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Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. The Company achieved sales of CHF 5.1 billion in 2017. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 100 locations, the company has more than 11,100 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

HR Manager

Join us and celebrate the beauty of human experience. Create for happier, healthier lives, with love for nature. Together, with creativity and imagination, 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 16,800 employees around the world to explore ideas and ambitions with. 
We began serving the Japanese market in the 1920's and since establishing a local presence in 1970 have been expanding direct operations for over 50 years. We built our success with high-quality products, high ethical standards, and humility. From one of our innovative locations across the country, every day, your passion, your expertise, and your commitment to excellence 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. 

HR Manager- Your future position?
In this role, you will be responsible to deliver and implement the local HR strategy in order to fulfill specific demands of a site, geographical area, or function, according to HR strategy and corporate guidelines and act as an HR Business Partner for a local business function.

 

If you are looking for a role where immediate impact is possible and you are prepared to assist us in all facets of driving a great employee experience through our business partnering efforts, this could be your next career move. You will get a great opportunity to work in a very diverse and dynamic well-established setup within Givaudan.  

 

You will report to the Director of Human Resources and General Services, and your main responsibilities include: 

Strategy Implementation

  • Support the development and implementation of human resource strategies and programs associated with accomplishing business objectives.
  • 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
  • Identify trends/issues that require resolution and involve appropriate resources.
  • Support organizational effectiveness function through team building and goal/role clarification.
  • Participate in people management activities for defined scope including involvement in performance management and compensation review annual processes. Participate in the talent acquisition process, ensuring 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 inquiries. 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-added 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, organizational decisions and career development. Provide interpretation and guidance on human resources policies and employment law.
  • Manage complex Employee Relation issues and ensures key HR business processes are implemented effectively (e.g. performance management, annual pay/bonus reviews, learning and development, talent planning, 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 organizational compliance with employment law and implementation of new legal requirements
  • Ensure organizational compliance on matters of occupational health; in collaboration with the occupational health department and local management team provide support on employees medical issues/restrictions
  • Inform and advise managers and staff about relevant legislation, employee relations policies, and practices.
  • Lead meetings and negotiations with unions and councils.

People Management

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

 

You?
Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who needs a new challenge and brings excellent contributions to the company? Then come and join us - and impact your world.
 
Your professional profile includes:

  • 4-6 years experience in HR, preferably with international organizations.
  • Experience supporting employee relations/ people management activities.
  • Experience working with mid-level managers.
  • University degree in Human Resources or related field.
  • Fluent in English and Japanese 
  • Computer literacy.
  • Analytical Skills.
  • Project Manager Skills.
  • Knowledge of HR legal matters.
  • Change management.
  • Deliberate business understanding and commercial sense.
  • Team Leadership skills are an added advantage.
     

Our Benefits

  • Attractive package with benefits
  • Excellent opportunities for progressive learning and development
  • A creative team environment that will inspire you

 

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.



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.
Join us and Impact Your 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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