Sr HR Business Partner (R1098802) in Reading, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 11/6/2019

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Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

HR Business Partner, Real-World Analytics Solutions (RWAS) Global Business Unit.

RWAS is focussed on Healthcare Analytics Consulting and Technology Solutions, aimed primarily at the Pharmaceutical Industry.

Main Role / Job Objective

In this role, you will act as HR Business Partner for our Real-World Analytics Solutions Global business unit and support the Global HR Business Partner on Global HR activities.   You will work closely with the leadership of your client group and Senior HR to implement solutions and programs to enhance the effectiveness of managers and the productivity and engagement of employees. The role is based in Reading.


  • Provide HR Business Partnering activities to support the business and Snr HR as required in various HR activities
  • Partner with management of assigned client group to understand organizational priorities and support the roll out of the people agenda
  • Support HR Life Cycle processes for assigned client groups
  • Understand culture, competencies, skills and performance needed in customer groups supported to deliver HR programs effectively
  • Partner with managers to identify team and individual capability levels and gaps affecting performance, as well as coach managers on conversations about strengths, limitations, development needs and career aspirations
  • Deliver, coach and train managers, new starters and transitioning employees in induction processes
  • Coach managers in addressing performance concerns and managing performance on an on-going basis
  • Support delivery of learning interventions and programs by researching on specific topics.
  • Coach managers in understanding and complying with ER policies and practices. Support resolving employee relations issues

Skills and abilities

  • Proven HRBP experience in a global, matrix organization
  • Experience working with consulting and technology organizations would be beneficial but is not a prerequisite
  • Sound knowledge of UK employment law and general awareness of international employment legislation
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, judgment and decision-making skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Expert coaching and counselling skills
  • Highly persuasive influencing skills
  • Organization and project management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and very good interpersonal skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Competence to build and effectively manage stakeholder relationships at all levels
  • Resilience and ability to operate in a fast-paced environment juggling multiple priorities
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality
  • Good computer skills, including MS Office programs and HRIS applications

Minimum required education and experience

  • Good experience in an HR function as generalist
  • Ideally CIPD level 7 or Chartered member CIPD
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

Job ID: R1098802