Sr. HR Generalist

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Human Resources



About BioLife Plasma Services

Every day at BioLife, we feel good knowing that what we do helps improve the lives of patients with rare diseases. While you focus on our donors, we’ll support you. We offer a purpose you can believe in, a team you can count on, opportunities for career growth, and a comprehensive benefits program, all in a fast-paced, friendly environment.

BioLife Plasma Services is a subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.

This role responsible for providing support to the BioLife Plasma Services network. This role will support designated districts and help to coordinate, implement, and monitor HR programs and policies across various plasma center locations. This role helps provide training and coaching to district and center management on employment related matters. As part of the BioLife HR team, this individual will assist in implementing the human resources strategy across the BioLife organization and will serve as a key business partner to center and district management.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Helps to support organizational initiatives for leadership development, performance management, compensation, employee training and development, reward and recognition systems, career path, job analysis and descriptions, compliance, and employee relations. 
  • Partners with district and center management to help support employee engagement and retention through various efforts
  • Complete in-person field-based employee listening sessions to gauge location environment. Make recommendations to management based on feedback received.
  • Helps develop, implement, and support HR programs and processes to support overall effectiveness of the BioLife business.
  • Analyzes trends in turnover, hiring, promotion, separation, grievances, etc. to recommend preventative actions needed to adjust unfavorable trends.
  • Manages employee relations issues such as employee complaints, harassment allegations, and work/performance issues while ensuring legal compliance across regions, leveraging employee abilities and managing risk. Effectively investigates issues, makes recommendations, and takes appropriate action.
  • Participates in local talent planning which includes implementation of function-wide training and development plans and talent management support including support of leadership assessment process. Partners with district and center management to identify and address talent development needs.
  • Partners and liaises with Talent Acquisition function to ensure workforce planning, recruiting and hiring strategies are met.
  • Helps to provide management training to new and existing managers across the network. May create and facilitate HR training for new and existing managers.
  • Conduct exit interviews, analyze trends in turnover, hiring, promotions, separations and grievances to determine support or action needed to adjust unfavorable trends; provide reporting and analysis on turnover trends
  • Helps to support managers through employee leave of absence processes by serving as a liaison between the employee, leave of absence team, and management. Helps to answer employee and manager questions related to leave of absence, FMLA, short-term disability, and personal leave of absence.
  • Leave of Absence oversight and management of the Reasonable Accommodation process.
  • Responsible for managing and updating the HR SharePoint Site, BioLife HR Dashboard, and managing the network's talent management tracking.
  • Other HR and business projects as assigned.
  • Leadership:

  •  Integrity
  •  Fairness
  •  Honesty
  • Perseverance
  • Putting the patient at the center
  • Building trust with society
  • Reinforcing our reputation
  • Developing the business
  • EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum 3-5 years Human Resources generalist experience required
  • Human Resources experience in the health care or pharmaceutical industry preferred.
  • Prior human resource professional experience working with leaders in a large / matrix organization is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction.
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Willingness to travel to various BioLife locations up to 50-60% including overnight trips.
  • Notice to Employment / Recruitment Agents:

    Employment / Recruitment agents may only submit candidates for vacancies only if they have written authorization to do so from Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda’s Talent Acquisition department. Any agency candidate submission may only be submitted to positions opened to the agency through the specific Agency Portal. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda will only pay a fee for candidates submitted or presented where there is a fully executed contract in place between the Employment / Recruitment agents and Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda and only if the candidate is submitted via the Agency Portal. Candidates submitted or presented by Employment / Recruitment Agents without a fully executed contract or submitted through this site shall not be deemed to form part of any Engagement for which the Agency may claim remuneration.


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