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HR Director - Front Line Care

Req # JR - 133351 Location Skaneateles Falls, New York, United States Job Category Human Resources Date posted 05/06/2024

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You’ll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients. 

Baxter’s products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work. 

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives— where your purpose accelerates our mission. 

Your Role at Baxter

We are looking for a Director, HR Business Partner, who develops strong relationships with the teams they support and delivers integrated and inclusive HR thought-leadership in areas such as: culture, DE&I, engagement, HR strategy development, organization design, talent management, change management, managerial coaching and driving cyclical HR processes.

The Director HR Business Partner will support the global Front Line Care business unit (1.3b/1600ee) and is responsible for supporting and driving the business strategy through practical talent solutions. The Director, HRBP acts as an employee champion, change agent and develops a demonstrable knowledge base of their business partners’ functions and strategic objectives.

What you'll be doing

  • Develops and drives HR plans and strategies to support achievement of strategic objectives, current and future talent needs
  • Drives and performs a lifecycle approach to talent management focused on talent acquisition, onboarding, development, performance management, succession planning, internal mobility, retention, leveraging people analytics and insights
  • Develop thoughtful, integrated approaches to promote diversity and inclusion in talent attraction, development, and retention
  • Drive overall implementation of plans and strategies, continually implements effectiveness
  • Advise with management on a variety of HR and business-related issues, both strategically and operationally
  • Partner with the VP and Senior Leadership team to drive effective organizational alignment and processes to enable strong partnerships with key functions
  • Partner with the Senior Leadership team to lead change management efforts and ensure leadership and team effectiveness
  • Provide executive coaching and development to senior leaders
  • Drive an effective engagement strategy and action planning that reinforces the culture and behaviors
  • Use data and analytics in order to turn storytelling into insights, recommendations and actions
  • Create and support an environment where trust, transparency, credibility, and integrity are recognized as key factors in building long-term positive relationships between the organization, its employees and leaders
  • Serves as a consultant to employees and managers on a variety of issues such as training needs, performance management, talent management, engagement and employee relations
  • Lead a team of HR Business Partners

What you'll bring

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. MBA or Master’s degree in an HR field preferred
  • Should have at least 8-10 years of HR experience that includes at least 5 years of generalist experience. Health Care, Capital Equipment, or Technology background preferred. Direct involvement with senior business executives
  • Strong leadership and influence skills, and the ability to inspire change
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective working relationships with management team and to coach and influence decision making of senior leaders
  • Strong project management skills and results orientation
  • Good eye for business and judgment
  • Demonstrated ability to help define, translate and complete an organization’s strategy
  • History of delivering results
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Solid knowledge of HR strategies, practices and policies
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and resolve conflict
  • Ability to adapt and tailor communication style for your audience
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive and manage ambiguity – dealing with issues that do not always have a process or a system in place
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and translate concepts into actions
  • Ability to travel

Baxter is committed to supporting the needs for flexibility in the workplace. We do so through our flexible workplace policy which includes a minimum of 3 days a week onsite. This policy provides the benefits of connecting and collaborating in-person in support of our Mission.

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. At Baxter, we are committed to equitable pay for all our employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices. The estimated base salary for this position is $160,000 - $220,000 USD annually. The estimated range is meant to reflect an anticipated salary range for the position. We may pay more or less than the anticipated range based upon market data and other factors, all of which are subject to change. Individual pay is based upon location, skills and expertise, experience, and other relevant factors. This position may also be eligible for discretionary bonuses, and/or long-term incentive. For questions about this, our pay philosophy, and available benefits, please speak to the recruiter if you decide to apply and are selected for an interview.


The successful candidate for this job may be required to verify that he or she has been vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities globally. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please click on the link here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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