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Assoc HR Director

Madrid, Spain Full time R1413875

Madrid, Spain| Spain

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Job Description

Job Overview
Provide support and guidance to the team members of the HR team in their day-to-day operational roles. Support the continuous improvement of the HR function through development and implementation of HR programs in an assigned geography or business line. As HR Business Partner at Assoc Director level provide expertise, support and advice to assigned management teams either locally, regionally, globally or by function.

Essential Functions
• Develop strong and effective team relationships with HR specialist functions/Centers of Excellence, e.g., HRPSC, Finance PSC.
• 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.

• Coordinate the ER in the Center • 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.

• Manage budget and expenses within assigned budget allocations. Coordinate HR providers costs (PO...) for the business / region assigned.

• Bachelor's Degree Req + specialty according to the position (HR, legal compliance…)
• 5 years of experience coordinating a team within the HR function in a complex organization. Several years of leadership experience

• 10 years + of experience within an HR function as generalist or combination of generalist and specialist experience including experience operating with senior/executive management teams Req and team coordination
• Sound knowledge of local and relevant employment legislation
• Valuable: knowledge of pharmaceutical sector and other related business industries
• Excellent leadership skills within a team environment
• Excellent problem-solving with sound judgment and decision-making skills
• Excellent presentation skills

• Up-to-date knowledge of human resources practices, employee regulations, labor laws and HR Systems (WD preferred). Familiarity with works council dynamics. Good skills at conflict resolution, negotiation, and communication.

• Excellent Analytics skills
• Expert coaching and counseling skills
• Good computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications and HRIS applications
• Organization and project management skills
• Effective influencing skills
• Strong verbal and written communication skills and very good interpersonal skills

• Language skills: proficient in Spanish & English

• Very high degree of discretion and confidentiality
• Good attention to detail
• Good ability to work in a matrix environment
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients
• Professional HR accreditation Req

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

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