This position provides Human Resource support to Nestlé Professional. The primary client group for this position will be the NP Sales group. This includes employee relations, communications, recruiting activities, performance management, policy interpretation, compensation administration, training, workforce planning, managing internal investigations and employee issues, which may also include interaction with legal counsel, and overall enforcement of Company values, HR policies and procedures. Will also lead change management, employee engagement programs and leadership coaching to improve workforce. Work to create a positive environment and culture, and to drive employee engagement, enablement and the retention of talent.
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Provide HR generalist support and leadership with respect to day-to-day HR life cycle activities of client groups including:
•Manage talent assessment, coaching and development, performance management, proactive workforce planning and succession planning processes for designated client groups. Facilitate succession planning sessions and performance calibration sessions for client groups.
•Attract, develop and drive retention of employees across Nestle Professional. Leverage talent acquisition support and processes to retruit internally and to develop targeted external recruiting efforts for critical competencies.
•Develop client and organizational specific retention strategies, development efforts, and knowledge transfer processes as needed. Lead and champion compliance with workforce diversity and Affirmative Action plan compliance requirements.
•Manage compensation plan for the group(s) in conjunction with corporate compensation philosophy and groups functional pay norms. Oversee position-planning system to include accurate job descriptions, job analysis, accountabilities and task analysis. Manage wage and salary administration, including base salary, incentive plans and other non-cash programs based on Company guidelines.
•Coach, influence and provide guidance to business partners to determine optimal organizational design, development and performance management plans, to manage employee relations issues and other policy issues while ensuring compliance with relevant and current HR legal standards including FMLA, ADA, and EEO.
•Ensure compliance with all Federal, State, and local regulations and Nestlé standards.
•Drive high performance culture by providing guidance, direction and leadership on all human resource activities.
•Assess, develop and facilitate training sessions on HR topics such as TPMS, new hire onboarding, Employee Development, Diversity and Inclusion, and other compliance and legally required trainings as needed. Participate in college and professional recruiting, as needed.
•Assist with the maintenance and accuracy of HR data, including including processing SAP data, such as Employee Action Forms and maintenance and upgrading of systems and training and related activities
Reports to Vice President of Human Resources. Must work independently and exercise excellent independent judgment with minimum supervision
May or may not have direct reports. Will provide oversite and direction to HR Team on work and HR lifecycle processes. Provide ongoing counsel to various employees and managers regarding appropriate Company practices and policies.
Communicate Company strategy, policy and practices. Minimize legal risk exposures.
REQUIREMENTS, MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL, AND EXPERIENCE:
•A Bachelor’s (BA or BS) in Human Resource Management or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
•Minimum of 5 years experience in Human Resources/Employee Relations. Human Resource experience must include operational experience and change leadership/cultural development focus.
•Demonstrated experience partnering with clients to solve business/operational issues through the application of progressive people systems practices.
•Knowledge of basic HR law required. Knowledge of HR applications preferred.
•Ability to gain trust and buy-in with all levels of employees.
•PHR or SPHR a plus.
•Must be able to build relationships, trust, and communicate at multiple levels of the organization.
•Proven organization skills and ability to successfully manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment.
•Ability to work in a collaborative, matrixed team environment.
•Ability to creatively problem solve.
•Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills
•Excellent communication (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills
•Ability to prioritize workload and self-manage projects, handle multiple tasks and meet strict deadlines
•Understanding of continuous improvement programs and team environments.
•Strong grasp of Federal & State Employment Laws.
•Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and prefer SAP HR knowledge
The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.