Job Title: Director/Senior Director of HR Operations
Epizyme, Inc. is a late-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to rewriting treatment for cancer and other serious diseases through novel epigenetic medicines. Epizyme is broadly developing its lead product candidate, Tazemetostat, a first-in-class EZH2 inhibitor, with studies underway in both solid tumors and hematological malignancies, as a monotherapy and combination therapy in relapsed and front-line disease. The company is also developing a novel G9a program with its next development candidate, EZM8266, which is targeting sickle cell disease. By focusing on the genetic drivers of disease, Epizyme's science seeks to match targeted medicines with the patients who need them. Epizyme has assembled a world-class team with a passion for scientific innovation and a commitment to developing novel epigenetic therapies.
The culture of Epizyme is one of Camaraderie, Collaboration, Discipline, Innovation, Openness, Patient-focus, and Resilience – a great balance of having fun together and delivering results with rigor and speed. As the company continues the evolution towards commercialization, there will be a need to develop the existing talent and to hire new and different skill sets. This is an exciting time to join a growing organization with tremendous promise for patients suffering from a wide range of serious diseases. More information can be found at www.epizyme.com.
Reporting to the Head of Human Resources & Organizational Development, and with a staff of two, the Director of HR Operations will be responsible for leading the build-out of infrastructure, programs, and processes to enable the delivery of Human Resources services across the organization.
We are expanding the HR team, and this role will work side-by-side with the talent acquisition, HR business partner, and learning & development teams to ensure our HR organization can support Epizyme's evolution and ongoing growth during this exciting time. As a team, we are dedicated to empowering Epizymers to do their best work, within an effective and vibrant organization.
We are looking for a creative, agile, grounded HR leader who is able to bring structure, process, and order to the work -- while also having fun. This is a hands-on opportunity to build for what is needed at Epizyme both now and in the future.
The Director of HR Operations will be responsible for the continued build-out, improvement, and oversight of the day-to-day aspects of the function, including management and oversight of our HR operations, and performance against our HR functional business plan and objectives.
Focus areas include:
Wellness and Benefits
HR Services and Information
Policy and Compliance
Performance and Compensation Cycles
HR Operations & Process
In addition, this position includes oversight of our front desk reception, ensuring excellent visitor experience. Regular leadership of/participation in various HR and cross-functional projects in also expected.
Education & Requirements: