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Human Resources Business Partner â?? Syngenta Seeds

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Job Title: Human Resources Business Partner â?? Syngenta Seeds
Location: Gilroy, CA, West United States, USA
Company: Syngenta
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology
Career Type: Human Resources
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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About Syngenta


Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.


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We invite you to help us shape the future of agriculture. At Syngenta, we believe every employee has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. To support that challenge, we are currently seeking a Human Resources Business Partner for our North America Vegetables and Flowers group in Gilroy, CA.


You will help shape the future of agriculture by:

    The role is a member of the NA Flowers Leadership Teams and plays a significant role as an HR leader, acting as role model and ambassador for HR within the business. The role may also be assigned as the HR Business Partner for a section of the NA organization within the Vegetable Seeds business It has also an important influence in the HR Community as HR Business partner, sharing practices, bringing up the voice of the business and employees for internal continuous improvement and employee experience. The role will understand the business and environment that the NA Flowers and some Veg groups are facing. It supports the leadership teams to develop and deliver the respective people and leadership agendas that will ensure effective profitable growth and employee engagement. The incumbent will drive local initiatives for any organization restructure & change, and the development of talent, fuelling the talent pipeline and driving the D&I agenda The HRBP will be responsible for key projects in each of the business client groups but also for the enhancement of the Seeds HR Community. Will lead the relevant HR work streams for planning and delivery of key projects to achieve defined objectives by ensuring delivery on time, at high quality, within the parameters of the budget and by meeting business needs. Main target will be to contribute to build a world-class Veg &Flowers Seeds organization and which is set up in a sustainable way for future requirements in a competitive manner.


    Contribute to set and implement the strategic people agenda for the client groups embedded in the context of the NA Veg& Flowers Seeds BU using broad knowledge of the business, leadership and culture Create and drive the short-, mid- and longterm actions to bring the strategic people agenda to life, support change acitvities and organization design Drive for strategic and operational retention management and help with the branding of the BU and Seeds businesses Coach and challenge leaders to develop individual leadership and organizational capability and resources required to enable delivery of their business strategy Contribute to a regional network of HR BPs working in the relevant business/function in order to share plans, steer delivery of HR projects and Functional agendas and deliver a coherent and joined up HR support Work closely and creatively with the CoEs to design, develop and implement HR projects and programs to deliver the business/function strategy, as well as supporting the CoEs in design of practical and business relevant HR processes In collaboration with local HR, ensure delivery of operational support to the leaders as appropriate e.g. internal and external recruitment, internal moves, performance management challenges, providing advice on leading and supporting their direct reports etc. Build effective employee partnerships and consultation processes with representative bodies and unions, and contribute to regional consultation processes as required Responsibility for the HR Business team’s statutory/regulatory duties within the geography ensuring there is appropriate focus and governance in place to monitor and manage compliance


    Bachelors Degree and Broad HR experience as HR Business Partner 5+ years Experience in an international company with structured HR policies & processes and in a complex/matrix organization Strong influencing, coaching and communication skills Bilingual English/Spanish desired Travel requirements domestically up to 20% Must be authorized to work for Syngenta in the United States without work authorization sponsorship

What We Offer:

    Full Benefit Package Medical, Dental & Vision that starts the same day you do 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year


Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.


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Job Post Date: 07/27/21
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