The WIRB‐Copernicus Group (WCG) is the world's largest provider

The WIRB‐Copernicus Group (WCG) is the world’s largest provider of regulatory and ethical review
services for human research. With eight individual AAHRPP‐accredited panels, over 100 experienced
board members, and over 60 years of combined experience in protocol and study‐related review, the
WIRB‐Copernicus Group brings more expertise to the industry than any other ethical solutions provider.
We are searching for a motivated and professional HR Business Partner to join our team in Puyallup, WA.
And support our continued growth.
Summary of Position:
As a strategic partner, the HR Business Partner (HRBP) aligns business objectives with employees and
management in their designated operating unit. This position will play a critical, strategic role on the HR
Team by providing thought leadership and direction to assigned internal client groups regarding the
design, execution and measurement of people / talent capability planning and development and
optimization of HR programs and solutions. This role will serve as the primary focal point for delivering HR
programs and solutions to the internal client groups.
General Duties:
 Provide top-quality coaching, customer service, and solutions in all areas of HR, including employee
relations, talent management, rewards and leadership training
 Develop talent within the assigned client groups to meet current and future business needs
 Work with assigned corporate leaders to rollout critical HR programs (performance management,
leadership development, incentives, succession)
 Identify and consult on human resource strategies, programs, and/or processes in response to
changing internal and external conditions
 Partner with HR Centers of Expertise (Benefits, Recruiting, Compensation) to provide strategic insight
on the design and development of HR programs, tools and processes. Be well versed in employee
recruitment strategies and process.
 Have ability to partner with internal client management to drive human capital in order to implement
process and programs to drive human capital to achieve and exceed revenue targets.
 Liaise between the Centers of Expertise, other HRBP and assigned client groups to ensure
consistency in policy interpretation and application.
 Monitor and report on key talent metrics for assigned client groups
 Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with HR team to develop solutions, programs and policies.
 Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, increase
productivity and retention.
 Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective
 Support / facilitate significant organization change initiatives (via change management, organization
 Forecast talent needs for assigned client groups and work with team to put in plans for each group
 Develop and implement diversity inclusion strategies with assigned leaders
 Ensure compliance with employment laws (FMLA, ADAAA, etc.) Coach managers and employees on
requests for FMLA and ADA accommodations.
Education Requirements:
 Bachelor’s degree Required
 SPHR preferred
General Qualifications and Experience Requirement:
 Experience in HR Management required.
 Minimum 6 years of HR experience with designing, developing and the execution of human resources
strategies and tactics.
 Strong consultative, presentation, analytical and business communication skills (oral and written)
Ability to visualize and effectively convey a “big picture” view of strategic HR and how it fits with WCG
business strategies.
Must have advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, and PowerPoint presentations.
Familiarity with HRIS systems (ADP a plus)
Up-to-date knowledge of legislation and regulations that will impact the effective implementation of
WCG’s HR policies and practices
Ability to work with close attention to detail and to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
We provide excellent benefits!
WIRB is an Equal Opportunity Employer