HR Administration & Rewards Specialist (100%)

Debiopharm SA — Lausanne
12.08. | Employee | 100%


Debiopharm Group™ is a Swiss-headquartered global biopharmaceutical group including five companies active in the life science areas of drug development, GMP manufacturing of proprietary drugs, diagnostic tools and investment management. Debiopharm International SA is focused on the development of prescription drugs that target unmet medical needs. The company in-licenses and develops promising drug candidates. The products are commercialized by pharmaceutical out-licensing partners to give access to the largest number of patients worldwide.


For our HR Department, based in Lausanne, we are looking for an HR Administration & Rewards Specialist. You will act as the first point of contact for HR admin related queries from employees and external partners. Your main administrative duties include maintaining personnel records, managing HR documents and updating internal databases. Our ideal candidate has experience with HR procedures and can juggle various administrative tasks in a timely manner. Ultimately, you should be able to ensure our HR department supports our employees while conforming to labor laws.


HR Administration & Rewards Specialist (100%)

The successful candidate shall be able to constructively interact with internal and external stakeholders, offering a professional, engaging and friendly service at all times.

Your key responsibilities:


Employee HR Administration

  • Manage the complete employee lifecycle from an HR administration perspective including but not limited to: work contracts, work permits, work certificates, onboarding, absence management, social insurances & pension, terminations.

  • Ensure compliance with Swiss labor law and proactively remain up to date on any changes related thereto.

  • Conducts onboarding and exit interviews and other employee relations-related meetings.

  • Manage relocations and related external providers.

  • Supervise the smooth and accurate running of monthly payroll transactions.

  • Manage the interactions with relevant labor-related authorities and providers.

  • Type a variety of documents including correspondence, forms, reports and other related documents.


HR Data and Processes Administration

  • Update and maintain HR database and ensure its data integrity.

  • Organize and accurately maintain personnel records.

  • Compile, maintain and provide HR statistics and reports.

  • Revise HR company policies and processes and prepare associated employee communications.

  • Work on ad hoc projects related to HR data.


Compensation & Benefits

  • Update, maintain and leverage compensation data.

  • Coordinate and compile remuneration surveys with external providers.

  • Analyze results of salary surveys and make appropriate adjustments and recommendations.

  • Run the quarterly and yearly bonus calculation, and the bi-annual promotion cycles.

  • Prepare all the relevant data and correspondence pertaining to the yearly salary review process.

  • Participate in any ad hoc C&B projects.


Your profile

  • A business/administrative school graduate or equivalent with at least 5 years of relevant professional experience in HR. Experience in HR operations or other applicable operational experience in Human Resources.
  • Experience in managing HR administration autonomously throughout the employee lifecycle, payroll and compensation.
  • Organizational and planning skills, including demonstrated ability to: handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set goals and enforce deadlines while maintaining flexibility to reassess and prioritize goals, and recognizing when to escalate.
  • High attention to detail and at ease with numbers.
  • Excellent analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills combined with a positive mindset.
  • Proven teamwork track record is a must: ability to work in groups with assigned responsibilities to achieve desired results.
  • In-depth self-starter with the ability to work independently to resolve issues.
  • Computer literacy, including all Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio), Cornerstone or similar.
  • High standard of customer service.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information, previous experience in employee data integrity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French and English.


Debiopharm can offer you

  • An international and highly dynamic environment, with a long term vision.

  • The opportunity to join a successful company, at the forefront of the most advanced scientific developments in the industry.

  • The possibility to be in a company in which innovation, people and entrepreneurship are the fundamentals of its success.


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Employee, 100%


Debiopharm SA

CP 5911 /Chemin Messidor 5-7

1002 Lausanne

Debiopharm International SA

CP 5911 /Chemin Messidor 5-7Lausanne


Biotechnology / Chemistry / Pharmaceutical

Debiopharm International SA

CP 5911 /Chemin Messidor 5-7Lausanne


Biotechnology / Chemistry / Pharmaceutical

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