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Director, HR Operations
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Human Resources
Specialty HR Administrator
Location 08873, Somerset, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/11/24
Job Title: Director , HR Operations

Catalent, an S&P 500® company, is the leading global contract development and manufacturing organization enabling biopharma, cell and gene therapy, and consumer health partners to optimize development, launch, and supply of better treatments and vaccines for patients across a range of technologies and delivery solutions. The Company manufactures more than 70 billion doses of drug each year and supplies roughly 1 in 24 of all doses of medicine and other consumer health products consumed worldwide. The Companys manufacturing and development operations are spread across more than 50 sites and include a workforce of more than 19,000 across 4 continents. In the 12 months ended March 31, 2022, Catalent generated approximately US$4.7 billion in revenue and has projected sales of over US$7.5 billion by 2026. Its business is organized in four operating segments: Biologics, Softgel & Oral Technologies, Oral & Specialty Delivery, and Clinical Supply Services. Catalent operates a fast-paced, performance-driven, customer-focused, and collaborative business environment.

The Director of HR Operations will be responsible for building out and leading our Global HR Operations team, designing efficient and systematically repeatable processes and ensuring legislative and regulatory compliance.

The Role

Provide strategic guidance to define and implement HR service delivery model for supporting HR inquires and transactions.
Demonstrate consistent Lean leadership in all matters; Evaluate local and regional People processes to drive continuous improvement of the efficiency, effectiveness, and responsiveness of the group; gather and analyze commonalities and differences and implement changes to ensure consistency across the organization.
Own, execute, and develop strategic programs and projects within the HR Operations & Services organization globally.
Influence global HR Operations road-mapping to support long-term service delivery goals.
Implement process improvements, projects, technology, training requirements that improve the employee experience throughout the hire to retire process.
Partner closely with HR Technology & Analytics as well as cross functionally to drive functional improvements for employees and managers.
Lead/support complex, cross-functional HR projects related to mergers and acquisitions, and company re-organizations.
Identify opportunities for integration, automation and reduction of manual processes and partner with teams across HR, Finance, and Legal on implementation of solutions.
Perform regular business process reviews to validate data accuracy and integrity of all HR Systems.
Define KPI frameworks, manage external vendor relations and ensure that performance expectations are being met

The Candidate

8+ years of demonstrated success in HR operations or similar role with experience managing teams.
Strong understand of Workday HCM
Track record of developing and managing HR programs, policies, and processes and managing projects in a fast-paced environment
Excellent organization skills, extremely high level of attention to detail, and ability to prioritize actions.
Strong management skills instilling trust and credibility while developing and coaching team members.
Team-oriented with strong integrity and professionalism

Why you should join Catalent

Defined career path and annual performance review and feedback process
Diverse, inclusive culture
Potential for career growth on an expanding team within an organization dedicated to preserving and bettering lives
Competitive salary with quarterly bonus potential
Community engagement and green initiatives
Generous 401K match and Paid Time Off accrual
Medical, dental and vision benefits effective day one of employment
Tuition Reimbursement

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.
Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyones safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.

personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.
Visit Catalent Careers to explore career opportunities.

Catalent is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veterans.

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.

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