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Astellas Pharma

Astellas Canada – Individuals Companion

At Astellas, we try to turn into a cutting-edge, value-driven life science innovator. This implies working on the forefront of healthcare change to show revolutionary science into VALUE for sufferers.

What units us aside is our give attention to sufferers, our pioneering innovation, our collaborative tradition, and the eagerness of our proficient folks.

Making a constructive influence on sufferers’ lives is the aim behind every little thing we do. At Astellas, we’re relentless in our pursuit of scientific progress and in tackling unmet medical wants, demonstrated by our legacy in oncology, overactive bladder and transplant and our spectacular pipeline in ladies’s well being, blindness and regeneration, genetic regulation, immuno-oncology, mitochondria and focused protein degradation.

About Us:

We’re a world pharmaceutical firm headquartered in Japan, with a staff of greater than 14,000 managing operations in roughly 70 international locations all over the world. We’re within the Prime 30 world biopharma firm primarily based on world revenues and are predicted to be one of many Prime 10 Most cancers Drug Makers of 2024 by Fierce Pharma.

In Canada, we’re rising to satisfy the thrilling alternatives realized by our legacy manufacturers and wealthy pipeline of revolutionary remedies.

We’re searching for candidates who will thrive in our entrepreneurial and empowering setting the place expertise and management flourish. Do your values align with our Astellas Method – affected person focus, possession, outcomes, openness and integrity? Then we’d love to listen to from you.

From the primary day in function, everybody at Astellas has a duty for making a brighter future for sufferers all over the world. We nurture distinctive relationships with our workers to permit them to thrive, foster innovation, and ship distinctive enterprise outcomes. We work to create a tradition the place our folks really feel empowered to pursue courageous concepts and bold outcomes, to have the boldness to be accountable for the next customary of efficiency and embody a aggressive and solutions-oriented mindset.

Our experience, science and know-how make us a pharma firm. Our open and numerous tradition is what makes us uniquely Astellas.

Astellas Pharma Canada (APCA) is at the moment trying to find a Individuals Companion reporting to Individuals Companion Cluster Lead.


The Individuals Companion:

  • Is accountable for offering multi nation case administration help to workers and managers which have been escalated by the HR Service Supply Workforce.
  • Will present multi-country coverage experience and HR generalist data to help and educate leaders, managers, and associates on all Individuals matters. Individuals Companions help all buyer teams and allow the supply of all life cycle occasions.
  • Is accountable for resolving worker relations points, help and advise leaders on HR-related issues & insurance policies.
  • Is accountable for the supply of Case Administration (i.e., underperformance, disciplinary, grievance and illness absence), enterprise adjustments, in-country initiatives, and cyclical HR processes on behalf of World HR Enterprise Companions and Centres of Excellence along with offering help for worker relations queries.
  • Is accountable for delivering a legally compliant HR service according to recognized wants.
  • Is accountable for offering knowledge and insights on the amount of exercise, developments, points, considerations, and success tales.
  • Will report back to the Individuals Companion or Individuals Companion Cluster Lead and can work intently with different HR groups, throughout the broader HR operate and immediately with the enterprise

Important Job Duties

Key Accountabilities:

  • Answerable for the supply of legally compliant and sound recommendation and steerage supplied to managers and workers on a wide range of case administration points
  • Answerable for all worker relations Case Administration (i.e., underperformance, disciplinary, cross border, grievance and illness absence)
  • Answerable for executing a portfolio of enterprise change initiatives and in-country initiatives in collaboration with HRBPs
  • Answerable for offering help to HR Enterprise Companions and Centres of Excellence to execute the supply of cyclical HR processes (i.e., Expertise, Rewards)

Key Deliverables:

Case Administration:

  • Present options to resolve case administration queries escalated from the Service Supply Workforce
  • Present recommendation, steerage and help to managers and workers on case administration points (i.e., underperformance, disciplinary, cross border, grievance and illness absence) and coverage interpretation
  • Determine and analyse authorized and compliance dangers in employment conditions and accomplice with the HR Enterprise Companion & Worker Relations staff to mitigate accordingly
  • Maintain updated with employment legislation and employment legislation developments
  • Monitor and monitor developments in case administration queries to proactively determine points and determine alternatives to beat these developments
  • Escalate advanced case administration queries to HR Enterprise Companions & Worker Relations as acceptable

Execution of Enterprise Change Tasks:

  • Collaborate with Topic Matter Consultants and HR Enterprise Companions to ship end-to-end enterprise change initiatives (for example- enterprise restructure)
  • Work intently with broader HR Challenge groups to ship in-country mission work
  • Handle a number of initiatives; figuring out dangers, dependencies, overlaps and conflicts (each inside and outdoors of HR) and making certain deadlines and deliverables are met
  • Preserve a mind-set of steady enchancment to determine alternatives to enhance the providers supplied by HR

Supply of Cyclical HR Processes:

  • Collaborate with HR Enterprise Companions and Centres of Excellence to execute and ship cyclical HR processes (e.g., expertise, efficiency and reward cycles)
  • Act as a thought accomplice to HR Enterprise Companions and Centres of Excellence to make sure that world options work regionally and that native HR necessities are met
  • Execute exercise on behalf of Centres of Excellence groups for processes which might be exterior of the scope of providers supplied by the Shared Service Centre

Methods of Working:

  • Collaborate with Authorized, Ethics & Compliance, HR Enterprise Companions and Centres of Excellence to offer the suitable degree of help required
  • Work supportively and collaboratively with different groups throughout HR
  • Preserve a proactive strategy, taking the initiative and managing self successfully
  • Construct relationships and belief with key stakeholders
  • Search alternatives to repeatedly enhance the providers supplied by HR

Required {Qualifications}

  • Training – bachelor’s diploma
  • Years of working expertise: 5+ years
  • Expertise in managing excessive danger employment-related instances from consumption to investigation to decision
  • Confirmed expertise operate as a pure collaborator who’s genuine, clear and aligns with the Astellas values and code of conduct
  • Confirmed success partnering and collaborating with stakeholders’ cross-functionally and in any respect ranges
  • Robust analytical abilities and talent to train sound judgement primarily based on insurance policies, procedures, practices, and danger components
  • Wonderful interpersonal abilities with a capability to encourage belief and confidence and successfully affect the decision-making course of
  • Self-starter and talent to handle a workload of various complexity to a excessive customary
  • Expertise throughout core HR features (e.g., Compensation, Advantages, Efficiency Administration, and many others.) with particular expertise in HR course of design, transaction help and worker administration
  • Fluent in English and a minimum of one different European language
  • Steady Enchancment data
  • Private laptop abilities, together with MS Workplace and Outlook
  • A broad understanding of the HR worker lifecycle

Extra Info

Astellas Pharma Canada welcomes and encourages purposes from folks with disabilities. Lodging can be found on request for candidates collaborating in all elements of the hiring course of.

Astellas Pharma Canada requires full Vaccination in opposition to COVID-19 as a situation of employment. Cheap lodging to this coverage could also be granted for a legitimate lodging request underneath human rights laws.

No phone inquiries, in-person purposes, or companies please. Whereas we admire all purposes, solely candidates into consideration can be contacted.

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Astellas is dedicated to equality of alternative in all elements of employment.

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