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Head, HR Business Partner

Company: Amylyx Pharmaceuticals
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

With recent approvals in the US and Canada Amylyx Pharmaceuticals is launching a new drug for the treatment of adults with ALS.
If you are looking for a place where your work can have a deeper impact than you ever imagined and where you can be true to yourself - Amylyx is the place for you!
At Amylyx, we're bringing together talented people like you who are committed to solving for humanity's most devastating diseases, including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Alzheimer's disease, and others-all in a uniquely supportive, respectful environment that rewards innovative thinking, committed teamwork, and boundless curiosity.
Rediscover your purpose and reimagine your career at a company whose founders, mission, and culture are unlike any other in life sciences-in all the best ways.
We provide a competitive employee benefits package including stock options and RSUs; flexible work options including hybrid and remote; discretionary time-off; comprehensive healthcare, including dental and vision coverage; and retirement savings benefits.
Position Summary
As a member of Amylyx's HR Team, the HR Business Partner will execute talent management strategies and programs to support a growing, dynamic learning culture, strategies for employee growth and development aligned with our non-hierarchical organization structure. This person will report into the Head, Talent and HR Business Partnering.
As a strategic consultative partner with a roll-up-your-sleeves approach, you will focus on partnering with areas of the business to drive the business strategy, utilizing talent insights to drive business outcomes as we address global, regional, and local needs in an enterprise-wide, scalable manner. Working collaboratively across the organization, you will partner with HR colleagues and the business to define talent gaps, propose, and deliver solutions that drive the continued improvement of managerial practices in such areas as employee communications, employee development and performance management. You will also participate in company-wide initiatives that drive engagement, and support individual and team performance while strengthening our culture and community. As Amylyx expands globally, you will collaborate with HR colleagues to develop strategies and share best practices.
Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the creation and execution of forward-thinking strategies, talent practices and deliver plans based on HR expertise, and an in-depth understanding of the business, while remaining focused on building a culture company.
  • Partner with Head, Talent and HR Business Partneringand HR Leaders to identify, communicate and deliver proactive strategies and programs that retain and engage employees
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition team to develop the workforce planning process and provide insights.
  • Leverage the company's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative, focusing on continued building and fostering of an inclusive environment.
  • Act as a trusted advisor to and maintain the pulse of the entire employee population, advising on opportunities/risks to employee engagement, potential performance level impacts, and employee relations issues
  • Partner with Head, Talent and HR Business Partnering and Head, Learning and Organization Development to drive alignment with total rewards and organization development requirements.
  • Continue to evolve Amylyx's performance management initiative, ensuring continuous feedback and learning, and optimal performance of all employees. Provide ongoing direct and actionable performance coaching and feedback to the organization's leaders.
    Requirements
    • A minimum of 15 years broad and progressive HR experience, with a blend of business partnering and talent management including employee growth and development, employee engagement and performance management in a transformational environment is required.
    • Experience in the biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical and/or other technology industry supporting high growth organizations is desired. Global experience a plus.
    • Champions and models company culture and values, while embracing regional and cultural differences in working style. Leads with openness and curiosity, fostering inclusion across work and partnerships.
    • Demonstrated ability to be flexible, deal with ambiguity, and comfortable operating in an evolving matrix environment is required.
    • Ability to build long-term, trusted relationships with colleagues across the organization; bringing a strong collaborate style is required.
    • Proven track record of forging positive consultative relationships with all levels
    • Ability to think strategically while operating in a hands-on approach is required. Familiar with approaches needed to get things done in a collaborative and fast-paced environment.
      COVID-19 Vaccination Policy: Candidates should be aware that Amylyx's current COVID-19 policy requires that all newly hired US-based employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their employment start date. Amylyx may amend its COVID-19 policy going forward, including, but not limited to, requiring booster vaccinations. Amylyx is an equal opportunity employer. As required pursuant to federal, state, and local law, Amylyx will provide a reasonable accommodation to the vaccination requirement where vaccination is not a requirement of the role for which the employee is being hired and is not an undue hardship to the company.
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      Amylyx is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical matters), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Accommodations are available for candidates who require them in our selection process. If you need an accommodation, please let your Amylyx Talent Acquisition contact know.

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