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Requisition Number 17-0047
Post Date 9/13/2017
Title HR Business Partner, Commercial & Head of Talent Acquisition
City Westlake Village
State CA

MannKind Corporation is currently seeking a Director level HR professional to be based out of the company’s headquarters located in Westlake Village, CA. This role will be a hybrid role with responsibilities across two areas: HR business partner supporting our Chief Commercial Officer and Commercial organization and the company’s Head of Talent Acquisition. S/he will partner with our CCO to ensure we are attracting, developing, engaging and retaining best in class talent to best serve patients and drive Afrezza sales. The incumbent will also lead Talent Acquisition for the company as a whole, ensuring that a world class recruiting and staffing process is in place which results in attracting, hiring and onboarding best in class talent across the company. This role reports directly to the Chief People and Workplace Officer of MannKind and will serve on both the Commercial Leadership Team and the HR Leadership Team.

  • For the HR business partner responsibilities:
    • Serve as the primary human resources business partner to the Chief Commercial Officer and Commercial organization
    • Support ongoing HR functions provided by the team, including: employee relations issues, facilitating the staffing process, workforce planning reporting, movement and termination of employees; team development and effectiveness; basic benefit clarification; compensation management; development of staff; talent planning process, training and development and on-boarding
    • Participate in coordinating and ensuring the accuracy, integrity and fairness of performance management and compensation review processes
    • Work with hiring managers to achieve appropriate staffing levels. Conducts new hire orientations to ensure effective assimilation of new employees into the company
    • Provide guidance to managers on compensation policies, processes and tools; assist in the coordination of annual salary review, annual bonus payout, and equity grants 
    • Guide managers through the performance management system by assisting with the roll-out of processes and employee terminations, such as conducting exit interviews, generating exit paperwork, and analyzing attrition results
  • For the Head of Talent Acquisition responsibilities: 
    • Partner with senior leaders to identify capability gaps and establish hiring needs 
    • Determine appropriate recruitment strategies for open positions in partnership with senior leaders
    • Partner with senior leaders and Total Rewards to determine and negotiate compensation terms 
    • Negotiate process and fees with search firms, negotiate and manage agreements, and ensure quality service and high performance 
    • Partner with Communications to develop and drive the MannKind employment brand in an effective and consistent manner
    • Guide the social media strategy around MannKind’s employment brand and recruiting strategy 
    • Provide training as necessary to fulfill legal requirements 
    • Manage relocation policy and exceptions to it 
    • Oversee the temporary employment process 
  • Partner with colleagues on cross-functional initiatives to develop and deliver HR programs, projects and initiatives
  • Responsible for observing all Company, Health, Safety and Environmental guidelines

Duties and responsibilities are not limited to the work listed above and may include other assignments as necessary.

  • BS/BA degree required in Human Resources of related field, Master’s Degree in HR, Business, Org Psychology, Org Behavior or related degree preferred
  • Biopharmaceutical industry and/or device industry experience preferred 
  • Excellent analytical skills 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Excellent judgment and ability to maintain strict confidence
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to work with all levels of management and staff
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) (TASE:MNKD) focuses on the development and commercialization of inhaled therapeutic products for patients with diseases such as diabetes and pulmonary arterial hypertension. MannKind is currently commercializing Afrezza® (insulin human) inhalation powder, the Company’s first FDA approved product, in the United States, where it is available by prescription from pharmacies nationwide. MannKind is headquartered in Westlake Village, California, and has a state-of-the art manufacturing facility in Danbury, Connecticut. The Company also employs field sales and medical representatives across the U.S. For further information, visit www.mannkindcorp.com

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