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Manager, People Programs and HRBP

G&A | Hybrid in Emeryville, CA | Full Time | From $140,000.00 to $170,000.00 per year

Job Description

The Senior People Manager will partner with leaders across the organization to implement high-impact employee engagement programs and create and streamline processes that unlock the ability of OmniAb teams to do their best work. This role will provide human resources leadership and program development in areas of employee relations, performance and talent management, organization development, rewards/recognition, and workforce planning. This role will be a key player in fostering our culture and values. The Senior People Manager 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.


  • Coach leaders on people strategy, including organizational design, strategic hiring, performance management, compensation, recognition, and learning and development

  • Drive the implementation of performance experience programs including development, goals and managing year-end performance review cycles 

  • Partner with senior leadership to define, execute, and track progress against organization-specific people strategy Objectives & Key Results (OKRs)

  • Empower managers to build amazing teams through leadership development

  • Assess employee development needs and recommend solutions

  • Design and implement a process of engagement surveys, performance reviews, compensation reviews, and talent development 

  • Manage Career Leveling program and Career Pathing programs 

  • Create a process for collecting and recognizing employee feedback

  • Be the company lead for culture and values, partnering with the Executive Team, Marketing and Site Leaders on new initiatives for culture, belonging, diversity, equity, and inclusion 

  • Own training and development for the organization, including manager development and compliance trainings 

  • Create and uphold best practices around project management principles that impact program decision-making, resourcing and implementation


  • BA/BS in Business, Human Resources or related field; Master’s degree a plus

  • At least 10 years of Human Resources management experience with employee relations, engagement, and program design, preferably in a public company setting within the biotech industry

  • End-to-end HR project and program management experience, preferably in a high-growth environment, driving multiple initiatives from strategy to execution

  • High understanding of project requirements and translating needs into plans, keeping multiple projects on track with the ability to multitask, meet tight deadlines and shift priorities as required

  • Exposure to multiple employee development methodologies, tools and trainings

  • Experience with HRIS systems

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving skills, including attention to detail and the ability to process disparate information and synthesize into storytelling relatively quickly

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including drafting company messages and facilitating meetings and/or trainings

  • Passion for employee engagement and retention with a proven ability to build rapport and interact effectively with all levels of the organization 


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: $140,000 - $170,000/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.