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Sr HR Business Partner (R1079841) in London, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

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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.

Main Role / Job Objective

In this role, you will act as Senior HR Business Partner for several regional client groups in the UKI geography and provide support where required to the regional business unit across the NEMEA region.  You will work closely with the Senior HR Director NEMEA and the leadership of your client group to implement solutions and programs to enhance the effectiveness of managers and the productivity and engagement of employees. The role is based in London.


  • Act as consultant and local HR Business Partner for various client groups in the UKI geography.
  • Provide HR Business Partnering activities to support the business as required in other countries across the North Europe, Middle East and Africa region.
  • Partner with the Senior HR Director NEMEA and 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
  • Sound knowledge of UK employment law, general awareness of European employment law and works council requirements
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, judgment and decision-making skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent coaching and counselling skills
  • Persuasive influencing skills
  • Organization and project management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and very good interpersonal skills
  • Very high degree of discretion and confidentiality
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications and HRIS applications
  • Ability to work in a complex, matrixed setting, preferably in an international environment
  • Experience working with consulting organizations would be beneficial but is not a prerequisite
  • Competence to build and effectively manage stakeholder relationships at all levels
  • Resilience and ability to operate in a fast-paced environment juggling multiple priorities

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.

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: R1079841