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Human Resources Coordinator

Human Resources | South San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Allogene Therapeutics, with headquarters in South San Francisco, is a clinical-stage biotechnology company pioneering the development of allogeneic chimeric antigen receptor T cell (AlloCAR T™) therapies for cancer. Led by a management team with significant experience in cell therapy, Allogene is developing a pipeline of “off-the-shelf” CAR T cell therapy candidates with the goal of delivering readily available cell therapy on-demand, more reliably, and at greater scale to more patients. For more information, please visit, and follow @AllogeneTx on Twitter and LinkedIn. 

Position: Human Resources Coordinator 
Location: South San Francisco, CA  `

Allogene’s Human Resources organization is building a world class team focused on delivering potentially lifesaving therapies to patients. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join us a HR Coordinator. This role will be a hands-on role reporting to our Senior Human Resources Generalist and is based at headquarters in South San Francisco, CA. This role functions as a generalist in a variety of human resources activities. This position will contribute to a team of high-performing HR professionals dedicated to providing best-in-class programs and services.

 Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Deliver excellent manager and employee experiences through management of the new hire on-boarding, including 
    • conduct new hire orientation
    • prepare and process necessary paperwork
    • verify I-9 documentation using E-Verify
    • draft new hire announcements
  • Ensure employees are cared for through data management, (including 
    • Manage personnel files and record keeping for legal compliance
    • Generate new-hire and off-boarding documentation processes, including data entry to HRIS and other tracking mechanisms
    • deliver periodic census and employee information for insurance, 401(k), audits and other purposes (e.g. vacation time, payroll data, personnel files, etc.)
  • Provide exceptional customer service by quickly and accurately addressing questions, especially those that pertain to benefits, payroll, and employment verification
  • Support the development of an agile People function by conducting research for industry best practices, policies, training, and other related issues for periodic projects
  • Other duties as assigned

Position requirements & experience:

  • Demonstrated ability to appropriately maintain confidential and sensitive information
  • Self-motivated with a strong sense of ownership in areas of responsibility, demonstrated by exceptional attention-to-detail and ability to reliably meet deadlines
  • Skilled in time management and
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills demonstrated by effectively communicating across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to adapt in a constantly evolving environment by prioritizing competing time demands with input from manager
  • Ability to use Word, Excel, & PowerPoint to create documents, presentations and analysis of data in support of day-to-day responsibilities
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with at least 1 year of experience working in a professional environment

As an equal opportunity employer, Allogene Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws.