8 days old
2018-08-082018-09-07

HR Employee Relations Senior Specialist

Cargill
Marshall, Missouri
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Position Purpose

As a member of the HR Solutions ER Market team, this position will be accountable for the execution and delivery of employee relations (ER) services within Marshall, MO and California, MO. 

The HR Solutions ER Market Specialist Will serve as a member of the HR Solutions ER/IR specialist’s team responsible for delivering HR ER/IR services to the business. Acting under limited supervision, the incumbent will utilize their full HR ER knowledge to administer more complex processes related to the delivery of HR ER services within market locations. 

Principal Accountabilities

30% - Business Leader:
• Serve as a specialist within the HR ER market HR Solution team to provide relevant and effective consulting services to businesses.
• Use full HR ER knowledge to guide/review/perform HR ER projects
• Execute the co-ordinate deployment of HR ER services, including specific strategy requirements
• Leverage and enforce processes and technologies to support delivery of services 
• Work in close partnership with shared services (Cargill Business Service) to deliver recurring end-to-end services and processes
• Develop and maintain key internal/external relationships, which may include: business leaders, hiring managers, business/function human resource professionals, industry contacts, employees 
• Under limited supervision, provide consult to HR and business managers and supervisors within market locations regarding the interpretation and delivery of more complex HR ER policies, programs and processes.
• Using full HR ER knowledge, and client intelligence, provide thought leadership in recommending solutions that build on business and functional strategic drivers for the market locations

30% - Change Leader 
• Represent market locations and business clients in prioritization activities and escalations 
• Provide feedback into services priorities to ensure market locations adoption
• Participate in CBS Migration activities, shared service consolidation and MADJV (mergers, acquisitions, divestiture and joint ventures) initiatives as assigned
• Promote the use and implementation of tools/technologies within market locations to gain efficiency in delivering HR Solutions
• Provide consult/advice to HR and business managers/supervisors on HR ER/IR issues/activities
• Guide/Review/Perform the design and delivery of HR ER/IR training/education sessions for employees, HR professionals, and/or supervisors/managers in the Business.

20% - Culture Steward

• Champion a strong continuous improvement culture to ensure deployment of scalable, simplified and standardized processes
• Express, model and reinforce a process-honoring culture

20% - Value Leader 
• Using full HR ER knowledge, provide input to ensure service delivery is compliant with laws, regulations, and corporate policies
• Ensure application of standard policies
• Responsible for ensuring proper use of vendor management of HR ER providers within market locations. 
• Provide input into the appropriate blend of internally sourced service delivery versus vendor sourced delivery
• Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and standardization on processes currently managed by country and/or regionally
• Ensure consistent adherence to all legal and regulatory requirements in market locations. This may involve working with legal resources and/or external consultants to interpret and implement complex/ambiguous policies

Requirements

Required:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience
• 5 or more years of experience in operations and/or human resources 
• Previous experience in HR Employee Relations/Industrial Relations
• Experience anticipating issues, problem solving and implementing solutions, including referring critical issues to the appropriate level of management, and improving efficiency, quality, cost and productivity 
• Flexibility to travel on short notice between Marshall, MO and California, MO facilities.

Preferred:
• Fluent in Spanish
• Post-graduate degree in applicable field 
• Experience in a shared services organization
• Project management experience
• Experience with the implementation and optimization of processes and metrics.

Abilities/Success Factors: 
• Demonstrated experience positively influencing and collaborating with business and HR leaders
• Strong leadership, stakeholder management and communication skills - ability to thrive as part of a local market team 
• Demonstrated strong business acumen. Knowledge of multiple businesses, functions, and processes as well as solid knowledge of business and functional issues, and proven track record to positively impact business results. 
• Demonstrated understanding of evolving HR landscape and demonstrated capability of leading organizational change efforts 
• Capability to innovate and integrate HR practice around critical business issues, and align people, process and structure to support these innovations 
• Competence in connecting people to each other and the business strategy, leveraging technology and processes where appropriate. 
• Demonstrated ability to manage and implement HR processes and client focused solutions
• Consultative skills
• Strong drive for results with results/outcome focus

 

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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