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HR Coordinator


San Carlos, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: HR
  • Industry: Vaccine
  • Post Date: 07/09/2024
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  • Company Address: 825 Industrial Rd, Suite 300, San Carlos, California 94070, US

About Vaxcyte

Vaxcyte is a vaccine innovation company engineering high-fidelity vaccines to protect humankind from the consequences of bacterial diseases. The Company is developing broad-spectrum conjugate and novel protein vaccines to prevent or treat bacterial infectious diseases

Job Description

Vaxcyte is a clinical-stage vaccine innovation company engineering high-fidelity vaccines to protect humankind from the consequences of bacterial diseases, which have serious and costly health consequences when left unchecked. Working to eradicate or treat bacterial infections such as invasive pneumococcal disease, Group A Strep, periodontitis and Shigella is just the beginning. Our path to success is clear and well-defined, and Vaxcyte is set up to go the distance. 
WHAT we do is every bit as important as HOW we do it! Our work together is guided by four enduring core values:
*AIM HIGH: We embody our collectively audacious goal to courageously make the most complex biologics ever attempted to protect humankind.
*LEAD WITH HEART: Everyone leads at Vaxcyte with a kindness-first, inclusive approach to collaboration and vigorous debate that advances our business objectives.
*RETHINK CONVENTION: We bring creative and intellectual diversity to every facet of the work we do in order to innovate and re-innovate the way vaccines are delivered.
*MODEL EXCELLENCE:  The magnitude of our challenge requires our shared commitment to demonstrating integrity, accountability, equality and clarity across communications and decision making.
Vaxcyte is seeking to hire a talented individual to join our Human Resources team. The HR Coordinator will be responsible for all logistical and administrative work needed to ensure our talent and engagement programs, events and projects are successful. You will work closely with both the Talent Development and Talent Management and Engagement teams as we work together in support of the broader company priorities. This role contributes to the health and success of the organization by collaborating with key stakeholders (HR team members, Facilities team members, Communication team members, Executive Assistants, etc.) and executing across several key initiatives.

Essential Functions:

    • Partner and collaborate with the HR team to enable delivery and project management of engagement, culture, and talent objectives.
    • Support Talent Development and Talent Management & Engagement programs (Employee Career Development, Anniversary, Powering Beyond Awards) to ensure a seamless employee experience.
    • Responsible for scheduling, room reservations, catering, logistics, requirements, set up and clean up for events (Development Workshops, New Hire Orientation, Lunch & Learns, etc.).
    • Manage course enrollment end-to-end on daily basis through our intranet, Outlook and learning management system (including scheduling, calendaring, internal advertising, pre- and post-work assignments, attendance tracking, surveys, and reporting).
    • Serve as HR department contracts and requisitions subject matter expert, submitting contracts, SOWs, and requisitions for Legal and Financial review.
    • Serve as the point of contact for all HR event travel-related inquiries and support participants/managers as needed.
    • Upload and update content on company’s intranet.
    • Work on special projects in support of HR initiatives that align with company priorities.


    • Bachelors’ degree in related field of study, with 1-3 years of relevant experience in human resources, learning and development, talent development, talent management or business relevant roles.
    • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at one time while staying focused and organized.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills necessary to successfully interact with and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and company leaders.
    • Strong customer service skills with the ability to engage with employees at all levels within the organization and handle sensitive information.
    • Work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment with internal and external partners.
    • A desire and demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and embrace opportunities to follow protocols and identify process improvements.
    • Exhibit a sense of curiosity and apply basic problem-solving techniques to define and resolve problems.
    • Able to adjust to changes in priorities or scope of projects as needed.
    • Strong proficiency working in Outlook, Word, and Excel.
    • Enthusiastic about growing within the Talent Development/Talent Management/Employee Engagement space.
    • Must be able to work onsite 2 days per week or more as needed.
Reports to: Director, Talent Development
Location: San Carlos, CA
The compensation package will be competitive and includes comprehensive benefits and an equity component.
Salary Range: $82,000 – $95,000
Send resumes to:
Vaxcyte, Inc.
825 Industrial Road, Suite 300
San Carlos, CA 94070
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.