Completed United States

The Company

This is one of the world’s most successful pharmaceutical organizations. It has a broad portfolio and an impressive R&D capability. Fast moving and growing, this organization is truly global in its style and approach. Due to expansion, we are looking for a VP, HR Business Partner to lead Americas HR for the Global Operations function. This position will be based in New Jersey.

The Role

This is a highly strategic, true HR business partnering role. It is embedded in the business and works closely with senior leadership on strategic HR initiatives. The person in this position will need to understand and translate business strategy into relevant, value added HR actions and initiatives. The position encompasses Organizational Design and Effectiveness, Talent Management, Integration efforts, Site Network Optimization, Succession Planning, and HIPO strategies. It will also support and help to drive the implementation of the company’s new HR model.  

The Individual

We are seeking an accomplished HR leader with a blue-chip multinational manufacturing background in Pharmaceuticals; OTC medicines; Nutrition/Food; Chemicals; Industrial; or the FMCG/Consumer Goods industries. He or she must be proven within a highly complex matrix environment. Experience leading region or enterprise-wide change management initiatives, or other significant projects: integrations, acquisitions, divestitures would be a major plus. In addition exceptional stakeholder management skills will be needed, as there is a high degree of interaction with very senior executives. Vision, experience, and the ability to develop and implement strategic plans are requirements, as is a proven ability to manage change, and to balance competing priorities.

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

Posted on 15 Apr 2016

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
SVP Human Resources
Potential upsides
A truly strategic HR leadership/partner role in a fast growing and successful organization, offering exceptional career prospects.
Potential downsides
This is a sole contributor, strategist role so not the best fit for someone who wants to oversee a team implementing the operational aspects of HR.