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HR Operations Specialist

Posted on 6/6/2024



201-500 employees

Develops broad-spectrum bacterial infection vaccines


Compensation Overview

$94k - $105kAnnually

+ Equity


San Carlos, CA, USA

Human Resources
Quality Control & Compliance
Operations & Logistics
People & HR
Required Skills
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
Customer Service
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field of study, with a minimum of 3-4 years of relevant experience.
  • Experience in benefits administration.
  • Proficient in HR systems and databases as well as the ability to learn new systems quickly. System Implementation experience is a plus.
  • Proven ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion and sound judgment.
  • Strong attention to detail with effective organization and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated problem solver with a systems-thinking mindset.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Pro-active and self-motivated with a customer service orientation and a commitment to delivering high quality HR services.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and professionalism in managing conflicting priorities and anticipating needs.
  • Strong proficiency working in Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Must be able to work onsite 2 days per week or more as needed.
  • Support benefits administration processes including systems, communications, and enrollments.
  • Monitor benefit enrollments, terminations, changes in coverage and audit as necessary.
  • Serve as primary support resource to employees on benefits-related matters by interpreting policies and leveraging resources.
  • Plan and collaborate with HR team to deliver annual wellness programs including designing, scheduling, and executing on wellness offerings.
  • Process and submit all transactions relating to an employee’s lifecycle including onboarding, employee record changes, promotions, compensation processing, and offboarding through our HRIS and other integrated systems.
  • Update and maintain internal org chart.
  • Responsible for assigning and tracking pre-onboarding tasks for new hires.
  • Assist with immigration case management, including preparing and reviewing visa applications, coordinating with legal counsel and government agencies, while maintaining compliance with immigrations laws and regulations.
  • Respond to audit requests providing documentation, reports, and information.
  • Respond and complete verification of employment and letter requests.
  • Monitor HR inbox, responding to questions and pulling in other team members as needed.
  • Participate in HR initiatives contributing to process improvements, system enhancements, and other HR-related projects.

Vaxcyte is centered on creating advanced vaccines such as VAX-24, a sophisticated 24-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, by utilizing cutting-edge chemistry and the XpressCF™ cell-free protein synthesis platform. The company prioritizes developing high-fidelity, broad-spectrum vaccines to combat bacterial infections, continuously expanding its product pipeline with innovations like VAX-31 for various bacterial threats.

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San Carlos, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


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