Thermo Fisher Scientific Director, Talent Management and Development in Waltham, Massachusetts

Job Description

What you’ll do

As the Director, Talent Management– Corporate Functions, you’ll reporting to the Vice President, Talent with a matrixed reporting relationship to the Vice President, Human Resources for Corporate Functions. You’ll partner with HR and business leaders to design, develop and deploy strategies and tactics to address critical organizational and talent issues. You’ll be responsible for the development and execution of the Corporate Functions’ Talent Management & Development strategy to include organization development, succession planning, talent management, change management, curriculam design, and more.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Align company-wide learning and development initiatives with Thermo Fisher’s overarching business strategies and culture.

  • Build a high potential selection, assessment and development process to retain and accelerate the development of our high potential employees.

  • Partner with external providers to design and develop training programs to meet global employee development needs. Review, assess and implement enhancements to current programs to ensure best learning solutions that will meet employee needs.

  • Identify training and development requirements by conducting needs analysis on organization results, job requirements, operational problems, company plans and forecasts, and current training programs

  • Design, develop and, in some cases, deliver custom programs to meet critical development needs.

  • Provide organizational development solutions to businesses as needed. This includes consulting in change management, team effectiveness, building organizational engagement, organizational design consulting and leadership effectiveness support.

  • Develop methods and tools to measure development and training initiative impact and effectiveness across the organization.

  • Maintain current industry information, including new thinking and new approaches, and regularly communicate to TMD management and staff as appropriate.

  • Consult with local TMD Partner’s to ensure the work of the COE represents the needs of the businesses.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, masters degree preferred

  • 8-10 years of progressive TMD experience; 6-8 years designing and developing leadership curriculums

  • Strong OD consulting skills

  • Able to communicate, influence and persuade at all levels of the organization

  • Strong project management skills

  • Excellent group facilitation, consultation, and leadership/executive coaching skills

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

Candidate must demonstrate the following key competencies:

  • Build and maintain a strong network of professional relationships over a long period of time

  • Demonstrate excellent business acumen

  • Demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills

  • Interact with individuals at all levels of the organization

  • Persuade and influence decision makers

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.