Human Resources Director, US Commercial Oncology Business Unit

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Gaithersburg, MD
May 22, 2019
May 25, 2019
Full Time
Add your resume and apply to jobs with your Glassdoor profile. Create Profile. Job. At AstraZeneca every one of our employees makes a difference to patient lives every day. Our mission is ambitious, and it takes the skills of a collaborative team to really deliver on what science can do and to always put patients first.. We need great people who share our passion for science and have the drive and determination to meet the unmet needs of patients around the world. If you're swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you're our kind of person.. AstraZeneca's Human Resources (HR) function is on a transformation journey with the objective of delivering excellence in HR operations and business partnering. As this strategy continues to drive the effectiveness and performance of the business, to the benefit of millions of patients worldwide, best in class HR support and leadership becomes ever more important.. As the HR Director for US Commercial Oncology you will partner with senior country leaders to own and implement an end to end People Development and Talent Strategy. This role reports to the Head of HR, Oncology Business Unit. You will have full responsibility for designing and implementing company strategy relating to Human Resources throughout this organizational area and play a key role in the formulation of AstraZeneca policies and procedures. This role is based in Gaithersburg, MD and supports a commercial organization of 550+ employees across the US Role Responsibilities:. + Develop and implement the people strategy for the US Commercial Oncology business that is aligned with the organization's vision and its current and long-term business objectives. + Advise the business area executive team on HR issues in order to inform and support business planning/decision making activity. + Support the business in communicating and enabling change within the business area and oversee the regional deployment of multiple core HR processes, including talent management, reward, performance management and recruitment, making recommendations for change where these do not align to business needs. + Identify organizational needs, critical people and organizational capabilities required to support these. Develops and ensures the execution of actionable plans for the business area.. + Actively monitor and challenge the leadership team, providing effective coaching, to ensure that AZ values and performance standards are effectively reflected in recruitment, talent planning and reward decision-making.. + Financially plan and manage budgets for all areas of responsibility required for delivery of HR services. + Build capability within the HR function to deliver against objectives mentoring and developing talent whilst working closely together with the local HR directors and center of excellence in HR to assure alignment with the overall strategy and service delivery. Essential Requirements. + Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field (Master's degree preferred). + Experience in a senior HR generalist position. + Capability in developing and implementing HR strategy. + Strong commercial and analytical skills. + Project and change management skills. + Leadership of teams. + Experience working for a global company with stakeholders across multiple countries. Next Steps - Apply today!. To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience - it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity. If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.. AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.. Glassdoor has millions of jobs plus salary information, company reviews, and interview questions from people on the inside making it easy to find a job that's right for you.

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