Current Opportunities

Human Resources Associate

Position Description & Responsibilities

The Human Resources Associate will provide a full range of HR support to our global employee workforce. This position reports to the Manager of Accounting Operations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates employee benefit eligibility, enrollments, terminations, and payments
  • Ensures accuracy of data change requests through HRIS system and processes data changes
  • Conducts new hire onboarding and termination processes
  • Prepares employee census information for insurance, 401(k), and other reports
  • Partners with Payroll Manager to ensure accuracy of employee data for semi-monthly and monthly payrolls
  • Provides written and verbal employment verifications

Position Requirements

Successful candidates will have the following background/experience:

  • Minimum 1 year of administrative experience in a fast-paced HR department
  • BA/BS in human resources, psychology, or related field required; PHR a plus
  • Proficiency with HRIS systems a plus
  • Team player with a high sense of urgency and motivation
  • Must have sound interpersonal, communication, organization and analytic skills.
  • High proficiency with MS Office
  • Ability to maintain the highest levels of confidentiality, professionalism, attention to detail and customer service

Vanda Pharmaceuticals offers a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits and a 401(k) matching program. Vanda is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference, age, national origin, ethnicity, disability, or any other protected status designated by law.

Applicants should submit a cover letter with their Curriculum Vitae or Resume to:

Human Resources
Reference #: GA5010
Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc.
2200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 300E
Washington, DC 20037

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