HR Business Partner | Legend Biotech

Full Time
Legend Biotech is a team of experts committed to quality, driven by excellence, and dedicated to experimentation. Fiercely Pursuing and Delivering Therapies Dedicated to quality and driven by excellence, they are committed to improving the lives of patients worldwide. Transforming the World of Oncology and Medicine Legend Biotech are a 1,000+ team driven by our passion for developing cutting-edge cell therapies.

What your future may hold

As HR Business Partner you will complement the team of HR Business Partners and the broader HR team (around 10 team members) with your experience in general and ‘hard’ HR. True to Legend Biotech’s values you invest in the wellbeing of your business units and build a truly collaborative working environment.

  • You support the business team leaders in developing and implementing strategies for organisational growth and change management (agile work organization and employee recognition amongst others things).
  • You assist the managers in coaching, counselling, and mentoring their employees in cases such as career development or disciplinary actions.
  • You conduct thorough and objective investigations to mitigate legal risks and ensure regulatory compliance.
  • You analyse HR trends and metrics to develop solutions, programs, and policies for your client groups.
  • To ensure internal talent development you identify training needs and provide input on workforce and succession planning.
  • Together with the recruitment team and the business leaders you develop the recruitment strategy and grow talent by identifying the employees’ development paths.
  • You proactively provide support in shaping the HR policy with your solid background in the social legal aspects of HR.
  • You report to and support the HR Director Europe in interactions with the unions (work council, negotiations) by staying up-to-date on changes in legislation, and advising on or driving assigned topics.
  • You closely collaborate with the entire HR team: HR Business Partners, Payroll Manager, Talent Acquisition, Employer Branding, and Learning & Development.

Your skillset

  • You possess a Master’s degree, preferably in Law.
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in HR generalist roles; experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry is a plus.
  • Social law holds no secrets for you. Experience in the preparation of union topics or collective labour agreements is a bonus.
  • Mastery of both Dutch and English is essential.
  • You enjoy working in a changing environment and leading others through phases of change.
  • You are data-driven and eager to go the extra mile to achieve a goal. You also use data to proactively collaborate with your business clients.
  • Your empathetic style creates trust within your client groups and amongst your colleagues.

What's in it for you?

  • Working in a rapidly growing biotech company which is on course so save thousands of lifes through their advanced technology;
  • You will be a key player within a company renowned for its expertise and significant growth in recent years;
  • You will be the SPOC for your business units (such as, but not limited to, logistics, production and quality) and bring your expertise in hard HR to the team;
  • A close collaboration with the dynamic HR team where transparency, proactivity and sharing best practices are highly appreciated;
  • You will have the opportunity to focus on innovative HR-solutions and bring Legend Biotech to the next level;
  • You will work from our headquarters and the two production sites in Zwijnaarde, all within 10 minutes of each other;
  • Legend Biotech offers an attractive remuneration package and is committed to your development. By focusing on internal talent development Legend Biotech wants each of their employees to grow into the best version of themselves.


Apply immediately via the website or contact Marie Van Volcem for more information.
Contact Marie by mail: or call +32 476 89 09 12.

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