P&O Business Partner (HRBP)

Sep 14, 2021

Job Description

3,000+. That’s how many associates work at Novartis here in Japan all dedicated to reimagining medicine and to improve and extend people’s lives.

The P&O Business Partner will be responsible for providing high quality HR service to line management, anticipating and responding to local management’s needs and advises them on their people management responsibilities. They will also take ownership for their own local client groups, serves as advisor to line managers in relevant areas and acts as liaison between the client and other HR services (specialists and shared services).

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Business Partner: Proactively establishes strong working relationship with client groups & the
• extended HR community and seeks to understand key business issues and their impact on HR.
• Recruitment/ Selection: Participates in the recruitment contracting meeting to agree on the recruitment strategy, the functional level of the position, the remuneration frame and level of involvement in each case. Ensures quality induction process for these new hires.
• Reward: Ensures availability of up-dated role profiles, job grading and remuneration levels for key positions in client group. Drives annual salary review process in client group
• Performance Management: Familiarizes line with PM system, advises on appropriate use, ensures application at all levels with a focus on development and establishes a quality monitoring approach.
• Development: Supports development activities on all levels to enhance current performance and to prepare for future assignments. Coaches line managers as well as employees on developmental aspects. Contributes to roll the OTR further down the organization.
• Organizational Development: Participates in change management and organizational development initiatives.
• International Assignment Management: Supports Global HRBP in handling IAs. Operates the local part of international transfers ( in / maintenance /out) in close collaboration with global mobility team and external service providers.
• HR processes: Operates current HR processes and systems related to entry, development, retention and release of employees, ensures quality standards. Identifies needs/opportunities for HR process changes. Leads or participates in HR projects aiming to improve local processes as well as in projects that tailor new global processes to local needs. Ensures/runs regular exit interviews providing feedback to line and HR.
• Employee Relations: Leads care management cases. Independently handles special employee relation cases (disciplinary dismissals, MTA, etc) in close collaboration with Labor Relations, Legal, and line manager
• Networking: Establishes and maintains good working relationship with internal service functions. Actively contributes ideas & solutions to the local HR network as a team player and collaborates closely with internal as well as external service providers.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• College / university degree in social sciences, business degree or equivalent management experience Aim for eight bullet points
• Fluent in Japanese. Business level in English: oral & writing
• Minimum 3 years’ experience in HR ideally in a generalist role or as a specialist ( i.e. Learning & Development, Compensation & Benefit, Recruitment etc); further HR qualification desirable

Why Novartis?
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.
We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.
We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!
Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

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