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Sr. HR Business Partner, R&D (Sr. Manager Level)

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Job Location: Hybrid (Princeton, NJ/Home Office)

As the HR Business Partner the Research & Development, Quality, and Regulatory functions, you will play a strategic advisory role to business leaders and support business and people strategies to drive business performance. You will coach business leadership on priorities, talent management, capabilities, rewards and performance, culture and engagement, talent management and succession planning. In addition, you are the site HR lead for our Princeton, NJ campus.

Role Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and execute against a broad base of HR programs and initiatives aligned with the business strategy.

  • Ensure effective implementation of major, ongoing Church & Dwight programs.

  • Identify, propose, and implement HR best practices; leverage expertise and utilize resources to support and promote client group business objectives.

  • Provide problem evaluation/interpretation of policy for management and employees; advise/counsel employees and management with the objective of problem prevention and resolution.

  • Handle high-level HR issues and highly confidential assignments.

  • Assist business leaders with training, development, and succession planning issues; design and propose initiatives and programs to train and develop employees, increase productivity, improve morale, motivate employees, and create a positive employee relations climate.

  • Assist leaders in the performance management and development process. Design, develop and implement compensation and human resource initiatives in support of business objectives and strategy; provide consultation to management on current compensation related issues and trends.

  • Act as member of the R&D leadership team.

  • Support local site needs such as act as a liaison with security personnel, corporate facilities, and safety as needed.

Education and Experience:                                                          

  • 7 - 10 years HR experience in all aspects of HR management, with emphasis on consulting, employee relations, and organizational development.

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in business, HR or related major is required.

  • Must have prior experience as an HR Business Partner supporting Senior Leaders and their extended leadership teams.

  • Solution oriented.

  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills, with the ability to relate to people in all parts of the plant and organization.

  • Strong influencing skills with the ability to lead people through change and adversity.

  • Future focused, thinking ahead & anticipating risks & opportunities. Organizational design experience.

  • Strong leadership skills to build and maintain excellence within the HR community.



Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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DIVERSITY At Church & Dwight

Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

We win when we respect every employee for who they are – regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other differences. We believe that our employees’ contributions are richer because of their diversity. We aim to be a diverse, inclusive and equitable company and are determined to build a culture where people have the power to win together.

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CULTURE At Church & Dwight

We care - about our people, our products, our consumers and our environment. To honor these priorities, we’ve built our culture around the tenants of courage, determination and team spirit. We’re united by our small company feel and inspired by opportunities to make our mark.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation for accessibility to the online application system, the interview process, completing any pre-employment testing, or any other portion of application process, as a result of impairment from a medical or mental health condition, they may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to     

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