Director Human Resources EMEA in Warrington, United Kingdom at SCIEX

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

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Job ID: SCI002236

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SCIEX – An operating company within Danaher’s Life Sciences platform

SCIEX helps to improve the world we live in by enabling scientists and laboratory analysts to find answers to the complex analytical challenges they face. Our leadership in LC-MS and CE-MS have made us a trusted partner globally to those who are focused on basic research, drug discovery, food and environmental testing, forensic toxicology, clinical research and diagnostics. With over 40 years of innovation, we continue to redefine what is achievable in routine and complex analysis.

We are seeking smart, team-oriented people who have purpose and are committed to helping us deliver Answers for Science. Knowledge for Life. ™ Our global team, located on every continent, is our greatest strength, bringing diverse perspectives and breakthrough thinking. With the power of the Danaher Business System behind us, it’s our people who have made us the industry leader. Come join our winning team. Visit us at


This position is responsible for leading all long and short range aspects of Human Resources to SCIEX’s 500 plus EMEA and India (EMEAI) associates.  The job holder provides consultation to the GM EMEAI and the organization’s EMEAI leadership team to help them achieve the business goals through effective human resource talent strategies and practices and provides human resource guidance needed for decision-making.

The job holder is also responsible for providing leadership and direction to the EMEAI Human Resource team supporting the EMEAI organization in the acquisition and development of talent as well as creating and maintaining a highly productive and engaging work environment.   

The job holder serves as a member of the global human resources team leveraging the work and support of common Human Resource systems, tools, and processes

Essential Job Functions: 
HR Leadership/Partnership :  Support global and regional HR initiatives designed to build a compliant, competitive and cost effective HR function; lead HR processes, initiatives and day to day activities for assigned areas; Partner with assigned business leaders on planning and implementing reorganizations, Manage special HR projects to achieve desired outcomes and participate on project teams as assigned; 
Talent Management : Partner with local business leaders and Global HR partners to ensure effective and timely Talent Acquisition, Performance Management, Talent Reviews, Succession Planning, & Talent Movement; Ensure an effective on-boarding process to promote new hire productivity; Partner with business leaders on initiatives that engage associates and promote retention of key talent; 
•Engagement : Partner with business leaders on initiatives that engage associates and promote retention of key talent; Foster constructive associate relationships across the local organization; 
•Understand associate needs and facilitate effective communication channels between management and associates; Sponsor and drive events and programs designed to increase employee engagement; HR team is responsible for consulting and advising the business  on performance management / associate relations and risk assessment on employee relations and performance related issues.
•Total Rewards : Partner with Global HR partners and Line leadership effectively leveraging and implementing total reward programs and processes including merit review; equity planning; bonus planning; promotions; special adjustments;


Job Requirements


Minimum Qualifications:
•Extensive Human Resources management experience; with people management experience (including working with global partners) 
•Bachelor’s degree, with post graduate qualification in Human Resources 
•Technical proficiency in HR processes
•Business acumen – includes value added perspective, financial awareness and cost control, diverse business experience
Desired Competencies:
•Experienced HRBP in multiple European countries , and India
•In-depth knowledge and ability related to strategic human resource operational thinking.
•Strong analytical and reasoning abilities.
•Executive presence and excellent interpersonal, oral and written and communication skills.
•Proven ability to recruit, train, and motivate HR employees in order to balance staffing strength and develop future leaders.
•Ability to establish credibility and be decisive but able to recognize and support the organization’s preferences and priorities.
•Results oriented with the ability to balance other business considerations.
Other Requirements:
•A self-starter. Proactive, dynamic, making things "happen."
•Strong strategic thinker; capable of translating business objectives into tactical action plans and milestones.
•An intelligent, decisive, self-confident and results-oriented individual who possess a combination of mental flexibility, creativity, analytical ability and sound judgment.
•Well developed interpersonal skills, and be able to work across functional areas within a company culture that is high performance, self-directing and fast paced.
•Ability to build relationships across a large and complex organization.
•Able to lead, energize, and influence a wide spectrum of people, with a hands-on, roll-up-the-sleeves mentality and a structured and pragmatic approach.
•An effective collaborator and relationship builder, able to get results through influencing versus demanding by authority of position.
•Able to facilitate and encourage objective analyses of alternative points of view and be able to articulate the strengths and weaknesses of various business options in order to reach an informed decision
•Ability and willingness to travel.

SCIEX is an equal opportunity employer, and only those candidates who are qualified will be contacted.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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