Neuchatel, Switzerland


People & Culture



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People & Culture Lead – Switzerland Neuchatel Be a part of a revolutionary change At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business and building our future on one clear purpose – to deliver a smoke-free future. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. The scale of our transformation means we’re effectively building a vast new business, at pace. In P&C (People & Culture - our HR function), we have a huge part to play, defining and shaping our new customer focused culture, organising functions to work more effectively together, and attracting the best talent with new types of skills to join us. It’s an exciting, ever-changing environment – ideal for HR subject experts who are driven, disruptive and dynamic. If you’re comfortable with ambiguity and excited by the challenge of shaping things from the ground up, you’ll be in your element here. There’s endless space to develop too, so you’ll be progressing your career as fast as you build our smoke-free future. Your day to day We are currently looking for a P&C Lead to support our Life Sciences Function, reporting to the Head of P&C for Life Sciences. Our Life Sciences function is geared toward demonstrating and proving through scientific data that Smoke Free Products are better alternatives for Smokers. As a P&C Lead for Life Sciences, you will play a critical role in defining and delivering the People and Culture agenda that supports Life sciences purpose. Partnering with the members of the Life Sciences Leadership team and their sub-functions, you will anticipate and understand business demands and global P&C priorities to ensure that the right initiatives are designed and deployed timely and with impact. From the day to day roll out of core P&C processes to the design and development of more complex organization development and change management projects, the role will continuously evolve based on priorities and needs of Life Sciences and P&C. Role Responsibilities • Work closely with Sub-Functional leads and their teams to anticipate and identify critical business needs. • Analyze and interpret organization and talent data to develop hypotheses and surface insights • Combine a data-driven approach on P&C dynamics with a deep understanding of the business needs to participate in the definition of Life Sciences P&C priorities, and the translation of Life Sciences and P&C global priorities into a set of defined interventions that will support Life Sciences and PMI purpose • Lead or be part of dedicated project teams that will bring to life these interventions with impact • Day to day business partner support for 2/3 sub-functions within the Life Sciences function (inc. P&C processes roll out) Who we’re looking for? • Relevant experience (10+ years) in Human Resources in large corporate and/or Consulting • Preferred, MSc industrial/organization psychology or business administration. • Preferred, experience as HR generalist / business partner working with complex organizations in period of transformation. • Preferred, solid experience with core HR processes and with organizational development/design • Strong business acumen as well as experience of working in consumer centric organizations. • Established ability to provide guidance and influence at a senior level in the organization • Demonstrated success in leading and managing change in large and complex organization • Good project management and analytical skills • Preferred, experience in Life Sciences Key behaviors • Consumer First • Forward Looking • Empowering People Working Language • English required, French is a plus What we offer Our success depends on our talented employees who come to work here every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to deliver a smoke-free future. To join our growing team… Philip Morris International: Delivering a Smoke-Free Future Philip Morris International (PMI) is leading a transformation in the tobacco industry to create a smoke-free future and ultimately replace cigarettes with smoke-free products to the benefit of adults who would otherwise continue to smoke, society, the company, and its shareholders. PMI is a leading international tobacco company engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, smoke-free products and associated electronic devices and accessories, and other nicotine-containing products in markets outside the U.S. PMI is building a future on a new category of smoke-free products that, while not risk-free, are a much better choice than continuing to smoke. Through multidisciplinary capabilities in product development, state-of-the-art facilities and scientific substantiation, PMI aims to ensure that its smoke-free products meet adult consumer preferences and rigorous regulatory requirements. PMI’s smoke-free IQOS product portfolio includes heat-not-burn and nicotine-containing vapor products. As of June 30, 2019, PMI estimates that approximately 8.0 million adult smokers around the world have already stopped smoking and switched to PMI’s heat-not-burn product, available for sale in 48 markets in key cities or nationwide under the IQOS brand. 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