Merck AD, Head of Employee Listening (Workforce Analytics) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Our company is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where our company has codified its 130-year legacy. Our success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.
We know that our people are the key to our success, which is why our Human Resources team works to attract, develop, retain and inspire our people so that they can learn, grow and make a true impact on the world. Together we collaborate to create a culturally rich, diverse organization ensuring we remain innovative and agile.
The Head of Employee Listening is a pivotal leader within a high-performing analytics organization. The company’s employee listening program develops the vision, strategy, and execution of our survey program as well as continuous listening tools, and sentiment analysis. Critically, the Head of Employee Listening engages with HR, business leaders, and our employee base to identify and act on feedback. This role will help shape change management, provide data-driven insights about company culture, and communicate with employees at-scale. As a data-driven company the Employee Listening program is seen as a critical HR offering. This leader will bring an enormous amount of energy into our efforts, influence others, and join a talented analytics team spanning from internal consultants, to data scientists, economists, and business leaders to solve real problems and strengthen the company.
Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Statistics, Economics, Organizational Behavior, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or another related field required
Related PhD preferred
Required Experience and Skills:
4-8 years of work experience in a data-driven consulting role (internal or external) with some social science dimension
Demonstrated thought leadership in Industrial-Organizational psychology, social research methods, and survey strategy
Executive-level ability to tell data-driven stories to senior audiences
Demonstrated ability to recommendations based on analytical research and evidence
Experience managing analytics talent
Understanding of focus group collection methodologies and program development
Strong communication skills and a team-oriented attitude
High degree of initiative and creativity
Required Experience and Skills:
Domain expertise or thought leadership in a specific area of talent, diversity workplace, & inclusion strategies
Understanding of HR processes, information systems, and governance
Experience with Workday, Glint, R/Python
Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.
Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
What we look for …
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.
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