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Stryker HR Business Partner in Newbury, United Kingdom

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About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including orthopaedics, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology & spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. Stryker products and services are available in over 100 countries around the world. For more information, please visit our website at .

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for executing the talent strategy, providing a consistent experience to directors, managers and employees and supporting and executing the engagement strategy for the market. You will be a HR partner to managers and directors focusing on the work environment, employee relations, employee retention and business processes by executing the business unit HR strategy. In addition, you will perform needs analysis to identify gaps in areas of compensation, talent, recruiting and change management and partners with Senior HR Leaders and subject matter experts to deliver solutions to meet the needs of their assigned business unit.

Your role

Human Resources Expertise

  • Serves as subject-matter expert to managers and directors

  • Implements change based on proven change management techniques

  • Applies policies and procedures across an organization; interprets both policies and changes to policy

  • Applies compliance knowledge to protect organization and mitigate risk

  • Seeks ways to proactively improve organizational processes and outcomes; implements solutions that are aligned and consistent with global HR best practices

  • Identifies and reports trends to Senior HR Leaders for business unit

Relationship Management

  • Facilitates difficult interactions among organizational stakeholders to achieve optimal outcomes; resolves escalated conflicts among stakeholders

  • Builds consensus and settles disputes on HR policy and practice decisions

Business Acumen

  • Executes HR business strategies to drive key business results; provides guidance on HR matters, partnering with subject-matter experts to develop needed solutions

  • Maintains broad-based knowledge of the organization and its operations; uses knowledge of business and HR metrics to facilitate business decisions

  • Demonstrates working knowledge of the labor market and its relation to organizational success


  • Partners with managers, directors and HR to proactively implement business solutions, utilizing HR expertise and perspective; supports managers on HR projects

  • Coaches managers and directors on HR and business-related issues

  • Aligns solutions with business unit HR strategy and advocates for solution implementation


  • Executes programs, policies, and procedures to drive an engaged and performing organizational culture

  • Implements and delivers solutions and interventions that address issues of retention, change management, employee engagement, and leadership development, partnering with subject-matter experts as appropriate

  • Executes consistent HR services for the operating entity

HR Insights

  • Interprets data and makes recommendations; asks critical questions needed to evaluate data; gathers, analyzes and presents data to managers and recommends solutions that support the culture and the defined HR strategy

  • Analyzes root causes of work environment issues; manages interventions and solutions in collaboration and cooperation with key stakeholders

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Previous HR experience including supporting multiple functions and interacting with COE's and business leaders is required

  • B.A. or B.S from accredited university required or equivalent work experience

  • Demonstrated HR expertise at manager or HRBP level preferred

  • Strong facilitation, consulting, relationship-building, influence, negotiation skills, and project management skills

  • Demonstrated business and analytical ability with a proven ability to build relationships and influence different groups

  • Demonstrated implementation and execution ability

  • Capability to interact with individuals at all levels within the organisation

  • Skilled with change processes in complex systems

  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills

  • Strong situational assessment and objective evaluation skills

  • Advanced written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills


  • Exercise independent judgment with strong attention to detail

  • Analyse, understand and communicate complicated issues to Managers and Employees to ensure understanding

  • Develop solutions based on best practices and customer feedback

  • Solicit input from managers and exercise independent judgment in providing recommendations to the business

  • Effectively facilitate discussions with and deliver communications to large groups of people

  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks and changing priorities

What do we offer in return?

  • Ability to discover your strengths, follow your passion and own your own career.

  • Quality products that improve the lives of customers and patients

  • A winning team driven to achieve our mission and deliver remarkable results.

  • Co-workers committed to achieving more and winning the right way.

Our benefits include bonuses; commissions; healthcare; family and parenting leaves; wellness programs; onsite gyms and restaurants; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards - not to mention various social and recreational activities.

About Stryker

Stryker is a global leader in medical technologies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in MedSurg, Neurotechnology, Orthopaedics and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 130 million patients annually. More information is available at (http:)

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.