Job Title:  Talent Management Director

Req ID:  40627
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

The Director, Talent Management (TM) will lead the design, execution and continued evolution of STERIS’ global talent management strategy to ensure the business has the talent it needs for performance and growth. This individual will take an integrated, modernized, flexible and business-focused approach to talent management. This critical role will serve as the global practice leader for key talent management processes, including Performance Management, Talent & Succession Planning, Assessment, Executive Coaching, and our Listening Strategy.    

Reporting to the Vice President, Talent Acquisition, Development and DE&I, this newly created role serves as a key member of STERIS’ global Talent Acquisition & Development leadership team and partners closely with HRBPs, business stakeholders and Center of Excellence (COE) partners. Our global Talent Management COE includes the following teams: Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Learning & Development and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I). Our team is focused on being exceptional business partners who deeply know the business and develop impactful, practical and globally scalable talent solutions, support and programs. This leader needs to be both highly strategic and a strong, hands-on executor and operator of functional excellence. This role can be performed on-site at our corporate headquarters location in Mentor, Ohio; hybrid with some days in the office and some days remote or fully remote from any location in the U.S. with regular travel for in-person collaboration and meetings. Preference would be for a home-base in our Mentor, Ohio office location.


•    Partners with key business, HR and talent stakeholders to design and execute a global talent management strategic roadmap that enables achievement of our business strategy and continued future growth.  
•    Builds and executes a flexible global resourcing and service delivery model. Designs and continually optimizes an organizational structure that supports effective and efficient deployment of talent management processes, practices and programs, including clear roles and responsibilities for centralized and decentralized work.
•    Leads the development, design, implementation and evaluation of key talent management philosophies, programs, solutions and offerings in the areas of performance management, talent and succession planning, assessments (psychometric and behavioral), coaching and listening strategy. 
•    Builds and maintains strong partnerships with business leaders and HR/Talent Management team members by focusing on collaboration, consultation, business problem solving and continual alignment of business and talent strategies and initiatives. Works to effectively identify, connect and integrate talent processes within the larger talent ecosystem. Ensures consistent communication and partnership with key stakeholders across the business.
•    Measures and assesses the effectiveness and impact of talent management initiatives and leverages data and insights to continuously evolve and mature our talent processes and programs to meet dynamic and evolving business needs. 
•    Acts as a key internal stakeholder and business process owner (BPO) for current HRIS modules within SuccessFactors, including Performance and Succession. Develops supporting processes, tools and resources to ensure effective implementation and use of these system platforms to drive desired talent outcomes. 
•    Researches, identifies and implements appropriate talent management methodologies, technologies and solutions for the organization that effectively meet the needs of STERIS’ employee population and business needs. 
•    Builds and manages program budgets as part of the annual strategic planning and budgeting process.
•    Leverages best practices and emerging trends to bring talent management expertise to the organization and acts as a trusted internal advisor. 
•    Leads a staff of talent management professionals, including providing ongoing direction, feedback, coaching and development support. 

Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience & Competencies

•    Minimum of 15 years of progressively responsible experience in Talent Management or Human Resources within a global manufacturing or service organization. Minimum of 8 years of leadership experience. Direct experience working within an HR Business Partner role preferred. 
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Human Resources, Organizational Development or related field required. Master’s Degree preferred. 

Minimum of 6-8 years’ working experience in the following areas/disciplines:
•    Designing, developing and implementing impactful global talent management solutions and programs leveraging best-in-class principles to design best-fit solutions for the organization
•    Needs assessment 
•    Coaching 
•    Performance management 
•    Talent and succession planning 
•    High-Potential identification and talent management
•    Employee listening strategies and programs 
•    Competency models and skill-based taxonomies  
•    Psychometric and behavioral assessment tools
•    Talent intelligence platforms and internal talent marketplaces
•    Vendor management and negotiation   
•    Experience working in a complex global organization where interaction across functions, regions and business units is key to success. 
•    Experience leading or supporting an organizational shift in talent strategy and approach requiring significant change management. 



•    Expert knowledge and application of talent management philosophies and practices. Deep understanding of the talent ecosystem and how talent management aligns, integrated and supports the full employee talent lifecycle. 
•    Strong organizational, program, project and change management skills required to manage large scale programs, projects and budgets. 
•    Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication with an emphasis on influence, consultation and the creation of compelling business cases at all levels of the organization. 
•    Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with team members, HR colleagues, stakeholders and external vendors and partners. 
•    Proven ability to effectively reshape individual and organizational mindsets, strategies and approaches to talent management.  
•    Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills to assess and continuously improve process, practices and tools in areas of responsibility.  
•    Comfortable with complexity, ambiguity and change. Strong demonstrated learning agility. 
•    Certified and well-practiced in administering and deploying a number of best-in-class talent, organizational development, psychometric and behavioral assessments and tools. 
•    Working knowledge of talent platforms and solutions. Experience with SAP SuccessFactors, Eightfold or Phenom preferred. 

 Pay range for this opportunity is $135,440.00 - $189,619.50. 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:  40627
Job Category:  Human Resources

MENTOR, OH, US, 44060-1834

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