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Danaher Corporation HR Manager UK in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Leica Microsystems has helped shape the future of microscopy for over 170 years by developing groundbreaking optical and digital solutions. As a global leader, we’re driven by continuous improvement to excite our customers and to create the best work environment for our people. Customer focus, innovation, and teamwork are at the core of our culture and the foundation of our success.

Want to be part of a company whose products are part of cutting-edge research around the world? Join Leica Microsystems in our commitment for brilliant solutions and insight.

Leica Microsystems is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a HR Manager UK you will be responsible for managing and delivering best-in-class HR services and programs in UK and assuming a HR business partner role within the EMEA commercial organization.

As HR business partner you will partner with senior leaders in EMEA, to execute the business strategy to build organizational capabilities, develop diverse talent and teams, enable employee engagement and support a culture of belonging.

In your capacity as HR Manager for UK, including responsibility for the Nordics/Eastern European region, you are accountable for all country HR matters. With support of an experienced HR specialist, this role has a focus on delivering operational HR results and continuous improvement, ensuring seamless HR service and competitive market practices.

You lead the annual HR processes (e.g. performance management, compensation reviews), attract and engage talent, and support and coach managers and employees, also in sensitive matters. You strive in a global, fast-paced environment where your work matters and you enjoy being an integral member of our UK management team, building culture and belonging.

The UK team includes 100+ professionals in commercial roles and IT across 2 sites (Cambridge and Milton Keynes) and remote managers.

You will be a key member of a dynamic and passionate HR EMEA team with the opportunity to contribute and/or lead HR projects on a global scale. There will be attractive career development opportunities within Leica and the Danaher group of companies.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

You will Ensure high-quality delivery of all country HR activities as well as being a Trusted advisor and coach to the business leaders in region; building leadership effectiveness

  • Facilitate leadership development programs

  • Identify trends in assigned business areas to create and implement plans to address challenges (skills gap, turnover, diversity, performance/improvement management and restructuring etc.)

  • Lead annual talent and performance processes; working with managers to proactively manage performance issues.

  • Participate in, lead and drive HR projects

  • Drive effective and timely talent processes, ensuring development, succession, and organizational effectiveness.

  • Partner with talent acquisition to provide strategic staffing and strengthen our talent pipeline. Assist in identifying, interviewing and selecting candidates for open roles.

  • Promote diversity and inclusion to ensure we have the best, diverse team

  • Partner with the business on projects that engage associates and promote retention of key talent. Understand associate needs and facilitate effective communications between leaders and associates.

  • Counsel leaders in Leica policies and procedures, legal considerations and company priorities

  • Co-ordination and implementation of HR Processes, policies and benefit reviews with the support of your team

  • Resolve employee relations issues through a systematic approach with clear documentation and follow through;

  • Maintain standards to meet compliance regulations with strong understanding of UK labor law and the organization’s legal and compliance policies

  • Provide & follow-up on HR analytics & metrics

  • Maintain records and enter data into Workday (HR systems) and ensure accuracy and confidentiality

OUR EXPECTATIONS

  • Proven experience in HR environment with minimum 5 years in same or equivalent roles

  • CIPD Qualified or equivalent certification

  • Experience supporting office based and field-based environment preferred

  • Ability to facilitate/deliver training programs for business leaders and associates

  • Comprehensive understanding of UK employment law

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Attractive Benefits Package (Pension, Healthcare and many more benefits)

  • Competitive Salary

  • Continuous training, support and focus on your personal development

  • This role will be remote based with travel to customer sites across the UK

GET MORE INSIGHT

Learn more about what we do and who we are by watching our company video “We Are Leica”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zHmalqMXN4

Are you interested to discover new opportunities in an innovative, team-oriented environment? Do apply online with your complete documents (cover letter, CV, certificates). We are looking forward to your application!

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 tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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.

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