Cochlear is the global market leader in implant hearing solutions and is a top 100 company on the ASX. Cochlear's mission is to help people hear and be heard.
Around the world, more people chose a Cochlear-branded hearing implant system than any other. Our employees tell us that the number one reason they enjoy working for Cochlear is the opportunity to make a difference to people's lives.
Learn and grow with us as we tackle the most complex challenges in helping people to Hear Now. And Always.
In this position you will have the opportunity to partner with middle to senior leaders and teams to develop and execute the P&C strategies that champion organizational and people effectiveness in our Panama office and in the region.
You will have the strategic ability to review business priorities and translate them into a P&C agenda that supports the teams in a fast-paced environment.
Job responsibilities :
Opportunity to work with the management team to understand business strategies, diagnose current organization performance, and develop / implement plans to build needed organization capabilities and support growth and innovative changes;
Manage end-to-end employee life cycle, including recruiting, onboarding, development, and exits including administration of these processes, tools and templates in a standardized way;
Participate in interview process and partner with leaders to ensure hired candidates can add on to the team capabilities and organization culture;
Partner with the Head of P&C to identify organization capability gaps, designing development programs, delivering such programs, and assessing improvement;
Partner with the Learning and Development Manager to plan and execute cultural events and programs to cultivate a positive culture and to celebrate business wins;
Opportunity to connect with all levels of employees to improve work environment and provide feedback to leadership;
Deliver appropriate coaching and development feedback to managers and employees;
Provide development and assistance to managers, team leaders and employees in the use of P&C systems and processes;
Gather data and qualitative information, and undertake analysis to prepare reports or make input to the preparation of reports, in areas such as recruitment, terminations, workforce demographics and other topics;
Support investigation of employee grievances and employee issues that are raised with P&C;
Follow relevant quality procedures in order to deliver quality products and services and identify and support the implementation of continuous improvement.
Undertake additional quality responsibilities (e.g. audit) when appropriately trained to undertake these responsibilities;
Contribute ideas on systems and process methods to improve deliverables; and
Be a key member of the Cochlear Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Cochlear Latin America Human Resource Management & Training team helping to develop world-
Takes initiative with a roll up your sleeves attitude and a continuous improvement mindset;
Ability to thrive in an ambiguous and rapidly-changing environment;
Proven ability to develop relationships and partnerships at all levels of the organization, execute, implement, and drive change management initiatives;
Experience working with middle to senior management in an influence-without-authority role;
Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills;
Strong project management skills and excellent ability to handle competing priorities.
Job requirements : BA / BS Degree;
BA / BS Degree;
5-10 years of progressively responsible P&C experience required;
Relevant Panama and other Latin American countries labor law experience qualifications;
Spanish and English - fluent written and spoken;
Experience in a commercial or operations environment in a P&C role;
Track record of coaching of people managers to bring about improvements to employee engagement and coaching of new people managers; and
Able to coach people managers in all P&C processes i.e. recruitment, performance management, grievances, remuneration etc.
Experience in the Life Sciences industry;
Fluent in Portuguese.
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