HR Manager, F&B CP

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Join us and celebrate the beauty of human experience. Create for happier, healthier lives, with love for nature. Together, with our customers, we deliver food innovations, craft inspired fragrances and develop beauty and wellbeing solutions. There’s much to learn and many to learn from, with more than 16,000 employees around the world to explore ideas and ambitions with.

In the USA, we develop, market and produce a wide array of solutions from our 25 most innovative sites, based across the country. Stretch your skills, create and get inspiration from passionate colleagues. Every day, your energy, your thirst for knowledge, and your creativity will shape our future, making a positive difference on billions of people. Every essence of you enriches our world. We are Givaudan. Human by nature.

Job Purpose

Implement the local HR strategy in order to fulfil specific demands for Fragrance & Beauty Division Consumer Products, in alignment with the HR strategy and corporate guidelines. Act as an HR Business for the Managers and employess from different areas across their sites.

Location:Ridgedale, East Hanover, NJ

Commuting: Occasionally commuting to other Givaudan sites in NJ.

Core Responsibilities

Strategy Implementation

  • Work in conjunction with management and provide advice as to the best HR management practices to support business objectives.
  • Use relevant information, data and reports to recommend policy and process solutions to address risks and opportunities and align with HR strategy and plans.
  • Lead, participate in or support the implementation of Corporate and Site initiatives or projects.

HR Management

  • Provide human resources generalist support to mid-level managers and employees.
  • Identify trends/issues that require resolution and involves appropriate resources.
  • Support organisational effectiveness function through team building and goal/role clarification.
  • Participate in people management activities for defined scope including involvement in performance man-agement and compensation review annual processes. Participate in the talent acquisition process, ensur-ing the quality of personnel hired, the effectiveness of recruiting and selection techniques, and compliance with law requirements.
  • Provide on-site consultation and administration including annual merit and incentive cycles, performance reviews, and benefits enquiries. Ensure fair and competitive positioning of salaries through internal equity and external market analysis.

HR Processes

  • Contribute to defining clear roles and responsibilities and streamlined internal HR processes.
  • Promote effective and proactive use of people management practices and systems and provide value add-ed reporting enabling managers to make more effective, fact-based and timely decisions.

Employee Relations

  • Provide employee relations counsel to managers and employees on HR matters including performance, discipline, organisational decisions and career development. Provide interpretation and guidance on hu-man resources policies and employment law.
  • Manage complex Employee Relation issues and ensures key HR business processes are implemented effec-tively (e.g. performance management, annual pay/bonus reviews, learning and development, talent plan-ning, succession planning) .
  • Support and coach HR colleagues and managers to understand and comply with relevant legislation and employee relation policies and practices.

Legal & Compliance

  • Provide interpretation and guidance on human resources policies and employment law
  • Ensure organisational compliance with employment law and implementation of new legal requirements
  • Ensure organisational compliance on matters of occupational health; in collaboration with the occupa-tional health department and local management team provide support on employees medical is-sues/restrictions
  • Inform and advise managers and staff about relevant legislation, employee relations policies and practices.
  • Lead meetings and negotiations with Union and councils.

People Management

  • Coaches and supports the personal development of HR Team members under span of control.

Academic Background

  • University degree in Human Resources or related field.

Professional Experience

  • 4-6 years’ experience in HR, preferably with international organisations.
  • Experience supporting employee relations/ people management activities.
  • Experience working with mid-level managers.

Technical Skills

  • Analytical Skills.
  • Project Manager Skills.
  • Knowledge of local HR legal matters.
  • Change management.
  • Team Leadership Skills.

At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.

You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.

Every essence of you enriches our world.

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.

Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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