This unique HR Business Partner role will provide HR partnership and leadership to a new cross-functional client group. You will provide support for the formation and building of the team as well as ca focus on the development and implementation of HR solutions which can be leveraged across the company.
Partner with functional leaders to successfully onboard new associates in disciplines such as R&D, Engineering, Marketing, Program Management, and more.
Collaborate with Cepheid's HR community to identify needs and implement creative and effective solutions to positively impact the organization
Drive associate engagement, organizational and talent assessments and execute best practices for retention and performance management in partnership with Cepheid people leaders
Advise, influence and guide all levels of leaders and associates on HR implications of business strategies and people management and leadership.
Anticipate the need for change and lead change management efforts proactively. Consciously strive to build networks of support for change goals and objectives.
Provide guidance on and help conduct the investigations of complex complaints and concerns that could result in legal ramifications or organizations exposure; assess the severity, involve appropriate individuals and facilitate appropriate action based on established practices.
Partner with our Talent Acquisition team to provide strategic staffing and recruitment consultation. Will assist in identifying, interviewing and selecting qualified candidates for open roles within assigned client groups.
Conduct gap analyses and ensure appropriate career development programs and initiatives are aligned with critical skill development and succession planning for designated functional teams.
Resolve employee relations issues through a systematic approach with clear documentation and follow through.
Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related field required
A minimum of 4 years of experience in an HR Business Partner role
Experience in team building and team development
Experience developing corporate wide programs and initiatives supporting diverse business needs
Ability to build strong working relationships across all levels of the organization
Excellent planning and organizational skills, attention to detail, and comfortable working in a fast paced ambiguous environment.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; articulate and persuasive communicator
Ability to objectively coach employees and management through complex, difficult issues
Strong business and compensation acumen.