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DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES, NORTH AMERICA

A rare opportunity to join a privately held and rapidly growing global leader in high-tech medical devices for the orthopedic manufacturing and distribution market.

In this position, you will report directly to the Global Head of Human Resources with a dotted line to the US President & General Manager.  The HR Director will partner with senior management in the U.S. and Europe to lead the people capabilities for the U.S. Acting as a strategic partner to the business and support the rapid growth anticipated over the next 4 years, through a strong, capable management team, new innovations being launched in the U.S. as well as increasing headcount, especially in the sales function.

You are a self-driven manager, who connects easily at all levels internally and is a strong communicator, pro-active and eager to contribute to the success of the team.  Results-oriented, with a strong service orientation and change management skills.  Limited travel will be required.   

 

The Opportunity:  Join a fast-growing company in a newly created position where you will have freedom to structure and develop the HR strategy in connection with an experienced executive team.  Enjoy an open-minded culture where ideas and input are welcome and you will have the ability to shape the direction of the company with a well-known, high-quality precision brand and product portfolio during a rapid growth phase.  The company has strong leadership recognized in the industry as visionary entrepreneurs.  Grow, support and organize the current team to achieve ambitious goals.  An attractive compensation and benefits package is guaranteed.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Partner with the Global Head of HR and U.S. President /General Manager to develop and implement HR strategy, spanning strategic activities, talent management, country & function support, and administrative

  • Execute recruitment and retention objectives and internal development programs and strengthen well-functioning HR department in-house; HR administration, hiring, onboarding, performance management, remuneration and exits

  • Support and collaborate with President, Territory Directors and Function leaders in developing people strategies and advising on appropriate new compensation structure in line with market benchmarks

  • Budgeting and projections of headcounts and payroll; process control and improvement

  • Ensure legal compliance in all fields of internal and external recruiting by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements; assist with investigations; maintain records

  • Ensure Global HR processes are followed

  • Support learning, training, and professional development and succession planning

     

 

Requirements:

 

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree

  • Functional experience as a HR Manager, HR Director or HR Business Partner

  • At least 5 years experience in HR strategy development and deployment, working with senior management

  • At least 2 years experience in recruiting/talent acquisition

     

Preferred but not required qualifications:

  • Professional Human Resources Certification or Senior Professional Human Resources Certification (SPHR)

  • Experience in medical device sector highly preferred, including interacting with sales organization

  • Experience working n an international environment is a major plus

  • Masters Degree in Business, Human Resources, Industrial Labor Relations, Organizational Psychology or Communications is a plus, but not required

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and experience with SAP Success Factors is a plus

 

 

Skills and personal qualities:

  • Proactive, results-oriented, eager to contribute, strong service orientation

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to see through and handle complexity

  • Ability to develop and implement pragmatic solutions, from strategy to deliverables

  • Multitasking ability across diversified tasks

  • Change management skills

  • Experience working in an international organization

  • Embodies values, ethics and trust

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  • Company
    Confidential
  • Position
    DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES, NORTH AMERICA
  • Company web site
  • Location
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Reference number
    US-00752
  • Date Published
    30.11.2016

Our client is a European-based company which has established itself as a high-tech leader and strong medical device brand.  Founded by prominent doctors specializing in developing, manufacturing and distributing a portfolio of metal implants for surgical fixation of fractures and osteotomies for orthopedic surgeons using screws, plates, surgical instruments and system solutions.   

The company has grown organically to leading as a worldwide enterprise with over €60 million in revenue.  The company and particularly the US subsidiary is poised for rapid growth including new innovations and roughly doubling in revenue and expanding the workforce, which are key drivers for this position.