QIAGEN is one of the most successful biotech companies. As the leading provider of innovative purification technologies, molecular testing solutions, and smart bioinformatics, our customers are at the forefront of the molecular biology revolution, and advancing patient health.
With our sample to insight solutions that unlock valuable molecular information from biological samples, QIAGEN helps to improve healthcare and safeguard our societies, enables the development of new medicines and paves the way for scientific breakthroughs.
The HRBP for MEA & Turkey will be an integral member of QIAGEN’s Human Resources Team providing operational HR support to the QIAGEN operations in Egypt, UAE, South Africa and Turkey.
The individual will be reporting into the Head of HR Operations, Europe, Middle East & Africa, and will be based in the QIAGEN Headquarter in Venlo, The Netherlands or in Ankara, Turkey.
The individual will be responsible for the entire spectrum of HR matters along the employee life cycle from hiring and on-boarding through compensation and benefits as well as training & development up to employee relations management and exit management.
Supported by global and regional teams for strategic functions such as Compensation & Benefits, HR Development & Training, HR services and HR Processes & Systems the HRBP will be the local voice of HR and of the QIAGEN employees in the region working very closely with the commercial leaders in the countries to establish a professional HR footprint in the region.
Establish, develop and / or transform HR principles, policies, guidelines and processes in the countries of the region integrating QIAGEN standards with local cultural norm and practice
Provide professional HR advice and support to leaders and employees
Maintain an understanding of local employment law and its application - proactively update HR policies, processes and related material to ensure compliance
Work closely with colleagues in the EMEA HR Team, the global functions and the HR service teams in the various QIAGEN locations
Manage and ensure process compliance of all operational topics related the employee life cycle in the countries and coach managers in their responsibilities related to : Talent acquisitionOn-boarding & probation period monitoringPerformance Management process including appraisals and development plansTraining to local employees and managers in assistance of the Global Development & Training teamCompensation reviewsBenefits reviews and administrationCoordination of the monthly payroll, processing employee and benefit changes to deliver a high level of customer serviceEmployee data & systems update
Drive employee engagement through culture and belonging via employer branding and well-being initiatives
Recommend process improvements to maximize efficiency considering many parts of HR operations processes are executed by an off-site service team
Participate to regional or global projects to develop HR programs and services continuously
Responsible for some administrative duties as needed
Position requirements, qualifications and experiences
University degree in business administration, psychology, behavioral sciences, law or similar or an alternative combination of education and experience
10+ years of HR Manager experience in a similar region including HR operations background for / in Turkey
Desire to establish professional HR structures and partner with various business leaders in a diverse region
Background in process improvements and project management
Excellent communication in English and Turkish languages, Arabic is preferred and other languages are welcome
Experience in SAP HRM or other HRIS systems are a plus
Ability to work in a matrixed organization as well as independently
Hands-on attitude with the ability to flex between Corporate standards and local pragmatic solutions
Available to travel as needed and up to 25%
Solid organization and leadership skills
Good problem solving skills; able to find out-of-the-box solutions
Active decision maker
Active networker and relationship builder while comfortable with off-regional office base
Good negotiator, listener, communicator and influencer
Able to encourage respect, understanding, and trust amongst team members
Able to build capabilities of team and team members
Able to set realistic goals and objectives
Deep understanding of HR operations and the employee life cycle
Experience with facilitating global programs for Talent Acquisition & Development, Compensation & Benefits, etc.
Competent with labor law standards in the countries of the region
Experience in policy development and KPI tracking
Critical thinking and problem solving skills