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  • Posted: Mar 14, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 17, 2023
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    Upfield is a global leader in plant-based nutrition with a great history and a portfolio of iconic brands that people have used and trusted for generations. This includes Flora, Rama, Becel, Blue Band, Country Crock, I Cant Believe its not Butter and ProActiv.

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    Human Resources Business Partner - Manufacturing

    About The Job

    Your Role:
    In the role of HRBP Manufacturing, you will be responsible for all aspects of the people agenda for the manufacturing site. 

    • You will ensure by effectively partnering your client group that HR policies and processes are executed effectively. 
    • You will work closely with the Chief Finance Officer (CFO), factory and business leadership, using your business expertise & insight to diagnose talent, organisation, culture and capability needs in the business and deliver interventions to address these.

    Main Job Responsibilities:

    • Assesses the talent needs of the manufacturing organisation to design and deliver the most effective talent solutions
    • Effectively partners factory managers to influence them to make the right choices regarding Talent
    • Engages and communicates with employees the vision for effective teams and effective change management
    • Understands organisation diagnostic tools and uses them to plan and implement a range of organisation development interventions and change acceleration programmes
    • Coaches and advises manufacturing managers in the optimization of organization and team design techniques to improve performance
    • Works at both the organizational and individual level to assess learning & capability building needs. Advises the client group the business and performance benefits of learning interventions
    • Develops an effective ER strategy & delivers it through coaching employees to ensure a strong understanding of employment law and risk mitigation
    • Builds capability in managing performance and reward decisions among factory managers
    • Monitors and addresses legal compliance issues to ensure that the organization complies with local and national laws (for e.g. recruitment, diversity, data protection, employee contracts)
    • Has financial and budgetary responsibility for HR in the factory site - to manage budgets and absence cost control and reduction and FTE optimization
    • Drive implementation of a ‘World Class approach’ along with the factory leadership team by educating the factory resources and related change management efforts
    • Is responsible for delivering Employee & Industrial Relations (ER/ IR) to the business (knowledge of legislative codes and consequent impact on the organization, relationships with work councils/ unions, government/regulatory bodies, community, etc
    • Provides input into the Talent strategy for the business through developing insight and analysis of people related business issues and opportunities
    • Collects Human Resources/ Organization Effectiveness metrics and measurement for the site across the entire HR lifecycle.

    So, what does it take to be successful in this role?
    Key Skills:

    • Building Talent Supply
    • HR Change Facilitation
    • Organisational Effectiveness
    • Performance Improvement
    • Change Management

    Required Experience/Qualifications:

    • University graduate
    • 5+ years hands on IR and Operational experience
    • Relevant experience in HR systems and processes
    • Good knowledge of key HR processes, roles and responsibilities across the entire HR lifecycle
    • Relevant experience in ER/IR systems and process in a complex environment
    • Thorough understanding of management trade unions, key legal, compliance, safety and other regulatory issues involved in key HR processes – knows key issues to look out for and when to get expertise teams involved
    • Ideally has had experience of HR service centre environment and/or expertise teams as well as hands-on HR management.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Upfield on to apply

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