Who we are

Lucent BioSciences is on a mission to address climate impact on global food security and nutrition by developing solutions that regenerate soils. Soileos is our first product: a cellulose-based smart micronutrient granular fertilizer and seed coating offering higher yields without the threat of runoff pollution. We’re a true start-up, with 20+ employees and lots of things to do!

Who we’re looking for:

Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of a start-up growth story? Have you got a passion for people, admin, and HR? The HR & Office Administrator will be working closely with the finance team and leadership team to make Lucent BioSciences a happy and productive place to work. This is a full-time blended position (work from home and in office role), located in the Lower Mainland area. It is open to anyone eligible for work in Canada.

You like a workplace where:

  • The culture is dynamic, quick-paced, and entrepreneurial.
  • Your coworkers are collaborative, proactive, and interesting.
  • Your priorities matter. Career growth? Balancing work and life? Helping you live your best life is #goals.

You like to spend your time:

  • Collaborating with the hiring managers on writing job descriptions, posting roles, recruitment, and interview coordination
  • Communicating and handling internal and external HR related inquiries and requests
  • Managing new employee preparations and onboarding (from ordering tech to prepping swag to scheduling onboarding meetings) as well as offboarding.
  • Providing HR support and solutions to the team.
    • Drafting company policies and procedures, suggesting improvements and updates to existing ones, and providing training on them.
    • Supporting the management team in creating, improving, and delivering a broad range of employee programs, such as performance reviews and learning initiatives.
  • Be the go-to person for all things Employee Experience and Office Management such as:
    • Snacks & Supplies
    • Team Event
    • Team Requests and Need
    • Mail, Deliveries, & Order
  • Other administrative or human resources activities as needed.

You’ll be a great match if you have:

  • Experience or education in Human Resources, People Operations, Office Administration or Employee Experience preferred
    • Whether that’s a degree or certificate in HR or 1+ years of experience on an HR/People team, we’re looking for someone who’s familiar with basic HR best practices and wants to learn more on the job.
  • Passion for people -- you believe that the team is the heart of any organization
  • Strong event planning skills -- everyone loves your parties!
  • Outstanding interpersonal relationship building skills. You are someone who people feel comfortable coming to for all sorts of issues or requests because you provide a welcoming, understanding atmosphere
  • Willingness to dive into the deep end and learn on the job in a fast-paced environment
  • Enjoy being busy and can organize workload effectively
  • Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Energetic personality and proactive approach
  • Amazing customer service (“all hands-on deck” attitude) to serve the organization
  • Comfortable maintaining a high level of confidentiality

Nice to haves:

  • Familiar with the tools our company uses, such Google Workspace (mail, calendar, drive, docs, etc), Slack, Collage, BreezyHR
  • Familiar with HRIS and ATS or similar HR tools
  • Familiar with BC Workplace Health & Safety regulations and WorkSafeBC
  • Familiar with BC Employment Standards Act
  • CPHR or SHRM certification

If this sounds like you, then you're a fit! Time to apply.

COVID PROTOCOLS - Lucent BioSciences cares about the health of its employees and requires proof of full vaccination to be considered for this position.