Sarnova HC, LLC

Senior Manager - Human Resources

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Human Resources

Company Overview

Sarnova is the leading national specialty distributor of health care products in the emergency medical services (EMS) and respiratory markets. The company operates through several market-leading distributors including Tri-anim Health Services, the largest specialty distributor of respiratory products, Bound Tree Medical, the largest supplier of EMS products, EMP and Cardio Partners, a full Sudden Cardiac Arrest Solution provider that specializes in CPR Training, Program Management, AEDs, Defibrillators, Accessories and Service. 


We offer more 100,000 health care products to 20,000 hospitals and emergency care providers across the country. Sarnova is the only national distributor that can offer expertise and support across multiple specialty health care markets.

Responsibilities and Qualifications


The Senior Human Resources Manager will be responsible for enhancing Sarnova’s collective capacity for performance through the continued focus on company culture, employee relations, and performance engagement & development at every stage of the employee life-cycle.  A key focus of the role will be to ensure the alignment of functional developmental needs with business priorities and the ultimate goal of maximizing organizational design.  Primary duties will include a wide range of responsibilities ranging from high-level strategic planning discussions to ground-level “sleeves rolled up” project work.  


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Influence, guide and reinforce Sarnova’s organizational culture through effective communication initiatives at every stage of the employee life-cycle.
  • Partner with both Training and Talent Acquisition teams to ensure departmental goal congruity and directional alignment in attracting, developing, and retaining top talent.
  • Manage and guide the company’s employee engagement work to include the annual survey process, action planning committee, and ongoing monitoring of workplace culture.
  • Lead and manage employee relations matters in a manner that is professional, collaborative, and consistent across the organization in accordance with the employee handbook.
  • Ensure best-in-class employee benefits through broker management, competitive benchmarking, annual renewal, open enrollment, and leadership of the 401(k) committee.
  • Lead HR compliance and required reporting (AAP, EEO, Vets, PPACA, etc.), distribution & posting of legal notices, and alignment of internal policies & procedures with federal & state regulations. 
  • Create and launch a comprehensive, inclusive, and sustainable Corporate Social Responsibility programs to support & celebrate the company’s position as an employer of choice.
  • Provide thought leadership and support for the Sarnova Cares internal charitable initiative.
  • Lead career path planning initiatives through the cross-functional coordination & stratification of competency models, organizational structures, and corresponding compensation levels.
  • Lead & execute the company’s talent assessment and succession planning programs and spearhead the resulting career development planning initiatives.
  • Research and monitor industry trends to ensure the company’s HR functions remain relevant, progressive, and focused on continuous improvement.
  • Take ownership of other necessary cultural leadership duties as identified and assigned in order to support the company’s mission, vision, values, and guiding principles.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, Training or business-related field (advanced degrees and/or related certifications a plus).
  • Ten years of related experience in positions of increasing responsibility and hands-on technical and leadership experience in multi-location organizations.
  • The ability to travel as needed (<10%) to company facilities, professional events, and industry training sessions.
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to design and communicate programs and presentations to all levels of the organization.
  • Strong technical skills required within all areas of human resources including compensation, benefits, employee relations, compliance, training, performance management and appraisal, employment law.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with a proven ability to build trust, gain support, and influence other leaders and staff to implement and manage change.
  • Advanced problem solving and analytical skills, and a positive, resourceful, can-do mindset.
  • Team player mentality with a confident, servant-leader approach.
  • Solid presentation skills and the ability to deliver effective training via multiple platforms.
  • Desire to become of a good student of the business, and the ability to understand and support the inter-working of multiple functions beyond HR/OD.
  • Very strong work ethic and the ability to define, measure, and exceed tangible goals.
  • High degrees of professional maturity, integrity, confidentiality, and sound judgement.
  • Strong MS Office skills and robust experience with HRIS software platforms.


Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly sit, walk and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems.
  • Use math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks.



  • HR Business Partner, HR Specialist, other functions as needed.

Sarnova is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We offer a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, along with a comprehensive benefits package including 401K Plan.  EEO/M/F/Veterans/Disabled.




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