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Job ID R-443497 Date posted 30/06/2022 BACK TO SEARCH RESULTS Apply

HR Manager (onsite)

Job Description Summary

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 70,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

Our site in Drogheda is commencing a major upgrade and refurbishment of all facilities. In addition to this investment there are a number of new lines being brought into production. This BD facility is the only one globally which manufactures one of our new PosiFlush™ products.

We are seeking an HR Manager to oversee all HR activities onsite and be responsible for the timely delivery of both internal and external strategic projects. The HR Manager provides strategic HR and tactical support to the Drogheda Site and will be responsible for a team of 2. You will work closely with leaders and associates in partner groups, ensuring implementation of human resources and leadership practices, processes and programs that support organizational effectiveness and associate development. As a member of the broader HR team, you will collaborate on design, development, introduction and/or integration of HR processes, practices, programs and initiatives that contribute to individual and company success.

This is a site based role with some flexible working offered.

Job Description

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Partnering with the Leadership Team to ensure effective execution of all primary annual BD HR processes for the business.
  • Leading on all negotiations with multiple unions locally.
  • Identifying organizational needs and lead local efforts to ensure effective definition, deployment and training around all site-specific and BD HR practices, which incorporates clear accountability for HR, Leadership Team members, People Managers, and other Support Associates. Effectively analyzing and using data from leading indicating to anticipate and address of potential areas of concern.
  • Work with managers to design and evaluate effective headcount planning models. Managing change as needed.
  • Coach managers and supervisors at all levels, providing timely and constructive feedback to help them improve their leadership effectiveness.
  • Look for trends and root causes as opportunities to improve organizational/team and associate satisfaction.
  • Identify retention issues and recommends creative solutions to address them.
  • Assist leadership to create work environments & reward systems that keep the associates stimulated and the team and organization productive.
  • Work with the Talent Acquisition team and hiring managers to effectively & efficiently identify and fill vacancies with high caliber associates.

Performance Management

  • Leading constructive and thoughtful calibration sessions on both associates performance and potential.
  • Partnering with managers to ensure they have access to consultation on effective documentation practices for all levels of performance, ensuring consistency in criteria.

Legal & Compliance

  • Serving as the sites Equal Opportunity Employment leader, assuring compliance with all requirements and implementation of the BD I&D goals, assuring Leadership is aware of areas of under utilization and goals for the fiscal year and drives I&D agenda.
  • Partnering with BD & outside Legal Counsel, to ensure assure all policies and practices are written fairly and are compliant with all legal requirements, and ensuring compliance with company and government requirements.
  • Lead training programs to ensure they are conducted when required, i.e. Sexual Harassment, Performance Management Training, Diversity Awareness, etc.
  • In conjunction with people leaders, ensure adherence to harmonized policies and development/implementation of local policy, as needed.

Other HR Partner Responsibilities

  • Work on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of the team and interpersonal dynamics, using your ability to model and manipulate data to build an understanding and then communicate findings to the Leadership Team in a coherent manner.

About you

The successful applicant will have a BA/BS Degree (Major: Business, HR Management or related field) with the CIPD qualification as desirable. You will have a minimum of 5 years within the HR field working at leadership level and will have extensive union negotiation experience.

You will ideally have worked within a multinational organisation with experience to include project and process leadership responsibility. Previous team management is preferred.

As a strong critical thinker, you will possess key process skills such as consulting, problem-solving, evaluation/diagnosis, workshop meeting design and facilitation, and will demonstrate success in translating ambiguous business needs into strategies and concrete team and individual development actions and will possess personal credibility.

Systems experience with Workday and TMS are highly desirable

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Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, or any other protected status.

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IRL Drogheda - Donore Rd

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