Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

Sr. Director, HR Business Partner - Global Specialty Medicines & Med Affairs

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Human Resources - Generalist


The position will be responsible for developing, planning and delivering Human Resources programs and services for Teva’s Global Specialty Medicines (GSM) business globally. Incumbent will support the heads of these functions and participate fully on the global leadership team as they redesign and restructure their organizations globally, helping to lead change management initiatives and overseeing all people management related issues in the areas of talent management, talent acquisition, succession planning, performance management as well as organizational design and development.



  • Lead, assess and manage the human resources strategy as it pertains to the client organizations in the areas of talent management, talent acquisition, organizational development and design, and employee relations.
  • Ensure HR practices are aligned with business goals and are implemented in accordance to established Teva processes.
  • Build and maintain responsive human resources practices possessing the business insight, service orientation and professionalism necessary to support the company’s performance and business objectives.
  • Serve as an internal consultant to the business leadership teams and build effective and strong business relationships with internal clients.
  • Partner with Teva Regional HR Management, COE and Shared Service Center teams to support people management issues and day to day support for key initiatives.
  • Work closely with internal clients on organizational design issues and lead organizational change by working with management to identify business needs and implement appropriate solutions. Actively identify gaps as well as propose and implement changes as necessary to manage and cover risks.
  • Manage complex and challenging human resources projects cross-functionally.
  • Actively participate in the recruitment of key top talent in a creative and responsive way to meet the demanding, ongoing needs of the organization and its clients.
  • Drive succession planning processes for key talent and critical hiring needs.
  • Drive performance improvement processes and promote positive changes in the people management arena.
  • Identify potential employee relations issues, offer guidance and provide strategic initiatives to promote a productive and engaged workforce.


Key Competencies

  • Solid business, analytical and process-oriented approach to HR that positions human capital solutions in business terms.
  • Outstanding client service orientation.
  • Strategic thinker who is also accustomed to working in a hands-on manner to accomplish multiple priorities.
  • Effectively coaches leaders on performance, effective management practices and other business issues.
  • Mentors and motivates others to reach their optimum performance.
  • Outstanding business acumen with analytical/metrics capabilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build trusting relationships as well as influence employees at all levels.
  • Strong team player.
  • Direct, confident and assertive style with a comfort level in “speaking up” and challenging the views of others while simultaneously serving as a collaborative partner.
  • Solid judgment with a high degree of integrity that encourages others to trust and seek advice and counsel. Serves as a sounding board.
  • Consistently brings drive and initiative to the position and organization.
  • Proactive in identifying solutions to business issues; is responsive with a high sense of urgency.
  • Seasoned change management skills; possesses an understanding of innovative approaches to engaging the workforce.
  • Flexible and adaptable style; comfortable navigating through ambiguity.
  • Possesses the ability to see ideas through to execution with attention to speed and quality.
  • Highly accountable and empowered work style; takes initiative and is comfortable working in an autonomous fashion.



  • Minimum of 12 years of progressive Human Resources experience in a large, complex, matrixed, and fast-growth global business.
  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in all areas of HR with a strong focus on talent management, organizational effectiveness, and organizational development and learning.
  • Working knowledge of compensation.
  • Solid project management skills.
  • Willingness to travel globally.



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