Director People Operations and Systems

Posted on 4/25/2024

Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc.

501-1,000 employees

Develops therapies for neurological disorders


Senior, Expert

San Diego, CA, USA

Required Skills
Workday HRIS
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
Greenhouse (ATS)
  • BS or higher in Business, Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum 10 years of HRIS and people operations experience with 5-7 years of Workday-specific related support
  • Project management expertise
  • Experience leading global people operations and managing direct reports
  • Hands-on and skilled operations and systems expert
  • Experience in process enhancement, Workday HCM Core, Performance, Reporting, Compensation, and Advanced Compensation
  • Experience in Greenhouse, Cornerstone, and other platforms preferred
  • Experience in Workday Benefits, Talent Management, Succession Planning preferred
  • Knowledge of OUS data requirements and related privacy laws
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize projects
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work individually and in a team environment
  • Enhancing internal processes and systems
  • Managing and overseeing people operations and systems
  • Developing partnerships with stakeholders
  • Providing leadership and support for system enhancement requests
  • Delivering hands-on work in Workday and Cornerstone
  • Supporting annual People projects
  • Overseeing compliance with department dependent controls
  • Developing documentation and providing training
  • Assisting with development and data gathering for compliance reporting
  • Participating in related projects
Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc.


Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. stands out as a leader in the niche field of neurological and mental health therapy development, particularly focusing on conditions like schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease psychosis, and Rett syndrome. This specialization not only brings significant advancement in targeted therapies but also enhances the quality of life for individuals enduring these challenging conditions. Working at this company offers the chance to be part of a dedicated team that positively impacts patient lives through groundbreaking work in a highly specialized area of medicine.

Company Stage


Total Funding



San Diego, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


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