• HR Manager - Spain Madrid
  • ICON in Madrid, , Spain
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description

At ICON, it’s our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfil our mission to advance and improve patients’ lives.

Our ‘Own It’ culture is driven by four key values that bring us together as individuals and set us apart as an organisation: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organisation that delivers excellence to our clients and to patients at every touch-point. In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development.

That’s our vision. We’re driven by it. And we need talented people who share it.
If you’re as driven as we are, join us. You’ll be working in a dynamic and supportive environment, with some of the brightest and the friendliest people in the sector, and you’ll be helping shape an industry.

HR Manager - SPAIN

Our HR Managers are responsible for the delivery of HR Consulting Services by supporting people leaders who are... aligned to business objectives.

The role:
• Responsible for country compliance in Spain and Portugal markets: development, update and implementation of policy, handbooks and practices. Lead the delivery of local compliance specific requirements, e.g., equality gender plans, disability compliance and proactively driving upcoming changes​.
• Responsible for in country employee relations: driving positive employee relations, lead on disciplinary, grievances, support, managers with Performance Management activity.
• Local benefit lead: collaboration with rewards team, benefit enhancements, efficiencies and harmonization​.
• Build strong relationships with key People Managers with teams within your countries of responsibility and participate in the implementation of employee engagement initiatives. Provide proactive HR consultation service and coaching to all People Managers advising them on all issues that arise in their teams.
• Responsible for industrial relations: lead liaison with local Works Councils alongside local leader, communication, consultation and negotiation in line with HR strategy.
• Support the implementation of people strategies and plans through the rollout of HR programs and through the provision of local country insight into the broader HR team.
• Work closely with the HR Service Centre Team and other HR functions to ensure a smooth transition on local issues and ensure clarity on when the team should and over or escalate.
• As a Manager, the employee is expected to recognize the importance of and create a culture of process improvement with a focus on streamlining our process es adding value to our business and meeting client needs.
• Recognize, exemplify, and adhere to ICON's values which centers around our commitment to Clients and Performance.
• Travel (approximately 15%) domestic and/or international as required.

You will need:
HR generalist 8-12 years experience from any multinational corporation.
Candidates preferably from Services industry and experience with Spanish market.
Expertise in statutory compliance and labour legislation.
Stakeholder management experience.
Delivering presentations to the business teams.
Formal discussions/employee relations handling/Works Councils relationship management.
Excellent in communication in both Spanish and English oral and written.

Position based in Madrid or Barcelona office; this is a hybrid role with possibility to work 40% from home.

Benefits of Working in ICON:
Our success depends on the quality of our people. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.

We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors. Our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals – both ours and yours.
We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans – and related benefits such as life assurance – so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead.
But beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, you’ll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change.

ICON is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know through the form below
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