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Head of HR People & Leadership Americas

Malvern, Pennsylvania; Hoffman Estates, Illinois; Cary, North Carolina; Tarrytown, New York
Human Resources

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Human Resources
Requisition Number: 231647
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Malvern
Other Locations: United States-New York-Tarrytown, United States-North Carolina-Cary, United States-Illinois-Hoffman Estates
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Master's Degree
Travel Required: 30%

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 med-tech 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.

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Job Description:

Head of HR People & Leadership Americas
Position Overview
  • The Head of People & Leadership (PL) Americas is responsible for the regional deployment and execution/implementation of all global PL standards, processes, programs and policies
  • He/she is managing the People & Leadership functions and organizations (Talent Acquisition, Learning & Leadership Excellence, Employee & Leadership Development, and Strategy & Innovation) for the Region Americas.
  • He/she works closely with the global HR PL Function Leads with the objective of positioning HC as an attractive employer internally and externally in the
  • region
  • The Americas Head of PL drives timely, cost effective and methodical application of concepts and initiatives in the region together with the Country PL Team Leads.
  • He/she fosters knowledge sharing by participating in global communities of practice.
Reporting Structure
  • Direct report to Global HR PL Head and to Americas Head of Human Resources
  • Member of the region HR management team and HR PL management team
Success Drivers
  • Global functional standards, processes, programs and policies deployed and executed in region (measured according to predefined KPIs)
  • Management of Americas PL functions (Talent Acquisition, Learning, Employee & Leadership Development)
  • Provided partnership and consultancy to region HR Head to ensure successful implementation of defined initiatives in the region
  • Deploy and execute global standards, processes, programs and policies for all HR PL functions in the region:

Talent Acquisition

Employee & Leadership Development

Learning & Leadership Excellence

Strategy & Innovation


  • Manage direct and indirect reports in the Americas People & Leadership functions:

Talent Acquisition

Employee & Leadership Development

Learning & Leadership Excellence

Strategy & Innovation

  • Analyze regional business needs and regional labor/market workforce challenges and regionally adapt processes, programs and policies if needed
  • Provide regional input to Global HR PL Function Leads
  • Contribute to the formulation of the Region People Strategy as a member of the region HR leadership team
  • Drive implementation of effective functional programs, processes and activities in close cooperation with Global HR PL Function Leads, Global/Region HR BPs, Region HR Head and Country HR PL Team Leads
  • Discuss needed regional/country adaptions of global programs with Global HR PL Function Leads
  • Contribute to HC HR communities of practice
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • MS degree required and MBA or PhD preferred in HR related education
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of all facets of the HR PL function including, but not limited to Talent Acquisition, organizational development and change management, diversity & workforce planning, Learning, Employee & Leadership Development
  • Solid knowledge on cross-country labor law / labor relations aspects that would impact implementation of programs/initiatives in the region.
  • 10 years of demonstrated success as an HR professional at technology or healthcare businesses is desired
  • Relevant HR generalist (Business Partner, region / country) and specialist experience in related CoE
  • International working experience
  • Multiple regions/countries; experience working with a diverse workforce across geographies
  • Strong people management and leadership capabilities required to lead teams and organizations
  • Strong capacity to understand people issues impacting the business and how the business can create profit and value
  • Ability to develop clear, actionable steps in support of an overall business strategy.
  • Has the clear aspiration to be trusted business advisor and sparring partner for the business management.
  • Anticipate business needs and offer solutions in a pro-active manner
  • Ability to work successfully with C level and HR management teams
  • Ability to lead HR change initiatives and contribute to business change activities

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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