Associate HR Business Partner

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD)

NC-Wilmington-Wilmington NC HQ


About PPD:

We are vital links between an idea for a new medicine and the people who need it. We are the people of PPD — thousands of employees in locations worldwide connected by tenacity and passion for our purpose: to improve health. You will be joining a truly collaborative and winning culture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve of delivering life-saving therapies to patients.

About the Department:

Our colleagues in corporate HR strive for excellence in every task, at every moment. We are game changers seeking improvements to processes and more efficient ways of working or adapting to changing financial and industry environments.

About the Position:

The Associate HR Business Partner drives HR alignment with the business and is part of the HR Business Partner (HRBP) team that ensures focus on people strategy and talent management. This role will provide support to company leadership, providing guidance around attracting and retaining talent, coaching developing leaders, facilitating meetings, and designing & delivering department-specific training. In the Associate HRBP role, you will be expected to maintain resilience and flexibility as you support the implementation of restructures and organizational realignment resulting in successful business outcomes.

About our Culture, Career Advancement and Benefits:

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and well-being of our employees.

Job Description:

The ideal candidate will have the ability to build relationships across a cross-functional team of diverse styles, skill sets, and experience levels as well as experience influencing internal partners and team members through interpersonal skills including coaching, facilitation, problem solving, conflict resolutionParticipates in the HRBP function to develop leaders and implement new HR programs and department-specific training.Provides support for talent reviews, including pre-work and post-review follow upProvides support for change management and organizational realignment such as designing roles, ensuring structural alignment, and implementing related activities.Liaise with HR Advisors and Centers of Excellence to provide input into strategic approaches to people related issues.Acts as point of the contact for company leaders and provides advice and support on a wide range of strategic and operational Human Resources issues in the business unit.Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors and uses information to provide insights to leadership.Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new projects or assignments.Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.Contacts are primarily internal to the company with infrequent external customer / vendor contact on routine matters.Builds productive internal / external working relationships.About PPD:

We are vital links between an idea for a new medicine and the people who need it. We are the people of PPD — thousands of employees in locations worldwide connected by tenacity and passion for our purpose: to improve health. You will be joining a truly collaborative and winning culture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve of delivering life-saving therapies to patients.

About the Department:

Our colleagues in corporate HR strive for excellence in every task, at every moment. We are game changers seeking improvements to processes and more efficient ways of working or adapting to changing financial and industry environments.

About the Position:

The Associate HR Business Partner drives HR alignment with the business and is part of the HR Business Partner (HRBP) team that ensures focus on people strategy and talent management. This role will provide support to company leadership, providing guidance around attracting and retaining talent, coaching developing leaders, facilitating meetings, and designing & delivering department-specific training. In the Associate HRBP role, you will be expected to maintain resilience and flexibility as you support the implementation of restructures and organizational realignment resulting in successful business outcomes.

About our Culture, Career Advancement and Benefits:

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and well-being of our employees.

Job Description:

The ideal candidate will have the ability to build relationships across a cross-functional team of diverse styles, skill sets, and experience levels as well as experience influencing internal partners and team members through interpersonal skills including coaching, facilitation, problem solving, conflict resolutionParticipates in the HRBP function to develop leaders and implement new HR programs and department-specific training.Provides support for talent reviews, including pre-work and post-review follow upProvides support for change management and organizational realignment such as designing roles, ensuring structural alignment, and implementing related activities.Liaise with HR Advisors and Centers of Excellence to provide input into strategic approaches to people related issues.Acts as point of the contact for company leaders and provides advice and support on a wide range of strategic and operational Human Resources issues in the business unit.Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors and uses information to provide insights to leadership.Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new projects or assignments.Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.Contacts are primarily internal to the company with infrequent external customer / vendor contact on routine matters.Builds productive internal / external working relationships.Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification.

Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 5 years’) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skillsGood business acumen and global perspectiveExcellent written and verbal communication skillsGood organizational and time management skills, with a high attention to detail and focus on customerAbility to establish and maintain positive working relationships with peers, company leadership, internal stakeholdersExperience collecting, analyzing, interpreting and preparing actionable items and measurable outcomesExcellent judgment and decision-making acumenOperates with a high level of integrity and keeps information confidential.Ability to seamlessly handle changing scenarios and help to implement change such as restructuring and reorgs.PPD values the health and well-being of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours.Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.May require minimal travelPPD Defining Principles:

- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer’s trust - We are game changers - We do the right thing - We are one PPD

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, then please submit your application – we would love to hear from you.Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification.

Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 5 years’) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skillsGood business acumen and global perspectiveExcellent written and verbal communication skillsGood organizational and time management skills, with a high attention to detail and focus on customerAbility to establish and maintain positive working relationships with peers, company leadership, internal stakeholdersExperience collecting, analyzing, interpreting and preparing actionable items and measurable outcomesExcellent judgment and decision-making acumenOperates with a high level of integrity and keeps information confidential.Ability to seamlessly handle changing scenarios and help to implement change such as restructuring and reorgs.PPD values the health and well-being of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours.Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.May require minimal travelPPD Defining Principles:

- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer’s trust - We are game changers - We do the right thing - We are one PPD

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, then please submit your application – we would love to hear from you.


2020-08-06 00:00:00


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