Medidata is on the cusp of explosive growth and change. The organization is ready and hungry for a talented HR Business Partner who knows how to guide them in the quest for becoming a best in class employer. This takes a high energy, courageous and engaging individual that is ready to challenge and to be challenged by exceptionally bright leaders. In a partnering capacity, the Senior HR Business Partner will influence client groups' on issues involving organizational design, talent assessment, succession planning, employee relations, employee and management development, compensation, performance management and employee engagement. In other words, a full service business consultant with a client group.
Know the business being served at a very deep level; this requires constant engagement with the management team including attending staff meetings, off-sites and knowing every element of their business needs.
Provide organizations with appropriate advice and counsel on employee issues to ensure top contributors are engaged and rewarded and bottom performers are moved up or out.
Investigate employee issues and complaints in a timely, professional manner; respond to and resolve issues as appropriate.
Partner with Organization Development to analyze and deliver the employee survey results. Guide managers on developing effective action plans and facilitate their execution.
Drive performance management, not just on an annual basis but throughout the year by coaching managers on appropriate goal setting, coaching, and feedback leading to the annual review process.
Deliver leadership and management training programs.
Provide analysis of organization health by analyzing trends in attrition and turnover
Partner with HR leads in Compensation, Talent Acquisition, and Benefits by providing feedback from client groups, generating new ideas, assisting with program development and implementation, promoting HR initiatives to the organizations.
Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Human Resources, with a minimum of seven years’ Business Partner experience.
BA/Masters or equivalent
Demonstrated ability to operate in an environment with ambiguity and change; adapting to and being a champion for positive change
Leverages strong business acumen and analytic capability to integrate HR and business strategies
Able to uncover issues & root causes and apply business focused solutions
Effective implementation of change management principles
Exceptional communication and project management skills
The ability to get things done through others, without a direct reporting relationship
Ability to apply and create “best practice” solutions
Demonstrated ability to take initiate and have a bias for thoughtful action
In-depth experience in one or more core HR disciplines (Compensation, Talent Acquisition, Learning and Development, etc.)
Skilled at building credibility and effective relationships and is a strong collaborator
Demonstrated proficiency in coaching, influencing, negotiating and managing conflict
Solid understanding of employment laws and regulations
Resilient with a high level of personal integrity and energy
Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
A driven, results-oriented professional with a sense of humor
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