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Human Resources Generalist

G&A | Hybrid in Emeryville, CA | Full Time | From $110,000.00 to $150,000.00 per year

Job Description

We are seeking a Human Resources Generalist with sharp analytical skills, who is proactive and loves to interact with people through OmniAb’s core values. This role will be critical in building organizational capabilities while expanding corporate functional groups within HR: Total Rewards, compliance, recruiting, onboarding, immigration, and employee development. The Human Resources Generalist will wear multiple hats, managing processes, programs, and systems. This is a hybrid position at our Emeryville headquarters that will also have responsibilities in our Durham, NC and Oro Valley, AZ offices. 

About Us:

OmniAb consists of dynamic and innovative scientists that employ a variety of novel platforms to support our partners in discovering next generation therapeutics. At the core of OmniAb is the ability to engineer animals to generate affinity matured human sequence antibodies for use in conventional and novel therapeutic formats. We leverage our proprietary animals with state-of-the-art technology in antigen design, immunization methods and high-throughput single B cell screening to facilitate discovery of best-in-class antibodies. Within OmniAb are also best-in-class capabilities for the discovery and screening in high value ion channel and transporter targets. We are looking for accomplished team players who are enthusiastic to contribute to the technological frontier of drug discovery, contribute to improving human health, and passionate in their desire to collaborate with partners to develop next generation therapeutics. See for more details about the exciting science being performed at OmniAb.


  • Support new hire benefits orientation to build a strong foundation for new employees and increase employee engagement

  • Maintain the HRIS system (data entry, compliance and best practices)

  • Handle all administrative tasks for preboarding, onboarding, ongoing maintenance, and offboarding, including entering data into HRIS and auditing for accuracy and compliance

  • Manage HR department dashboards and reporting for actionable insights and OKRs; Operations experience is helpful

  • Process offer letters, ensuring accuracy and confidentiality

  • Administer employee training to ensure knowledge, community, and legal compliance

  • Manage benefits administration, including educating and providing benefit information to candidates and employees

  • Research, propose improvements, and implement competitive Total Rewards in partnership with vendors

  • Ensure Federal and State legal requirements are met and reflected in Company policies and programs

  • Manage immigration process; versed in various Visa types

  • Manage compensation database, market insights, bonus, equity, and review cycles

  • Track and administer leave; act as the main contact for employees taking medical and/or family leaves

  • Manage relationship with HR vendors and track contracts for efficiency

  • Assist in developing and executing employee procedures and policies, providing guidance and interpretation for business operations 

  • Facilitate company wide compliance with HR policies, coach teams on values and behaviors, and ensure organizational fairness and consistency with values and culture

  • Provide tools, advice, and information to support effective delivery of HR services and processes, including the communication and interpretation of administrative procedures for HR programs

  • Participate in development of HR objectives, including metrics, queries, and standard reports for ongoing Company requirements

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • BA/BS in Business, Human Resources, or a related field

  • 5-8 years’ experience in Human Resources at a growing company, preferably in life sciences

  • Hands-on experience with Total Rewards, compensation management, compliance, and immigration

  • Understanding of State and Federal regulations impacting HR administration

  • Experience in managing salary and bonus structures, building, and updating pay ranges based on market data

  • Ability to handle sensitive situations and maintain a high degree of confidentiality

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment

  • Self-starter who works with minimal supervision and integrity while also being a strong team player

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and experience supporting employees at all levels of an organization

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

  • Belief in transparency and open communication, and the ability of an individual’s power to improve and enable those around them

  • Extraordinary organizational skills, with high attention to detail and focus on accuracy and accountability

  • Advanced working knowledge of MS Office, as well as standard HRIS and web-based ATS systems


The company offers competitive benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Short/Long Term Disability and Life Insurance, as well as 401(k) Match, Stock Options, Bonus, and Paid Leave Time. 

Additional Information:

  • All new hires are required to go through background and reference checks

  • OmniAb is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets employer

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship

  • OmniAb celebrates the diversity of life and welcomes all individuals to apply

  • New hires based in the US will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption or accommodation to this vaccination requirement

Base Pay Range: $110,000 - $150,000/year

The pay range provided is an estimated base range for this role. Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, education, and location. We also offer an excellent benefits program which includes a selection of Medical and Dental plans, and Life, AD&D and Short-Term Disability insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, 401(k) with immediate Company match vesting, Company paid holidays, and more!

OmniAb, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.