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Human Resources Business Consultant

Berkeley, California
Human Resources

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Human Resources
Requisition Number: 225170
Primary Location: United States-California-Berkeley
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 25%

Division Description:

At Siemens Healthineers, we are passionate about enabling healthcare professionals to deliver high quality patient care, and to do so affordably.  A leading global healthcare company, Siemens Healthineers continues to strengthen our portfolio of medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics, while adding new offerings such as managed services, consulting, and healthcare IT services – as well as further technologies in the growing market for therapeutic and molecular diagnostics.


Siemens Healthineers develops innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape

Job Description:

Seeking a Human Resources Business Consultant who will partner with our Healthineers Molecular Diagnostics organization located in Berkeley, CA.


The Human Resources Generalist will be responsible for supporting Siemens Healthineers Molecular Diagnostics (MDX) business. Understand our business, our strategy and our mission to deliver integrated Human Resources management services and programs across all business segments.

  • Provide a full range of human resources and operational support to our organization.
  • Guides the day-to-day administration, communication and implementation of HR policies and program at the business unit or division level.
  • Guides very complex investigations and recommends corrective actions.
  • Advises management regarding very complex EEO, federal, and state employment laws and compliance issues.
  • Partner with the organization by actively participating in managing the business and integrating the human resources function with business activities to provide value to the customer.
  • Partner with the organization in leading the talent management process, including annual talent reviews and organization planning to accelerate leadership development at all levels in the organization.
  • Develop and implement employee relations strategies, programs, and activities designed to enhance an environment that drives maximum individual and team success and facilitate resolution of employee relations issues
  • Partner with the Business leadership team to increase focus on performance management to maximize employee contributions and to proactively address performance issues.
  • Investigate and resolve complex employee relations issues in such way that balances organizational need and individual interests
  • Counsel Managers and employees to be consistent with Siemens policies and processes.
  • Facilitate change management initiatives and partner with the leadership team to effectively communicate business strategies, goals, values, and performance expectations.
  • Guides coordination and facilitation of staffing of the organization to ensure its efficient operation.
  • Participate in developing HR policy for the HC organization.
  • Administrative execution is a required responsibility for this role.
  • Travel approximately 25% of the time.


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in related discipline
  • 8-10 years of successful experience in a human resources business generalist capacity with successful demonstration of the key responsibilities as presented above.
  • The proven ability to work in a highly matrixed organization preferably in a medical device or IT related industry
  • The proven ability to prioritize rapidly; strong problem solving skills; excellent decision making/analysis skills; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneous.
  • The proven ability to develop and leverage relationships with a remote employee population.
  • The ability to develop strong trusting relationships in order to gain support and achieve results and to manage multiple conflicting priorities.
  • The ability to be flexible, self-directed, motivated, and able to interact with employees at all levels. Be prepared to also support and consult managers and employees in the administration, interpretation and application of policies and procedures.
  • The proven ability to research and analyze information, make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues, by using judgment that is in consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulation or government law. 
  • The proven ability to objectively coach employees and management through routine and complex employee relations matters.
  • The proven ability to demonstrate leadership skills, professionalism and team attitude.


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Advanced degree
  • SPHR/GPHR/PHR is strongly preferred.
  • International experience preferred (e.g., working with International Management/co-Workers)



Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision
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