HRIS Manager Req# 2088

Encoded Therapeutics

South San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: HR
  • Post Date: 12/29/2020
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 343 Oyster Point Blvd., Suite 100, South San Francisco, CA, 94080

About Encoded Therapeutics

A New Paradigm

Current treatment paradigms often address the symptoms of disease, not the cause, thus requiring chronic management. At Encoded, we leverage the power of the human genome to deliver highly effective precision therapies, leading to life-changing and lasting benefit for individuals with genetic disorders.

Job Description

Encoded Therapeutics Inc. is a biotechnology company advancing precision medicines for a broad range of genetic disorders. Our mission is to unlock new opportunities for viral gene therapy through genomics-driven discovery. We focus on delivering life-changing advances for individuals with genetic disorders not addressable with current approaches. This is a unique opportunity to work at the intersection of genomics and therapeutics and participate in the development of a diverse therapeutic pipeline driven by transformative core technologies. For more information, please visit

We are recruiting an HRIS Manager who will configure and implement our HRIS system, and manage the system once activated (i.e. employee data management, reporting & analytics, and HR process development, deployment, and systems administration). This role will be responsible for leading projects and leveraging existing HR technology to enhance processes for all aspects of HR including recruitment, onboarding, employee self-service, manager self-service, workforce management, succession planning, performance management, compensation planning, and learning & development.

The HRIS Manager will successfully provide expertise and counsel including management and program administration, team member training and guidance, policy and procedures, and will lead special projects to include interfacing with vendors, consultants, and Company personnel at all levels. This role will report directly to our Chief People Officer and is located in South San Francisco.


  • Serve as the HRIS liaison between both technical and functional areas of the business including various groups within the “Company”, and other internal and external clients
  • Ensure effective definition and delivery of HRIS applications
  • Lead in assessing future technology needs
  • Develop and document business requirements and functional specifications
  • Develop test conditions and conduct acceptance testing and implementing solutions
  • Lead the configuration, data transfer, and roll out of the system to users
  • Input and maintain accurate and timely data (new hires, changes, terminations, etc.)
  • Provide superior customer service to all end-users regarding system use and function
  • Troubleshoot vendor file interfaces issues
  • Monitor and report on new business initiatives including the implementation of new HRIS modules or system functionality
  • Document process flows and create user guides for various HR systems
  • Ensure integrity and security of data
  • Lead projects to enhance processes for all aspects of HR including: recruitment, onboarding, employee self-service, manager self-service,
  • Partners across functional areas of HR and business units to provide input into new processes, procedures and training
  • Provide superior customer service to all end-users regarding system use and function
  • Maintain people data and ensure accuracy and data integrity across all HR systems by conducting data audits and analysis
  • Provide technical support and training to end users on existing systems and enhancements
  • Identify, design, test, implement, and maintain system configuration of various HR systems on an ongoing basis


  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of experience as an HRIS lead managing, maintaining and deploying an HR information systems
  • Systems implementation experience
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate and influence internal collaborators and vendors
  • Superior customer service and support to employees
  • Demonstrated Project Management experience.
  • Proficiency with HRIS, ATS, and Payroll software.
  • Proficiency with Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Track record taking initiative and accountability for results.


  • Comprehensive benefits package, including competitive employer premium contributions
  • Meaningful stock option grants
  • PTO, sick time and holiday pay
  • Generous Parental Leave program
  • Pre-tax medical and dependent care programs
  • LTD, Life and AD&D
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Team-building events
  • Fully stocked kitchen

Encoded is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. Encoded is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Encoded are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, religion or belief, color, national origin, gender, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the location in which we operate. Encoded will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Encoded encourages applicants of all ages.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may call us at +1 650-491-0272.

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