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Cargill Employee Experience Lead - South India in Bengaluru, India

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Job Purpose and Impact

Do you thrive being part of the Global HR Solution Team? We are looking for an Employee Experience Lead – South India to join the team! As a member of the Global HR Solutions team, you will consult on employee experience and talent acquisition human resources services such as onboarding, performance management, as well as advising and guiding the local leadership teams on talent management initiatives such as leadership planning, individual and group development plans operational workforce planning within Cargill.

Key Accountabilities

  • Oversee South India employee experience team to provide meaningful and effective solutions that build on business, functional strategic drivers, business managers and employees using full knowledge and understanding of market and industry norms and practices.

  • Leverage and enforce processes and technologies to support delivery of services, such as onboarding, performance management, employee engagement, delivery of local training as well as facilitating talent management initiatives such as leadership planning, individual and group development plans strategic workforce planning.

  • Facilitate leadership planning, individual and group development plans and operational workforce planning exercise.

  • Collaborate and maintain key internal/external relationships including global human resource solutions, regional leadership, centers of excellence, demand management and global enterprise or functional teams for effective resource planning and partner feedback, industry contacts and human resource vendors.

  • Lead and develop a team, coach and make decisions related to talent management, hiring, performance, and disciplinary actions.

  • Establish a team with a strong client focus, an environment of collaboration and enablement, effective and successful performance and continuous improvement.

  • Oversee and support change management for the assigned market.

  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of six years of related work experience in employee relations or employee experience

  • Ability to manage and implement HR processes and client focused solutions

  • Strong drive for results and demonstrable track record to positively impact business results

  • Demonstrated strong eye for business. Knowledge of multiple businesses, functions, and processes as well as solid knowledge of business and functional issues

  • Demonstrable ability to effectively motivate, build and maintain effective working relationships with multiple partners across all levels of the organization in a matrix structure

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in HR or a related field or equivalent experience

• Certification in HR or SHRM Certification

• Experience in a manufacturing organization with direct people management

• Previous experience in employee experience-related market service areas such as onboarding and assimilation, local training delivery, Talent Acquisition, talent management, performance management, employee engagement and talent management

• Strong negotiation, influencing and persuasion skills. Able to effectively and creatively challenge people, situations and current thinking

• Positive, can-do attitude with a desire to take the lead and move to action and deliver

• Demonstrated understanding of evolving HR landscape

• Demonstrated capability of leading organizational change efforts

• Ability to prioritize and balance multiple assignments at any given time while maintaining dedication to quality and deadlines

• Capability to innovate and align people, process and structure to support these innovations

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

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US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.