hr site lead à Luterbach

Lucie Nasshan, Bâle Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
type d'emploi
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luterbach, soleure
life sciences
type d'emploi
placement fixe
lucie nasshan, bâle professionals health care & life sciences
058 201 55 50

description du poste

For our client, an international biotech company, we are looking for a :

 HR Site lead

Location: Solothurn

Contract: permanent


Main Responsibilities: 

New Site HR Set-up Activities & Administration: (33%):

The role over the next 12 months has a significant operational and tactical component and requires someone who is highly results focused, can work independently, roll-up their sleeves, and work within a matrix organization to accomplish the necessary goals and objectives. Some of these activities and items include:

  • Lead and facilitate the necessary activities to set-up required HR tools, processes, infrastructure to ensure successful growth our facility

  • Help document and create necessary tools and templates as needed

  • Partner with HR COE Partners to source, recruit, and hire new employees

  • Review and approve offers; help facilitate onboarding of new employees and expats

  • Attend to all HR administrative tasks and items for the site

  • Be the point of contact for HR activities and practices for the new site – be accountable for HR at the site

  • Liaise with the site business leaders to ensure HR services are being delivered timely, with high quality, and ensures compliance

  • Trouble shoot issues and work with appropriate parties to drive resolution

  • Manage cross-functional HR team to deliver start-up activities and needs for the new site 

  • Be expert on Swiss HR practices and local employment law


Business Strategy, Organizational Architecture and Capabilities: (33%):

  • Executes strategic and local operating plans into HR strategic and operational plans.

  • Work with local site leadership team to plan and budget for sustainable organizational growth. Identify the organizational capabilities and talent pipeline required to execute the business strategy.

  • Drive cross-functional alignment and the deployment of effective, prioritized functional support to the Business, where functional goals and objectives are entirely business-driven.

  • Develop staffing strategies and implementation plans and programs to identify and retain talent within and attract talent for the region. Identify competency, knowledge and talent gaps and develop specific, effective, and timely practices to fill the gaps.

  • Champion a learning culture and drive effective knowledge management across the organization.

  • Provide HR support to the Site Leadership Team/s.

  • Sponsor and lead regional projects, including executive visit preparations, external relationship building within the community and other regional initiatives.


Operational Excellence: (34%):

  • Support development of fundamental people management skills front-line and mid-level leaders in site through facilitation and delivery of basic management content.

  • Provide monthly reporting to a variety of constituents on site initiatives and activity and team status.

  • Understand site workforce plans and work with HR COE Partners in the region to proactively manage any site initiatives associated with those plans.

  • Ensure that corporate policies are practicable and practiced at local level. Ensure structure and a necessary level of standardization to drive efficiency but avoid bureaucracy.

  • Continually assess the competitiveness of all programs and practices against relevant comparable companies, industries and markets for the region.

  • Work effectively with the other regional HRBP’s to coordinate and integrate support for the business.

  • Assure quality by providing feedback and direction to HR COE Partners and other HRBPs about HR solution effectiveness and service delivery.

Your profile:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Masters (or equivalent experience) preferred

  • Experience supporting manufacturing environment (biotech preferred)

  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with Swiss HR practices and employment laws

  • Fluency in English and Swiss German / German required – proficiency in French (added plus).  

  • Relevant experience with start-up businesses; expertise with setting up new organizations

  • Ability to roll-up sleeves and get things done; have a results- orientation

  • Aptitude to work independently and across matrix organization; influence without authority

  • Strong sense of organizational awareness and ability to navigate complex and highly matrixed environments

  • Able to build consensus and create collaborative relationships

  • Creative problem solver with high level of initiative and sense of personal accountability

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to quickly establish credibility with business leaders

  • Demonstrated strong management, leadership, coaching expertise

  • 7-10+ years HR experience in large, complex business environments

  • Executive presence: gravitas

  • Be a proven thought partner to the business

  • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally