Edwards Lifesciences Assoc. Spec. HR - Trainee in Valencia, Spain
- Support the company business needs within HR competencies in order to support reaching the company business and employment goals.
Perform front line HR duties for assigned country(ies) including performing entry level investigation, handling routine employee issues, performing basic compensation analysis, interpreting and advising management guided by EW policies and government regulations
Assess potential risks of employment and organizational changes and propose findings for resolution
Prepare talent development review (TDR) materials, facilitate TDR meetings, and train new managers on process
Administer proactive programs, procedures and plans as it relates to driving employee engagement and employee relations, and talent development
Recruitment cycle – interviews and selection of candidates, cooperation with agencies, job posting, use of recruitment system Taleo, cooperation and support to hiring managers on job offers, interview logistics
On boarding and orientation process for new employees
Preparation of payroll documentation, communication with external payroll provider
Administration and implementation of internal policies in compliance with corporate requirements and legal/social/economic restrictions of the country
Data Management – proper use of all HR systems, ensure compliance, maintain data up-to-date
Keep up to date with market situation and regularly monitor development of local labour market
Participate in special projects (e.g. RIF, acquisition and divestitures, litigation support, process improvement projects)
Develop profile and assess recruitment needs in collaboration with management
Other incidental duties
#LI-AM1 Qualifications Education/Experience
or Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field.
1 year of previous related Human Resources experience is a plus.
Proven expertise in usage of MS Office Suite and HR systems
Good written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
Proven success adhering to and leading project schedules and participating in projects
Good presentation and facilitation skills
Able to read, comprehend, write, and speak English
Moderate knowledge and understanding of HR functional areas including: Talent Acquisition, Compensation, Benefits, Payroll, Leadership Development and Organizational Development
Moderate knowledge and understanding of EW policies, procedures, and requirements
Moderate knowledge and understanding of applicable federal and state employment laws and compliance implications
Good knowledge of MS Office Suite and working knowledge of HR systems (e.g. PeopleSoft, Taleo)
Good problem-solving, organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills
Good negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Ability to build and maintain strong relationships across the organization
Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment
Ability to assess risks, analyze situations and determine next course of action
Ability to manage internal and external confidential information with utmost discretion
Strict attention to detail
Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels
Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control
Ability to build stable working relationships internally
Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 13,000 individuals worldwide.
For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.