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Global HR Project Manager 6 Month FTC

Global HR Project Manager 6 Month FTC

Victoria, London

Do you know your Kale from your Quinoa or the difference between a Flexitarian to a Regenerative Grazer? We are looking for top talent for an exciting new movement within the Food Industry.

About Upfield!

Upfield is a global leader in plant-based nutrition with a great history and a portfolio of iconic brands that people have used and trusted for generations. This includes Flora, Rama, Becel, Blue Band, Country Crock, I Can’t Believe it’s not Butter and ProActiv.

We are a global food company with 6 business units operating in 95 markets. We have the mind-set of a start-up. This makes us fast, agile, entrepreneurial, cost conscious and accountable for our products – from seed to serving at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.

We take quality seriously and around the world we taste products every 30 seconds. We take our consumers seriously and more than 150 people will taste test each of our new innovations before they hit the shelves.

Main Purpose

This role will lead and support on a number of critical HR projects across Talent, Performance, Learning, Organisation and Culture.  It is an interim position with the potential to transition to a permanent role in the future.

Key Accountabilities:

Sales growth and OD/OE project

  • Organisation design and efficiency review to ensure our Sales function is working optimally to drive growth
  • Capability building interventions to upskill where it matters
  • Implementation of Sales recruitment hiring process
  • Utilisation of people analytics to drive improved performance

 Culture and Engagement

  • As part of our overall plan to drive our culture and embed our values of Performance, Care and Passion, turning our employer brand into an employee value proposition for existing Upfield people, and defining how we leverage this to drive engagement

Support the design and implementation of a company-wide Learning plan

  • Identify and implement appropriate Learning platform

OD/OE review using people analytics to uncover opportunities for Upfield to operate more effectively

Skills and Experience

  • Depth of experience in the organisation/learning area of expertise, either in-house or a consultancy background
  • Project management expertise
  • People analytics experience is desirable
  • Ability to network internally and externally in order to understand trends, themes, issues to be addressed and best practice
  • Natural ability to work with external partners and create long lasting partnership relationships with them
  • Thrives in a fast paced uncertain environment, able to work fast, iterate, and adapt
  • High level of loyalty, integrity and trust
  • Collaborative, empathetic, and a team player
  • Able to build relationships fast and get the best out of others
  • Driven, results oriented, can do
  • Desire to learn and try and fail
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Creative; idea generator

Your Personal Power!

At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.

Mission Statement  

At Upfield our purpose is clear……Making people healthier and happier with great-tasting, healthy and natural plant-based products which are good for our planet!

If you are an entrepreneur at heart and have a passion for winning, a strong understanding of the FMCG business, ad would like to join us, apply and speak to one of our Talent Partners!