• People Strategy Director

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(6/19/2018 11:52 AM)
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    Community Support Office
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    "Sunrise is the best place that I've ever worked, simply because of the people. We provide quality care in an environment that feels like home. Our focus is doing what’s right for the resident. For me, that’s a big breath of fresh air."

    - Sunrise Leader


    The People Strategy Director is responsible for driving the continuous improvement of the organization’s talent strategy through creative thinking and innovation, to advance the Sunrise mission. This position will partner with senior business leaders to strengthen the talent profile and have a direct impact on growing and promoting the Sunrise culture. The Director will work across all lines of the HR organization to drive strategic talent initiatives, think innovatively, and align programs that will ultimately improve the company and the team member experience.


    Essential Duties:


      • People Strategy Consulting – Provide strategic talent solutions and recommendations to the Vice President of Operations and their leadership team. Advise, coach and facilitate discussions with leaders so that together a talent strategy plan is built, implemented, and sustained. Partner with the VP to drive the talent vision and strategy for the regional team. Develop talent management initiatives for defined business areas by identifying and defining needs within the business.
      • Build a Talent Management Strategy – Partner with the Talent Acquisition team to understand the critical talent needs, help managers forecast, develop and implement the plan for growing or acquiring needed talent, using data, metrics, and competitive intelligence to guide planning and execution.

      • Organizational Development & Change ManagementDrive and champion change. Develop change management plans for organizational initiatives; facilitate change/ solutions that will enable the successful completion of business objectives.

      • Leadership Development - Partner with the Learning & Organizational Development team to develop leadership strategies that align with current development programs and strengthen the skill base of existing and future leaders to enhance the leadership talent pipeline.

      • Team Member Development - Partner with the Learning & Organizational Development team to surface needs and close skill gaps by identifying development programs that target skill enhancement, career pathing, and competency development.  

      • Build consensus among cross-functional teams and influence decision making with senior leaders

      • Maintain healthy and collaborative working relationships with other disciplines that bring out the best in people and their work

      • Maintain diverse knowledge of healthcare trends, industry direction, competitive intelligence, and market research with the ability to integrate the information into actionable strategic and long-range plans as it relates to talent


    Sunrise maintains a drug-free work environment and all offers of employment with Sunrise are conditioned on submitting to and successfully completing and passing a drug and alcohol test.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed throughout this job description are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Qualifications include: 


    • College degree preferred
    • Five (5) years management/operational leadership experience (or related experience with Sunrise); healthcare industry preferred
    • Business analytical skills with the ability to link information to action and results
    • Able to use research data and analytics to innovate and inform solution design
    • Experience networking with high level business partners.
    • Strong communication and presentation skills.
    • Politically savvy
    • Self-starter – willing to work with leaders to identify people challenges and build programs and solutions to meet any gaps
    • Consultative in nature, by offering solutions and a point of view - not dictatorial
    • Strong driver and champion of change
    • Handles ambiguity well – actually thrives in it
    • Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills
    • Has ability to multi-task under pressure and works independently with minimal supervision or direction
    • Competent in organizational, time management skills
    • Possess written and verbal skills for effective communication
    • Ability to handle multiple and competing priorities
    • Able to travel in geographic area
    • Proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office (Windows, Outlook, Excel) & Sunrise applications with the ability to learn new applications



    Sunrise Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families. It's no surprise that many of the world's leading experts in Senior Living entrust their career to Sunrise.
    At Sunrise, you will…

    Make a Difference Every Day
    We are passionate about our mission — to champion quality of life for all seniors. We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest.


    Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive Community
    The care-focused environment we create for residents extends to our team members. We offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best.


    Ignite Your Potential
    We believe potential has no limits. We offer best-in-class leadership development programs designed to grow our leaders. We are committed to helping our team members achieve their career goals.


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