HR Manager & Global HRBP Finance & IT (m/f) in Nussloch, Germany at Leica Biosystems

Date Posted: 8/10/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: COR001137

About Us

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps.  Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit  for more information.


HR Manager will work with his/her business partners to establish and deliver a
broad range of HR service. This includes but is not limited to managing and
supporting in the following critical areas within HR: talent acquisition and
talent development; engagement and retention; training; employee relations; HR
compliance, and general policy administration.

  • Advises and partners with associates and people leaders
  • Responsible for implementation of key talent and management processes
    including consulting with leaders regarding team development and
    personal/professional development of associates
  • Drives core processes
    supporting performance management, associate engagement surveys and talent
  • Drives and manages employment relations responsibilities including
    coaching leaders on tough conversations, co-creating performance improvement
    plans, and ensuring leaders are following through with processes
  • Leads in developing best practices and implementing site-related
    policies and processes as applicable
  • Supports recruiting and employment activities to ensure the timely
    placement of qualified associates
  • Champions the Danaher Business System (DBS). DBS is the organizational
    culture that encompasses continuous improvement and policy deployment of
    strategic initiatives
  • Takes personal ownership for key site HR metrics (recruitment,
    development, retention, etc.)
  • Properly executes corporate policies and HR programs ensuring quality,
    delivery and cost.
  • Ensures compliance with employment-related laws
  • Facilitates training
    and development programs
  • Delivers change
    management consultation to clients
  • Consults with leaders on talent management and organizational design
  • Conducts any additional duties as required

Job Requirements


Graduate degree and 8+
years relevant experience.

Works with integrity
and leads by example with compliance.

Proven track record
partnering successfully with works councils.

German legislation,
taxes & social security experience necessary.

Fluency in both written
and spoken English and German required.

Highly effective
‘self-starter’ with a proven record of delivering ongoing continuous
improvement for the business.

Builds constructive and
effective relationships both inside and outside the organization.

Evidence of strong team

Understands business
and global cultures and adapts style accordingly.

Experience of working
in a global organisation.

Experience working
outside Germany desirable

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.