Principal HR Business Partner, Pharma Technical Operations

11 - 15 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
San Francisco, CA
11 - 15 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17


  • Strategic business partner to leaders and leadership teams (LTs)
  • Consult, advise, coach and partner with the business on people and organizational needs
  • Ensure alignment with agreed group, functional and regional initiatives as well as business strategy and ensure successful local execution
  • Drive organizational effectiveness including change management for assigned client groups
  • Influence the overall people strategy; partner with leaders and LTs to develop and implement the people strategy/agenda for the business
  • Execute global and local HR processes and decisions and ensure meaningful communications
  • Develop and drive local HR initiatives that meet key business needs (aligned with global requirements

  Key Responsibilities

  • Act as key HR point of contact, thought partner and sounding board for client LTs.
  • Identify, define and implement solutions that address the needs of the business while taking into account the broader implications (e.g. Group HR strategy, Genentech HR strategy/goals, other functions)
  • Contribute to the business strategy.  Drive the People Agenda by applying broad HR skills in the areas of organization design and development, change management, workforce planning, coaching/consultation, program/project management, facilitation and communication.  Plan and implement people/organization solutions aligned to the business, Group HR strategy, Genentech HR strategy/goals, and/or function goals.
  • Ensure excellent alignment and execution of established human resources policies, procedures and Group, divisional and global functional HR initiatives.
  • Act as trusted advisor to managers and employees.
  • Partner with Global/Regional HRBPs to align and execute on initiatives and Group processes (this includes providing input to and leveraging tools and templates from CoEs where appropriate).
  • Identify talent issues before they affect the business.  Act as a talent scout for internal talent for local and global key positions and help develop the next generation of leaders through talent management and career development.  Contribute to assessment/selection for senior leaders and other critical positions.
  • Determine most efficient and effective way to deliver services at affiliate level based on costs, ratios and appropriate Key Performance Indicators.  Collaborate with service organizations.
  • Ensure compliance of all HR practices within area of responsibility and with legislative and regulatory requirements, standards, and other known relevant policies and guidelines.

This position is not eligible for relocation.

Who You Are

Experiences/Key Competencies Required:

  • Strategic Agility:  Links his/her responsibilities with the mission of the whole organization 
  • Managing Change:  Accepts change as positive, adapts to changing conditions
  • Feedback & Coaching:  Gives appropriate feedback to others
  • Inspiring & Influencing:  Works effectively with other people over whom he or she has no direct authority
  • Achieving Results:  Is goal-directed, persistent; driven to achieve objectives

Qualifications, Experience, and Abilities:

  • 12-15year relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Possess a full range of functional HR skills – workforce planning, recruitment, performance management, compensation, organizational development, talent management, succession planning, and change management
  • Broad HR technical knowledge and expertise
  • Previous HRexperience in a global organization and/or biotech or pharmaceutical experience a plus
  • Proven track record for consistently meeting or exceeding goals
  • Strong partnering, project management, consultation, collaboration, and influencing skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills

Job ID: 2565422829

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