Job Location:
CR – San José HR


Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

The Organizational Management Specialist will maintain, audit, and monitor the organizational setup of Lonza in Workday and provide expertise around Organizational and Position Management to People Leaders, HR Business Partners, Recruiters, and HR Centers of Expertise.

Key responsibilities:

  • To provide timely consultation and accurate solutions for complex restructuring, and processing of mass data changes in Workday as required by the business. Support problem resolution by close collaboration with next-level support and/or experts.

  • To provide full support for Lonza Leaders on their required Organizational Management (OM) tasks in Workday, and advice on troubleshooting tasks. Clarify instructions to specific Organizations/countries for all operational activities.

  • To support projects connected to OM updates across the organization. Provide the organization support to HR Colleagues and act as Subject Matter Expert for OM processes.

  • Actively engage with One HR and the HR Services team on creating and up keeping the Knowledge articles to encourage self-education. Accountable for updating SOPs and Work Instructions periodically.

Key requirements:

  • Advanced Bachelor's degree in HR, Administration, or a related field.

  • Advanced English language, both written and verbal.

  • A third language mastery is a plus, but not required for the role.

  • Intermediate experience within HR shared services organization and Workday administration.

  • Strong knowledge in Workday Organizational Management, such as positions, supervisory organizations, requisitions, and HR Shared Services support with contracting, onboarding, terminations, etc.

  • Desired experience with Microsoft Office, Service Now, and Kronos.

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.