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Associate Director - HR (R1070365) in Warsaw, PL at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 4/19/2019

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    Warsaw, PL
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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.


In this role you will provide support and guidance to less experienced members of the HR team in their day-today operational roles. You will also support the continuous improvement of the HR function through development and implementation of all HR programs in an assigned geography or assigned business line. As HR Business Partner, with guidance, provide expertise, support and advice to assigned management teams either locally, regionally, globally or by function. Lead a team of HR professionals, in a direct line or matrix structure, to assure business delivery and results. The role is based in Warsaw, Poland.


  • Manage staff in accordance with organization’s policies and applicable regulations. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance and guiding professional development; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing employee relations issues and resolving problems. Approve actions on human resources matters.
  • Develop strong and effective team relationships with HR specialist functions/Centers of Excellence, e.g., HRPSC, Finance PSC.
  • Manage the HR budget and expenses within assigned budget allocations.
  • Lead implementation of projects and process improvement activities related to employment legislation, HR systems, practices, procedures and compliance.
  • Lead implementation of projects and process improvement activities for the day-to-day development of redesign and new local and global HR initiatives.
  • Provide HR Partnering management coaching and counseling.
  • Act as Business Partner to assigned business areas and ensure that HR delivery adds value to the business.
  • Provide input and assist in or lead efforts associated with change management efforts involving reorganizations, mergers/acquisitions and transfers to ensure compliance to local legislation.
  • Provide reports and analyses as requested by senior management.
  • Provide advice and guidance on all aspects related to people management, absenteeism, workforce planning, talent development and management, etc.
  • May be responsible for payroll functions as appropriate, depending on country and regional structure.

Skills and abilities

  • Proven experience across various aspects of human resources
  • Sound knowledge of local and relevant employment legislation
  • Knowledge of CRO, CSO or pharmaceutical and other related business industries
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent problem-solving with sound judgment and decision-making skills
  • Expert coaching and counseling skills
  • Good computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications and HRIS applications
  • Organization and project management skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Effective influencing skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and very good interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients
  • Very high degree of discretion and confidentiality
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment

Minimum required education and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Professional HR accreditation
  • Minimum 6 years of experience within an HR function as generalist or combination of generalist and specialist experience
  • 2 years direct line management experience
  • Experience operating with senior/executive management teams
  • Equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Travel Requirements

  • Occasional international travel

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™

Job ID: R1070365