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People Operations Administrator

Waltham, Massachusetts 02451

People Operations Administrator

About Morphic Therapeutic

Morphic Therapeutic is a biotechnology company developing a new generation of oral integrin therapies. Drawing on integrin biology breakthroughs from the lab of noted entrepreneur and scientific founder Tim Springer, Morphic has developed an exclusive platform to build on these discoveries, complemented by a partnership with computational chemistry leader Schrödinger, Inc., that facilitates the rapid and iterative design of clinical candidates. Morphic was created in 2015 with support from Timothy Springer, PhD, Polaris Partners, Schrödinger Inc., and ShangPharma and raised $51.5M in 2016 from top tier investors. In September 2018, Morphic Therapeutic completed an $80 million Series B financing round to advance multiple programs into the clinic. Additionally, in the last 3 months, the company has forged two transformational partnerships with Abbvie and Janssen that include >$100M upfront with future milestones. Integrins are involved in multiple disease areas, including inflammation, fibrosis, vascular diseases and cancer, and inhibitors are clinically validated. The combination of Morphic’s deep Integrin expertise with your skills will enable a rapid path to novel and effective drugs for both orphan and blockbuster indications. Morphic’s laboratories are located in the AstraZeneca BioHub in Waltham, MA. We seek a highly talented and motivated People Operations/Payroll Coordinator to join our culture of teamwork, craftsmanship, tenacity, compassion, and integrity!


The People Operations Administrator is a key member of Morphic’s People Operations team and will serve as a resource to employees for all HR areas including, payroll, employee benefits, onboarding, HR programs, policies, communications and HR administration. The People Operations Aministrator will interact with all levels of employees to exchange information, and problem solve. The ideal coordinator is personable, extremely organized, keeps calm under pressure, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.


Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Manage bi-monthly payroll, ensuring that new hires, terminations, and compensation changes are handled properly
  • Ensure that bonuses and other types of variable compensation are calculated and paid appropriately
  • Manage benefit programs and employee benefits changes, including enrollments, terminations
  • Maintain employee personnel records and HRIS systems to ensure compliance and accurate employee information
  • Coordinate onboarding, employee reward program and other HR related programs
  • Provides stellar customer support to internal and external customers with the willingness to always to that extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Participates in additional departmental projects and priorities as requested
  • This position will also include light administrative work


Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Strong organizational skills and time management
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Able to work well in a team environment as well as independently
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills
  • Works well under pressure and meets tight deadlines
  • Display flexibility and willingness to take on new responsibilities to assist with various projects as needed

 Preferred Skills/Certifications:

  • Experience with HRIS management highly preferred
  • PHR or SHRM-CP certification


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related filed.
  • 1-3 years of experience in business administration, preferably as an HR Coordinator
  • Experience in the Biotechnology industry

Morphic Therapeutic is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment that maximizes our employees’ development and achievement goals. We strive to treat each employee as an individual, as we seek to foster a spirit of teamwork to help change patients’ lives.  In addition to a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, a 401K and a generous vacation and holiday schedule.



Posted: 2019-03-14 Expires: 2019-04-14

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