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Sr HR Business Partner

Date:  Aug 13, 2022


Abiomed is a pioneer and global leader in healthcare technology and innovation, with a mission of Recovering Hearts & Saving Lives. With corporate headquarters in Danvers, Massachusetts, and offices in Baltimore, MD, Woburn, MA, Aachen & Berlin, Germany and Tokyo, Japan, Abiomed’s 2,000 employees form one of the fastest growing medical device companies in the world. We attract and retain exceptional talent with our collaborative culture, passion for our work, and a strong commitment to employee professional development.


Patients First | Innovation | Winning Culture | Heart Recovery

We are seeking a highly independent Sr HR Business Partner to support our business leaders and employees in Commercial Sales. This person will play a key role in cultivating our Patients First culture.  The primary responsibilities of this role will be advising on people development, employee training and career development, organizational change management, employee engagement and supporting employee relations.   


Key Responsibilities:

  • Advise leadership team on best practices and embed yourself in the broader business strategy to champion people strategies that drive business results.
  • Partner with management to assess team capabilities: identify competencies and talent gaps to recommend employee development resources; support talent assessment and succession planning.
  • Collaborate in the creation & implementation of corporate HR initiatives and programs that drive employee engagement and productivity.
  • Analyze trends and metrics to develop solutions, programs, and policies.
  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues; ensuring compliance to company practices and state and federal employment laws; including thorough and objective investigations and recommending appropriate action.
  • Provide day to day performance management guidance to line management (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  • Understand the business strategy and identify opportunities to improve organizational capability and drive culture change.
  • Diagnose gaps between current and desired organization performance and deploy actions to resolve gap, including organization redesign, process change, coaching and training.
  • Advocate employee communications processes that inform employees as well as to assure two- way communications between employees and management.
  • Coach and consult managers on the performance management process, including the annual goal setting & assessment process, and regular feedback sessions that strive to raise the performance bar in the organization.
  • Work closely with management and employees to build impactful working relationships, team comradery, and increase productivity and retention.


Education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business or related discipline. Master’s Degree is highly desired.
  • 7+ years’ HR and business-related experience
  • Ability to design and implement talent retention strategies.
  • Experience designing and implementing targeted learning modules to improve performance.
  • Knowledge of multiple HR disciplines to include, compensation, organizational design, employee relations, diversity, performance management, and employment laws.
  • Proven ability to influence and work effectively across all levels in a matrixed environment.
  • Proven ability to deal with conflict and diffuse difficult situations.
  • Ability to diagnose gaps between current and desired organization performance and deploy actions to resolve gap, including organization redesign, process change, coaching and training.
  • You believe there’s a way you can solve any challenge. You understand and are energized by the impact of ensuring employee needs are constantly met.
  • Ability to travel 30%


Abiomed is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Abiomed will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law. Abiomed maintains a drug-free workplace.