Job Location:
Houston, Texas, United States

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We are looking to hire the HR Director, Global Functions.

In this role, you will play a critical role in supporting ELT members for Finance, Legal & Compliance and Corporate Development as HR business partner in all aspects of people management.

We are looking for an experienced HR Professional who enjoys the broad scope of supporting Global Functions in talent and change management.  Reporting to the CHRO, this person must be confident in working in a matrix global organization while equally happy working independently at our Houston, Texas site daily, with a hands-on approach, interfacing effectively with employees at all levels. We are looking for an excellent HR business partner, terrific communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to foster a positive culture.

The mission of this position is:

  • Accountable for the talent agenda of the global functions especially focused on attracting future talent for the enterprise, developing and retaining talent and solving for succession gaps in order to operationalize the business strategy.

  • Responsible for aligning HR practices with functional goals, ensuring that our workforce is equipped and empowered to contribute effectively to our success and strategy execution.

  • Partner with local and global HR team, to develop and implement HR initiatives that foster a positive workplace culture, drive employee engagement, and support the professional and leadership development of our employees.

  • Lead and encourage a diverse and inclusive workplace culture and practices, in both people and thought leadership. 

  • Influence, establish and maintain effective relationships and gain reputation as trusted advisor and business partner.

  • Drive and manage culture development and change management initiatives that support the functions in its innovation and growth objectives.

  • Coach and counsel functional ELT members to address employee relations issues and provide leadership development.

  • Uphold a strong work ethic with a high drive, high expectations positive attitude, along with crisp execution in the position to make a daily impact to the business.

Qualifications and requirements: 

  • Bachelor's degree as a minimum.

  • Minimum of 10 years' experience as an HR Generalist and at least 2-3 years as Senior Manager or HR Director of a business or function.

  • Ability to work in a matrix organization liaising with HR organization and leaders to ensure desired goals are met.

  • Data driven mindset: leverage data and analytics to inform decision-making and drive initiatives that contribute to the success of the business.

  • Knowledge of US labor laws and notion of international labor law affecting employment and local legal limitations.

  • Strong HR business partner consulting skills and problem-solving skills; excellent decision making/analysis skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to build sustainable relationships with cross-functional leaders and teams.

  • A true hands-on approach as well as the ability to successfully monitor the ''pulse'' of the employee to ensure a high level of employee engagement.

  • Comfortable with rapid and complex changing environment.

  • Strong internal and external customer centric mindset.

  • Knowledge or experience with Workday will be a plus.

Employee benefits include:

  • Health benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision

  • Personal and Vacation Time

  • Retirement & Savings Plan (401K)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Training & Education Assistance

  • Bonus Referral Program

  • Service Awards

  • Employee Recognition Program

  • Flexible Work Schedules

Pay: A reasonable estimate of the annual base salary for this position is $175,000 – $225,000 + discretionary annual bonus. Pay ranges may vary by location.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

LivaNova values equality and celebrates diversity. We are committed to ensuring that our recruitment process is fair, transparent and free from unlawful discrimination.

Our selection process is driven by the key demands/requirements for the role rather than bias or discrimination on the basis of a candidate’s sex, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, non-job-related disability/handicap or medical condition, family status, sexual orientation, religion, color, ethnicity, race or any other legally protected classification.

Background Checks at LivaNova:

Upon successful completion of the hiring process an offer may be extended. Please note, LivaNova reserves the right to conduct background investigations and/or reference checks on all its potential employees, where permitted by local legislation. This offer therefore, is contingent upon a clearance of such a background investigation and/or reference check, and can be rescinded, where permitted by local legislation, based upon data received in the background check and/or refusal to cooperate with or any attempt to affect the results of this check.

Notice to third party agencies:

Please note that we do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, we will not consider, or agree to, payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event that a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, we explicitly reserve the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.