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Guardant Health

Developing technology that aims to transform cancer to a preventable and manageable disease.

Senior Generalist for the People Team
Redwood City, CA, US
Job Description / Skills Required

Company Description

We believe conquering cancer is a big data problem. That’s why we built the world’s leading comprehensive liquid biopsy. This non-invasive tool for accessing and sequencing tumor DNA is used by thousands of oncologists to help tens of thousands of advanced cancer patients. We believe the boom in cancer data acquisition we helped launch will drive important discoveries and new products. We’re working on some exciting ones, including in early detection, where the impact on patients can be profound. We’ve raised more than $500 million from investors including Sequoia Capital, Khosla Ventures, OrbiMed, and SoftBank.
Job Description

Summary: The Senior Generalist plays a vital role on our People team. Reporting to the VP of People, it’s a varied role tasked with achieving seamless and efficient HR processes and initiatives while maintaining high standards manager and employee experience. You’ll work closely and partner with with the Guardant Health employees, managers and senior management team to ensure success for programs related to employee development, performance and learning. If you are someone who has strong people skills, loves employee relations and development, is customer service focused, and can organize anything, we’d love to talk with you. This is a great opportunity to help build something from the ground up and make a huge impact on the lives of cancer patients.


Oversee employee relations and be the main point of contact in resolving issues for employees and their success in their role and for the company.
Manage the quarterly performance management process to ensure regular communication between managers and employees.
Coordinate learning and development activities focused on employee growth.
Work closely with managers and employees to become a trusted partner to help improve work relationships, build morale and increase productivity, engagement and retention.
Conduct exit interviews, and make recommendations for improvement.
Coach managers and employees to effectively communicate and engage to increase employee engagement.
Develop and deliver training to employees and managers on various topics to improve employee development and engagement.
Analyze trends to help develop solutions, programs and policies.
Provides performance management coaching to managers.


Your Qualifications:

Must have 7+ years of human resources experience, preferably as a generalist or employee relations specialist.
Experience managing performance management and improvement programs.
Outstanding customer service skills and a bias towards action with attention to detail.

Manage multiple tasks and changing priorities in a fast-paced environment;
Excellent MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.