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Danaher Corporation Senior HR Business Partner (Director level), BioProcess in London, Ontario

What you'll do The Senior Human Resources Manager will work with his/her business partners to deliver (and develop where appropriate) a broad range of HR services to the organization. The Human Resources Business Partner is responsible for supporting, advising and consulting on all aspects of HR within the BioProcess business including special projects and acquisitions.This role is critical in developing and executing HR strategy in support of the Cell & Gene Therapy business imperatives and is a connected partner for business leaders, this role is the primary point of contact for Cell & Gene Therapy leaders, providing expertise and guidance in the areas of culture and change management, strategic coaching, talent assessment and development, succession planning, performance management, acquisitions, integrations, special projects and organizational design. The role is a combination of being able to be strategic but at the same time being very action oriented, working in the details and being a strong project manager for many initiatives on going.

  • Manage your team or direct reports and leverage the matrix HR org. to drive a high performing HR team which is at every step of the way is enabling the business to achieve a very stretch ambition

  • One of the key priorities remains hiring a strong talent bench. Cytiva has added almost 30% of its entire work force in less than a year and has high ambitions for 2021. As the HR lead it is imperative you help design the right org for the future, ensure time to fill is kept within KPIs and partner with talent acquisition and leadership

  • Key priorities include: talent attraction (working with talent acquisition team and leaders to ensure roles are posted ASAP, we reduce time to fill yet go for the best talent with runway and succession potential), talent development (support and coach leaders on developing talent to be the best version of themselves and grow), talent assessment (do regular org assessments on potential vs. performance and strategize with the leadership on talent actions) and retention (ensure we have a very high retention rate of our talent and get to root cause where we see issues)

  • Partner with leadership to develop and execute both long-term and short-term HR strategies that directly support and enable business objectives

  • The role reports to HR Leader for BioProcess and Cell & Gene Therapy but will have a dotted line to Sr. HRBP for BioProcess when it comes to delivering on special projects, project management and support transitions and acquisitions in the BioProcess organization

  • Advise and partner with the functional / departmental leaders on HR and business matters

  • Advise and partner with the business leader/s on communication and change management

  • Responsible for key talent and management development including consulting with leaders regarding team development, succession and personal/professional development of associates

  • Drives and sustain core process supporting performance management – challenges managers to assess correctly and make the right calls around people, and supports them working through those decisions

  • Designs and implements leadership development curriculum including a few specific development experience courses

  • Drives and sustains the key processes around engagement, from analysis, communication, feedback and action planning

  • Act as an organizational coach, who builds organizational capabilities, reduces complexity and partners to maximize team performance

  • Strategically collaborate with Services managers to design and implement the most effective organizational structures

  • Provide timely, effective and direct coaching to managers, assisting in the development of world class, contemporary leadership skills

  • Provide strategic coaching to key employees as related to succession planning, career path development, and performance management

  • Has personal ownership for key HR metrics (recruitment, development, retention, etc.) and works with leaders to dive to root cause and develop and execute appropriate counter-measures where needed

    Who you are

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Human Resources or MBA

  • Preferred location: Boston (Marlborough) location or UK (Amersham office)

  • Minimum of 15 years in a variety of Human Resource positions with increasing scope

  • Demonstrated experience in making strategic HR decisions, assessing leadership talent and effectively interfacing with high-level business and operations leaders

  • Strong knowledge of US legal and Labor relations including conducting and administering performance improvement plans, speak up investigations, in depth knowledge of US labor laws and regulations to guide business leaders

  • In-depth understanding of HR concepts and principles gained through formal education and substantial work experience

  • Understands, appreciates and thrives in a dynamic environment where there are many special projects and needs that need to run in parallel with delivering on busines as usual HR (which in year 1 of integration) is already a lot of change to the organization.

  • Has been project manager/ lead projects involving significant number of variables, need for bringing structure, using the right tools and delivering under strict timelines

  • Developed (oral and written) communication and diplomacy skill set with the ability to influence others by presenting sound and logical arguments tailored to the audience

  • Coaching and leadership assessment experience

  • Strong orientation using and developing processes – six sigma green/black belt or demonstrated experience to thrive in an environment that relies very heavily on data-based decision making using the Danaher Business System (DBS) methodology

  • Extensive knowledge of excel and/or Power BI will be a strong plus

  • Has lead teams and can demonstrate ability to create succession, drive engagement and lead by example

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to assess situations make judgments based on practice or previous experience

  • Strategic mindset and strong business acumen

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

  • Results oriented – has track record for delivery results, takes ownership and is accountable

  • Continuous improvement oriented – has familiarity with lean and change management principles and how to apply them to HR

  • Embraces and thrives on challenge and stretch goals

  • Customer Service oriented – high sense of urgency

  • Is a team player who recognizes the importance of relationship management and builds credibility through action and results

  • Ability to work in changing environments, see through complexity and strategically promote an inclusive/diverse workforce

  • Demonstrated ability to drive the HR strategic agenda using knowledge of the organization and its employees

  • Capable of handling multiple issues and/or projects simultaneously and executing to completion

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a demanding, high performance work environment and team- oriented culture

  • Excellent collaboration, influencing, project management, organizational and change agent skills

  • Ability to energize and lead in complex, matrix, goal-driven organizations

  • Strong internal and external customer mind-set

  • Passion for innovative HR solutions and process improvement

  • Sound knowledge of local labor laws and government requirements

Who We Are:

Whatever your role, we bring purpose and challenge into our everyday work. If you are driven to make the world a better place thanks to science and medicine, you’ll feel right at home here. If you’re flexible, curious and relentless, you’ll belong. If you are excited about a global culture, this can be the place to further your career.

Cytiva is a global life sciences leader with over 7000 associates across 40 countries who are dedicated to our mission to advance and accelerate therapeutics. As a trusted partner to customers that range in scale and scope, Cytiva brings efficiencies to research and manufacturing workflows, ensuring the development, manufacture and delivery of transformative medicines to patients.

Cytiva is part of the Danaher family of life sciences companies, a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improving quality of life around the world. As part of a greater Life Sciences platform, you’ll redefine what it means to innovate every day. Pioneering the future of science, research, and medicine gives you unlimited opportunities to find the next breakthrough that will best serve scientists and medical professionals in the fight to save lives.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.