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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 2/6/2017

Shire Pharmaceutical Lexington, MA

Lexington, MA
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Description
Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We have best-in-class products available in more than 100 countries across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal / Internal Medicine / Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; a growing franchise in Oncology; and an emerging, innovative pipeline in Ophthalmics.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.

The goal of the Talent & Organizational Development (T&OD) function is to ensure we are building the professional skills and capabilities of the Shire organization so that it is a smart, flexible, innovative, engaged, high- performing organization delivering against the corporate strategies. This learning professional will play a strong role in executing against this T&OD goal.

Core responsibilities for the Global Technical Operations Partner include; acting as an internal consultant to the Technical Operations function to help in identifying, addressing and solving business challenges with a lens on talent & organizational development; building and maintaining strong coordinated partnership and collaboration with the Talent & Organizational Development (T&OD) Center of Excellence (CoE), Tech Ops HR Lead, HRBP s, members and functional leaders to be seen as a trusted advisor and partner; thinking at a global level to ensure insights and solutions are representative and aligned with the global Tech Ops function. In addition this role requires strong skills in leading and facilitating T&OD solutions to varied audience groups including senior level leaders.

Additional responsibilities include supporting Talent & Organizational Development programs / projects at the direction of the Head of Functional Partnerships.

75% Serving as an internal consultant to the function to provide insight, expertise and solutions to solve concrete business challenges. Close collaboration and communication with the Functional Partnership team and broader T&OD teams to ensure enterprise wide solutions are leveraged, piloted and implemented accordingly. Being a member of the Tech Ops HR team to consult and execute on initiatives aligned with areas of T&OD expertise. Pilot and test solutions within the function with the eye on broader potential enterprise wide application / implementation

Collaborate with broader T&OD team to provide support on priority initiatives.

Undergraduate degree required; graduate degree in business or learning/adult education a plus. Minimum 5 years business experience in fast-paced, execution-oriented company(s) required. Experience in working with a global business functions and a partnership / consulting role and designing and delivering organizational development solutions a strong plus

Shire is an equal opportunity employer. Shire 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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Shire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please call 484-595-8400 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.