People Business Partner, Medidata R&D

People & Environment

United States - NY, New York

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About our Company:

Medidata: Powering Smarter Treatments and Healthier People

Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, is leading the digital transformation of life sciences, creating hope for millions of people. 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 2,000+ customers and partners access the world's most trusted platform for clinical development, commercial, and real-world data. Known for its groundbreaking technological innovations, Medidata has supported more than 30,000 clinical trials and 9 million study participants. Medidata is headquartered in New York City and has offices around the world to meet the needs of its customers. Discover more at www.medidata.comand follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram, and X.

About the Team:

In this role, you will report to the Sr. Director of PBP & Strategy and will provide HR Business Partner support as part of a team of HR professionals to leaders at all levels of the R&D organization at Medidata. You 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, you'll function as a full-service business consultant to an important, dynamic department. You will 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.

You will be expected to by onsite in our New York City or New Jersey office a minimum of 2 days per week.


  • Know the business being served to help address the organization and talent needs
  • Partner with the HR team to implement and guide the people strategy on talent, resourcing, engagement and culture in alignment with our priorities to achieve results
  • Work 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 performance management
  • Intervene in employee related issues or investigations


  • Demonstrated ability to operate in a fast paced and dynamic environment with ambiguity and change
  • Demonstrated proficiency/expertise in HR systems, reporting and analytics
  • Leverages strong business acumen and analytic capability to integrate HR and business strategies
  • The ability to get things done through others, without a direct reporting relationship
  • You will have a bias for thoughtful action
  • Experience in one or more core HR disciplines (Business Partnering, Compensation and Analytics, Talent Acquisition, Learning and Development)
  • Experience building credibility and effective relationships, as well as, a strong collaborator
  • Understanding of employment laws and regulations
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • An inspired professional who excels in a collaborative and open culture
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5- 8 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in Healthcare and/or Technology Industries

The salary range posted below refers only to positions that will be physically based in New York City. 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 New York City, may differ based on the local market data in that region. The base salary pay range for this position is $96,000 to $128,000.

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; flexible paid time off; and 10 paid holidays per year.

Note: Please be on the lookout for job scams. Medidata recruiters will never ask applicants for monetary compensation, credit card, or banking details.

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.

Medidata follows a hybrid office policy in which employees who live within 25 miles of a Medidata office are expected to work on site a certain number of days per week (with the specific in-office days to be designated by your team). On July 8, 2024, employees will be expected to work on site at least 2 days per week. This will increase to at least 3 days per week beginning January 2, 2025.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.




As a game-changer in sustainable technology and innovation, Medidata, Dassault Systèmes company, is striving to build more inclusive and diverse teams across the globe. We believe that our people are our number one asset and we want all employees to feel empowered to bring their whole selves to work every day. It is our goal that our people feel a sense of pride and a passion for belonging. As a company leading change, it’s our responsibility to foster opportunities for all people to participate in a harmonized Workforce of the Future.