US Manager of Human Resources

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The US Manager of Human Resources (HR) position is an exciting opportunity to join PM Group’s growing USA team out of Burlington, MA.  Together we will all be sharing knowledge, learning, growing and continuing to be an integral part of supporting PM Group’s ongoing expansion in the US.  Our offices are executing cutting-edge projects for Cell & Gene Therapy, Biologics, and Pharma facilities – from feasibility through to qualification – for US and international clients.  With our clients and partners, we deliver projects that improve the everyday lives of people across the globe.

Reporting directly to the US Operations Director, the US Manager of HR will spearhead the delivery of the national HR agenda across five business units, encompassing over 120 employees.  This pivotal role will be instrumental in driving the strategic development and growth of our US operations.  Some travel to regional offices may be necessary to meet the evolving needs of our rapidly expanding team.  Embracing a hybrid work model, this role offers three days in-office and the flexibility to work remotely for two days a week.

We are seeking an HR Manager who is passionate about people, thrives on innovative thinking, and excels in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.  As part of our HR team, your primary objective will be to deliver exceptional HR services to our employees while maximizing value for the organization as a whole.  The US Manager of HR will lead various HR functions, including directing on boarding, employee relations, organizational development, talent management, learning and development, benefits, legal aspects of HR, etc.  Adaptability and the ability to pivot and prioritize are critical, given the ever-changing nature of our industry.  This role presents an exciting opportunity to collaborate with a national team, take initiative, and cultivate skills while supporting colleagues from coast to coast.

PM Group is an employee owned, international project delivery firm with a team of 3,500+ people.  We are world leaders in the pharma, food, biotech, medical technology and mission critical sectors. From our network of offices in Europe, Asia and the US, we work with the world’s leading organizations.  We are focused on growing a sustainable business centered on our people, our clients and trade partners.


  • Develop HR practices for US business units in line with Group strategy
  • Ensure stakeholder engagement; cultivate relationships with key stakeholders in Boston, Philadelphia, Raleigh-Durham and San Francisco Business Units, and Corporate HR to ensure consistent and proactive HR throughout the entire HR Lifecycle
  • Monitor employee relations and ensure compliance by providing on-going guidance and support to managers and employees on Employee Relations matters and ensure compliance with employment legislation
  • Provide HR metrics excellence by collaborating with the Operations Team to drive excellence in key HR metrics such as turnover, engagement, people management and employee relations
  • Act as a collaborative support partner with the Talent Acquisition and Payroll teams to deliver professional HR support for the business units
  • Efficiently manage all employee relations issues including absences, grievances, performance, disciplinary actions, dismissals, and daily personnel matter
  • Manage regulatory compliance by ensuring compliance with HR Policies, procedures, and federal/state legal requirements, meeting regulatory reporting deadlines
  • Collaborate on initiative implementation by supporting the planning and execution of initiatives to enhance US business units, focusing on areas such as Organizational Development, Talent Management, Learning & Development, Engagement, Performance Management and Recognition & Reward
  • HR policy development; develop and implement HR policies, procedures, and programs to foster stakeholder engagement and drive performance
  • Manage and coordinate immigration compliance procedures in the US business units
  • Benefits administration; manage and administer employee benefits and conduct regular reviews as necessary
  • Provide on-boarding leadership by leading and managing the process for new employees, ensuring a seamless transition
  • Provide document management and ensure all relevant documentation for local and international assignees is completed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Provide HR reporting and analysis; prepare and update reports and statistics for management meetings
  • Provide employee relocation assistance as needed
  • Special projects as needed


  • A Batchelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or Business Studies
  • Demonstrated previous experience as an HR professional in an HR generalist or HR Business Partner (HRBP) function
  • Proven results-focused attitude with a high level of energy and a strong work ethic
  • A strong attention to detail coupled with proficient mathematical skills
  • Strong planning, organizational, and analytical skills supporting the delivery of US HR agendas
  • Ability to multi-task / manage time efficiently
  • Proven ability adapting to organizational requirements, including travel within the US, as dictated by business needs
  • A good understanding of US employment law, particularly in the states where we have operations (MA, PA, NC, CA, etc.)
  • Awareness of HR best practices and proven ability to stay informed of HR best practices as well as incorporate them into daily operations
  • Experience in dealing with managers in a dynamic professional environment
  • Exhibit excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) to build and maintain effective relationships with managers and key stakeholders; ability to constructively challenge when appropriate
  • Strong planning, organisational and analytical skills to support delivery of the HR agenda.
  • Uphold the highest levels of integrity, empathy, confidentiality, and discretion

All of your information is confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Why PM Group?

As an employee-owned company, we are inclusive, committed and driven. Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability are the heart of our new 2025 business strategy. Click here to read more in our Corporate Responsibility and Heath, Safety & Well-being Report 2022.

Inclusion and Diversity are core to our culture and values. Wherever we work, we commit to a culture of mutual respect and belonging by building a truly inclusive workplace rich in diverse people, talents and ideas. Valuing the contributions of all our people and respecting individual differences will sustain our growth into the future.

PM Group is committed to ensuring our hiring process is fair and accessible to all and will provide candidates with disabilities with reasonable accommodations required to participate in the recruitment process. If you require any assistance in this regard, please let us know.


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