit
          Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.
          Moderna is a place where everyone can grow. If you meet the Basic Qualifications for the role and you would be excited to contribute to our mission every day, please apply!
          Moderna is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.
          Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry or citizenship, ethnicity, disability, military or protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, or any other personal characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.
          Belonging, Inclusion, and Diversity are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society. Were focused on attracting, retaining, developing, and advancing our employees and believe that by cultivating diverse experiences, backgrounds, and ideas, we can provide an environment where every employee is able to contribute their best.
          Moderna is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants with disabilities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the Talent Acquisition Partner or contact the Accommodations team at (EEO/AAP Employer)

Keywords: BioSpace, Inc., Seattle , Sr. Director, Human Resources Business Partner, Technology Hub, IT / Software / Systems , Seattle, Washington

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