HR Business Partner

Olam Group

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Job description:

The role of an HR business partner is that of being a bridge between business and HR. This will require an understanding of our business and deep knowledge of all human resources operations to ensure it is aligned with our business goals. The incumbent will require solid experience with HR practices and employee management. You will communicate with the senior leadership to express new ideas and suggest solutions while considering budget limitations and our company culture. You will be a driver of organizational changes. You will be active in building mechanisms to drive performance management, associate engagement & development, career counselling/coaching, and in compliance of all HR practices and guidelines. The HRBP Lead must understand the requirements of business and will work closely with customer leadership in forecasting supply and demand and offering tailor-made solutions.
Key Deliverables
Strategic Effectiveness
Partner with the leadership team to understand the business environment and work priorities
Develop and execute innovative solutions to address current associate management issues. Bring predictability and transparency in operations
Define crucial activities from an HR / BP standpoint to get desired outcomes
Drive HR strategy to enable the organization to be one of the premier associate experience providers. Build a strong employer brand for the organization
Operational Effectiveness
Build an engaged workforce for the organization. Drive engagement programs as and when defined/rolled out by the HRBP team
Manage associate satisfaction programs to improve morale and retention. Create a customer orientation across the organization for improving employee satisfaction.
Promote an environment that encourages employee growth, build communication channels that help people understand their career paths and the possibilities within the organization.
Review results of people surveys and work with leadership to implement positive change initiatives.
Organizational Effectiveness
Define and Implement world-class primary human resources processes working with the team of HR representatives (e.g. annual and mid-year promotions, yearly performance management, compensation and salary administration) according to geographic/entity guidelines.
Partner with the L&D team to assess skill gaps with leadership. Execute plans for skill development across the entire spectrum of the organization
Support HR representative generalists to identify people who need training
Oversee customer community meetings/activities.
Evaluate, identify and partner with best in class training providers/vendors to implement training & OD programs and services
Proactive, self-starter with the ability to manage effectively multitask and drive initiatives for a timely and successful conclusion
Ability to build strategic partnerships in the HR landscape both internally and externally
Seen as a champion of the business goals and employee development
You must build synergies among different functions of HR and across locations
Collaborate across the organization to maximize outcomes
Able to communicate at all levels and seen as a resourceful solution provider
MBA in HR from a tier I institute having 8 – 16 years of HR experience. Primarily as HR business partner for a reputed Global MNC
Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.
Job Type: Full time

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