Philips Head of HR Latam in Panamá, Ciudad de, Panama

Philips HealthTech – Human Resources Business Partner

Your Challenge

As HRBP LATAM you will be responsible for implementing and executing our people strategy together with the key stakeholders in Latin America along with the deployment of key HR policies and processes within the assigned populations. You will additionally guide the delivery of HR strategy, and based on a solid understanding of both HR processes and organization’s needs drive the delivery of the focus areas for the function. You will work with multiple client in our offices in Panama and interface with all other parts of HR and acts as the ‘glue’ in the overall HR delivery model in the site.

Your role:

• Understand the business situation of the organizations supported, have a clear overview of people situation to support business needs. Provide proactive consultation to market leaders on issues where human resources expertise can be utilized to improve business results.

• Work closely with business leaders to continuously improve ways of working to ensure organizational efficiency.

• Facilitate organization change initiatives and provide consultation and coaching to people managers to increase sense of responsibility for and capability in using all Philips tools and processes effectively, including workforce planning, performance management, engagement, development, and retention.

• Implement effective strategies to enable the organization to thrive through periods of change, e.g. acquisition, internal growth, restructurings, leadership acceleration to improve team effectiveness.

• Proactive consultation and input to managers, supervisors and employees on issues where human resources expertise can improve business results including performance management and employee development

• Work closely with the business to understand and address business issues and support regional organizational capabilities development with HR interventions and programs.

• Works and collaborates with peers to ensure consistent HR policies and practices across client groups and sites.

• Coach, support and facilitate the development of managers in people management and manager self-service.

• Ensure compliance of all laws, employment practices and company policies.

• Participate in HR-projects on a market level.

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in HR leadership roles covering exempt and non-exempt work groups in a dynamic and fast pace organization is required.

  • Experience with professional staffs across many functional areas (operations, quality, marketing, finance, service, engineering,).

  • Experience working in large companies is strongly preferred.

  • Matrix organization and HR shared service model experience is preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects successfully in a changing environment.

  • Must have experience in working with senior management, experience in driving HR plans and providing solutions; must have demonstrated experience in performance management, talent management and change management.

  • Extremely results driven

  • Demonstrated ability to team up to excel

  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English is required. Portuguese is a Plus.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects successfully in a changing environment.

  • Bachelor's degree required and MBA preferred.

Please send your resume to with the subject “HRBP LATAM”