Sr Manager, HRBP, Portage Operations in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 8/2/2019

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Job Description

This position is for the Portage, MI site

Who we want
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.

Effective communicators. People who regularly share relevant status updates and effectively articulate issues and recommendations to stakeholders and senior management.

Insightful advisors. People who lead strategy development, validation and data collection to facilitate continual improvement.

What you will do

This position will lead, manage and develop a team of HR and Sr HR Business Partners in support of the strategy execution for the assigned business unit.  This position is responsible for leading the team of HR Business Partners that will be providing HR partnership to managers and directors focusing on the work environment, employee relations, employee retention and business processes through the execution of the business unit HR strategy.  The Sr Manager, HR Business Partner will lead the team that performs needs analysis to identify gaps in areas of compensation, talent, recruiting and change management and partners with Senior HR Leaders and subject matter experts to deliver solutions to meet the needs of their assigned business unit.  They possess a solid understanding of all HR functions and works with business managers, directors and/or HR Leaders in areas such as employee relations, compensation, and performance management. 

Human Resources Expertise

  • Serves as subject-matter expert to business unit managers and directors and team of HR and Sr HR Business Partners
  • Implements change based on proven change management techniques
  • Applies policies and procedures across organization; interprets both policies and changes to policy and serves as escalation point for questions
  • Ensures team of HR Business Partners apply compliance knowledge to protect organization and mitigate risk
  • Seeks ways to proactively improve organizational processes and outcomes; implements solutions that are aligned and consistent with global HR best practices
  • Works with team members to identify and report trends to Senior HR Leaders for business unit

Relationship Management

  • Facilitates difficult interactions among organizational stakeholders to achieve optimal outcomes; resolves escalated conflicts among stakeholders
  • Builds consensus and settles disputes on HR policy and practice decisions
  • Oversee and lead employee litigation/dispute resolution for assigned business group

Business Acumen

  • Leads a team of HR Business Partners who execute HR business strategies to drive key business results; provides guidance on HR matters, partnering with subject-matter experts to develop needed solutions
  • Maintains broad-based knowledge of the organization and its operations; uses knowledge of business and HR metrics to facilitate business decisions
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of the labor market and its relation to organizational success

Consultation

  • Leads a team that partners with business unit managers and directors and HR to proactively implement business solutions, utilizing HR expertise and perspective; supports managers on HR projects
  • Coaches managers and directors on HR and business-related issues
  • Ensures solutions are aligned with business unit HR strategy and advocates for solution implementation

Leadership

  • Provide overall management and leadership to team of HR and Sr Business Partners
  • Ensures team communicates effectively with managers in order to execute programs, policies, and procedures to drive an engaged and performing organizational culture
  • Implements and delivers solutions and interventions that address issues of retention, change management, employee engagement, and leadership development, partnering with subject-matter experts as appropriate
  • Ensures team of HR and Sr HR Business Partners provides consistent HR services for the operating entity

HR Insights

  • Interprets data and makes recommendations; asks critical questions needed to evaluate data; gathers, analyzes and presents data to managers and recommends solutions that support the culture and the defined HR strategy
  • Analyzes root causes of work environment issues; manages interventions and solutions in collaboration and cooperation with key stakeholders

What you need

Education & Special Trainings:

  • B.A. or B.S from accredited university required
  • Advanced Degree preferred

Qualifications & Experience:

  • 10 years of work experience and/or previous HR experience at the Sr. Manager level required
  • Expertise in supporting multiple and ever-changing complex business units in an HR generalist capacity required
  • Previous demonstrated experience interacting with COE's and business leaders required
  • Direct supervisory experience required
  • 10+ years of increasingly responsible human resources experience preferred
  • 4+ years HR leadership experience  preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to operate in a complex environment, leveraging internal and external partners to meet the HR needs of the client base
  • Strong facilitation, consulting, relationship-building, influence, negotiation skills, and project management skills
  • Demonstrated business and analytical ability with a proven ability to build relationships and influence different groups
  • Demonstrated implementation and execution ability
  • Capability to interact with individuals at all levels within the organization
  • Skilled with change processes in complex systems
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills
  • Strong situational assessment and objective evaluation skills
  • Advanced written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

Physical & Mental Requirements:

Must be able to:

  • Exercise independent judgment with strong attention to detail
  • Analyze, understand and communicate complicated issues to Managers to ensure understanding
  • Develop solutions based on best practices and customer feedback
  • Solicit input from managers and exercise independent judgment in providing recommendations to the business
  • Effectively facilitate discussions with and deliver communications to large groups of people.
  • Communicate telephonically and via email and other electronic means
  • Ability to effectively navigate Workday and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks and changing priorities

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 50%

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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