AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Head of Human Resources in San José, Costa Rica

  • Developing and implementing the people strategy for Camcar Cluster marketing company that is aligned with the organization’s vision and its current and long-term business objectives at domestic level

  • Ensure people management initiatives are in place to attract, develop and retain the right talent

  • Partner with the country president to support the continued development of a high performing senior leadership team

  • Partner with the senior leadership team to collectively drive high internal employee engagement

  • Ensure solid succession planning to key roles

  • Partnering with the different Business areas in order to create a high performing HR support for current and future business needs

  • Influencing the business planning process to ensure adequate delivery of results with estimated resources through high quality recruitment, development and retention initiatives

  • Contributing to the development of AZ wide HR policy and process and provides input into strategic HR direction and owner of local HR policies and guidelines

  • Actively partnering with the leadership team to ensure that AZ values and performance standards are effectively reflected in recruitment, talent planning and reward decision-making

  • Defining HR resource requirements to deliver organizational HR objectives and enable successful execution of strategy

  • Managing financial plans and budgets for all areas of responsibility required for delivery of HR services

  • Drive and facilitate AZ Performance and Talent Management process in Camcar.

  • Drive initiatives and procedures in: Recruitment, Employer Branding, L&D, Compensation and Benefits with the objective of attracting, developing, retaining and engaging the right talent in collaboration with Centers of Excellence

  • Lead the HR function and participate in the day-to-day management of the HR department

  • Drive and lead the SHE (Safety, Health and Environment) Agenda

  • Collaborating with the Global HR organization to ensure that local initiatives are aligned and supported with regional and global initiatives

Your profile:

This interesting position requires a business degree with focus on Human Resources management and/or further training as a HR Manager. You have a proven track record in a senior HR Generalist/ HR Business Partner position with the following skills:

  • Team player with excellent communication skills

  • Good teambuilder who can easily connect with people across all levels and cultures and lead them towards a common goal

  • Demonstrate a robust and sound understanding and knowledge of all key HR practices

  • Capability in developing and implementing the HR strategy

  • Excellent commercial and analytical skills

  • Project and change management skills

  • Experience in leading teams

  • Delivery focused approach

  • Central America HR working experience desired

  • Languages: Fluent in Spanish and in English. Any additional local language is a plus