HR Associate / Manager, CordenPharma International 60-80%

CordenPharma International (CPI) Plankstadt
Plankstadt, DE

CordenPharma International

Plankstadt, DE

CordenPharma International (CPI)

CordenPharma is a leading Contract Development & Manufacturing (CDMO) partner with approximately 2’000 employees and annual revenues > 500 M€, enabling pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to link their requirements for product success with their patients’ healthier lives.

Formed as a pharmaceutical branch of International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG) in 2006, CordenPharma provides specialized technologies, grouped under four technology platforms (Small Molecules; Injectables; Highly Potent & Oncology; Peptides, Lipids & Carbohydrates) that are ideal for the development and manufacturing of oral, sterile and Highly Potent pharmaceutical Drug Products, their Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), and associated Global Supply Chain & Packaging Services.

As a full-service CDMO for the global market, CordenPharma is committed to bringing inspired global services and flexible solutions, spanning the entire pharmaceutical product continuum.

With multiple cGMP compliant facilities across Europe and the United States, CordenPharma is the flexible, efficient, and cost-effective solution for all contract manufacturing needs.

We are looking for a

HR Associate / Manager, CordenPharma International 60-80%

Purpose / Mission:

This position has the main objective to be key contact for all HR related activities within the CordenPharma International (CPI) Group and support Group HR on various HR projects.


The incumbent reports to the VP Global Head Human Resources. The incumbent will be fully involved in the company strategy/organization and be a member of the global HR Team.


  • >>  Be a subject matter expert on all key HR activities, including recruitment, performance management, employee relations, Talent Management, Employee Engagement
  • >>  Act as a partner and first point of contact for all global CPI employees
  • >>  Support global HR on all general questions from Management / committee / Group regarding HR policies, systems, benefits, compensation etc.
  • >>  Support global HR on all initiatives regarding Talent Acquisition, implement and coordinate all activities related to the recruitment process (job posting internal & external, interview organization, organization and evaluation of assessments where appropriate.
  • >>  Support global HR on various strategic projects
  • >>  Be contact person for a selected group of international employees
  • >>  Be single point of contact for various administrative topics within group and company

Education / Experience / Competencies:

  • >>  University degree or similar education
  • >>  3-5 years work experience in a Human Resources or similar role
  • >>  Work experience in manufacturing environment preferred
  • >>  Used to work in fast paced global complex matrix environments, international experience would be an advantage
  • >>  Very good understanding of German employment law and practices
  • >>  Working knowledge of Word, Excel, PPT, etc.
  • >>  Excellent social competencies and a desire to help and support people
  • >>  Strong customer oriented-mind set
  • >>  Fluent in English and German, written and spoken; any additional language, French or Italian are considered a plus.


The position is based at CordenPharma International Plankstadt, Germany.

We are looking forward to receiving your application with all relevant documents. Please indicate your earliest starting date and your salary expectations.