Full Job Description
The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.
No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!
Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration
We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.
As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.
All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Job Function: 09 - HR
Department: 09 - 03 - HR Business Partner/Generalists/Labor Relations
Date Published: 22-Jul-2021
Job Type: Regular
Description & Requirements
As the Sr. Manager- HR – Sales- you will be responsible for bringing to life one of our most important Values at Kraft Heinz – “We Champion Great People.” In this role- you will drive all people related activities and programs for over 200 employees in our Sales organization. As a leader in the People Function- you will be responsible for leading efforts in talent development- people strategies- change management- organizational effectiveness- and driving a culture of ownership within the organization. This role will report to the Director of People & Performance – US Sales. In this role you will have the ability to quickly create impact- but you will also be empowered- and expected- to bring long-term- strategic thinking and challenge the status quo in order to unlock value for our people and our business.
Acts as a strategic coach & business partner to Vice Presidents- Directors- mid-level managers and employees.
Talent Development –
Manage the performance management initiatives- driving high expectations with assigned client groups.
Ensure teams are appropriately trained on the overall talent process as well as methodology changes in order to facilitate robust calibration sessions.
Coach leaders on effective development planning- quarterly appraisal cycles- and continuous feedback and coaching throughout the year.
Lead succession planning efforts for leadership positions and critical roles throughout the function
Staffing & Recruiting –
Engage with business leaders and hiring managers to drive staffing plans
Ensure hiring managers are properly trained on all talent acquisition processes and practices
Participate in interview and selection panels – the ability to assess talent- skill and knowledge gaps is key to hire for immediate and future needs
Workforce Planning –
Work with leaders to proactively manage the staffing- movement and development of talent
Facilitate the movement of talent within and across functions.
Employee Relations –
Work with leaders and employees to actively manage and resolve performance issues proactively- minimizing any risk
Lead investigations and partner with Ethics & Compliance as needed
DRIVING CULTURE TRANSFORMATION
Culture Transformation –
Credible partner in driving cultural initiatives such as Management By Objectives (MBOs)- Continuous Improvement and process mapping
Ensure Meritocracy happens at all levels of the organization
Diversity- Inclusion & Belonging –
Maximize DI&B efforts across the organization
Influence leaders to ensure DI&B is the foundation by which we live our values
Design Lean Organization and Simplification (structure- processes- systems)
Continually work with and challenge current org structures in order to drive continuous improvement and efficiencies
Budget Management – own all people compensation costs for the designated business units/functions- including salary- bonus and social charges
Lead annual budget process for the designated business unit/function
LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT
Partner with Learning & Development Academy leaders on all function initiatives- including any specific requirements for the specific function/BU
Drive employees participation in Ownerversity courses and in utilizing internal learning resources
Highly Ambitious- Intrinsically motivated- and always fighting to be the Best
HR Fundamentals –core knowledge of and ability to collaborate with all areas within HR such as talent acquisition- compensation- employee relations- benefits- L&D- etc.
Communication Skills – must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
Leadership Abilities – must be able to make difficult decisions and challenge leaders/managers/employees
Business Acumen – ability to understand business financials and how HR can impact
Influencing & Collaboration Skills – record of partnering at all levels in an organization to drive priorities
Change Management – success in leading change efforts in a matrix environment
Organizational Design/Organizational Effectiveness – ability to assess- design and recommend organization changes & simplification to structures
HR related experience in a process-driven environment
Proven ability and success in working in a matrixed organizational environment
5+ years of progressive Human Resource experience across diverse HR functions at large complex environments
Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred
SHRM Certified Processional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Processional (SHRM-SCP) certification preferred
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong business acumen- project management and technical proficiency in workplace technology and systems (e.g. Workday- Microsoft office- etc)
Influencing/aligning strategy around talent capability and behaviors
Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate them when appropriate
Track record of partnering at all levels in an organization to drive initiatives
Ability to assess- design and recommend organization changes
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity