About Us

Twist Bioscience is writing the future of DNA synthesis for healthcare, biomaterials, chemicals and even digital data storage. We make synthetic DNA to improve health and sustainability. 

Our silicon-based, ultra-high throughput, DNA synthesis platform makes DNA from scratch, one million oligonucleotides at a time. This technical innovation gives access to unlimited applications, from targeted gene therapies and the development of new diagnostics tools, to sustainable chemicals and plants with improved yields. 

Our HR team aims to provide remarkable experiences to each and every Twister. At Twist, you'll have the opportunity to do the unexpected. From delighting our employees to finding novel solutions to HR solutions - we aren't trying to be part of the status quo.

Come write the future with us. 

The Role

Twist is seeking a Director to lead our Human Resources programming. You will report to the Senior Vice President, Human Resources, working in close partnership with our HR team.

We’re looking for somebody who is an entrepreneurial and strategic leader to establish, grow, and evolve our HR programs. We have a solid foundation in place, and we’re looking for a passionate leader who will envision and execute a plan that catapults our current state into cutting edge experiences for our employees. 

If you’re an HR leader who is zealous about creating inspiring and inclusive cultures and HR programming that allows our employees to belong, thrive, and grow, Twist is waiting for you. 

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Apply your broad HR skillset to ensure our HR programs successfully meet the needs of our diverse, global workforce and push us to create a cutting-edge workplace and culture on par with our cutting edge, innovative technology
  • Create and execute on a vision for L&D, DEI, and HR programming that gives Twisters a compelling and comprehensive experience throughout their careers
  • Lead the development and execution of programs and events that celebrate employee-, company-, and cultural- milestones
  • Create HR programs and strategies with a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, including a sensitivity for and adaptation to local cultural business norms (our global team is located in over 15 countries in America, Europe, and APAC)
  • Model our core values: Grit, Impact, Service, and Trust

What You’ll Bring to the Team

  • 10+ years of progressively responsible HR experience
  • 5+ years building HR programs that excite and engage employees
  • Experience managing HR team members
  • Team player with very strong ethical orientation
  • Strong aptitude for listening, collaborating, and problem-solving
  • Proven track record of high performance
  • Excellent influencing and leadership skills
  • Cultural humility to ensure you are successful when partnering and enabling our diverse workforce, including our global leaders
  • Strong business acumen
  • Excellent verbal, written, and communication skills
  • Strong technological and computer applications skills (Microsoft Office; Gsuite; Applicant Tracking Systems, etc.)
  • The ability to remain flexible and responsive when faced with multiple priorities
  • Model our core values: Grit, Impact, Service, and Trust

Preferred Qualifications

  • Biotech or pharmaceutical experience
  • Experience in high-growth, entrepreneurial companies
  • Previous work experience in a non-HR role at some point during your career (i.e., you bring direct, applied business experience to your HR career)

As Part of our Team, You’ll Enjoy

  • Comprehensive health coverage, a competitive salary and equity
  • 20 days of PTO, 11 holidays & 1 floating holiday

More About Twist Bioscience

Twist Bioscience synthesizes genes from scratch, known as “writing” DNA. Just as children learn to both read and write, the next phase of development for the genomics revolution is the ability to write DNA.

At Twist Bioscience, we work in service of people who are changing the world for the better. In fields such as health care, agriculture, industrial chemicals and data storage, our unique silicon-based DNA Synthesis Platform provides precision at a scale that is otherwise unavailable to our customers.

Twist Bioscience Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Twist Bioscience Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic characteristics, or any other category protected by law.

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