HR Manager Turkey in Istanbul, Turkey at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: BEC009333

About Us

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.


The Human Resources Manager provides HR leadership and expertise to the BEC Turkey organization on the people-related matters affecting the entire Turkish organization including: Dx Business Unit,
LS Business Unit, Warehouse and supporting back office functions. The HRM will be responsible for a broad range of HR activities including organization and leadership development, change management, and employee relations; with a strong focus on talent acquisition and management development.

The Human Resources Manager will design, implement and support talent strategies and programs to enhance the effectiveness of managers, performance management development and movements of talent. In doing so, they will lead and oversee strategic client and/or company projects (which may span broader geographies) and drive execution and implementation of these strategies.

The HR Manager will optimize relationships of associates, managers and operating company leadership; linking human resources strategies to business objectives: ensuring compliance with all labor laws; counseling and advising management on a variety of topics related to talent including design and implementation of training, performance management, and organizational design programs.

Key responsibilities:

  • Operate as a business partner to commercial management, understanding the business strategies, goals, objectives and financial performance of the organization; building ongoing relationships with associates and managers

  • Provide hands-on support to employees and managers to better understand and utilize HR tools, processes and policies; maximizing organizational effectiveness, improving performance and ensuring compliance

  • Advise and assist managers in achieving business goals through appropriate interventions; implementing and managing HR resource solutions, programs and services to maximize the achievement of short- and long-range business objectives (e.g., change initiatives, employee relations, talent and performance management/Development Drives and manages

  • Actively attend in Workforce Planning and Headcount management

  • Provides consultation and training on Engagement & Retention of associates

  • Drives and manages Performance Mgmt processes including coaching leaders on tough conversations, co-creating performance improvement plans and ensuring leaders are following through with the annual process

  • Consults with clients on internal movement decisions; transfers, promotions, job enhancements and ensures decisions are in line with company policy and leveling guides

  • Partners with client group to effectively acquire professional/management and possibly leadership level talent for assigned client group

  • Conduct Employee Relations investigations and consult with managers and ER counsel on outcomes and next steps

  • May co-facilitate training and development programs

  • Reports monthly metrics to HR leadership and drives to ensure that countermeasures are in place when not hitting targets

  • Consults with leaders on talent management and organizational design challenges

  • Assess the impact of business decisions on the workforce and providing solutions to optimize opportunities and mitigate any downsides

Job Requirements


  • Min. 12 years of HR experience with 5+ years as HR manager or HR business partner responsible for all HR functions in organization (key) for the organization with >100 associates

  • Candidates should have working experience in a multinational company and familiar with matrix reporting structure

  • Candidates with working experience outside Turkey such as Middle East, US or Europe will be highly preferred

  • Solid and sophisticated skills in: communication, consulting, contracting, mediating, negotiating, coaching, conflict solving and processes execution. Strong analytical skill and working with data

  • Experience in compensation, recruiting, employee relations, organizational development is a key

  • Experience in HR processes design, development and outsourcing

  • Thorough and deep knowledge of the employee life cycle including: attracting talents, recruiting, building engagement and manage associate development within the organization

  • Working knowledge of Turkish employment law

  • Experience leading or contributing to small to medium scale re-orgs, org alignment, workforce planning efforts

  • Experience managing complex and cross-functional initiatives, processes, or projects

  • Exposure to and comfort with higher managers daily communication

  • Fluency in English and Turkish

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 industrial solutions. Our globally diverse team of 59,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.5B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 2,000% 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.


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