Sunovion Senior Director, HR Business Partner in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Job Description:

In this senior HR generalist role, you will build strong relationships with the G&A client community to anticipate and support their business needs in the areas of leadership effectiveness, change management, organization design, performance management, employee relations and talent management. In close partnership and collaboration with resident HR subject matter experts you will develop and facilitate the implementation of human capital strategies and actions required to achieve business results

Job ID: 6330BR

Department: Human Resources

Location: Marlborough, MA

Job Type: Full-time

Summary of Responsibilities: In this senior HR generalist role, you will build strong relationships with the G&A client community to anticipate and support their business needs in the areas of leadership effectiveness, change management, organization design, performance management, employee relations and talent management. In close partnership and collaboration with resident HR subject matter experts you will develop and facilitate the implementation of human capital strategies and actions required to achieve business results

Essential Functions: Credible Activist

-Deliver client level results with integrity

-Share relevant information with clients to educate and inform, and provide learning opportunity

-Build trusting relationships across stakeholder community and HR colleagues

-Demonstrate willingness to take appropriate risks, provide candid observations and influence decision making

-Deliver human capital solutions that are consistent with corporate, legal and ethical

Cultural Steward

-Recognize, articulate and help shape Sunovion’s culture

-Facilitate adoption of Sunovion’s core values and work culture

-Ensure that client level culture is aligned with Sunovion’s broader corporate culture

-Demonstrate behavior consistent with Sunovion’s values and work culture

-Help client community to personalize Sunovion’s core values and work culture

Talent Manager/Organizational Designer

-In collaboration with resident HR subject matter experts, facilitate comprehensive talent management strategies and operational plans for assigned client community

-Influence client level organizational “shaping” efforts

-Foster proactive and thoughtful relevant communication across client and HR communities

Strategy Architect

-Gain a keen understanding of Sunovion’s business model and client business challenges and opportunities

-Provide insight to organizational strategies that serve to enable achievement of business objectives

-Engage client community as a trusted business partner and leverage resident HR expertise to deploy HR solutions that address client needs

-Influence appropriate changes to help client sustain strategic agility

Business Ally

-Establish compelling “value proposition” to internal client community

-Proactively help client community identify organizational success factors

-Deploy business relevant and measurable human capital solutions

-Leverage appropriate business technologies

-Educate client community on HR contemporary trends and where appropriate influence adoption of competitive practices in collaboration with resident HR subject matter experts

Operational Executor

- Administer client level and enterprise wide HR programs and services

- Facilitate client level adoption of HR technologies

- Facilitate client level compliance of Sunovion corporate policies and procedures

Minimum Education Requirements: Bachelors

Experience Required: 10+ Years

Knowledge & Skills (General and Technical): -10+ Years in Life Science industry, preferably mix of biotech and small to mid-size pharma.

-Previous experience supporting integrated businesses (Commercial, R&D and G&A) with specific focus on global G&A.

-Demonstrated track record of performance and career progression

-Previous experience operating in a parent-subsidiary operating environment a plus

- Global experience required

-Background should ideally include an international assignment

- The successful candidate will have the ability to work independently in a high growth Life Sciences environs.

- Must have excellent reasoning and problem-solving skills, strong customer focus, and strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills (written and verbal).

- Strong project management skills are essential.

- Related pharmaceutical industry experience is preferred

- Demonstration of high quality interpersonal skills, presentation skills, written skills and analytical skills to manage a high volume, fast paced human resource function and effectively interact with all levels of internal and external customers.

- Ability to multi-task, provide good judgment, initiative and sound decision making to proactively identify and resolve issues.

- Demonstrated competencies in analytics, program development, contract negotiations, vendor management and project management.

Other Requirements (Licenses, Certifications, Specialized Training, Physical or Mental Abilities Required): Masters in relevant discipline or Bachelor degree with SPHR certification preferred

Confidential Data: All information (written, verbal, electronic, etc.) that an employee encounters is considered confidential.

Compliance: Achieve and maintain Compliance with all applicable regulatory, legal and operational rules and procedures, by ensuring that all plans and activities for and on behalf of Sunovion are carried out with the "best" industry practices and the highest ethical standards.

Mental/Physical Requirements: Fast paced environment handling multiple demands. Must be able to exercise appropriate judgment as necessary. Requires a high level of initiative and independence. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Requires ability to use a computer for extended periods of time.

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer

Sunovion is committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.