Product Owner, Talent Acquisition & Talent Management
About the job
We are an innovative global healthcare company, driven by one purpose: we chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. Our team, across around 100 countries, is dedicated to transforming the practice of medicine by working to turn the impossible into the possible. We provide potentially life-changing treatment options and life-saving vaccine protection to millions of people globally, while putting sustainability and social responsibility at the center of our ambitions.
As Product Owner, you will be responsible for the Talent Acquisition/Recruiting & Talent Management roadmap for Workday and other 3rd party systems. You will have exciting tasks such as supporting the existing framework and paving the way in delivering future enhancements and functionalities. As a member of the Agile Team, you’ll also be responsible for defining user stories and prioritizing initiatives. You will liaise with stakeholders and cross functional teams to create, own, and manage the roadmap to bring the most value to the business and users.
In a constantly changing matrix environment amongst diverse functional teams, you will be able to leverage your tactical and diplomatic approach when solving problems with stakeholders, ability to challenge the status quo and to propose innovative solutions, build strong stakeholder relationships, as well as strong user-oriented approach and independent, autonomous working ability.
Accountable for the “product” from a “what” and “why” perspective (accountable for vision and digital requirements) for all Talent initiatives
Partner with the business on RFPs and the onboarding/implementation of 3rd party Talent applications.
Collaborate with the talent team to identify opportunities for improvement and ensure initiatives are aligned with their strategy.
Provide HR process expertise and influence decisions on process design and solutions to enhance the employee experience.
Foster relationships with executive sponsors, key stakeholders, and customers
Participate in design groups and proactively recommend design best practices and technical solutions delivering high business value
Work with agile team/pods to provide expertise in answering questions, addressing ambiguities, and mitigating any issues.
Own backlog prioritization of work to keep the vision of the product up to date
Perform internal and external benchmark on HR processes best practices and corresponding solutions
Monitor, analyze, and test items related to WD releases
Act as Tier 3 to be able to triage and resolve complex support issues
Help prioritize activities and change requests in partnership with the support team
Ensure a consistent and integrated approach for HR transversal topics between Core HR, Recruiting, Compensation, Performance, etc. in addition to other domains such as Learning, Career Management, Workforce Planning, and Analytics
Proven experience (3+ years) as a Product Owner or similar role with a passion for HR technology
3+ years of Workday experience preferred
Experience in IT Strategy & Governance, Application Design & Integration
Global platform experience
Demonstrated experience in project methodology (Agile methodology experience or certifications)
Ability to learn and adopt new technologies quickly.
Must be motivated and solution oriented.
Inquisitive - asking "what if" and "why" to reach the best solutions.
Exceptional communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively across traversal teams and stakeholders.
Bachelor's degree is preferred but not required, or certification in HR and/or IT
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.
At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.