Manager, Talent Development

| San Carlos, CA, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 140,000-155,000 Annually
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Join our Mission to Protect Humankind!

Vaxcyte is a clinical-stage vaccine innovation company engineering high-fidelity vaccines to protect humankind from the consequences of bacterial diseases, which have serious and costly health consequences when left unchecked. Working to eradicate or treat bacterial infections such as invasive pneumococcal disease, Group A Strep, periodontitis and Shigella is just the beginning. Our path to success is clear and well-defined, and Vaxcyte is set up to go the distance. 

WHAT we do is every bit as important as HOW we do it! Our work together is guided by four enduring core values:

*AIM HIGH: We embody our collectively audacious goal to courageously make the most complex biologics ever attempted to protect humankind.

*LEAD WITH HEART: Everyone leads at Vaxcyte with a kindness-first, inclusive approach to collaboration and vigorous debate that advances our business objectives.

*RETHINK CONVENTION: We bring creative and intellectual diversity to every facet of the work we do in order to innovate and re-innovate the way vaccines are delivered.

*MODEL EXCELLENCE: The magnitude of our challenge requires our shared commitment to demonstrating integrity, accountability, equality and clarity across communications and decision making.




Vaxcyte is seeking to hire a talented individual to join our Human Resources team. The Manager, Talent Development will develop and manage our people development programs to ensure they align with the company’s priorities and support the development and success of our employees. You will be part of a team focused on managing our onboarding and leadership development programs, supporting team effectiveness and employee development, and ensuring our programs and frameworks support the broader company priorities. This role contributes to the health and success of the organization by proactively collaborating with key stakeholders (HR leadership, HR business partners, department heads, etc.) to develop and execute learning strategies and programs.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage the company onboarding program – designing the overall experience, facilitating selected topics, creating/updating onboarding resources and supporting team onboarding within departments.
  • Support employee development at all levels of the organization by identifying, curating, and designing appropriate tools, frameworks, resources and workshops.
  • Facilitate workshops, team working sessions and leader integrations.
  • Manage the Employee Career Development Program.
  • Oversee Vaxcyte’s monthly Lunch & Learn Series.
  • Own Talent Development components on our intranet site and ensure employees have access to TD resources in a clear and focused way.
  • Leverage innovative learning technologies and methodologies to create engaging and impactful learning experiences.
  • Analyze existing L&D programs/materials to identify opportunities for enhancement or innovation.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and development within the organization.
  • Work on special projects in support of HR initiatives that align with company priorities.


  • Bachelors' degree in related field of study, with a minimum of 7-8 years of relevant experience in the talent development or learning and development field.
  • In-depth knowledge and applied background in building and implementing learning, development, and training programs with strong facilitation experience.
  • Proven curriculum development and instructional design skills.
  • Experienced in building and managing effective onboarding programs.
  • Strong program and project management and execution skills.
  • Ability to connect with a breadth of employee perspectives and experiences.
  • Proven success in working collaboratively across functions to make a positive impact on culture.
  • Organized, able to prioritize work and balance multiple competing priorities.
  • Demonstrates the highest level of customer service while modelling Vaxcyte’s values.
  • Technology savvy.
  • Reputation for integrity and dedicated work ethic with desire for ownership of process and product success.
  • Team player, willing to adapt based on business needs.
  • Must be able to work onsite 2 days per week or more as needed.

Reports to: Director, Talent Development


Location: San Carlos, CA



The compensation package will be competitive and includes comprehensive benefits and an equity component.


Salary Range: $140,000 – $155,000


Send resumes to:

[email protected]


Vaxcyte, Inc.

825 Industrial Road, Suite 300

San Carlos, CA 94070


We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Vaxcyte operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in San Carlos, CA. It has 170 total employees. To see all 22 open jobs at Vaxcyte, click here.
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