Job Location:
Sunnyvale, California, United States

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving health care through fast, accurate diagnostic testing. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, as we develop scalable, groundbreaking solutions to solve the world’s most complex health challenges. Our associates are involved in every stage of molecular diagnostics, from ideation to development and delivery of testing advancements that improve patient outcomes across a range of settings. As a member of our team, you can make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within an environment that fosters career growth and development.

Cepheid is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Danaher Diagnostics companies. Together, we’re working at the pace of change on diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges, driven by knowing that behind every test there is a patient waiting.

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The Talent Management Project Analyst is responsible for playing a vital role in collaborating with the Talent team to support the sustainment of existing Danaher-wide, Platform, and OpCo programs to ensure they are executed with excellence across Cepheid. The Program Manager will partner to outline objectives and effectively plan and deliver these annual processes and programs, while continuously improving execution and measuring success. Key process execution will include annual performance management, development planning and talent assessment cycles, while program sustainment may include a variety of initiatives currently in place.

This position is part of the Talent and DE+I Function and will be located in Sunnyvale, CA. At Cepheid, our vision is to be the leading provider of seamlessly connected diagnostic solutions.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work closely with the TM team to drive execution excellence of global Talent processes and programs through effective planning, rollout, and sustainment of these processes/programs across the global world of Cepheid, targeting key stakeholders. 

  • Coordinate the development and drive publishing of the annual calendar of talent processes to the business.

  • Based on voice of customer, propose continuous improvements to our Talent Management strategies and programs, reflecting the latest in internal and external best practices. 

  • In collaboration with the Corporate Communications team, define and develop channels to communicate process and program delivery to key stakeholder audiences and engage in two-way conversation with the HR community; lead the planning and execution of Talent sustainment communications through these channels.

  • Partner with the Sr. HR Partner, Talent Management to support the effective use of Workday in executing and tracking progress on key talent processes and work closely with the Talent team to identify innovative ways to continue to grow and support the Talent function.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor Degree in Business, Human Resources or related area. Masters preferred.

  • 5+ years professional experience in Talent Management/Human Resources.

  • 3+ years Program/Project Management experience with implementing corporate-wide processes and programs.

  • Ability to travel 10 – 20%

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Driving for impact – ability to drive clear, effective processes to support delivery of outcomes

  • Project and program management – ability to plan, identify, coordinate and track critical activities, milestones and deliverables with strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Process improvement and systems thinking – a track record of utilizing continuous improvement methodology as a business practice.

Cepheid, a Danaher operating company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our lives. Whether it’s a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com.

The salary range for this role is $100,000–$130,000. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

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