Director, Human Resources Business Partner in Cary, IL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/26/2018

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    Cary, IL
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Job Description

Provide high-level strategic HR partnership to business unit leadership team and other supporting functions. Primary focus will be on partnering with the leadership teams to create and develop a highly engaged, high performance team that consistently delivers results. This individual will deliver HR partnership through: talent management, succession planning and individual development planning activities, change management, performance management, employee relations, and orchestration of other HR services.

  • Work with business leader to define the right organizational design to execute the most effective delivery methods
  • Coaches leadership on developing and cultivating organizational capabilities.
  • Supports the change management and organizational design components of transformation strategies and activities by designing change strategies, identifying human capital threats (and providing mitigating strategies)
  • Partner with local HR to ensure that in all cases they are in the loop and provide the right guidance
  • Attract, develop and retain the right HR talent to meet the needs of the business.
  • Create a culture of partnership with managers and employees in the areas of training, communication and development to ensure improved organizational performance and employee growth.
  • Interpret and administer company policies / guidelines, and advise / counsel others in equitable application.
  • Coach leaders on the performance management process for the organization (performance reviews, compensation, talent reviews, etc.).
  • Plan, evaluate, research and/or recommend systemic and/or process improvements for the HR function.
  • Manage all financial drivers related to headcount (full time – contractor – temp decisions) Partner with the leader & talent acquisition team on all recruitment activity; always ensuring a high talent mindset is maintained and effective talent bench is in place for all roles.
  • Coach employees and managers with Gallup tools, such as Q12 feedback meetings and Action Planning sessions, provide StrengthsFinder coaching and Team Blends as needed, and provide profile feedback.
  • Own all recognition programs and execute recognition process for employees globally


  • B.B.A. or B.S. in any field
  • Minimum 10-15 years Human Resources or related experience is required, including fundamental knowledge of interviewing and selecting employees, employee laws, and compensation and benefits
  • SPHR/PHR Certificate preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and organizational skills
  • Intermediate PC and appropriate software skills

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


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