HR Business Partner


Baltimore (Bayview), MD, US, 21224

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

This limited term hire position will provide multi-disciplinary HR functional support - in partnership with HR Site Heads - across multiple sites / teams.  This role operates HR business processes including: guiding performance management processes, providing user support and completing HRIS transactions, delivering basic training programs for employees and managers, and conducting employee relations issue investigations.

•    Working closely with HR Site Heads and other HR Professionals, guide managers and employees through HR business processes (i.e. Performance Management, Recruitment, etc.).
•    Guide employees and managers through HRIS self-service transactions. Perform other non-self-service HRIS transactions to help ensure data is updated.
•    Working closely with HR Site Heads and other HR Professionals, coach employees and supervisors on employee relations issues, providing strategies and procedures relating to employee relations/performance issues.
•    Perform job analyses in order to advise line managers regarding promotions and other job changes.  Partner with HR Site Head and Compensation regarding pay matters.
•    Working closely with HR Site Heads and other HR Professionals, investigate employee complaints/concerns; facilitate resolutions.
•    Develop and generate HRIS reports – including staffing, headcount, compensation, etc.
•    Provides direction and recommendations on company policies and procedures, including the interpretation of requests to policy questions and exceptions.  
•    Provides training and/or the coordination of training programs as appropriate.  
•    Create and maintain personnel files, ensuring all HR/payroll records are filed on a timely basis.
•    Partner with HR COE regarding benefit matters including LOA, STD, and LTD.
•    Manage new hire paperwork collection and present at the New Employee Orientation. 
•    Initiate and route documentation for employee terminations insuring that all documentation and related protocols are followed.
•    Process workers compensation and unemployment claims.
•    Collect, audit and effectively maintain employee work authorization processes.
•    Maintain and follow SOX processes with regards to employee transactions.
•    Working closely with HR Site Heads and other HR Professionals, responsible for site diversity programs such as the affirmative action process and other EEO/OFCCP requests and audits.  
•    Maintain workplace postings as required.
•    Provides special project support to the HR Site Heads as required.
•    Perform other duties as assigned.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by those in this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned.

•    Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.
•    Minimum of 4 years of relevant human resources experience.  Exposure to various human resources functional areas required. 
•    Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
•    Demonstrated experience multi-tasking in a fast paced work environment with changing priorities. 
•    Ability to analyze data and provide recommendations.
•    Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints. 
•    Knowledge of federal and state employment laws. 
•    Experience in executing HRIS processes

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce.  Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.


Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actions—whether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the community—we strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore