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HR Business Partner

Company: Flagship Pioneering, Inc.
Location: Somerville
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Company Summary:

Tessera Therapeutics is pioneering Gene Writing---- a new biotechnology designed to offer scientists and clinicians the ability to write small and large therapeutic messages into the genome, thereby curing diseases at their source. Gene Writing holds the potential to become a new category in genetic medicine, building upon recent breakthroughs in gene therapy and gene editing while eliminating important limitations in their reach, utilization, and efficacy. Tessera Therapeutics was founded by Flagship Pioneering, a life sciences innovation enterprise that conceives, resources, and develops first-in-category companies to transform human health and sustainability.

The Role

The Tessera HR team is on a mission to create an environment where colleagues, of all backgrounds, can thrive, belong, and contribute their best. Human Resource Business Partners are instrumental in enhancing the employee experience and building a culture that is safe, engaging, fun, and rewarding by developing and delivering programs that allow colleagues to build new skills and be fulfilled in the work they do.

As a senior HR Business Partner, you will partner with leaders across the organization to enable the business and drive growth. You will focus on key components of HR (e.g. coaching, organizational design, workforce planning, performance management, compensation planning, training & development, change management, and employee relations) and identify where HR can positively impact our business strategy. In addition, this position is uniquely designed to have a focus on advancing our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategy.

Here's How You'll Contribute

  • Act as a coach, partner, and confidant to colleagues at all levels
  • Provide talent support to the business regarding our talent programs, policies, and other talent-related topics
  • Create and execute Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategy
  • Guide and support colleagues through rapid growth
  • Partner with colleagues across the organization to design, develop, and execute talent initiatives across all elements of the employee experience
  • Facilitate conflict-resolution and advise on employee relation situations
  • Lead training and development activities
  • Analyze people data and trends to inform decisions and ensure we are building healthy, agile teams that are ready to grow with the business
    The Ideal Candidate Will Have
    • 4+ years' experience in HR, preferably with a mix of experience across different areas of HR i.e. Leadership & Talent Development, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and People Ops
    • 2+ years working directly in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
    • Experience influencing senior leadership and building trust with employees and management teams
    • Can draw from previous HR experience to develop and recommend action plans, guide managers, and lead new initiatives
    • Strong analytical and project management skills, proven ability to design and execute clear processes, and a detail-oriented, yet flexible and creative approach to problem solving
    • Ability to shift gears in a fluid environment and to maintain agility when strategies change
    • Ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects, and collaborate effectively with diverse groups and experience levels
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and customer-service attitude
    • Discretion and judgement handling confidential and sensitive information
      Who Will Love This Job
      • A self-starter looking to contribute in a rapid-growth environment
      • An individual who wants to create innovative solutions to complex business problems
      • A person looking to operate as a team player juggling multiple priorities while employing strong consultive and influencing skills
      • A collaborator who brings curiosity and compassion working with others and building strong, productive relationships
      • A business partner who understands Tessera's strategy and aligns it with the organization's processes and programs
      • A builder who is passionate about creating exceptional employee experiences, a strong culture, and our science

        More About Flagship Pioneering

        Flagship Pioneering has conceived of and created companies such as Moderna Therapeutics (NASDAQ: MRNA), Editas Medicine (NASDAQ: EDIT), Omega Therapeutics (NASDAQ: OMGA), Seres Therapeutics (NASDAQ: MCRB), and Indigo Agriculture. Since its launch in 2000, Flagship has applied its unique hypothesis-driven innovation process to originate and foster more than 100 scientific ventures. In 2021, Flagship Pioneering was ranked 12th globally on Fortune's "Change the World" list, an annual ranking of companies that have made a positive social and environmental impact through activities that are part of their core business strategies.

        Flagship Pioneering and our ecosystem companies are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

        Recruitment & Staffing Agencies: Flagship Pioneering and its affiliated Flagship Lab companies (collectively, "FSP") do not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than candidates. The submission of unsolicited resumes by recruitment or staffing agencies to FSP or its employees is strictly prohibited unless contacted directly by Flagship Pioneering's internal Talent Acquisition team. Any resume submitted by an agency in the absence of a signed agreement will automatically become the property of FSP, and FSP will not owe any referral or other fees with respect thereto.

Keywords: Flagship Pioneering, Inc., Somerville , HR Business Partner, Human Resources , Somerville, Massachusetts

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