Job Title:  Senior Talent Program Manager

Req ID:  40628
Job Category:  Human Resources

MENTOR, OH, US, 44060-1834


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

This newly added position reports to the Director, Talent Management and works collaboratively with business leaders, HR and Center of Excellence (COE) business partners to support the development, implementation, management and continued evolution of global talent management processes and programs to ensure STERIS has the talent needed to meet current and future business needs. This role operates at the enterprise company level and its incumbent is globally-minded, highly collaborative, strategic thinking and a hands-on talent process and program owner.      

As a key member of the Talent Management COE Team, this position will help shape the future of business-driven talent processes and programs at STERIS through collaborative and consultative engagement and partnership with key stakeholders across STERIS’ global footprint. This role will be responsible for managing one or more of STERIS global talent processes/programs (performance management, talent and succession planning, listening strategy and high-potential talent assessment and development) and will lead key process or program development, management, communication/training, and user adoption/impact. This individual will leverage a blend of best practices, innovative solutions and data driven decision making to analyze, identify and manage practical and impactful talent programs that deliver business results.   


•    Leads and continually evaluates, scales, evolves and deploys the STERIS Talent Review and Succession Planning Process, ensuring a robust and effective process and framework for assessing talent and succession and facilitating alignment on talent gaps and supporting strategies/actions. Supports process and program design, communication, tools/resources, training and execution within the businesses. 
•    Leads and continues to evolve STERIS’ Performance Management philosophies, processes, programs and systems (Global Performance System), building on current foundational continuous performance management mindsets and behaviors.  
•    Leads new and ongoing global deployment and execution of key talent management processes and programs, including project planning, change management, communication, training and assessment of user adoption and effectiveness.  
•    Builds and maintains strong relationships, credibility and influence with key stakeholders. Partners closely with HRBPs and business leaders to understand talent program needs, while considering organizational readiness and capacity for change. Partners with HR, COE and business leaders to achieve strategic talent objectives.
•    Establishes and maintains a strong working relationship with HRIS System Administrators to ensure talent modules within SuccessFactors are effectively designed and deployed to support desired outcomes of talent processes and programs.  
•    Assesses, measures and analyzes the effectiveness and user adoption of key talent management processes and tools. Continually identifies and implements improvements. 
•    Identifies, tracks and analyzes key data and metrics to evaluate effectiveness of talent programs. Communicates insights, plans, progress and business outcomes to senior business and HR leaders.  
•    Manages existing vendor partnerships and supports the evaluation of new external vendors and offerings as needed.  
•    Maintains strong working knowledge and familiarity with talent management trends, best-practices, tools/resources and vendors. Conduct appropriate research and benchmarking and make recommendations for shifts in strategy, approach/methodology and tools, as necessary.
•    Partners closely with Talent COE team members to ensure alignment and integration of talent management and development philosophies, processes, programs and tools across the talent lifecycle. 

Required Experience

•    Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Development (OD), Human Resources (HR), Psychology or other related fields. Master’s degree in HR, OD or Business Administration (MBA) preferred.  
•    Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in Human Resources with a minimum of 5 years supporting strategic talent management processes/programs and designing custom solutions within a large, complex global manufacturing or service organization. Deep working experience in the areas of performance management and succession planning required. 
•    Previous experience in a strategic HRBP role preferred.  
•    Visionary and strategic thinker with the ability to translate and communicate strategy into practical application and measurable business impact. Ability to identify and implement creative solutions to complex problems. 
•    Strong organizational and project leadership/management skills, including ability to create and communicate project plans, effectively direct and deploy team resources, monitor work progress and achieve project milestones.  
•    Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills to assess and continuously improve processes, practices and tools in areas of responsibility.  
•    Ability to navigate ambiguity and demonstrate agile thinking, behavior and decision making. Approaches work with intellectual curiosity and openness. 
•    Highly developed interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including ability to communicate clearly, concisely and persuasively.   
•    Strong facilitation skills and executive presence with a senior leadership audience. 
•    Demonstrated ability to effectively navigate within a complex global organization, including synthesizing business needs and preferences at the enterprise level. 
•    Strong working understanding of industry benchmarks, leading practices and innovations in talent management, as well as experience in practical and impactful application within an organization.

 Pay range for this opportunity is $104,680.00 - $140,920.50. This position is eligible for [BONUS PARTICIPATION] OR a [INSERT COMMISSION RATE RANGE, IF APPLICABLE] commission.


Minimum pay rates offered will comply with county/city minimums, if higher than range listed.  Pay rates are based on a number of factors, including but not limited to local labor market costs, years of relevant experience, education, professional certifications, foreign language fluency, etc.


Employees (and their families) may enroll in our company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, health savings account, voluntary benefits, supplemental life/AD&D plans and the company’s 401k plan. Employees are covered by an employee assistance program (also available to household members) and long-term disability. Full-Time Employees are also eligible for short-term disability.  Full-time Employees will also receive Paid Time Off (PTO) based on years of service and paid Holidays. Part-time employees working 20 or more hours receive a pro-ration of the full-time PTO allocation and paid Holidays based on their standard hourly work week. Full-Time employees are eligible for four weeks of paid parental leave. Part-time employees also receive paid parental leave, pro-rated based on their standard hourly work week.


STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.


If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.


STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.


The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  40628
Job Category:  Human Resources

MENTOR, OH, US, 44060-1834

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