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Sr Director of Talent Management

Company Description

At Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints.

As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare's hardest challenges and advance what is possible.

Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. We strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our team members to do their best work as their most authentic selves.

Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture. Our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real world experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and achieve their highest potential.

Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let's advance the world of minimally invasive care.

Job Description

Primary Function of Position

Reporting to the VP of People Growth and Engagement, the Sr. Director of Talent Management is a critical Center of Expertise (COE) leadership role responsible for the design, development and global execution of talent management processes and practices. This role will be responsible for key talent functions, including executive talent and succession planning, onboarding processes, performance management and talent mobility. Successful performance in role will including partnering with executive and HR leadership to develop talent strategies, processes and practices that build and strengthen our global leadership pipeline and increase overall performance accountability with transparency at Intuitive. Processes will be designed to deliver optimal experiences in an effective and efficient manner.

Essential Job Duties 

  • Establish talent philosophy, principles, and policies to enable effective implementation of global talent management solutions.
  • Establish, optimize, and lead succession planning and talent review processes necessary to build and strengthen our bench and pipeline of leaders, focusing on critical roles with highest impact.
  • Manage executive 360 and coaching engagements, leveraging internal and external capabilities to support development of successors and high potential leaders.
  • Define and manage executive assessment and selection processes, including key psychometric assessment tools used for selection and development of VP+ roles.
  • Lead our global onboarding process and team to deliver exceptional employee onboarding experiences, including executive onboarding solutions (e.g. new leader integration)
  • Oversee our global performance management processes to drive greater performance accountability and outcomes, including effective individual goal setting practices.
  • Partner with Total Rewards and Talent Acquisition COEs to optimize and manage talent mobility practices, including annual promotion processes.
  • Partner with the Talent Development COE to support career and organizational development processes.
  • Lead regional team of highly specialized Talent Management professionals who design and deploy global processes within EMEA, APAC and North America


Required Skills and Experience 

  • At least 15 years of experience of relevant experience (designing, developing and leading talent management functions, processes, or related HR solutions), including at least 3 years at a global level.
  • Experience as lead talent partner for C-Suite and other critical executive leadership positions, including strong partnership with strategic HR Business Partners.
  • At least 8-10 years of people leadership experience.
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and influencing skills necessary to collaborate and influence at the highest levels of the organization.
  • Effective decision-making skills as demonstrated across a portfolio of solutions or services.
  • Solid program and process design experience to design and optimize talent solution or processes.
  • Change leadership experience implementing a new global solution or process.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, success and thought leadership in key elements of talent management practices.

Required Education and Training 

  • Bachelor’s degree plus requisite years of experience.

Working Conditions

  • Ability to work remotely and onsite, including during business travel

Preferred Skills and Experience 

  • Executive coaching certification
  • Relevant experience supporting a global med-tech or technology-oriented company.
  • Experience optimizing talent processes in Workday (e.g. Succession processes, talent pools, etc.)
  • Strong analytic skills with ability to analyze data across multiple functions or organizations for greater talent insights.
  • Use of AI or other automation tools for use in talent processes.
  • Advanced degree in field of study preferred (e.g. Masters of Organizational Development or Organizational Psychology, MBA, etc.)

Additional Information

Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19.  Details can vary by role.

Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates who do not reside, or plan to reside, in Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, or Tennessee.

We provide market-competitive compensation packages, inclusive of base pay, incentives, benefits, and equity. It would not be typical for someone to be hired at the top end of range for the role, as actual pay will be determined based on several factors, including experience, skills, and qualifications. The target salary ranges are listed.

Base Salary Range Region 1: $244,000 USD - $366,000 USD
Base Salary Range Region 2: $207,400 USD - $311,200 USD
Shift: Day
Travel: 25% of the time
Workplace Type: Purposeful Onsite - This job requires being onsite for leader-defined events and activities which could be monthly/annually. Onsite frequency may increase based on business need.

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