When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.
The Sr. Human Resources Manager will be based in Cambridge MA primarily support the Viral Vector Services Business reporting into the Field HR Organization.
How will you make an impact?
As a trusted advisor to the business and functional leaders, you will consult and take action in the areas of talent management, organizational development, performance management, career development, employee relations, and compensation planning and change leadership.
What will you do?
- Translate strategic business plans into critical HR actions, programs, and initiatives.
- Evaluate and advise client groups on programs or strategies that impact the attraction, motivation, development and retention of the people resources of the business.
- Provide HR support and coaching to managers on HR policies and processes, people management, and career development.
- Counsel and/or coach employees and managers regarding employee relations issues including performance management, facilitation of formal/informal investigations, and any resulting disciplinary actions.
- Develop innovative approaches to broad organizational design issues that support long-term business goals.
- Mentor other team members.
- Ensure effective talent attraction and management including recruitment, assessment, and development.
- Assist managers in assessing and identifying resources to meet employee training needs.
- Drive effective compensation equity and planning processes for the assigned client group.
- Lead HR initiatives and annual HR processes for assigned client group.
- Act as a change agent and lead complex change management initiatives for the site and/or assigned client groups
- Participate in the broader regional HR team to drive HR process improvement projects and initiatives.
- Partner with site, HR, and Business leaders to oversee and provide guidance on site activities, shape culture, and drive employee engagement.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
How will you get here?
- Bachelor's degree in HR or related field is required.
- Master’s degree or MBA preferred.
- Must have 7 or more years of experience in various aspects of human resources (staffing, compensation, employee relations and organizational development).
- Knowledge and understanding of US labor and employment law and business partnering experience.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
- Strong process improvement orientation.
- Strong analysis, problem solving, decision making, negotiating and influencing skills.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interface with all levels of the organization including employee relations, coaching, communications and presentations, etc.
- Ability to work within a diverse and cross-functional team.
- Proven experience in proactive leadership and change management.
- Ability to navigate a complex matrixed organization and adapt quickly to changing business needs.
- Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality, work independently, multi-task, and follow up on projects and issues
- Can effectively secure and leverage resources to get work done through both formal and informal channels