• HR Operations Manager

    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/11/2019 9:41 AM)
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    Human Resources
  • Introduction

    Is This The Role For You?


    We hire smart people with big hearts.  People who have a passion for their work and who strive every day to help others. Our work requires bold and innovative leaders; people who bring strong values and ethics to their role.


    If you’re ready for a career that allows you to grow and develop into the professional you want to be – today and in the future….CryoLife is the place for you.

    Position Overview

    Position is responsible for the development and execution of an HR operations strategy and team supporting the end to end life cycle of an employee at CryoLife. This role is at the intersection of people, process and systems and creates a rich experience for employees when interacting with HR. A successful candidate will collaborate closely across HR, corporate functions, and business leaders to operationalize the overall talent strategy for CryoLife.


    • Develop and execute on HR strategy.
    • Serve as Office Manager of the department and HR Policy Manager.
    • Support the creation and execution of the HR operations strategy in partnership with HR Business Partners, HR function, and business stakeholders.
    • Own the creation, documentation, and management of the end to end employee lifecycle HR processes including new hire processing, on-boarding and integration, exits, and maintenance of employee records.
    • Partner in the development and implementation of both new and/or modified HR programs.
    • Communicate across the organization to identify needs and disseminate information.
    • Consult with key stakeholders (including Corporate Functions such as Payroll, IT, Finance, etc.) and HR Function (Talent Acquisition, Business Partners, Benefits/Compensation, HRIS, Talent, Training & Development) to understand and address business and shared services needs.
    • Support the development of effective communication and education materials for employees; ensuring the delivery of timely and accurate information.
    • Monitor and partner for data integrity in the HR systems and ensure appropriate and relevant audit controls are in place.
    • Analyze key performance data to recommend and implement continuous process improvements, while overseeing HR processes.
    • Provide advice and information to stakeholders on HR programs for ongoing process improvements.
    • Respond to issues and requests from HR and stakeholder partners, employees and managers in a timely manner.
    • Serve as a point of escalation for HR team members to resolve complex issues.
    • Provide guidance and mentorship to the HR team.
    • Provide guidance on the application and consistency of key HR policies and practices across the US and Europe offices.
    • Provide leadership to direct reports and manage a highly capable team through the training and development of skilled professionals to meet the business needs.
    • Own HR related compliance initiatives and audits (AAP, EEO, SOX, OFCCP and I9 Compliance)
    • Own HR related policies and processes to ensure they continually reflect the landscape of the organization.
    • Partner with all business stakeholders to design and monitor internal Service Level Agreements (SLA's)



    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field, HR or Business emphasis preferred with 5-8 years of related experience or a combination of education and experience. Up to 2 years’ experience managing a function or direct reports.
    • Experience in leading an HR shared service or operations team and applying service management principles.
    • Experience in lean process, process improvement, implementation of enabling technologies.
    • Proven ability to manage and motivate teams.
    • Experience developing KPIs and SLAs to enhance service delivery. Full working knowledge and understanding of HR legislation/employment law, principles, policies, and procedures.
    • Comfort managing up and across the organization, with strong credibility and the ability to influence leaders and teams - excellent collaboration skills.
    • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred.

    Company Info

    Who We Are.

    CryoLife is one of the world’s contemporary medical device companies providing preserved human cardiac and vascular tissues, surgical adhesives and sealants, cardiac lasers and implantable end-stage renal disease access grafts for the repair of complex cardiac and vascular reconstruction surgeries. Since the Company’s inception in 1984, it is estimated that its products and tissues have been implanted in about 900,000 patients worldwide.


    CryoLife technology and products bring restoration and hope to people all around the world. CryoLife headquarters are located in Kennesaw, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta.


    CryoLife is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

    CryoLife provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


    Reasonable Accommodations
    CryoLife is committed to providing reasonable accommodations both in the application and interview process, consistent with legal requirements. If you need a reasonable accommodation while seeking employment, please email ADA_Accommodation@CryoLife.com or call 770-429-5215. A Human Resources representative will return your call. Messages or emails for any reason other than accommodation requests will not be returned.


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