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Director, Lead HR Business Partner, Corporate Functions

Moderna, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Start date
Jun 17, 2024

Job Details

The Role:

This role is an exciting opportunity to be a critical part of the talent engine fueling a high growth organization that is radically changing the biotech industry. The Lead Human Resources Business Partner Corporate Functions will be responsible for establishing and maintaining effective relationships with one or more Sr Leaders in our Corporate Functions and their respective teams while also driving the efficient and effective delivery of key Human Resources projects and objectives. Success in this role will draw from an established track record of successfully partnering with functional leaders to build capability and maintain effective teams, leading through Modernas values and Mindsets, all while delivering results. This role is a key member of the Corporate Function HRBP team and reports to the HR Executive Partner for Corporate Functions. The HRBP team is focused on being a Moderna culture ambassador, business enablement, delivering against intense people growth objectives of the company while also promoting a high-performance culture.

The Lead HR Business Partner will work collaboratively with the Human Resources team and other subject matter experts to solution and align practices and initiatives with the Companys strategic and operational goals.

Heres What Youll Do:

  • Provide strategic counsel to key functions and management in the areas of organizational effectiveness and development, coaching and talent management.

  • Engage cross-functionally and assist staff at many levels in optimizing the performance of their teams and resolving issues.

  • Contribute to creating solutions in such areas as employment, employee communication, talent and career development, employee relations, compensation, benefits, and HRIS delivery.

  • Support continued growth and infrastructure by helping to identify talent gaps and development areas across the CorporateFunctions and other areas as the business grows.

  • Focus on relentless ability to build/re-build teams by using strong capability planning/workforce planning experience to diagnose and recommend best-fit org design frameworks.

  • Provide day-to-day support to employees and managers regarding HR practices, HRIS systems, employee relations, development etc.

  • Ensure system workflows and communicationare efficiently executed across key functions.

  • Support HR Executive Partner on key projects and initiatives as well as day-to-day tasks.

Heres What Youll Bring to the Table:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 10+ years progressive Human Resources Business Partnership experience required.

  • Experience leading enterprise-wide initiatives in a fast growth environment is required, including skill in partnering with other members of the HR team.

  • Proven experience leading and owning capability/workforce planning and re-org work in a dynamic, evolving environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven HR business partnership experience within the Finance/Corporate Functions

  • Prior experience working in a dynamic global technology, biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical organization.

  • Ability to form strong partnerships and trust with employees regardless of level.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and collaborate effectively in a dynamic, cross-functional matrix environment.

  • Ability to flex and demonstrate dynamic range in managing both strategic and tactical role responsibilities.

  • Proven track record of assessing and selecting high potential talent for both their subject matter expertise and cultural fit.

  • Experience and comfort in working with EC & VP level business leaders and in helping them tackle business and talent issue.

  • Demonstrated ability to influence & represent ideas through development of compelling business cases.

  • Outstanding communication skills (verbal and written).

  • A natural ability to be organized in how you think, communicate, and conduct your work.

  • A desire to be part of a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless, Curious, and Collaborative.

  • Strong proficiency in Power Point, Excel, and Workday.

Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:

  • Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
  • Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities
  • Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring
  • Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes
  • Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment
  • Adoption and family-planning benefits
  • Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community
  • Generous paid time off, including:
    Vacation, sick time and holidays
    Volunteer time to participate within your community
    Discretionary year-end shutdown
    Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter
  • Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
  • 401k match and Financial Planning tools
  • Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options
  • Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests
  • Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
  • Location-specific perks and extras!

About Moderna

Since our founding in 2010, we have aspired to build the leading mRNA technology platform, theinfrastructure to reimagine how medicines are created and delivered, and a world-class team. We believe in giving our people a platform to change medicine and an opportunity to change the world.

By living our mission, values, and mindsets every day, our peopleare the driving force behind our scientific progress and our culture.Together, we are creating a culture of belonging and building an organization that cares deeply for our patients, our employees, the environment, and our communities.

We are proud to have been recognized as a Science Magazine Top Biopharma Employer, a Fast Company Best Workplace for Innovators, and a Great Place to Work in the U.S.

As we build our company, we have always believed an in-person culture is critical to our success. Moderna champions the significant benefits of in-office collaboration by embracing a 70/30 work model. This 70% in-office structure helps to foster a culture rich in innovation, teamwork, and direct mentorship. Join us in shaping a world where every interaction is an opportunity to learn, contribute and make a meaningful impact.

If you want to make a difference and join a team that is changing the future of medicine, we invite you to visit to learn more about our current opportunities.

Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

Moderna is a place where everyone can grow. If you meet the Basic Qualifications for the role and you would be excited to contribute to our mission every day, please apply!

Moderna is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry or citizenship, ethnicity, disability, military or protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, or any other personal characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

Belonging, Inclusion, and Diversity are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society. Were focused on attracting, retaining, developing, and advancing our employees and believe that by cultivating diverse experiences, backgrounds, and ideas, we can provide an environment where every employee is able to contribute their best.

Moderna is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants with disabilities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should contact the Accommodations team at (EEO/AAP Employer)




Moderna is advancing messenger RNA (mRNA) science to create a new class of transformative medicines for patients. Moderna’s platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, providing the Company the capability to pursue in parallel a robust pipeline of new development candidates. Moderna is developing therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases and cardiovascular diseases, independently and with strategic collaborators.

mRNA is now a turning point in the history of science, medicine, technology, even humankind itself. With this breakthrough discovery, many of the world’s biggest and most challenging medical problems are no longer a question of “how?” but merely a question of “when?”

Come with us as we pursue the uncharted reaches of possibility and make your mark on the future of medicine.


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200 Technology Square
Cambridge, MA

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