Cell Signaling Technology

Human Resources Business Partner

Job Locations US-MA-Danvers
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/27/2020 8:07 AM)
Job ID
Human Resources

Company Overview

Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. (CST) is a worldwide leader in the development and commercialization of antibodies, assays and research tools. As a company of scientists for scientists, we have developed PTMScan®, a technology to discover protein post-translational modifications, P hosphoSitePlus®, an online resource for investigation of post-translational modifications, and XMT® technology, a proprietary method to develop exceptional monoclonal antibodies. We are fully committed to developing new research tools to help define the mechanisms underlying cell function and disease, thereby broadly accelerating progress in biomedical research and medicine.

Position Summary

Cell Signaling Technology is seeking an experienced and execution-oriented Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) to join our collaborative and fast-paced team. This role offers a mix of strategic initiatives, talent management and foundational HR responsibilities. Reporting to the Sr. Vice President of Global Human Resources, the HR Business Partner will provide support to our Global Operations group to assess and anticipate HR related needs and deliver value added services that enable achievement of business objectives. A highly motivated, engaging person is sought to build credible relationships and timely delivery of workforce planning, talent assessment and acquisition, leadership development, performance management, compensation and engagement. She/he will provide guidance on change management issues and contribute to a compelling employer brand that will enable attraction of top talent across the enterprise.


  • Work with the SVP of Global HR to understand business strategies, diagnose current organization performance, and develop/implement plans to build needed organization capabilities and support continued business growth
  • Work across functional areas to build partnerships and provide seamless human resources services to clients
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition to implement best practices in the recruitment, staffing and on-boarding of exceptional talent
  • Partner with management to develop and execute plans that optimize talent, structure, process and culture
  • Assist in leading workforce planning and talent planning processes to drive a high level of performance and collaboration in alignment with the company's goals, mission and culture
  • Assist managers in addressing performance issues and improving employee performance, including providing guidance on effective coaching and counseling
  • Serve as a resource to employees and leaders in facilitating the resolution of internal issues and conflicts


  • Bachelor’s degree (Business or Human Resources preferred)
  • 5+ years of progressive HR experience in the Biotech/Pharma space
  • Experience designing and executing scalable HR processes

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Master’s degree a plus
  • HR Certifications (PHR/SPHR) desirable
  • Experience in a growing, fast-paced, high performing company
  • Experience in both large and small companies
  • HRBP experience in a Global Operations/Production setting is highly desirable
  • Strong client relations skills
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to develop a high degree of personal credibility at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to effectively sell ideas and influence others
  • Ability to put HR initiatives in context of Corporate strategy
  • Ability to proactively problem solve
  • Listener: “seeks first to understand and then to be understood”
  • Must be able to successfully demonstrate and help cultivate CST’s core values:
  • Belief in the power and promise of science
  • Producing high quality and best in class products
  • Believing in creating an environment of engagement
  • Believe in socially responsible business




Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, status as a veteran or as a member of the military or status in any group protected by applicable federal or state laws.


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