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Danaher Corporation Manager Talent Planning (remote) Veralto in Norwalk, Connecticut

Danaher Corporation

Danaher (NYSE: DHR) is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world. It’s portfolio of operating companies and world class brands have unparalleled leadership positions in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, environmental and applied solutions. With over 25 major operating companies, Danaher drives growth both organically and inorganically through M&A.

Danaher has a diverse team of over 80,000 associates united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System (DBS). DBS serves as our ultimate competitive advantage and has evolved from a collection of manufacturing improvement tools into a philosophy, set of values, and series of management processes that collectively define who we are and how we do what we do.

In 2021, Danaher generated $29B in revenue. The company is ranked #118 on the Fortune 500 and during the past 20+ years, Danaher stock has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by more than 2,000 %. For additional company details, see www.danaher.com .

The New Company

On September 14, 2022, Danaher announced its intention to separate its Environmental & Applied Solutions segment to create an independent, publicly traded company. The new company will be called Veralto and will be comprised of an outstanding collection of market-leading brands in Danaher's Environmental and Applied Solutions (EAS) segment: Hach, ChemTreat, Trojan, OTT HydroMet, and McCrometer from Danaher's Water Quality Platform and Videojet, Esko, X-Rite Pantone and Linx from the Product Identification Platform.

The EAS segment generated revenue of approximately $4.8 billion in 2022 and has a global team of approximately 16,000 associates. As stewards of the world's most vital resources, Veralto will help ensure billions of people have safe food, water, and medicines every day. With a strong Danaher heritage, the Veralto team will continue to deliver trusted expertise to solve its customers' most complex workflow challenges. Its culture of continuous improvement will be codified in the Veralto Enterprise System, which is derived from the Danaher Business System. Veralto will be headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, and intends to apply to list its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol VLTO.”

About The Role

Looking for an opportunity to grow our business by implementing powerful tools that enable and empower people leaders to attract, develop and enable the best diverse teams?

Your Responsibilities

The Talent Planning Manager is responsible for driving talent development and engagement across the organization through talent analytics to guide better business decisions, talent planning (performance management, talent and organizational reviews, succession planning and internal movement), employee engagement, leadership development and learning and organization development and effectiveness. The team enables the organization and VERALTO People Leaders to develop, engage, retain and deploy the best talent to grow our business and grow great careers.

This position is part of VERALTO’s global Talent Management Team and will work remote with 30% - 40% domestic travel.

The Talent Planning Manager leads the execution of talent strategies for key enterprise functions to enable strong, enterprise succession planning and growing the leadership pipeline. This role serves as talent broker for senior leader functional talent in key functions. With a strong focus on bringing meaningful, best practice approaches to our talent management agenda across VERALTO and driving execution excellence and results deep into the organization, this role will deliver compelling approaches that translate into retention, greater visibility to talent and internal mobility, and strong, diverse talent pipelines for the future. This role will collaborate closely with a wide variety of stakeholders, like HR and talent teams at Opco, Platform, regional and Corporate level and Opco Presidents.

Your Experience

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

Build Capability in HR and People Leaders to assess and develop talent

  • Drive Standard work execution and technology support (Workday and similar other HR systems) for Performance Management and Engagement processes across the business.

  • Support the team’s ability to execute with excellence by managing vendors relationships, team’s budget tracking, training plans, define talent process calendar to name a few.

  • Coach Platform and OpCo Talent and HR Teams on quality execution of functional talent planning and expanding the leadership pipeline in key functions

  • Partner with HR to coach on quality execution of talent processes and capabilities (e.g., career coaching)

  • Bring VOC & design input to regional, platform and enterprise processes, programs, metrics and initiatives and share best practices across the enterprise functional teams to drive results in functional talent management

Engage and Develop Talent

  • Be a ‘talent broker’ for senior leader functional talent in close partnership with Platforms, OpCos and regions to build targeted talent relationships with key talent

  • Champion internal search & open market with leaders and associates

  • Lead chessboard process for assigned functions in partnership with HR to support movement and career growth across OpCos and Platforms

  • Partner with Corporate and Platform HR to monitor state of talent in enterprise functions and associated succession plans, career plans and development plans

  • Work with Corporate Leadership Development and Org Learning teams to identify functional competencies and learning needs to support functional development

Understand Needs and Plan

  • Partner with Corporate and Platform HR and enterprise functional leaders to lead annual Functional Talent Planning process for enterprise functions, like Finance and Legal

  • Coordinate with Operating Company, Regional, Platform, and Corporate teams to define common and unique needs and plan for who will address those

  • In partnership with enterprise functional teams and Corporate Talent Management, identify talent strategies/initiatives to address gaps and opportunities leveraging existing opco, regional, platform and enterprise initiatives where available

Provide Actionable Org & Talent Intelligence through Insights & VES Rigor

  • Understand the business needs and strategy of the functional areas you support to identify the key talent issues

  • Leverage data, dashboards, ‘internal customer’ voice and other qualitative data, bring insights and share with Corporate, Platform and OpCo TL for Pipeline Process and other talent planning tools/Process.

  • Build capability and use appropriate VES tools (e.g. – Problem Solving PSP, Voice of Customer VOC, Standard Work SW and Total Process Improvement TPI) to drive impact and continuous improvement

  • Act as D&I champion, ensuring a clear focus on representation, equity and inclusion in all talent work and interactions. Collaborate with D+I, TM and TA Leaders across VERALTO to advance talent processes, programs, tools to drive progress. Participate and collaborate with ARGs to deliver on our D&I commitment.

  • Support and enable other Corporate Human Resource and/or enterprise Talent Management projects as needed. Join and lead Special Projects.

  • Establish strong external network to bring in market insights to enable better decision making and continuous improvement of Talent planning processes.

Your Attributes

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Human Resources, Sociology, Psychology or related field required; Master’s preferred. Overall 7-10 years in Human Resources roles, including HR Generalist responsibilities.

  • Minimum five-years’ experience in Talent Management leadership roles. Subject matter expert in driving a talent agenda across functions, regions and stakeholder groups. Brings strategic insight to ensure a winning talent strategy and strength in execution to drive improvement in talent metrics. Ability to interface with all levels using discretion, confidentiality and solid judgment to navigate talent issues and drive change.

  • Program Management – Disciplined and proficient at initiating, planning, executing, controlling and measuring large-scale initiatives with a distributed and diverse, indirect team to achieve specific goals and results.

  • Analytical and Reporting Skills – Exceptional analytical and reporting skills. Tried strategic business partner, with an excellent sense of operations, as well as commercial activities and an appreciation for the interplay between the two competencies

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Change Leadership – Ability to inspire others into new ways of thinking and performing. Champions a vision, encourages other to commit, energizes the change process and removes barriers to change.

  • Process & System Orientation – Skilled in thinking through “how” things are done and translating complex processes into a user-friendly operating model, technology system and set of tools to drive execution.

  • Technical Skills – Strong command of Microsoft Office products: PowerPoint; Excel, Word and HRIS / Payroll systems including Workday.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 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.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. 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.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.