People Business Partner

People & Environment

United States - NY, New York

Requisition ID



Medidata: Power Smarter Treatments and Healthier People

Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences, creating hope for millions of patients. Medidata helps generate the evidence and insights to help pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostics companies, and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk, and optimize outcomes. More than one million registered users across 1,900+ customers and partners access the world's most trusted platform for clinical development, commercial, and real-world data. Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, is headquartered in New York City and has offices around the world to meet the needs of its customers. Discover more at and follow us @medidata.

The incumbent in this role will provide HR generalist support as part of a team of HR professionals to leaders at all levels of the R&D, Finance and Sales. The individual will participate on issues involving talent assessment, succession planning, employee relations, diversity and inclusion, employee and management development, compensation planning, performance management and employee engagement. In other words, a full-service business consultant to a key, fast-paced, dynamic business area.

This role provides the opportunity to work across all areas on initiatives and processes as well as the ability to eventually own their own group for an opportunity to go deeper in helping drive the People Strategy in that given area.

What’s expected in this role?

  • Know the business being served to help address the organization and talent needs

  • Partner with the HR team to implement and drive the people strategy on talent, resourcing, engagement and culture in alignment with the business priorities to drive results

  • Work comfortably with data, being able to spot trends, as well as, use data to tell a story

  • Provide leadership coaching and change management support to leaders

  • Partner with managers on effective performance management

  • Intervene in employee related issues or investigations

Your Competencies:

  • Demonstrated ability to operate in a fast paced and dynamic environment with ambiguity and change

  • Adapting to and being a champion for positive change

  • Demonstrated proficiency/expertise in HR systems, reporting and analytics

  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Demonstrated experience in roles that require attention to detail

  • Leverages strong business acumen and analytic capability to integrate HR and business strategies

  • Able to uncover issues & root causes and apply business focused solutions

  • Exceptional communication and project management skills

  • The ability to get things done through others, without a direct reporting relationship

  • Ability to apply and create “best practice” solutions

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and have a bias for thoughtful action

  • Experience in one or more core HR disciplines (Business Partnering, Compensation and Analytics, Talent Acquisition, Learning and Development, etc.)

  • Skilled at building credibility and effective relationships, as well as, a strong collaborator

  • Understanding of employment laws and regulations

  • Resilient with a high level of personal integrity and energy

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • A driven, results-oriented professional who thrives in a collaborative and open culture

Your Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 3- 8 years of relevant experience

The salary range posted below refers only to positions that will be physically based in New York City/New Jersey. As with all roles, Medidata sets ranges based on a number of factors including function, level, candidate expertise and experience, and geographic location. Pay ranges for candidates in locations other than NYC/NJ, may differ based on the local market data in that region. The base salary pay range for this position is $80,000 to $110,000.

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Medidata provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a commission on the terms of applicable plan documents, and many of Medidata’s non-sales positions are eligible for annual bonuses. Medidata believes that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most and provides best-in-class benefits, including medical, dental, life and disability insurance; 401(k) matching; unlimited paid time off; and 10 paid holidays per year.


Equal Employment Opportunity

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Medidata are based on merit, qualifications and abilities. Medidata is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical or common conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, receipt of free medical care, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. Medidata will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Covid Statement

Our Company requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to provide documentation of full vaccination, unless qualified for a medical, religious or state-required accommodation or otherwise exempt consistent with applicable law. Although accommodation requests will be considered (and granted where appropriate/possible), it may be determined that a candidate is unable to adequately perform the essential functions of the position without imposing an undue hardship due to customer requirements, staffing needs, or other business reasons. Definition of full-vaccination: Employees are considered to be fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine.