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POST DATE 8/17/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

Quest Diagnostics Lenexa, KS

Lenexa, KS
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


The Journey Begins with you.

There's quite a distance between wondering and knowing. And for patients waiting for answers to important health questions, it's a road they want to travel as quickly as possible.

At Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, we understand urgency. But more than speed, we focus our energies on accuracy. Currently, we seek a Senior Human Resources Business Partner for our Lenexa, Kansas office.

This person will work out of the Lenexa, KS facility.



Partners with business/functional leaders at the mid to senior level to influence the design and execution of the business strategy by providing consultative support and leadership. Translates the business plan into talent and organizational plans and drives for results by building organizational capability and performance. Liaisons with HR Centers of Excellence and Service Center to ensure optimal HR collaboration and service levels to clients. This HRBP role will support leaders with a National or Enterprise-Wide Scope.


1. Business Relationships

Builds relationships with mid to senior level clients. Is a trusted and credible partner who anticipates needs and proactively recommends solutions.
Serves as an active member of the leadership team in assigned business/function and is able to influence and challenge others at this level
Has a solid understanding of current and future business trends, both internal and external
Serves as a coach providing guidance and consultation to leadership

2. Strategy & Planning

Consults with leaders to develop and execute business strategy to build organizational capabilities, behaviors, structures and process. Provides strategic direction and influences at all levels in order to drive implementation of the strategy
Translates the business plan into talent and organizational plan (e.g. in conjunction with the HR Director (HRBP), contributes to the People Strategy for assigned business to include: organizational re-design, strategic workforce planning, total rewards solutions, succession planning and talent management, organizational development and employee engagement of workforce)
Optimizes transformational change efforts by providing consulting support, guidance and a framework for leading and managing change
Responsible for succession planning / pipeline to ensure leadership talent in support the business strategy
Partners with and influences HR Centers of Excellence and HR Service Center to ensure the business is receiving optimal service and value added programs that are aligned with business strategy.
Use outcome based metrics supplied by HR Service Center to identify trends and influence the business

3. Business Based Outcomes

Ensures strong leadership teams in place and plays a key role in recruiting senior level talent
Drives toward strong organizational performance as evidenced by business measures such as productivity, quality and service
Drives toward optimal culture that facilitates employees success. This includes Engagement, Diversity & Inclusion.
Drives for high performance work environment that makes the organization a great place to work and delivers results

Supervision Exercised:
No direct supervisory responsibility
May indirectly influence and mentor other HR professionals


Education Preferred:
-BA/BS in HR or related field; Master s in HR/MBA or related field preferred.

Work Experience:
-8-10 years exempt level Human Resources experience, with at least 5 years as an HR Business Partner
-Proficiency in MS Office products and HR systems
-Strong Project/Process Management skills
-Strong Organizational and Leadership Development skills
-Understanding of state and federal labor laws and regulations
-Highly developed and effective leadership and strategic influencing skills
-Ability to work effectively with mid-level to senior members of the organization
-Ability to travel 0-15% of the time (varies by assignment)

-Business acumen
-Strategic agility
-Drive for results
-Decision quality
-Managerial courage
-Organizational savvy
-Dealing with ambiguity

How To Apply

Please Log In or Register to Upload a Resume and complete the online Application. Because of the large number of applicants to job openings, Quest Diagnostics will only contact candidates to be interviewed

Closing Statement

Quest Diagnostics has many career opportunities for individuals whose talent, initiative and dedication will complement our belief that the patient comes first and that values do matter. We work to earn our customers trust every day by providing the highest quality diagnostic information services in a professional, accessible and informative way. Our workforce is diverse and talented and believes in our vision: "Empowering Better Health with Diagnostic Insights."

[All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.]

Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.