The Position:

Are you ready to dive into a role where every day brings opportunities to shape how we support our employees through HR systems and benefits administration and to champion our culture by infusing our workplace with energy and comradery? The Human Resources department is looking for a vibrant Senior Specialist to join our dynamic team. Working hand-in hand and reporting to our Senior Manager of People Operations, you will shape policies, programs, and initiatives, to propel our team forward.

As the Human Resource Information System (HRIS) lead, you will be at the heart of our employee experience by guiding new hires through seamless onboarding and ensuring our HR operations runs with precision and finesse maintaining our essential employee data and records.  You will also be the central resource for benefits administration, driving solutions by educating Maze employees and analyzing new benefit strategies.

As the heart of our employee experience, you will guide new hires through seamless onboarding and bring connection and joy to the workplace by spearheading the culture committee, “Team Fun”.

Your Impact:

  • Benefits Administration:
    • Administer Maze’s benefits programs, including systems, communications, and enrollment
    • Serve as primary support resource to employees on benefits-related matters by interpreting policies and leveraging resources
    • Ensure that leave programs are administered accurately, consistently and uniformly in line with established policies and procedures including applicable laws and regulations, and serve as the point person for our employee leave of absence concierge
    • Support annual benefits renewal process by analyzing benchmarking data, preparing renewal proposals and presentations and lead Maze’s open enrollment process
    • Recommend benefits enhancements by staying up-to-date on employee and market trends
    • Monitor benefit enrollments, terminations, changes in coverage and audit as necessary
  • HRIS / Data:
    • Continuously update and monitor new hires, terminations, changes in reporting structures and organizational changes and execute through our HRIS platform (ADP Workforce Now) and internal org chart (Pingboard)
    • Drive process improvements, identify gaps and potential solutions and partner with G&A teams to drive process solutions and implementation
    • Liaise with our finance team to support critical processes such as payroll, accounts payable, purchasing, HR budgeting, etc. 
    • Execute on company-wide compliance initiatives and support People Operations related ad-hoc projects
  • Employee Experience:
    • Create a positive onboarding experience by conducting new hire benefits orientation and manage a smooth employee offboarding process
    • Lead Maze’s culture committee, to build culture and connectiveness, by working collaboratively with key stakeholders to execute monthly cultural events and initiatives, and oversee the committee’s budget
    • Support Maze’s Learn + Grow program by contributing to the planning and execution of guest speaker presentations and seminars
    • Partner with Sr. Manager, People Operations to refine operational policies, procedures and programs

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Human Resource experience working in a small to mid-sized company or start-up environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience administering corporate benefit programs
  • Experienced in HRIS administration and reporting in Bamboo, Paylocity, ADP, or similar systems preferred
  • Meticulous attention to detail with effective organization and communication skills
  • Proven ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion and sound judgement
  • Demonstrated problem solver with a systems-thinking mindset
  • Self-motivated attitude with a collaborative spirit; a team player who has a growth mindset and ability to conduct self-directed work
  • Demonstrated flexibility and professionalism in managing conflicting priorities and anticipating needs
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint

About Maze Therapeutics

Maze Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company that is harnessing the power of human genetics to transform the lives of patients, with a focus on genetically informed therapies for common diseases such as chronic kidney disease. Maze applies variant functionalization in tandem with advanced data science methods and a robust suite of research and development capabilities to advance a pipeline of novel precision medicines. Maze has developed the Maze Compass PlatformTM, a proprietary, purpose-built platform to understand and integrate the critical step of variant functionalization into each stage of drug development. Utilizing the Maze Compass PlatformTM, Maze is building a broad portfolio of wholly owned and partnered programs. Maze is based in South San Francisco.

Our People

Maze is comprised of a team of passionate and creative professionals committed to discovering and delivering transformative medicines to patients suffering from both rare and common genetic diseases. We are fostering a culture that encourages vision, initiative and the development of talent. Our supportive work environment inspires creative thinking and freedom of expression, resulting in a stimulating atmosphere where people enjoy coming to work. While we have a passion for advanced science and pride ourselves on excellence in execution, ultimately, everything we do is about patients. 

Our Core Values

Further Together – Our path is paved with challenges, but with resilience and a team-first mentality, we’ll achieve our mission. 

Impact Obsessed We embrace the bold, take calculated risks, and learn from our mistakes to improve the lives of others.

Stand True  Our integrity is foundational; it guides us no matter the obstacle.

The expected annual salary range for employees located in the San Francisco Bay Area is $112,500 to $137,000. Additionally, this position is eligible for an annual performance bonus.

Maze performs position-based compensation benchmarking to industry market data to ensure we pay competitive wages. Determination of starting salary will depend upon a variety of job-related factors, which may include professional experience, skills, and job location. The expected salary range for this role may be modified in the future.

Maze offers a robust benefits package to our eligible employees including competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance, mental health offerings, equity incentive plan, 401(k) program with employer match and a generous holiday and PTO policy.

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