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Edwards Lifesciences Sr. HR Solutions Manager, Process Improvement in Prague, Czech Republic

You will be responsible for identifying opportunities to enhance service quality and improving processes and performance including special projects, involving and enhancing service technologies, re-engineering processes, and/or developing/delivering educational programs to the broader staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and plan larger HR projects, initiatives, and activities including leading the implementation of system improvements and integrating new business processes to streamline and automate shared services functions

  • Lead the evaluation of HR functional and business needs to develop improvement opportunities and deliver strategic solutions to effectively meet business needs that impact sub-functions and/or areas

  • Oversee complex analyses to support business decisions, provide recommendations for strategic decision-making that affect global HR, and develop innovative approaches to improve operational effectiveness and efficiency

  • Lead special projects including providing inputs to change management, technology, training, and knowledge base content teams to properly sustain and improve operations

  • Other incidental duties.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in in related field and 12 years of related experience in Human Resources required OR

  • Master's Degree or equivalent in related field and 10 years of related experience in Human Resources preferred

Additional Skills:

  • Demonstrated success with lean processes with the ability to drive efficiency and scale without jeopardizing the employee experience

  • Proven successful project management leadership skills

  • Experience working in a regulated industry preferred

  • Proven successful project management leadership skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including data manipulation functions within Excel (e.g., pivot tables, vlookup) and related tools and systems (e.g., Workday preferred)

  • Experience with Contact Center systems preferred (e.g., ServiceNow)

  • Demonstrated ability in handling highly sensitive and confidential matters effectively and discreetly

  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills including high discretion/judgment in decision making

  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills with ability to drive achievement of objectives

  • Recognized as an expert in own sub-function(s) and/or area(s) within the organization with broad-based advanced knowledge within the organization

  • Expert knowledge of multiple HR Services programs, including design, compliance and legal issues

  • Expert understanding of related aspects of processes and/or systems

  • Ability to develop and integrate metrics into projects and operations that clearly demonstrate value to the business

  • Ability to listen to stakeholders, discover unmet needs, develop strong rapport with audience, and be customer-focused.

  • Strict attention to detail

  • Ability to develop peer, cross functional and cross business relationships to maximize best practice sharing and team effectiveness

  • Ability to provide leadership and direction to cross-functional teams to successfully implement global solutions

  • Ability to effectively collaborate and who build strong relationships with HR stakeholders and business leaders

  • Develop relationships and leverage them to influence change Please note that due to the upcoming Christmas break our response to your application might be delayed.

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 13,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.

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