Sr. People Business Partner

Recursion Pharmaceuticals

Salt Lake City, UT, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: HR
  • Post Date: 01/12/2021
  • Website: recursionpharma.com
  • Company Address: 630 S Komas Dr Ste 300, Salt Lake City, UT, 84108

About Recursion Pharmaceuticals

Recursion is a clinical-stage biotechnology company combining experimental biology and automation with artificial intelligence in a massively parallel system to efficiently discover potential drugs for diverse indications, including genetic disease, inflammation, immunology, and infectious disease. Recursion applies causative perturbations to human cells to generate disease models and associated biological image data. Recursion’s rich, relatable database of more than a petabyte of biological images generated in-house on the company’s robotics platform enables advanced machine learning approaches to reveal drug candidates, mechanisms of action, and potential toxicity, with the eventual goal of decoding biology and advancing new therapeutics to radically improve lives. Recursion is headquartered in Salt Lake City.

Job Description

Recursion is a digital biology company industrializing drug discovery. We are working to solve some of the hardest, most meaningful problems facing human health today. Come join us in our mission to decode biology to radically improve lives, while doing the most impactful work of your life. 

Grow your career as you help us maintain, enhance and streamline our people processes and contribute to our ambition of building a diverse workforce. For moral and business reasons Diversity, Equity and Inclusion matter to Recursion.  Diverse teams perform better.  They challenge each other more, they are more creative, team members feel a greater responsibility to work harder/better because they know there will be debate. In our pursuit to solve an unsolved global problem and in so doing, create an entirely new industry, we will embrace everything that makes us stronger. Supporting diverse teams that could ultimately result in us getting treatments to patients faster and cheaper. 

 

The Impact You’ll Make

  • Contribute to the work we are doing building upon a great foundation to architect People Ops 2.0 for Recursion’s next stage of growth.
  • Partner with our People team and business leaders as we enhance and deliver Recursion’s employee experience. 
  • Create ways in which we can support Recursionauts in the day-to-day tactics that allow them to do their best work.
  • Communicate with Recursionauts to understand their needs and be their resource in delivering solutions. 

 

The Team You’ll Join 

Not only do we want to improve the lives of our patients, we want to improve the lives of our employees. We exist to accelerate Recursion to achieve the Mission through people, teams and culture. At Recursion, we are cultivating a place where people feel inclusion and belonging. 

A primary goal of the People team is to support our employees’ growth and their careers. As a senior member of our People Business Partner team, you’ll coach and support our leaders strive to meet objectives in a dynamic environment. You’ll help us in creating an environment where people can do the best work of their lives. You will report to our Senior Director of People Operations and work closely with two experienced People Generalists and a People Operations Associate. 

 

The Experience You’ll Need

  • 8+ years of progressive experience in Human Resources, preferably in a biotech, life sciences or technology environment.
  • 6+ years as a Human Resources Business Partner.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, HR Management, related field, or related experience.
  • Experience working with and coaching senior and executive stakeholders.
  • Experience understanding strategic organizational issues and supporting leaders in navigating and leading change.

 

  • Experience with organizational design, succession planning, compensation and rewards, employee engagement, and talent management. 
  • Experience using data to identify insights that drive action.
  • Consulting, coaching, and facilitation experience.
  • Have empathy and an ability to relate to, influence, and coach employees of all levels in the organization.
  • Understand the importance of diversity and not only bring a strong sense of conviction, but ideas on how to continue leaning into Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.
  • Deep knowledge of employee relations, issue resolution, employment law and risk management.

 

The Benefits/Perks You’ll Enjoy

  • 100% Coverage of health, vision, and dental insurance premiums 
  • 401(k) with generous matching (immediate vesting)
  • Stock option grants
  • Two one-week paid company closures (summer and winter) 
  • Flexible vacation/sick leave
  • Generous paid parental leave (including adoptive)
  • Onsite daycare facility*
  • Commuter benefit and vehicle parking to ease your commute* 
  • Complimentary chef-prepared lunches and well-stocked snack bars* 
  • Fully-paid gym membership to Metro Fitness, located just feet away from our headquarters* 
  • One-of-a-kind 100,000 square foot headquarters complete with a 70-foot climbing wall, showers, lockers, and bike parking*

 

*Subject to change for remote-based employees during the COVID-19 pandemic

 

More About Us 

Recursion is a digital biology company industrializing drug discovery. Recursion does this by combining automation, artificial intelligence, machine learning, in vivo validation capabilities and a highly cross-functional team to discover novel medicines that expand our collective understanding of biology. Recursion’s rich, relatable database of over 4 petabytes of biological images generated in-house on the company’s robotics platform enables advanced machine learning approaches to reveal drug candidates, mechanisms of action, novel chemistry, and potential toxicity, with the eventual goal of decoding biology and advancing new therapeutics that radically improve people’s lives. Recursion is proudly headquartered in Salt Lake City.

 

Recursion is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. Recursion strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against applicants because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, gender (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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