As a Sr Manager, Human Resources Business Partner , you will be a champion of Otsukas culture and values, partnering with our business leaders to help them build their organizations. Employee Relations plays a key role in this position.
The successful candidate consults the businesses they support, demonstrates Otsuka culture in their decisions and behavior, monitors the effect of business decisions on people and advise management appropriately. This individual is not afraid to challenge the status quo. The successful person is learning agile and able to deal with ambiguity while translating complex issues into clear and coherent solutions.
Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:
Highly skilled in managing employee relations issues including participation in internal investigations and providing recommendations for resolution
Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, increase productivity and retention
Proactive partner with the business on complex organizational challenges and manage people-related solutions
Functional support to R&D, Shared Services and other functions as needed.
Understand every aspect of the business and contribute as a thought-leader regarding People and Organizational topics
Think big, use analytics to guide your work, be comfortable challenging convention, and in some cases, reinvent how work is done
Partner with a cross-functional group of subject-matter experts to design and execute strategy for how we staff, onboard, develop, motivate, retain and organize work
Partner with Business Leadership and HR team to ensure consistency of approach, message, and execution using proven tools in line with competency model
Support the implementation of major changes on people and the organization
Collaborate with HRBP team to ensure the cross-functional impacts are recognized and addressed
Reinforce a performance management strategy that provides clarity of direction, reliable measurement and clear feedback, drives accountability, focuses on coaching/development, and is underpinned by Otsuka core values and competencies
Contribute to the development of talent acquisition and pipeline strategies as well as employee development strategies including temporary staffing to executive placement.
Partners with HR Operations (Total Rewards, HRIS, and Payroll) and Talent (Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, and Performance Management) to ensure life cycle transactions are managed in an organized and consistent manner using proven tools and assessments
Manage the delivery of cyclical programs to business clients ensuring consistency across HRBPs
Partner with client groups to support all yearend initiatives including compensation recommendations
Provide guidance and input on organization design, restructuring and resource optimization initiatives
Demonstrated ability to manage multi-business employee relations needs
Provides proactive and reactive advice and counsel to managers and supervisors regarding people practices, policy and employment laws.
Experience with University relations and internship programs.
Ensures compliance with all state and federal discrimination and employment regulations.
Bachelors degree required. Degree in Business, Human Resources Management, or related field preferred.
Minimum 5 yrs. of related work experience is required
Strong Employee Relations background is required
Extensive experience conducting investigations and capturing notes which lead to actionable and supportive plans is required.
Experience working as an HR Generalist and/or Employee Relations specialist required.
Consultant experience, organizational design and/or change management experience is required
Understanding of HR legal compliance requirements and understanding of HR programs relative to support of business objectives required
Experience working with a start-up, technology or other innovative company preferred.
Experience supporting R&D is preferred
Pharmaceutical/biotech and or healthcare industry experience is preferred.
Minimum 15% travel is required based upon business needs.
Required soft skills:
Strategic thinker with experience in execution of complex, multi-functional projects and programs
Comfortable with ambiguity and being a part of complex strategy discussions
Effective oral and written communicator with the ability to build relationships with senior leaders and a complex set of stakeholders to drive organizational change
Able to influence at all levels through clear, informed and logical business justification and discussion
Inspires trust and has the ability to gauge the atmosphere and culture of assigned clients and the overall organization
Entrepreneurial and innovative thinking
Ability to work effectively in an environment of change and manage multiple priorities concurrently through strong project management, systems knowledge, and effective communication
Demonstrated track record of taking initiative, having a sense of urgency and proactively proposing solutions to challenges
Self-starter with demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a team setting and interact and build relationships across the organization
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a global healthcare company with the corporate philosophy: Otsuka-people creating new products for better health worldwide. Otsuka researches, develops, manufactures and markets innovative products, with a focus on pharmaceutical products to meet unmet medical needs and nutraceutical products for the maintenance of everyday health.
In pharmaceuticals, Otsuka is a leader in the challenging area of mental health and also has research programs on several under-addressed diseases including tuberculosis, a significant global public health issue. These commitments illustrate how Otsuka is a big venture company at heart, applying creativity in everything it does.
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a subsidiary of Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd. headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The Otsuka group of companies employed 50,000 people worldwide and had consolidated sales of approximately USD 11 billion ( 9.9 billion) in 2016.
All Otsuka stories start by taking the road less travelled. Learn more about Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company on its global website at www.otsuka.co.jp/en . Learn more about Otsuka in the U.S. at www.otsuka-us.com .
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. Otsuka reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.
Otsuka is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status.
At Otsuka, our people are passionate about developing and delivering original products as part of a global holistic commitment to better health and well-being. We have two core businesses dedicated to achieving our goals: a pharmaceutical business and a nutraceutical business. The pharmaceutical business develops and markets products for the diagnosis and treatment of disease in the following areas: central nervous system, oncology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology and cardiovascular. The nutraceutical business is dedicated to maintaining and improving health through the use of foods and beverages that provide extra health benefits in addition to their basic nutritional value. Since the beginning, nearly 100 years ago, the Otsuka family sought to develop products that stood out from the crowd, by traveling down the paths of discovery where others were less likely to tread.
We believe our culture and our people are the differentiators that empower us to produce breakthrough results. This is what makes us a big venture company that takes risks and focuses on unmet medical needs in order to develop new and better therapeutic compounds. We harness the extraordinary cr...eative and innovative abilities of our people to solve problems differently, and to persevere until they find answers. We are in this for the long-haul. Otsuka is a highly ethical company. We adhere to the highest standards in how we develop and deliver our products, and in how we treat our most valuable assets: Otsuka-people. We encourage them to follow their dreams, as turning dreams into reality is at the core of everything we do. It paves the way ahead to achieve our shared purpose: impacting on human health to help people live better lives.