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Sr. Manager, Chief of Staff to SVP, Head of Global Human Resources (HR)

Company: BeiGene, Ltd. APAC
Location: Emeryville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

BeiGene continues to grow at a rapid pace with challenging and exciting opportunities for experienced professionals. When considering candidates, we look for scientific and business professionals who are highly motivated, collaborative, and most importantly, share our passionate interest in fighting cancer.

General Description:

As a Chief of Staff, you will support the SVP, Head of Global HR and the HR leadership team, you will manage the teams HR priorities, overseeing staff/internal operations, and leading/project managing key projects. This role is remote but will operate within the US Western Time zone working hours.

You will be an active and engaged team member, as well as supporting the SVP. You will be flexible and able to adapt to the changing needs of the organization, working together with the SVP to drive continuous improvement in communication, innovation, and process simplification. Anticipating issues, formulating solutions and ensuring deadlines are met . The role will be responsible for ensuring that key projects and initiatives are progressed quickly and to a high standard - while also driving a collaborative culture and striving to achieve:

  • Strong cross-functional relationships and alignment with senior level stakeholders

  • Enable data-driven decision-making; and

  • Ensure operational excellence in delivery

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support the Head of Global HR with thought partnership and preparation of materials for Board of Directors meetings, executive team meetings, and other large meetings of senior leaders at the company
  • Act as an advisor to the Head of Global HR and senior management team
  • Support the SVP in meetings by taking notes and assuming responsibility for completion of action items
  • Acts as the liaison between the Head of Global HR, other executives, and stakeholders to ensure consistent communication and ensuring involvement or decision-making at the proper time
  • Ensure timely and effective completion of HR projects and initiatives
  • Create and maintain systems and processes to streamline Operations
  • Ensure Meeting Effectiveness: Drive agenda setting and allocate time appropriately across topics, provide context to agenda topics, and draft post-meeting minutes
  • Lead initiatives and continuous improvement related to business operations, including establishing best practices and assessing key performance metrics
  • Support the Head of Global HR in Budget Planning and Management
  • Interface regularly with members of the Executive Team and other senior leaders. Supporting and driving corporate and enterprise strategy in concert with these leaders is critical

Skills and Competencies:

  • A trusted partner.
  • Great project management skills - organized, disciplined, strong note taker, comfortable following up on actionable / holding people accountable, able to think ahead and catch problems before they arise
  • Adaptable, strong listener, comfortable providing feedback
  • Understands their role of "leading from behind" and leans into this
  • People Oriented - high emotional intelligence, relationship builder, empathetic, works well with different people types
  • Strong Communication skills - clear verbal and written communicator, summarizes information succinctly, able to adapt communication to different audiences
  • Outstanding time management and experience at performing in the context of a fast pace biotech, multicultural, global organization where working across boundaries and leading through influence are keys to success

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Education Required:

5+ years' relevant experience

Fluency in English (verbal and written) and fluency in one additional language, Mandarin a plus.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. BeiGene does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Keywords: BeiGene, Ltd. APAC, San Francisco , Sr. Manager, Chief of Staff to SVP, Head of Global Human Resources (HR), Other , Emeryville, California

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