Sanofi Group HR Generalist, Westborough, MA in Westborough, Massachusetts

The Human Resource Generalist performs HR-related duties at the professional level and supports several Massachusetts-based client groups within Sanofi’s U.S. Industrial Affairs organization. The HR Generalist will establish solid relationships with Manufacturing and functional client groups and provide HR support in the following areas: performance management, employee relations, policy interpretation, talent development and succession planning, compensation consultation, and employee engagement. This HR partner will be based in our Framingham MA manufacturing site and supports clients in Framingham and Westborough locations. The HR Generalist will be required to split her/his time between a manufacturing location and business office location every week. This position reports to the Head of HR for US Industrial Affairs.

As part of the U.S. Industrial Affairs HR team, the HR Generalist will develop and deliver solutions to support her/his client groups and collaborate, as needed, with other HR team members and Sanofi HR Centers of Excellence. The person in this role will be highly responsive and should have solid business acumen and operational excellence focus with a proven ability to align client needs with HR solutions in a dynamic environment. The ideal candidate will have generalist knowledge of HR practices and procedures and a desire to grow and develop in the field of Human Resources.

Qualified candidates will embody and effectively demonstrate the Sanofi LEAD behavioral competencies of cooperating transversally, acting for change, and developing people. The HR Generalist will be able to relate well to all levels of the organization and will have a demonstrated track record of success in prior HR roles. A candidate for this role must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, with a sense of urgency, balancing multiple priorities simultaneously. In addition, a candidate will need to have excellent problem-solving and conflict resolution skills, project management skills and solid communication skills (written, verbal, listening and presentation).

Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in a related field and five plus years of HR generalist work experience, or a Master’s degree in HR management and three plus years in the HR field, or any similar combination of education and HR work experience.

  • Site manufacturing environment HR experience or experience working in a regulated environment.

  • Solid working knowledge of core areas of HR including HR policies, processes and systems.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with demonstrated ability to convey critical and sensitive information in a highly professional manner.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a mid-size to large global company in a highly matrixed environment strongly preferred.

  • Prior employee relations experience required.

  • HR systems (Workday) and Excel experience strongly preferred.

  • State and federal employment law knowledge required.

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

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Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

Sanofi, Empowering Life