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The Company

We are excited to once again be working with this major player in the therapeutics space. The organization has continually grown its portfolio with a series of mergers and acquisitions and is well positioned to be a dominant player for years to come. The business is dedicated to translating findings from basic science into potential solutions that will improve the health and wellness of the world’s populations. To support this journey, it is seeking a seasoned Global HR Director to support key client groups. This role is based in Philadelphia, U.S.

The Role

Reporting to VP of Human Resources, the Global HR Director will serve as the primary interface and HR partnership for the R&D leadership team, and staff. The role will manage an end-to-end HR infrastructure that includes talent management, succession planning, talent acquisition, and mobility initiatives. You will also work closely with high level stakeholders to problem solve and support business growth. Key will be to build platforms to address recruiting needs, develop talent management strategies, workforce planning and rewards strategies, and also foster a culture of urgency, collaboration, innovation and rigor in the R&D business.  

The Individual

He or she will demonstrate experience partnering with senior executives through large-scale organization changes in R&D, medical, pharmaceutical, and/or biotech organizations. The individual will excel in ambiguity and embrace change and innovation at every turn. It is essential to build trust with all levels and demographics of employees and stakeholders, not just leadership. This is an ideal opportunity for an HR leader looking to move into a global organization geared to increasing its commercial footprint in the industry.

Unless the advertisement specifies otherwise, only HR Professionals who are legally able to work in this country can be considered.

Posted on 23 Mar 2018

ChapmanCG Pte Ltd

EA Licence No. 08S3543

At a glance

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Job function
Generalist HR
Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
International Coverage
Global HQ
North America
Global revenue
US$10-100 Billion
Solid report to
VP of Human Resources
Potential upsides
Exceptional opportunity to manage the HR function in a large global organization.
Potential downsides
The role supports a fast-paced business unit that requires resilience and constant innovation as business partner qualities.