Demant

  • Human Resources Director

    Department Demant Human Resources
    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    2019-7542
  • Overview

    For more than seven decades Diagnostic Group has been an innovation leader in audiological instruments by developing, producing and distributing innovative and reliable products ranging from hearing screening to diagnostic solutions under industry-leading brands such as MAICO Diagnostics, Interacoustics, Grason-Stadler, Tremetrics, Amplivox and Radio Ear.

    Operations are headquartered in Minneapolis for the manufacturers and Chicago for the sales operations with regional sales offices located throughout the continental US.

    The Director of Human Resources is responsible for supporting these client groups (approx. 700 ees) on HR related matters including; organization improvement initiates, administration of HR processes and procedures, managing employee relations issues, supporting effective performance management and designing, facilitating training to develop staff competence.  Responsible to utilize the right analysis and tools to identify problems on organization effectiveness and work with the businesses to develop and implement appropriately tailored solutions.  This position reports into the VP of Human Resources (NJ) and has managerial responsibility for a direct report in Minneapolis.  Frequent travel between the two HQ sites is required.  Additional national travel to satellite offices is also required.  Overall travel is expected to be 40%.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide guidance and trusted counsel to employees, managers, leaders and their teams.
    • Leads critical HR initiatives (performance management, compensation planning, talent management, workforce planning, etc.) for client group.
    • Assess, develop and execute engagement strategies to address business and talent requirements for continued organization effectiveness.
    • Identify skill gaps, and determine training and development initiatives or recruitment strategies to minimize gap
    • Responsible to design, facilitate and drive training and compliance-related initiatives
    • Serve as change agent by partnering with leaders through cultural and organizational shifts.
    • Work with leaders to further embed cultural norms and behaviors into the organization
    • Work with managers to raise the bar on performance by setting expectations and managing performance through regular feedback and documentation
    • Investigate and resolve all employee relations issues and consult on matters concerning workplace accommodations, discipline, terminations, ethics and compliance
    • Drive HR compliance in both HQ and field office locations

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Human Resources or related field
    • 8 years of related experience preferred. (At least 3 to 5 years working with mid to senior leaders on HR issues and initiatives).
    • Innovative thinker with experience in a rapidly transforming environment
    • Strong consulting, influencing, coaching and analytical skills
    • Ability to effectively work and communicate at all levels within the organization
    • Ability to analyze data and identify emerging trends and issues
    • Skills in procedure development and documentation along with process mapping and improvement
    • Ability to effectively and appropriately toggle between strategic thinking and tactical execution.
    • Previous experience of being able to effectively collaborate and achieve objectives while working in an international/multi-cultural environment is ideal
    • Experience working to support HR-related matters with Mergers & Acquisitions also preferred
    • Experience working in Shared Services and/or Matrix organization

     

    Diagnostics is part of the Demant Group. Demant is a world-leading hearing healthcare group that for more than a century has played a vital part in developing innovative technologies and know-how to help improve people’s hearing and health. In every aspect, from hearing devices, hearing implants and diagnostic equipment to intelligent audio solutions and hearing care all over the world, Demant is active and engaged.

    The Demant Group operates in a global market with companies in more than 30 countries, employs more than 14,500 staff and generates annual revenue of DKK 14 billion (approx. 2.1 billion USD). Our products are sold in more than 130 countries.

    We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

     

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