Human Resources Business Partner - Stryker Canada in Hamilton at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/13/2020

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Job Description

This professional -- to be based in Waterdown, Ontario -- will provide HR partnership to commercial leaders, site leaders, managers and employees across Canada. The primary focus will be on partnering with these leaders and functions to create and develop a highly engaged and performance-based team that delivers results within the company values. This individual will partner with teams to translate divisional strategy into HR strategy to achieve growth ambitions for Canada, and will deliver strategic HR partnership through talent management, succession planning, individual development planning (including coaching), change management, performance management, employee relations, and orchestration of other HR services. This individual will provide seamless, effective full-service HR support to all stakeholders including leaders, supervisors and employees.

Individual Responsibilities

  • Proactively collaborates with commercial and business operations teams/departments to promote a culture of inclusiveness and cooperation
  • Responsible to live and drive Stryker’s Mission and Values

Functional Responsibilities

  • Provide HR Partnership to business leaders
  • Share responsibility with business leaders to build great leadership capabilities and achieve business results
  • Participate and be an active member of business unit leadership teams
  • Effectively manage multiple stakeholders in  highly complex and unique environment
  • Assist the leader in building a highly engaged team and great leadership capabilities while achieving business results
  • Partner with the business unit leader & recruiter(s) on all recruitment activity; always ensuring a high talent mind-set is maintained and effective talent bench in place
  • Drive performance management as part of the organizational culture. Ensure strong JDs, performance objectives, bonus objectives and sales incentive plans are in place
  • Manage talent review, support and guide the creation of Individual development plans, succession planning, all the time developing the team’s talent bench Set and provide HR direction for business unit; advising clients on employment practices, corporate and divisional policies/procedures
  • Provide guidance on effective reward and recognition initiatives; with a focus on rewarding top performers
  • Ensure an effective performance management process is in place
  • Align C&B with division priorities, provide input on compensation guidelines
  • Ensure employment documentation is appropriately administered
  • Oversee and lead employee litigation/dispute resolution for assigned business group
  • Recommend and implement changes to HR processes that increase customer satisfaction and HR efficiency/effectiveness
  • Ensure that new employees are effectively on-boarded and terminated employees are appropriately exited

Conduct and Compliance

  • Abide by and support the policies set forth in the Stryker Code of Conduct
  • Understand that compliance with the Code of Conduct, as it may be amended by Stryker Corporation from time to time, is a condition of continued employment with Stryker
  • Conduct work in compliance with all laws, rules, and regulations and in accordance with Stryker’s high ethical standards
  • Report any violations of these policies and procedures to Stryker management or in the manner outlined in Stryker’s Ethics Hotline Policy

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to influence and partner with business leaders/managers in multiple functional areas, including sales
  • Must have experience supporting a commercial business unit
  • Proven track record in the provision of excellent strategic and tactical HR support
  • Ability to operate in a complex environment, leveraging internal and external partners to meet the HR needs of the client base
  • Manage complex HR matters, including employee relations, performance management, compensation administration (including sales incentive plans) and benefits administration
  • Demonstrated experience in organization design/restructuring and change management
  • Ability to build relationships and connect with employees, managers and leaders at every level of the organization
  • Possess excellent communication, training and facilitation skills

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in HR, Business or a related field of study, or equivalent work experience; Prefer Master's Degree in HR specialty or Business.
  • Canadian Human Resource Professional designation preferred
  • 7 years of HR or related experience supporting multiple diverse business/functional groups preferred

Work From Home: Remote

Travel Percentage: None

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