HR Business Partner (Multilingual)

Company Description

About M3 Inc:

Founded in 2000, with start-up investment capital from Sony, M3’s mission is to make use of the internet to increase, as much as possible, the number of people who can live longer and healthier lives, and to reduce, as much as possible, the amount of unnecessary medical costs.

M3’s legacy lies in the power of trusted physician platforms. Around the world, M3 organisations leverage these highly engaged digital communities to deliver medical education, job placement, and market research, to improve global patient outcomes.

The M3 Global Market Research HR department plays an integral role in M3 operations by providing professional strategic and tactical HR service to the market research operations of the Group.

Job Description

The HR Business Partner (HRBP) position is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees, contractors, and management in designated business units within MR operations, specifically Australia, Germany, Sweden, France and other countries as assigned in Europe and Latin America.

The HRBP, Global will support the entire employment cycle, ensuring that effective employee and contractor onboarding, professional development, performance management, retention and engagement strategies are deployed. The HRPB will advise global business/functional leaders and oversee implementation of all people processes like workforce and capability planning, performance management, talent management, succession planning, diversity and inclusion, remuneration, restructuring and other processes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Including, but not limited to the following:

  • Proactively partner with managers to ensure HR administrative and strategic operations are fully supported.
  • Conduct meetings with assigned business unit leaders.
  • Provide HR guidance and performance management guidance to line managers (e.g., coaching, counseling, PIP disciplinary action).
  • Engage managers in reviewing developmental needs of their teams.
  • Investigate employee relations issues, conducting thorough and objective investigations.
  • Ensure HR compliance on all aspects of human resource management activities.
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition to ensure that hiring and onboarding needs are met in timely manner.
  • Oversee the day-to-day administration of employee benefit program schemes.
  • Respond to employee inquiries and requests.
  • Champion and monitor successful completion of goal setting and quarterly performance reviews
  • Update company policies and procedures in accordance with geographic needs, provide policy interpretation to the team.
  • As a part of a global team, work closely with members of M3GR HR to implement company-wide employee initiatives and ensure global consistency.
  • Partner with M3 Group CHRO on global projects, employee programs and policies.
  • Monitor annual HR compliance and participate in organizational ISO certification.
  • Performs other core HR activities and related duties as assigned. You will be part of a global team


Education and Training Required:

  • University Degree in HR, Psychology, Business, Law or related fields
  • Additional HR Certifications preferred.


  • Minimum of 8+ years’ experience within an international organization as HR generalist, supporting multi-brand or multi-unit operations
  • Multilingual a MUST– Fluency in English language skills, both verbal and written and ability to read and communicate in French, German.  Italian a plus
  • Strong understanding of employment law in France, Germany, Sweden, UK
  • Experience with UKG HRIS or similar
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including employee relations, performance management and employment contracts
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Teams and Outlook

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply appropriate sections of applicable laws, guidelines, regulations, and company HR policies as applicable.
  • Ability to maintain an effective level of business literacy about business position, strategic plans, culture and growth objectives.
  • Intercultural sensitivity and experienced in international collaboration
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in integration of new employees as a result of M&A activity
  • Independent, self -starter, able to “own” initiatives with minimal supervision
  • Superior attention to detail and accuracy in all written documentation
  • Excellent responsiveness, interpersonal skills, customer service and communication
  • Able to multitask and manage multiple priorities
  • Thrives in a very fast -paced environment with high-volume workload

Additional Information

Employee Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave
  • Participation in a company bonus scheme linked to personal and company performance
  • Group Life Cover 4x salary
  • Pension 4%/4% employee/employer contributions
  • Vitality after probation
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Discounted gym membership​