Pieris Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: PIRS) is a publicly-traded, clinical-stage biotechnology company with operations in Germany and the United States. Pieris specializes in the discovery and development of Anticalin® protein-based drugs to target validated disease pathways in a unique and transformative way. Our pipeline includes inhalable Anticalin proteins to treat respiratory diseases, immuno-oncology multi-specifics tailored for the tumor microenvironment, and a half-life-optimized Anticalin protein to treat anemia. Proprietary to Pieris, Anticalin proteins are a novel class of therapeutics validated in the clinic and by partnerships with leading pharmaceutical companies. 

At Pieris we offer an exciting role in a growing Nasdaq-listed Biotech that operates across the United States and Germany. Pieris currently has 120+ employees in Boston and Freising, near Munich, Germany. We currently employ 25+ employees at our company HQ in downtown Boston and are looking for a part-time

HR Generalist (m/f/d)

Your Tasks:

  • Manage and lead the recruiting process to help meet the dynamic demands of a rapidly growing company
  • Act as key business partner to manage the recruiting process and employee onboarding
  • Work closely with the local management team and corporate HR to further develop the HR function and put in place processes for talent management and employee engagement; monitor efficiency of compensation + benefits programs and our complete employer value proposition
  • Develop policies and processes to ensure compliance with local and federal employment and regulatory law
  • Ensure all people related data is recorded and tracked accurately, including maintenance of employee files
  • Coordinate with finance and accounting for employee status changes throughout the complete cycle of employment
  • Administer benefits through a third-party provider including health, dental, life and disability plans, including coordination of the open enrolment process
  • Support programs for employee well-being and company involvement
  • Identifies and coordinates employee and management training for critical organizational development needs
  • Advise and coach employees and management in appropriate resolution of potential employee relation issues
  • Track HR metrics as needed and participate in international HR projects

Our Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree required, further HR certifications a plus
  • 5+ years experience in executing operational and strategic HR tasks efficiently and effectively
  • Experience in Life Science industry, ideally biotechnology
  • Hands-on, pro-active working style
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Self-motivated; ability to work independently
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

We are a fast-growing biotechnology company with approximately 130 employees at our sites in Freising (Greater Munich Area) and Boston (USA). We work in flat hierarchies with short decision-making paths and offer a working environment characterized by cooperation and innovation. Each of our employees participates in a bonus program based on the achievement of individual and company-wide goals. In addition, we offer each employee the opportunity to participate in a stock savings plan and a stock option program that allows employees to benefit directly from the company's success.

Numerous social benefits such as additional employer-financed company health insurance, free drinks, fruit baskets etc. as well as a bright, friendly and ultra-modern working environment with excellent technical equipment round off our overall package. Creative employee events take place several times a year, as team spirit is essential for us. The joint creation of an innovative and participative corporate culture is an important concern for us.