People Development Leader in Guildford, United Kingdom at IDBS

Date Posted: 6/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: IDB000123

About Us

IDBS helps research and development (R&D) teams around the world make discoveries that have the potential to transform the lives of populations worldwide.

Our advanced scientific informatics platform, The E-WorkBook Cloud, enables organizations to securely capture, manage, share and gain insight from their structured and unstructured data.
Our diverse customer list includes 22 of the top 25 global pharmaceutical companies, and other R&D-driven organizations in biotechnology, agricultural sciences, chemicals, consumer goods, energy, food and beverage, and healthcare.

Privately held since 1989, IDBS joined Danaher's Life Sciences platform at the end of 2017. IDBS will help provide the foundation for a portfolio of life sciences informatics and knowledge management solutions, within Danaher, that will accelerate the speed of discovering, developing and producing new drugs and therapies.

IDBS is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


People that make a difference

At IDBS, our cloud-based solutions are used by the world’s leading global research and development (R&D) organizations in scientific data management and lab informatics. We enable our customers around the world to get back to what they do best: science. Our software helps organizations to shorten the time lag between inception of an idea, to a full-blown product ready to serve its benefits on the world stage.

It‘s an exciting time within the Product Delivery team at IDBS. We need a People Leader to join our team and help us continue advancing our ambitious aims across talent acquisition, organisational growth and day-to-day people management practices. To help us do this, you’ll already be a proficient people manager; confident in building and maintaining an engaged and motivated team.

You will also require strong communication skills and thrive within a fast paced and technology rich environment. You don’t need to have a Software Engineering background but will need to relish the opportunity to learn about software development and agile practices at a high level in order to best support your team alongside their technical mentors.

The Role and Core responsibilities

As a People Leader at IDBS, you will join a talented team of people leaders within the Software Development department whose core responsibilities are to leverage and enable the potential in their teams. You will also require strong interpersonal and communication skills, as you’ll regularly interact with other technical members of the Product Delivery department.

Job Requirements


What we’re looking for in you

A passion for and proven skills in people management – from recruitment to ongoing performance management across the entire employee lifecycle
An ability to motivate people to perform through an open and honest leadership style
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong task organization and project management skills
An ability and willingness to learn and utilize new technologies
What you’ll get in return

Working in a rapidly growing team, our culture is enabling and engaging. You’ll be exposed to a range of technologies and opportunities where you can expand your experience and expertise.  IDBS has a start-up feel, but the security of a global employer, we offer flexible career paths, interesting work, and the opportunity to interact with truly great teams – you will learn a lot from them and hopefully teach them something along the way!

Let’s talk about flexibly

We understand the normal 9-5.30 doesn’t suit everyone and are happy to consider flexible working patterns and locations that meet the needs of both the individual and the role.

Diversity & Inclusion
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.