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Vice President of Human Resources

King & Bishop
December 4, 2022
Woburn, MA
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Our client, a highly regarded medical device manufacturer, specializing in analyzers, is seeking a Vice President of Human Resources (VPHR).  Reporting to the CFO, the VPHR will focus on areas including but not limited to talent acquisition and management, successful onboarding practices, training and development, performance management and employee engagement. The executive will ensure organization-wide alignment, cohesion, and impact in the planning and implementation of organizational priorities. The VP will lead the intentional development and sustainability of a healthy and coherent organizational culture that aligns with this company’s strategic direction. The role will oversee the team that manages Human Resources and grow or scale it according to the needs of the organization. Direct human resources policies, programs and functions including employment, orientation, training, employee relations, compensation and benefits, employee communications and services.


  • Analyze, translate, and leverage data to gain support for organizational wide Talent Development programs and initiatives; demonstrate a clear understanding of the organizational vision, strategy, and goals by aligning program objectives and talent exercises with defined goals for organizational success
  • Make certain all departments have objectives and key results (OKRs) that are measured, communicated, and acted upon
  • Ensure individual objectives and key results are established to help track metrics and manage performance
  • Guarantee performance review process leads to clear feedback and understanding of roles/expectations
  • Generate a strategic plan supporting talent management and organizational design strategies
  • Evaluate current human resource management systems to ensure accuracy and quality of employee data as it relates to HR, payroll, benefits and compliance
  • Oversee the project and change management of any new system changes or integrations
  • Lead internal communication strategy development and execution
  • Take responsibility for the success of the whole organization not just your business unit
  • Establish hiring processes and measures that ensure we are hiring top talent with speed and an amazing candidate experience
  • Develop strategy to build a global talent pipeline for future hiring needs
  • Ensure we have trusted relationships with business leaders, hiring managers, and other stakeholders to recommend and successfully implement innovative and effective recruitment and branding strategies
  • Create and drive diversity recruitment initiatives in alignment with organizational objectives around diversity and inclusion
  • Develop manager programs that support managers growth and development; allow them to continuously scale their impact within the organization
  • Generate career path and development opportunities for individuals to move into new roles within the organization


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required; Master’s or law degree strongly preferred.
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred
  • Experience leading HR teams
  • 10+ Years of experience as an HR Leader
  • Knowledge/experience with employment laws and labor legislation in the USA, some global experience is preferred
  • History of working with complex employee relations
  • Strong leadership and planning skills; able to effectively design and execute on a vision
  • Exceptional relationship building abilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Track record of leading and implementing change
  • Prior experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience working in a medical device company preferred
  • Forward thinking and constantly considering long-term business impacts
  • Knowledge of and experience with varied human resource information systems
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • US Citizen or green card holder
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