HR Manager Center of Excellence Panama

Job TitleHR Manager Center of Excellence Panama

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to

A part of our Philips Center of Excellence in Panama, where you will be responsible for deployment of key HR policies and processes and implementation of the People and Organization Strategy in Businesses and Markets. You will be having a scope of almost 400 employees, most of them transferred from other countries.

You are responsible for

  • Implement and execute our people strategy with HRBP, management and other stakeholders (CoE).
  • Act as a sparring partner for HRBPs and managers on local implications and solutions for managers and/or employees in employee relations procedures.
  • Work closely with the business to understand and address business issues and supports local organizational capabilities development with HR interventions
  • Manage local labor relations activities
  • Drive standardization in the execution of HR policies and processes.
  • Support and facilitate the development of managers in people management and manager self-service.
  • Participate in HR-projects on a cluster / market level.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • At least a Bachelors degree in HR or a related field
  • Seniority in HR and the equivalent experience
  • The ability to manage different stakeholders at the same time
  • Fluent in English
  • Experience in a multinational company and environment
  • Experience within a Center of Excellence/Shared Service Center
  • The ability to be hands-on but at the same time think strategically
  • Excellent skills in working under pressure

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It's a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it's like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.


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