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Orca Bio

Orca Bio

51-200 employees

Develops high precision allogeneic cell therapy products


Compensation Overview

$150k - $275kAnnually

+ Equity


Sacramento, CA, USA + 1 more

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People & HR
  • 10+ years of progressive HR management experience
  • Experience in a Life Science company is preferred
  • Prior experience as an HR partner for a manufacturing (non-exempt) workforce preferred
  • Fluency in coaching senior leadership on complex people issues
  • Strong knowledge of HR compliance, legislation, and best practices
  • Experience in a rapid growth or start-up environment preferred
  • Experience designing and implementing exceptional HR frameworks
  • Genuine curiosity, open-mindedness, and a strong desire for continuous learning
  • Bachelor's degree in HR, Business Administration, Psychology, or related field (Master's preferred)
  • Develop and implement innovative HR strategies aligned with organizational goals
  • Drive organizational effectiveness and employee engagement initiatives
  • Partner with the team to design and lead implementation of cutting-edge HR programs
  • Provide strategic consultation to enhance employee performance and engagement
  • Manage employee relations with sensitivity and compliance
  • Collaborate with internal teams for a seamless employee experience
  • Offer data-driven recommendations for performance improvement
  • Partner with the team to define talent planning processes
  • Establish policies for training, onboarding, career development, and termination
  • Stay abreast of HR trends, regulatory changes, and new technologies
  • Provide executive coaching to the leadership team

At Orca Bio, the focus on developing high-precision allogeneic cell therapy products through innovative manufacturing methods sets a strong industry standard. The company's commitment to creating proprietary therapeutic mixtures of immune and stem cells offers a robust platform for growth and impact in the biotechnology sector. This specialized approach not only fosters a culture of scientific rigor but also positions the team at the forefront of advancing transformative treatments.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding



Menlo Park, California



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