• HR Business Partner - Shanghai China

    Job Locations - | China-Shanghai
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/7/2018 11:11 PM)
  • Overview

    At PRA, we don’t make our 15000+ people great. It’s the other way around. As we have grown to a top-5 CRO, we have maintained the feel of a small company, dedicated to collaboration and passion for what we do.

    We always have a desire to keep seeking new and better ways to operate. We don’t settle for the same old ways. Our passion for improving patient lives worldwide permeates all that we do. Put simply, we care.





    We have a fantastic opportunity for an HR Business Partner to join the HR team. The HR Consultant will be the primary Human Resources interface with PRA management in the development and application of HR strategies that are aligned with PRA’s strategies to create a work environment that enables the optimization of business performance and the performance of the people, teams and departments. This person will act as an internal consultant to managers on all talent management issues. You will work in the friendly in Shanghai China. Reporting to the HR Manager, this role you will help to support with the following responsibilities:


    • Delivers front-line operational and consultative support to business leaders, functional managers and employees 
    • Builds relationships of trust, uses sound judgment in matters of confidentiality, provides candid observations, takes appropriate risks and delivers results with integrity
    • Diagnoses, influences, facilitates and implements solutions using a consultative approach with line management that will result in a positive impact on the culture to address retention and business needs
    • Identifies training needs for business units, client programs and individual executive coaching needs for leaders
    • Ensures flawless execution of established human resources policies and procedures
    • Interprets and ensures compliance and administration of global and local employment laws and practices
    • Coordinates and manages training, development, performance management and succession planning to ensure appropriate plans are in place for all employees
    • Creates and leads the coordination of HR communication initiatives for team and organization 
    • Analyzes HR-related data (i.e., turnover metrics, exit interview data, workforce demographics) and provides reports and guidance to business leaders
    • Partners with HR Centers of Excellence (COE’s) to implement key HR processes, including compensation, talent management, performance management, leadership development and workforce planning that add value to internal and external clients
    • Coaches, advises and guides managers in effectively handling employee relations issues while mitigating exposure and risk to the business
    • Provides guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning 
    • May serve as lead or mentor to level 1 and/or level 2 HR Business Partners


    A team player, keen to learn and enjoy a fast-paced environment.  To be considered for this opportunity, you will have a can-do attitude along with some experience within global corporate matrix environment incl.

    4+ years HR experience as an HR Business Partner
    Read, write, and speak fluent English; fluency in host country language required
    Bachelor's degree or educational equivalent or equivalent combination of education, training and experience   


    Your health, your family, your career, your money — the things that matter to you, matter to us. The benefits of PRA just get better and better.

    PRA Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.


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