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HR Business Partner - Supply Chain

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Human Resources
Colombo, Western Province
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HR Business Partner – Supply Chain

Function: Human Resources

Would you like to work in a place where you can bring your purpose to life through the work that you do? You can create a better business and better world by working on brands that are loved and improve the lives of millions while you learn from brilliant business leaders!

We have an opportunity for HR Business Partner – Supply Chain, see more information below.

But first, an important message.

Diversity is one of our most relevant pillars in people management and our main objective is to develop an internal environment open to the multiplicity of world views, through inclusion without stereotypes. This allows us to value the best professionals, bringing together different profiles and operating styles, and to face with greater propriety the current and future challenges of the company.

At Unilever, more than 50% of leadership positions are held by women. And we want more diversity in our company. In this way, we consider all candidates for our vacancies, regardless of disability, race, color, religion, gender and gender identity, nationality, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, or any other diversity.

Is this position made for you?

You are responsible to deliver HR support to the business and ensure HR delivery is in fully alignment to business goals in your area of business and function. You will report to the Head of Employee Relations & Senior HR Business Partner - Supply Chain & R&D.

How would you create a better world?

  • Support managers and teams in business delivery through enhancing their capability to deliver Strategy into Action (SIA) components.

  • Create a high-performance culture by implementing team and organization design solutions, providing measurable performance indicators and improvement plans.

  • Obtain talent principles set by talent team and execute end to end talent development process for respective team.

  • Bring HR insight to bear on all people related issues (people, capabilities, organization, leadership and culture).

  • Ensure and facilitate HR service delivery to the business to ensure quality and timeliness of service provision.

  • Provide input into the talent strategy for the business by developing insight and analysis of people related business issues and opportunities (by activating global solutions, e.g. Talent Management tools/ processes and diversity metrics, etc).

  • Implement and coordinate change initiatives to support enhanced organizational effectiveness within the business.

  • Work with HR colleagues from expertise teams to deliver HR interventions within the business.

  • Collect human resources/ organization effectiveness metrics and measurement for the business across entire HR lifecycle.

  • Monitor and address legal compliance issues to by ensure that the organization complies with local and national laws (for e.g. recruitment, diversity, data protection, employee contracts).

  • Handle training and development requirements for relevant talent in the team.

  • Succession planning for respective department.  

  • Has financial and budgetary responsibility for HR in his/her geography/function. This will vary depending on the role.

Your key stakeholders are,

  • Human Resources Director

  • Functional Director/ Functional Leadership Team

  • Human Resource Leadership Team

  • HR Services Team

  • Partnering functional teams

What’s important for you to have in this position?
Candidate should:

  • Be a graduate or possess an equivalent professional qualification.

  • Have 5-7 years of experience in Human Resources in a similar capacity (HR Business Partnering).

  • Have a thorough understanding on areas such as talent management, learning and development and compensation and benefits.

  • Be self-driven, accountable to deliver results, passionate for high performance with excellent stakeholder management skills.

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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