Global HR Operations Specialist

London, UK

Main Purpose: 

Upfield is an established business with a start-up mentality that has a huge ambition to create a “Better Plant-Based Future,” which informs everything we do, from product development to environmental performance.  Our people are key to making Upfield a success and we are looking for people with ambitions to match ours. People who love what they do, thrive on responsibility and are looking for career-defining opportunities. 

If you love a challenge and thrive with change, this role is an exciting opportunity to make a meaningful impact in a growing transitional business where you will have real ownership and responsibility.   

Reporting to the Head of Global Reward & HRIS, the role will support the HR Services and Global Reward team on all process, documentation and all data related activities. This role will work collaboratively with the global HR team and HR colleagues in the markets to help ensure we have seamless, standardized, fit for purpose processes, policies and documentation, that is supported by our HR data (which is at the core of everything we do).  

This role will also provide day to day support for the Head of Global Reward & HRIS and People Data & Insights Manager to support with reward, data quality, reporting, data analysis, stakeholder management and HR admin. 

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.  

Key Responsibilities    

  • Supporting all HR business processes & services across Reward, People & Analytics and HR data 
  • Analyzing HR Data and identifying issues based on criteria provided 
  • Working with our local HR Teams and Global HR Team to identify and resolve data and process issues 
  • Completing data analysis and reports to support operational delivery and maintain data quality 
  • Supporting on full hire to retire processes, including standardization and digitalization 
  • Creating and/or updating training and communication materials and managing and maintaining documentation  
  • Troubleshooting data and system issues within HR processes, and/or HR administration 
  • Participating in project work, documenting and delivering changes whilst always ensuring data integrity and best practice is followed within the team.  
  • Maintaining policies, guides, and process documentation  
  • Providing support on year end HR processes, engagement surveys, gender reporting, ESG data collection 
  • Supporting on changes to the people cost report and producing average annual people cost data 
  • Supporting on additional continuous improvement activities or any other duties as required 


  • Understanding of core HR transactional processes (experience in a global corporate environment supporting wide scope of HR processes preferable) 
  • Ability to analyze large amounts of complex information and communicate findings clearly and effectively 
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office 
  • Good Excel skills, e.g. Ability to create Pivot tables and use formula to manage data 
  • Thrives in a fast-paced changing environment, able to work fast, iterate, and adapt 
  • Flexible approach to managing workloads in an ever-changing environment 
  • High level of loyalty, integrity and trust 
  • Collaborative, empathetic, and a team player 
  • Customer service focus – always going the extra step to ensure satisfaction 
  • Able to build relationships fast  
  • Driven, results oriented, can do 
  • Desire to learn and try and fail 
  • Completer-finisher – never leaves tasks incomplete, and ensures processes are followed to their conclusion 
  • Strong attention to detail, with a willingness to get into detail and understand how it fits into the broader picture  
  • Quick learner who is good with IT systems and can use existing solutions as well as problem solving to improve processes and operations 
  • Capable communicator able to engage with internal customers and team members 
  • Familiarity with HRIS systems (Success Factors preferable) 
  • Experience of working on global projects / in a global team preferable 

How to apply!

Please apply below, or if you have additional questions just send me a WhatsApp message using (+31 611922716). I understand your resume might not be up to date, just send me what you have.

Bakr Haltout Rhouni, Talent Acquisition Specialist

If you want to make an impact where it matters apply now!

About Upfield

We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers, and the planet.

We have the hybrid working model and we are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.

We’ve got iconic brands like Rama, Country Crock, Blue Band and Flora that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners, and our world.

We have big ambitions to grow this business and we want to attract the right people – those that love what they do, thrive on responsibility and are looking for career defining opportunities.