3096 - HR Business Partner 2/Associate Director (R1034264) in Plymouth Meeting, PA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 7/10/2018

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Job Description

This role provides HR Operations Support to the Finance, Legal and QA Groups.  This includes having business partner relationships with a number of leaders in the groups as well. To support these managers, this position includes handling cyclical processes and strategic initiatives, and managers transfers, promotions, retention issues, etc.


Provide support and guidance to less experienced 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, with guidance, provide expertise, support and advice to assigned management teams either locally, regionally, globally or by function.


  • Develop strong and effective team relationships with HR specialist functions/Centers of Excellence, e.g., HRPSC, Finance PSC.
  • Manage 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.
  • All responsibilities are essential job functions unless noted as nonessential (N).


  • Sound knowledge of local and relevant employment legislation
  • Strong knowledge of CRO, CSO or pharmaceutical 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
  • 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
  • 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


  • Bachelor's degree and 6 years of experience within an HR function as generalist or combination of generalist and specialist experience including experience operating with senior/executive management teams; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Professional HR accreditation.


  • Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech or the use of other
  • Communication systems such as email or instant communicator
  • Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers or other equipment such as voice recognition software
  • that will provide access to electronic data
  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time
  • Occasional travel

Job ID: R1034264