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Danaher Corporation Senior Director Talent and Culture Strategy in New York, New York

Find what drives you on a team with a 70+ year history of being recognized for discovery, determination, and innovation. As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our portfolio is broad, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here. Our career opportunities are as diverse as our products and they are all focused on creating better lives and a better planet. At Pall, we believe that innovation is our legacy, our privilege, and our destiny. If that resonates with you, join us!

The Sr. Director, Talent Management will play a vital role in leading the talent management strategy for Pall in partnership with the Vice President, Global Human Resources. You will be responsible for development of the Pall leadership, learning and talent development programs, mentoring, organization design, and all talent and succession planning processes across the global entity. These include: performance management, Organizational and Talent Assessments, program management, and building talent pipelines for senior succession roles.

As the key architect of the framework, you will have accountability, directly or indirectly, for the success of all programs at the corporate, platform and operating company levels. This person will lead and coordinate high potential development programs, learning vendor management, development planning tools, competency models, related employee engagement initiatives, assessment and testing, learning technology and HR professional development.

Core Responsibilities:

Build Talent Capability (30%) - Partner with HR and enterprise functional leaders to ensure quality execution of talent planning processes (functional talent planning, quarterly chess boarding, OTA action follow-up, talent analytics, coordinated career conversations)

Provide business VOC for design of core talent processes and development initiatives and coordinate nomination process of development programs, share VOC for input into design for OpCo, regional, platform and enterprise talent processes, programs, metrics and initiatives and share standard methodologies across the enterprise functional teams to achieve results in functional talent management

Improve organizational effectiveness through the development and deployment of solutions to enhance leadership, improve productivity, and drive a performance culture

Engage and Develop Talent (40%) -Enable movement of talent by being a champion of leadership planning and talent movement within Pall and Danaher; prepare for and participate in Pall chessboard process and partner with platform Talent leader to drive internal search process/maximize internal fill. Lead chessboard process to support movement and career growth across Pall.

Partner with VP Global HR to assess state of talent in enterprise functions and associated succession plans, career plans and development plans as well as identify with senior leadership functional nominees for Danaher Leadership Development programs

Focus on further professionalizing the full employee life cycle through talent management for the global corporation. (i.e. on-boarding, progression through the talent funnel, retention & engagement)

Understand Needs and Plan (20%) -Lead annual Functional Talent Planning process for Pall. Understand the business needs and strategy of the organization and the associated talent issues. Working closely with HR colleagues, identify talent strategies/initiatives to address enterprise gaps and opportunities using existing company enterprise initiatives where available.

Create Insights Through Analytics (10%) -Utilize internal and external data to identify skill and talent gaps (Demand).Analyze talent and related metrics against targets. Mine associate, manager-generated and org-level talent data for insights. Practice Danaher Business System (DBS) methodology and practices.

Required Experience / Qualifications:

  • Overall ten or more years HR experience with focus on talent development, organization development, and talent strategy planning and execution.

  • Must have both strategic and tactical HR talent management and development, having led end-to-end talent management across a global company with measurable results of success of the talent function.

  • Worked in an environment where employee engagement is known to be in the top quartile of Fortune Companies – or brings evidence of success in driving the numbers to new highs, because of initiatives set forth.

  • Served as an Inspiring Leader driving innovative processes and solutions; conferring to the team of HR leaders responsible for the successful implementation of all initiatives; and a proven track record of ensuring detailed execution of all plans, programs and initiatives, and taking on other tasks as required.

  • Demonstrated success in partnering across a de-centralized company, and leading talent management in a highly accountable, results-focused company.

  • Has significant global leadership experience, working across cultures and geographies. Continual focus on progressive programs for employee engagement including diversity and inclusion (D&I) and employee resource groups (ERGs) to ensure associates are heard and engaged.

  • Bachelor's Degree Human Resources, Organizational Development or similar field. MBA preferred.

  • Sound understanding and practice of DBS or similar practice (Kaizen, Six Sigma etc.)

  • Ability to work remote and travel post COVID restrictions #L1-SB2

Pall Corporation is proud to be part of the Danaher global family of more than 20 operating companies, driving meaningful innovation in some of today’s most dynamic, growing industries. Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world-class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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 at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.


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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) .