Human Resources Manager – Cambridge, MA Site Lead

  • Company: Amgen
  • Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Posted: January 26, 2017
  • Reference ID: R-33238
The Amgen Massachusetts (AMA) Human Resources (HR) Site Lead & Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) for Drug Substance Technologies will be the HRBP for Amgen's Research and Development and Process Development site in Cambridge, MA. In addition, this position will also have functional HR Business Partner responsibility for the three hundred plus (300+) Drug Substance Technologies (DST) organization that has staff at six Amgen sites, including Singapore and Puerto Rico.
As the HR Site Lead in Cambridge, MA the HRBP will be a strategic partner to site leadership, managers and all levels of staff. The site HRBP will help deliver traditional HR aspects such as; onboarding, leadership development and training, coaching, rewards and recognition, and performance management, but also be involved with general site operational leadership, staff engagement and outreach activities within the Cambridge, MA scientific community aimed at helping staff and organizations reach their full potential. The HR Site Lead is a core member of the AMA Site Leadership team.
From a functional perspective, the HRBP will partner directly with the Vice President (VP) of Drug Substance also based in Cambridge, MA. The Business Partner manages all HR components for DST including headcount management, annual HR processes such as performance management and talent planning, roll out of corporate HR programs and drive strategic HR projects and actions.
Overall, this position provides the opportunity to develop solutions to a variety of complex HR problems in support of designated client groups in a fast-changing environment. This HRBP will use consulting skills to help clients achieve business objectives and increase the effectiveness of their organizations. They will also coach clients on a variety of HR and business-related issues to effect change in the organization. The mix of Site and Functional responsibility will provide the right candidate the opportunity to make a strategic impact across a high functioning scientific and engineering staff population.
Basic Qualifications
Doctorate degree
Master's degree and 2 years of Human Resources experience
Bachelor's degree and 4 years of Human Resources experience
Associate's degree and 10 years of Human Resources experience
High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Human Resources experience
Preferred Qualifications
MBA or other Master's degree with emphasis in such areas as organizational development, management, human resources development or physical sciences
5+ years of progressively complex/strategic HR experience for large global or multinational organization, including organization effectiveness, staff relations, compensation, staff development and recruitment
Strategic HR business partner experience or other client-facing experience
Strong project management skills
Demonstrated ability to craft innovative strategies and deliver pragmatic solutions
Strong analytical skills and understanding of how to use data to inform decisions
Ability to balance a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and competing demands
Self-directed, passionate about the work, and willing to take informed risks
Industry knowledge
Strong knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Word
Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.
Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.
Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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