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Sr. Director, Human Resources

Company: TCR2 Therapeutics Inc.
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

At TCR Therapeutics Inc, our inclusive and diverse team is passionate about curing cancer. We are a clinical-stage immunotherapy company pioneering the development of novel T cell therapies. Our two lead cell product candidates are being studied in Phase 1/2 trials: TC-210 for solid tumors and TC-110 for hematological malignancies. Our research efforts focus on broadening our pipeline with a series of next-generation enhancements that may further improve clinical outcomes. We are headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts and have a clinical manufacturing facility in Stevenage, UK.

We are growing fast and need an experienced, innovative, and results-focused HR leader to drive a broad range of talent and organizational initiatives. You will report to our Chief People Officer and work closely with our executives, leaders, and HR colleagues to ensure talent is aligned to strategy to achieve business results. Key responsibilities include serving as an HR Business Partner for select functions, leading organizational design & effectiveness initiatives, and ensuring positive employee relations. We're looking for someone who can think strategically, build practically, and roll up their sleeves to get it done. If you thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment and are looking for a role where you're given ownership and accountability to get results and make an impact, we want to hear from you.


  • Drive business results by creating & implementing scalable human resource initiatives, strategically tailored to current and long-term business requirements.
  • Serve as a steward for our culture as we enter a period of hypergrowth; act as an influential advisor and change agent.
  • Partner with our leaders and managers to ensure people strategies, organizational structures, and operating models are aligned to achieve business results.
  • Ensure the business attracts, develops and retains high quality talent at all levels in a continuous pipeline to support the growth objectives, opportunities and strategies of the business.
  • Lead core people processes, including performance management process, development planning, talent reviews, and employee survey action planning, and employee relations.
  • Effectively coach leaders and managers and help build leader and manager capability throughout TCR2.
  • Help shape and build our HR function to effectively support our talent strategy in the short and long-term.
  • Act a consultant and advisor with evolving and significant understanding of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging to further our organizational learning and capability
  • Track, analyze, and report on key metrics, stay current on emerging trends, and generate actionable insights.


  • At least 10 years of relevant and progressive experience, preferably in biotech or a start-up environment.
  • Focused on delivering results, you understand the big picture and demonstrate excellent business acumen and judgement.
  • Capable of working across different levels, both tactically and strategically; rolling up sleeves to accomplish results and having the organizational fortitude to appropriately challenge the status quo.
  • You have a high level of emotional intelligence, are a natural leader, and a trusted partner who quickly gains the confidence and support of leaders to drive people-related initiatives.
  • Self-motivated, confident and comfortable operating with minimal direction. You thrive in a dynamic environment as a leader driving growth and transformation.
  • Knowledgeable in leading edge business practices, trends and information; aware of innovative human resource strategies and philosophies being applied in the marketplace.
  • Mission-driven with passion and perseverance, and unquestioned personal and business integrity.

Keywords: TCR2 Therapeutics Inc., Cambridge , Sr. Director, Human Resources, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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