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Edwards Lifesciences Assoc. Spec. HR - Trainee in Valencia, Spain

Role Purpose

  • Support the company business needs within HR competencies in order to support reaching the company business and employment goals.

Job Functions

  • 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

  • HR Diploma.

  • or Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field.

  • 1 year of previous related Human Resources experience is a plus.

Required Skills

  • 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.