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Thermo Fisher Scientific Director, HR Business Partner in Waltham, Massachusetts

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll be part a growing organization that empowers our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With our outstanding financial performance, leading market positions and the largest investment in innovation in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

How will you make an impact?

The Director, Human Resources for the Biosciences Division (BID) of Thermo Fisher Scientific will partner closely with Executives to advance people strategies and solutions aligned with short and long-term goals within BID. As the HRBP, they will work effectively across a highly matrixed environment, engaging and aligning with business leaders, HRBPs/HR field teams, and HR COEs, to identify gaps and opportunities, and together develop the go-forward winning organizational and talent strategy. The incumbent will need to lead with customer focus, while demonstrating leadership agility and urgency across our matrixed and global footprint.

What will you do?

  • Develops HR strategy, solutions and a strategic workforce plan that align to the business strategy and objectives.

  • Contracts with Country HR Leads and/or the Director of Field HR for generalist support.

  • Facilitates organizational diagnosis and metrics to drive organizational effectiveness through talent and organizational capabilities and culture. Acts as a catalyst for change; guides and directs organizational design, development and change management solutions.

  • Keeps abreast of industry, market and functional trends, and leverages these insights to develop appropriate divisional HR strategies and solutions.

  • Evaluates work requests from across the organization and determines prioritization with in collaboration with the business and in alignment with the HR model.

  • Manages HR resources and priorities, commissions HR solutions via the HR Generalist or HR Specialists or third party vendors, as appropriate, aligning to business and HR goals and leads successful implementation of initiatives.

  • Helps guide COEs owners in the shaping of appropriate and innovative HR solutions. Develops robust talent management plans to attract, retain, develop, and engage talent in critical roles.

  • Maintains knowledge of changes in HR law and important issues which could affect the business and shares knowledge with business and HR teams.

  • Coaches senior leaders on complex leadership and HR issues including development and talent performance and issues which could have the potential to create a competitive advantage for the business. Builds organizational capability through development and/or facilitation of appropriate senior leadership team (i.e., team effectiveness, goal development and alignment, manager capability, etc.)

  • Ensures fairness and organizational consistency with our 4I Values (integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement) in everything we do.

How will you get here?

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, human resources, psychology, related discipline required.

  • Eight to ten years of progressive experience in many aspects of Human Resources.

  • Experience supporting multiple functions

  • Strong consultative style with proven experience supporting senior executives. Proven ability to influence and lead others.

  • Exposure to building business teams and managing in complex leadership matrixes

  • Thorough working knowledge of contemporary practices in the administration of HR policies, including (but not limited to): salary administration and performance review processes; performance management; proactive employee relations; issue investigation and resolution; recruiting

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as required by the needs of the business.

  • Additional preferred attributes:

  • 5 years experience supporting global teams.

  • Strong project management skills with ability to manage short term deliverables concurrent with longer-term strategic milestones

  • Executive presence; Strong presentation skills

  • Strategic thinking and analytical skills.

  • Experience working within fast-paced, complex, dynamic, multi-cultural business environments.

  • Ability to consult with and influence senior leaders

  • Proven customer-centric focus: ability to influence culture and create alignment between business goals, behaviors, and compensation systems that drive performance.

  • Travel: approximately 15% in US and Europe

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit .

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.