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Director/Senior Director, Talent Acquisition

Company: Mersana Therapeutics
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Mersana Therapeutics is looking for a senior Talent Acquisition Leader to join our team. This role will serve as the head of Talent Acquisition supporting all recruitment initiatives across Mersana, focused on establishing an operationally sound TA team as we grow and evolve as an organization. The ideal candidate is committed to fostering a patient-centric culture, can partner effectively with various functional leaders and cross-functional teams, and can adapt and thrive in a fast-paced environment.Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the Talent Acquisition function at Mersana.
  • Ensure that the Talent Acquisition organization establishes processes and procedures to ensure a smooth experience for the internal HR team, candidates, and hiring managers.
  • Partner with senior leaders to develop proactive organizational staffing strategies to recruit and retain top caliber talent in a high-performance environment.
  • Develop and execute a plan to deliver on the organization's short- and long-term growth objectives in service to our strategy.
  • Work with leadership, with input from the HRBPs, to develop talent acquisition and workforce plans that reflect current and future hiring needs and skill gaps.
  • Develop and deliver internal executive search capabilities.
  • Establish and enable best-in-class diversity hiring practices.
  • Partner with colleagues to establish a unique, effective, and culturally consistent talent brand to attract top tier talent to Mersana, with a focus on digital marketing and social media.
  • Provide meaningful, accurate, and business-oriented metrics and data that enable senior leaders to clearly understand the health and effectiveness of TA efforts.
  • Drive continuous process improvement and technology enhancements in collaboration with Total Rewards to enhance the candidate and hiring manager experience.
  • Participate in HR Leadership Team and contribute to the creation and execution of the company wide people and culture strategy.QualificationsYou will have:
    • 10+ years broad and progressive human resources experience including direct involvement with senior business executives in high-growth environments in organizations recognized for best practices in HR. Must have depth of HR experience with exposure to best-in-class HR practices.
    • Experience in implementing a TA system (ie. Workday), a plus.
    • Extensive experience supporting Talent Acquisition and/or Business Partnering in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry, supporting Research and/or Development organizations.
    • A demonstrated ability to design and integrate successful business solutions.
    • Experience working in highly cross functional and integrated business models.
    • Experience building and enabling high-performance teams.Position is eligible for bonus, option awards and benefits including medical, dental and life insurance, 401(k) participation, vacation and paid holidays.Successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.Mersana Therapeutics, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Mersana Therapeutics, Cambridge , Director/Senior Director, Talent Acquisition, Executive , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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