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Senior Manager, Human Resources

Company: Syros Pharmaceuticals
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

The Senior Manager, Human Resources will be a key member of a dynamic HR team. You are a HR professional who values human connection, is technologically adept, embraces big challenges and recognizes the benefits of a collaborative team. You will use your technology acumen and generalist experience to partner with one or more functional areas, enhance our HR solutions, run our benefits and compensation processes, and ensure compliance to drive excellence across our organization. Key ResponsibilitiesIntegrating with our innovative HR department, this individual will be responsible for managing Human Resources processes including benefits and leave management, non-executive compensation; compliance and administration of Syros' HRIS and other HR technology solutions. They should integrate with a high expectation for integrity, ensuring decisions reflect values and commitment of the Company.As an HR Business Partner, rely on your generalist experience and your employee relations skills to build relationships while supporting your functional areas.

  • Become familiar with the organizational structure and individual nuances of the team
  • Effectively communicate organizational change and anticipate future needs
  • With functional leadership propose and/or implement solutions for development and interpersonal concerns
  • Introduce tools and programs to empower employees to do their best workWork alongside the Associate Director, HR (Talent, Learning and Development) on several initiatives.
    • Build compelling offers for incoming Syrosians
    • Support annual business planning and make recommendations for improvements
    • Review and administer Syros' compensation program to include bonus programs and pay equity; make recommendations to the leadership that improve the Company's compensation policies, procedures and practicesCompensation & Benefits
      • Participate in and review annual benchmarking surveys and industry studies to ensure equitable and competitive pay practices
      • Conduct semi-annual pay alignment analysis
      • Prepare background reports for Board Compensation Committee Meetings
      • Manage employee benefits programs such as medical, dental, vision plans; 401(k) plan; life insurance plans; leave and disability programs; and wellness program
      • Ensure Syros benefits remain competitive by benchmarking Company benefits with market
      • Coordinate with insurance carriers and other administrative agencies outside the company to effect approved changes in benefits programs. Ensure prompt and accurate compliance.
      • Prepare, with legal consultation, benefits documentation, such as original and amended plan documents, benefit agreements and insurance policies
      • Coordinate and administer leave policies to ensure complianceReporting & Compliance
        • Develop, communicate, and enforce controls and procedures to ensure Syros' compliance with applicable laws and regulations, including: Employee Retirement Income Security Act and the Affordable Care Act. Prepare/review prepared reports and filings required by law to be filed with federal and state agencies, such as Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor, insurance commissioners, and other regulatory agencies
        • Develop reporting and/or dashboards that deliver meaningful analytics to the HR team and key business stakeholders to effectively evaluate organizational key metrics, including leadership, DE&I committee leadership, auditors, etc.
        • Lead the annual review and update of Syros' employee handbookHR Systems
          • Ensure HR technology platforms are being used in a manner that drives value
          • Act as lead contact and administrator for Syros Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
          • Maintain HR content on Syros intranet (SharePoint based)
          • Responsible for managing HR Systems budget
          • Propose and project manage roll-out of new components to HRIS, career pathways software and intranetSuccess Factors
            • Excellent oral and written communication skills
            • Keen attention to detail and strong organizational skills
            • Project management skills and principles, including scope, schedule, and resource management
            • A sense of urgency and an ability to anticipate and respond quickly to emerging information
            • Excellent analytical skills with ability to identify and implement process improvements
            • Ability to create collaborative partnerships based on trust, confidence and respect throughout the organization
            • Enthusiasm for developing and executing plans that will improve efficiencies and honor outcomes
            • Proactively, resourcefully, creatively, and enthusiastically solves problems
            • Acts with integrity and respect at all timesMinimum Qualifications
              • At least 5 years of experience in the HR discipline as a generalist, with a minimum of 2 years in Compensation
              • Prior experience supporting regulatory requirements in a public life sciences company
              • Emotionally intelligent with the ability to maintain balanced emotions in all situations
              • Adaptable, flexible and willing to be open minded to alternative options/ideas
              • Comfortable moving between tactile and hands-on work with project management responsibilities
              • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
              • Proven track record of successful system implementation with organizational adoption
              • Technical agility and experience with multiple platforms including ADP WorkforceNow; SharePoint; E*TradeFinally, the candidate will need to embrace our values:As one team, strengthened by our diversity, we:
                • Value each day of patients' lives
                • Operate with integrity and respect
                • Inspire excellence in all
                • Communicate transparently
                • Embrace big challengesEEO Statement.Syros Pharmaceuticals Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer. All Syros recruiting is conducted in a fair and non-discriminatory manner without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.Raise Diversity. Elevate Equity. Amplify Inclusion.---The Syros Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee invites you to envision your next role in a community where each and every one is empowered to be their best authentic self. Operating with compassion, humility, advocacy, kindness, respect, and awareness, the DEI committee meets regularly to uphold our commitment to an inclusive and welcoming workplace. We believe the unique talents, backgrounds and perspectives of each Syrosian strengthens our coordinated expression, making our company stronger and helping us to achieve our mission of developing medicines to transform patients' lives. ---We are not currently seeking third party assistance with this position. For Colorado residents: In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, please reach out to out to careers@syros.com for Colorado salary range details for this position. Someone from our HR team will reply back to you within 48 hours with Colorado salary details for this role.

Keywords: Syros Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge , Senior Manager, Human Resources, Human Resources , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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