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HR Director

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Our client is a medical device company focused on developing and commercializing breakthrough products for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias and other cardiovascular diseases. Their Mission: * To be a solid platform for our team members’ growth: intellectually, professionally, and financially. * Improve arrhythmia and related disease outcomes through early intervention and holistic disease management.

As the HR Director, you will be a key member of our leadership team, responsible for developing and implementing HR strategies, policies, and programs that align with our client’s goals and values. This hands-on role requires a strategic thinker willing to manage day-to-day HR operations in a fast-paced startup environment. The ideal candidate will have at least 7 years of HR experience, with a strong background in building and managing HR functions in a startup or rapidly growing company. This position reports directly to the CEO.


  • Develop and implement HR strategies aligned with the overall business strategy.
  • Establish HR policies, procedures, and programs to support growth and ensure compliance.
  • Partner with senior leadership to provide HR guidance and support.
  • Manage recruitment and selection to attract and retain top talent.
  • Oversee employee onboarding, training, and development programs.
  • Implement performance management systems to drive engagement and productivity.
  • Advise on HR issues including employee relations, performance management, compensation, and benefits.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive workplace culture.
  • Ensure compliance with labor laws and manage employee records.
  • Conduct HR audits to ensure policies and practices are current and effective.
  • Address HR-related inquiries and concerns promptly.
  • Track HR metrics and analytics to evaluate the effectiveness of HR initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field. Master’s degree or HR certification (e.g., SHRM-CP, PHR) is a plus.
  • Minimum of 7 years of HR experience, with at least 3 years in a managerial role.
  • Proven experience in building and managing HR functions in a startup or high-growth environment.
  • Strong knowledge of HR best practices, labor laws, and regulations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to make decisions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in HR software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Passion for working in the medical device industry and improving patient outcomes.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Human Resources & People Operations

Focus: Human Resource

Industry: Manufacturing and Production

Salary: Up to $150,000 per year

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Director

Location: San Diego

Job Reference: V5EO2Z-522B368B

Date posted: June 6, 2024

Consultant: Sophia Dipietro

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