As Senior Director Human Resources, you will align HR services and responsibilities with the business needs of the business and sites, working closely with the president and extended leadership team, as well as the global functional leaders. Through this collaborative and consultative approach, you will define and execute plans to address the strategic people needs of the organization and functions and serve as a key leadership team member, contributing to overall strategic people impacts across Customer Channels Group globally.
What will you do?
Progress the culture with a focus on quality and promoting a diverse and inclusive work environment where colleagues are actively engaged and promoting Thermo Fisher as a great place to work. Craft and deliver key initiatives, to include external-facing / community outreach, to support the organization’s evolving culture.
Collaborate with division and relevant group-level functional leadership on organizational design and development initiatives; using tools, processes and past successes, ensure successful facilitation of organization changes.
Enhance people development within the areas supported; leverage existing tools and processes, ensuring leadership accountability, a focus on talent/roles with the greatest potential/needs, and raising the bar on what the organization delivers relative to performance feedback and employee development.
Partner with business leadership and HR colleagues to assess current talent and develop or implement long-term talent strategies that ultimately improve the performance of the organization and set it up for longer term success.
Partnering with TA on the sourcing and recruitment process for the division and relevant functions, ensure key positions are filled timely while improving the diversity and level of talent coming into the organization; report on key metrics to measure progress.
Where applicable, ensure implementation of compensation plans and programs that effectively support the business objectives (to include sales compensation plans).
Actively support company-wide people initiatives and ensure delivery of programs and initiatives aligned to the overall HR strategy for Thermo Fisher.
How will you get here?
Bachelors’ degree required; MBA or MS in Human Resources is highly desirable
8 years of HR management, and broad-based human resources experience with progressively responsible leadership roles
Demonstrated ability to translate business needs into effective strategies and actions to execute against those strategies
Proven accomplishments in leading HR through cultural change efforts and demonstrating value to the business
Strong communication, collaboration and influencing skills; must be able to market ideas to a diverse leadership team
Ability to act as a credible coach and facilitator and, based on our values, a role model for effective leadership and performance
Comfortable in a highly complex, highly matrixed, fast-paced environment
Travel required, approximately 15%
About Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
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