Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Human Resources
  3. Switzerland
Posting date: 26 Jun 2019

An internationally leading pharmaceutical company is seeking to recruit an HRBO to their office in Switzerland. Specialising in multiple therapy areas, the company boasts a superb pipeline with products that include treatments for diabetes, cancer and asthma. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a company that operates in over 90 countries across the globe.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Working in partnership with the Corporate Functions businesses to understand the business objectives and HR requirements.
  • Providing and facilitating HR solutions that enable the business to deliver to optimum performance.
  • Managing the transactional, day-to-day HR activities as per the employee life cycle for all TPIZ based Corporate Functions employees
  • Supporting operational HR initiatives in cooperation with fellow HR Business Partners, providing process leadership.
  • Working collaboratively with the wider HR community at a site, functional, and corporate level.
  • Supporting the Global HR BP's in the development and implementation of HR plans and processes which support the achievement of Corporate Functions strategic aims.
  • Coordinating and coaching core HR processes, including Talent Management, Development and Performance Management, Salary Review, and Short-/Long Term Incentive.
  • Performing HR initiatives, organizational changes, recruitment, training, and talent development.
  • Overseeing headcount reports, org charts, and personnel planning.
  • Developing and updating presentation material.
  • Partnering with the local business on organizational design and change issues.
  • Building relationships with local business leaders and line managers to understand their business, requirements, and optimal organizational design.
  • Acting as primary local HR point-of-contact to local business leaders and employees and effectively ensuring quality and timely delivery of all HR services to meet business needs.
  • Managing employees of dedicated population throughout entire employee life cycle.
  • Providing advice to managers in line with local employment legislation and working with them on employee relations issues as required.
  • Maintaining HR tools, templates, process documentation, and enabling line managers on the application of HR processes, templates, and policies.
  • Identifying, initiating, and, in cooperation with fellow HR Business Partners. supporting operational HR projects and activities within HR.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Graduate degree in Human Resources or similar.
  • Previous industry related experience or international company experience in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in generalist and HR Business Partner roles.
  • Best practice HR partnering to deliver strong business performance.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of application of Swiss employment law.
  • Broad and deep HR knowledge in transactional, legal, benefit and policy topics.
  • Skilled in developing HR plans/initiatives and aligning people management practices to support business objectives.
  • Broad experience in the entire employee life cycle as per Swiss regulations (from recruitment to exit management, line management, employee consultation, labour law, compensation & benefits, performance management, and talent development, etc.).
  • Ability to manage and interpret employment laws into pragmatic solutions and navigate line management through its complexities.
  • Business acumen and commercial awareness
  • Business communication, negotiating and influencing skills demonstrated by the ability to use a range of different approaches, to influence without authority, persuade others, and to gain acceptance of proposals and decisions.
  • Proficiency in English and German, with another European Language an advantage.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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