About Omega Therapeutics:

Omega Therapeutics is a development-stage biotechnology company pioneering a new class of programmable, mRNA-encoded therapeutics to transform human medicine. The OMEGA Epigenomic Programming™ platform harnesses the power of epigenetics, the mechanism that controls gene expression and every aspect of an organism's life from cell genesis, growth and differentiation to cell death. The OMEGA platform enables control of fundamental epigenetic processes to correct the root cause of disease by returning aberrant gene expression to a normal range without altering native nucleic acid sequences. Omega’s engineered, modular, and programmable mRNA-encoded epigenetic medicines, Omega Epigenomic Controllers™, target specific intervention points amongst the thousands of validated novel DNA-sequence-based epigenomic targets we have mapped to tune single or multiple genes to treat and cure disease through Precision Genomic Control™. Omega is currently advancing a broad pipeline of development candidates spanning a range of disease areas, including oncology, regenerative medicine, multigenic diseases including immunology, and select monogenic diseases.

About the Role:

Omega Therapeutics, Inc. is seeking an Associate Director of Talent Acquisition (commensurate with experience) to join our Human Resources Team.  The ideal candidate should be adept at balancing strategic perspective with meeting the immediate demands of a growing life sciences company.  The scope of this role includes all facets of the talent acquisition life cycle, spanning but not limited to resource planning, employment branding, strategic sourcing, talent selection and onboarding activities. Additionally, this individual will have the opportunity to partner with the VP, Human Resources in talent management activities like succession planning and leadership development.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish a master resource plan with corresponding recruitment budget to meet the company’s strategic business objectives, in partnership with VP HR and leadership team
  • Establish the foundation of a highly effective and responsive talent acquisition function
  • Educate hiring managers on best practices conducive to attracting, selecting and retaining top talent
  • Steward all activities pertaining to every facet of the recruitment life cycle
  • Identify and enact broad based outreach recruitment plans to ensure that the company’s opportunities are highly visible
  • Establish and report hiring metrics to gauge degree of recruitment effectiveness
  • Identify and engage cost effective sourcing/search solutions including negotiation of favorable terms for the company and effective management of 3rdparty engagements
  • Develop position descriptions and partner with HR colleagues to ensure appropriate targeted compensation
  • Establish and manage employee referral program and applicant tracking system to ensure compliance to state and federal requirements
  • Manage all offer letters to ensure consistency and represent/negotiate offer terms
  • Oversee onboarding process for new hires and exit interviews in partnership with other HR colleagues
  • Design and implement the employer brand strategy
  • Support executive search efforts with VP HR
  • Partner on all matters pertaining to talent acquisition life cycle
  • Perform general HR duties as directed

 Required Skills:

  • Self-starter with exceptionally keen ability to adeptly navigate all facets of the talent acquisition continuum
  • Strong technical/analytical skills to identify and solve problems
  • Positive thinker who is an effective ambassador of the company and can easily translate company’s scientific and business vision and operating culture into a compelling value proposition to prospective talent of interest to the company
  • High energy and respectfully assertive and self-confident without bravado; keen ability to act with urgency and passion
  • Adept at multitasking and highly flexible; highly organized with well-developed ability to prioritize and maintain a high level of productivity
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively across a diverse stakeholder community; effective relationship builder
  • Entrepreneurially minded and accustomed to working in a fast-paced environment

Required Qualifications:

  • BA/S in a relevant discipline with minimum of 7 years talent acquisition experience in the life science industry, specifically supporting R&D, is required
  • Track record of strong performance in high growth operating environment with specific focus on R&D in biotech/pharma
  • Proficient user of leading-edge social media tools, other TA tools and ATS

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