Senior Director Human Resources

Cambridge, MA, United States
Oct 02, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Senior Director Human Resources

Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals Inc.

Job Description:

Essential Functions

(Primary duties/responsibilities performed in order of importance, methods used and end result. Indicate % of time spent on each; list no function less than 10%)

  • Actively seek competitor and best practices in Human Resources and facilitate dialogues to bring best practice into Ipsen
  • Proactively identify pain points and areas that require improvement and bring stakeholders together to bring improvements to life
  • Help develop people/HR strategy framework including getting the buy in of the HRLT and put in plans to operationalize over multiple years
  • Lead D&I initiatives; looking at network groups and generate buy in from business leaders on best practices and forums
  • Work with Director, HR optimization and provide support on process improvement initiatives
  • Work with HRBPs and legal to develop a performance improvement philosophy and a structured way of handling performance management
  • Lead site HR communications
  • Work with Director, learning on training initiatives that span across North America campus including help in conducting workshops and focus groups
  • Monitor delivery and ensure consistency of Corporate dashboards and KPIs across functions
  • Build strong relationships with sponsors and other key stakeholders across the business who support and lead change efforts
  • Manage overall communication and change management calendar across the business to ensure appropriate timing and delivery of North America transformation efforts
  • Promote key initiatives and identify communication opportunities while partnering with support functions (HR, communications, etc.) to support these efforts.
  • Build comprehensive understanding of all core business functions of Ipsen's organization and apply that knowledge to effectively manage strategic and tactical initiatives according to our vision
  • Lead organization of HRLT meetings to ensure effective use of time, promote quality of decision making, focus on critical topics, and follow-up to actions noted
  • Directly prepare SVP for upcoming management meetings, internal (e.g. Town Hall, etc.)
  • Ensure timely delivery of minutes and monitor action plans
  • Define key messages to be cascaded across the organization as appropriate
  • Liaise with NA and Corporate communications teams for internal and external communications regarding North America organization
  • Various projects and initiatives as needed

IPSEN is an equal opportunity employer that strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.