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P&O People Partner

P&O People Partner, Sandoz, Prague, Czech Republic

1! excellent opportunity to join our P&O team that provides world-class P&O support to all key moments that matter. Purpose of this position is to provide full range of P&O Business Partnering responsibilities to a dedicated client group in Sandoz and be responsible for a specific area of the function for the successful delivery of P&O programs/policies.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Acting as an expert on the topic and advising P&O community, managers, associates, preparing regulations and knowledge articles in the respective area, connecting with Global Mobility and external vendor, following up on legislation changes and proposing needed upgrades, setting up process for local immigration, ensuring we are compliant, setting up purchase orders and ensuring local contract in place
  • Coordinate and support the implementation of various P&O processes such as recruitment, compensation and benefits, performance management, talent management, succession planning and OTR to achieve the Unit’s goals, in close cooperation with the respective process expert(s)
  • Implement manpower plans in alignment with the client’s Business plan; ensure the operational conversion of the P&O strategic goals within a dedicated client group. Communicate learning needs to appropriate specialist unit and deliver trainings to dedicated client groups; compile specified P&O Key Performance Indicator (KPI) data and format for reporting
  • Support personnel cost planning, performing periodic cost and productivity analyses as well as the budget planning discussions; supervise the performance and development of a small team
  • Participate or lead P&O Projects at country or BU level. Client Support - SPOC for all leaders and managers on their day-to-day P&O topics, providing expert advice; lead execution of local implementation of large-scale organizational and day-to-day organizational structure changes; implement workforce planning in collaboration with the P&O BP
  • Lead the delivery of in-country transformations, consult and negotiate with local works council / unions, provide advice and guidance for managers through the local process, oversee associate notice / handover meetings and overall restructuring lifecycle
  • Embraces customer feedback to understand the customer journey with moments that matter and drives continuous improvement. Implement enhancements and modification as necessary to meet both the business and customer needs
  • Leads the management of client initiatives, allocates resources across business units and/or projects, and makes adjustments as necessary to support changing business needs; hold managers accountable to lead and develop their people

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
  • College degree in HR or relevant experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in HR role with focus on Immigration
  • Experience with Employee Relations Policies & Practices and Performance Management
  • Previous experience with process simplification and optimization
  • Fluent in English and local language, other language desirable

Why Sandoz?
500 million patients were touched by Sandoz generic and biosimilar medicines in 2021 and while we’re proud of this, we know there is more we could do to continue to help pioneer access to medicines for people around the world.

How will we do this? 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 Sandoz!




Business Unit



Czech Republic

Work Location


Company/Legal Entity


Functional Area

Human Resources

Job Type

Full Time

Employment Type


Shift Work


Early Talent

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