Director HRBP Global R&D


Location: Parkville

Job Type: Full time


Job Description

The Opportunity

CSL was formed in 1916 and is now a global leader in rare and serious diseases. As we continue to grow, investment in R&D is an important driver. New and exciting opportunities allow us to address previously unmet patient needs and these continue to drive us each day. In addition, CSL continues to build on its capabilities across the R&D value chain, from discovery research to pharmacovigilance to its currently marketed therapies. Such proficiency is important as R&D builds the novel and diverse pipeline of the future. We continue to make a balanced investment in the life cycle management and market development of existing products that bring short to mid-term commercial benefits, and we make strategic investments in longer-term, higher-risk and high-opportunity new product development activities.

The Director Human Resources (HR) Business Partner is responsible driving the strategic HR agenda; people processes within Global Research and Biopharmaceutical Product Development (BPD), aligned with the CSL HR and Business strategies and outcomes to enhance employee and our performance.

You will achieve this by working collaboratively with business leaders to understand our challenges and opportunities. You will develop and provide value adding solutions across a range of HR areas including, talent management, performance management, change management, organisation design, capability development, strategic work force planning, employee engagement, employee / industrial relations and total rewards.

You will work in partnership with the HR Operation Centres and the Centres of Expertise (CoE) specialist functions to use experience and provide insightful and feedback to specialist functions or important programs.

The Director HR Business Partner leads a team of HR Business Partners and Business Consultants who will work with their client group to meet the HR Strategic goals.

The Role

  • Create the strategic HR agenda, people programs in two global client areas, ie Global Research and Biopharmaceutical Product Development (BPD) with geographic presence at multiple sites in Australia, Europe (Germany and Switzerland), and the US

  • Develop an operational HR plan and priorities for our client group

  • As Leadership Team member influences and builds relationships with the Research and BPD Executive Leadership Team and people leaders to position HR as a trusted advisor to the business

  • Create a world class HR team and an engaging work environment by defining and communicating a compelling vision for the future

  • Identify important roles and talent, and assess talent and pipeline risks across your client group

Your experience

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, in human resource management, organisational psychology, business, or related field required

  • Master degree in a relevant field, SHRM certification

  • 10+ years' experience in progressive HR Business Partner roles, working across multi-country and multicultural environments

  • Demonstrated experience in HR leadership roles

  • Deep and broad knowledge of HR processes gained in a dynamic global organisation

How to apply

Please apply with your CV and cover letter in one document which must address the selection criteria, and include the reference number by Friday 31st March 2023

About Us

Our Benefits

We encourage you to make your well-being a priority. It’s important and so are you. Learn more about how we care at CSL.

About CSL

CSL is a leading global biotechnology company with a dynamic portfolio of life-saving medicines, including those that treat haemophilia and immune deficiencies, as well as vaccines to prevent influenza. Since our start in 1916, we have been driven by our promise to save lives through innovation. Learn more about CSL.

We want CSL to reflect the world around us

As a global organisation with employees in 35+ countries, CSL embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. Learn more about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at CSL.

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