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SVP, HR Business Partner for Europe

Date: Apr 1, 2021

Location: Amsterdam, NL, 12345

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

The Senior Vice President, HR Business Partner, Europe will provide HR support for the EU region. The HRBP is a strategic leader that comprehensively oversees all people aspects, delivering HR programs in the European commercial region to drive people engagement and success. The HRBP supports the EVP, Europe commercial and their commercial leadership team and is a member of the European Commercial and Global HR leadership teams. They will further have close interfaces with the Teva Global Operations and Global R&D HRBP's to leverage regional HR strategies in these organizations. They will be responsible for approximately 20,000 employees located within approximately 30 countries.

The HRBP coaches the leader and their leadership team and provides expertise in the development of the organizational talent and diversity strategy, talent management, workforce planning, organizational design, restructuring, change management, leader effectiveness, performance management, compensation and rewards and escalated employee relations issues. 


Key Responsibilites

  • Develop and implement an integrated people strategy for the business units including organizational design, leadership and talent development, succession planning, employee engagement, development and retention.  Anticipate the future needs of the organization and areas of potential disruption.

  • Partner closely with the business leadership teams, Regional HR Directors and Country HR leaders to define and develop the next generation of technical and leadership capabilities while ensuring the availability of a robust talent pipeline

  • Build and maintain progressive human resources practices possessing the business insight necessary to influence the company’s performance and business objectives

  • Partner with stakeholders to establish a tone for performance and continuous improvement within the Business Units.  Ensures HR programs are aligned to leverage diversity, motivate employee engagement and reward performance

  • Coach leaders  to successfully manage all cyclical people management processes

  • Collaborate across the HR network and with other stakeholders across the organization to resolve escalated issues and generate solutions to enable EU Commercial's business strategy


The individual will be a strategic, global HR leader, with proven work experience as a HR business partner with a commercial mindset across multiple cultures. S/he will be a trusted partner, facilitator with excellent people skills and the ability to influence in a positive manner. This individual will be a strategic, global HR leader, with the gravitas and credibility to quickly gain the trust and confidence of the Executive Leadership Team and all global stakeholders.  S/he will be comfortable working in a highly matrixed environment and achieving results through influence.
Minimum 20 years of experience in a senior HR business partner role within a progressive HR environment. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred



Human Resources

Sub Function

HR Business Partner / HR Manager / Generalist

Reports To

The Senior Vice President and HR Business Partner for Europe will report directly to the Executive Vice President, European Commercial with a dotted line into the Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources. The future leader is expected to be an active and influential member of the Global HR Leadership Team and the European Commercial Leadership Team.

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Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.