From farm to table, The Wonderful Company is a privately held $5 billion company committed to offering high-quality, healthy, and iconic brands such as Wonderful Pistachios, Wonderful Halos, FIJI Water, and POM Wonderful. We're looking to make the world a healthier place through an uncompromising commitment to the well-being of our employees and their families.
FIJI Water is a division of The Wonderful Company. It's more than just water. FIJI Water is known for its iconic square bottle and unique mineral profile. Since 1996, FIJI Water has embodied what it means to be Earth's Finest Water® and is sold in more than 90 countries. FIJI Water is committed to doing business responsibly and seeking opportunities to make a difference. This means investing in sustainability, the environment, and local communities to enable positive change.
Bottled at the source in Viti Levu, Earth’s Finest Water® invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Director, Human Resources. You will act as a trusted partner to the business delivering high quality service to business leaders, employees, and colleagues. This role will partner with the business to engage and retain high performing talent, participate with HR leadership in developing strategic direction for the department, identify and drive adoption of best-in-class HR practices, while continuously resolving employee needs at all levels.
This is an opportunity to build and nurture an inclusive environment, coach leaders through difficult situations and advocate for our employee experience, while keeping an eye towards the strategic vision of the HR function. You will have a passion for coaching and developing high performing teams and the ability to influence using objective data-driven recommendations with a consultative approach. This role is located in Yaqara and reports to the Associate Vice President, HR International.
Here’s what you’ll do:
- Lead HR programs and strategies in support of NWVL.
- Serve as a consultant to management on key organizational and management issues, while also being an employee champion.
- Provide guidance to managers and employees on human resources policies and procedures and legal (regulatory) compliance issues in an appropriate manner.
- Advise the business on talent needs.
- Manage the resolution of complex employee relations issues, leading / assisting in the investigation of employee complaints and partnering with legal counsel when needed. Advise and counsel management regarding appropriate disciplinary actions to create consistency and manage legal risk.
- Lead the annual GROW performance management process from goal setting through end of cycle and compensation planning. Champion evergreen sustainment activities to drive engagement and ensure managers and employees are engaging in on-going development conversations.
- Analyze turnover, transfers and exit interview data to proactively identify trends, and provide recommendations for improvement to the business.
- Consult with managers regarding market trends, job classifications, and application of compensation programs, policies, and guidelines.
- In conjunction with DE&I steering committee and other stakeholders, develop and integrate programs that promote diversity, equity and our culture of inclusion.
- Facilitate the development and execution of significantly enhanced talent management and retention strategies processes to build on current practices of attracting and retaining world-class talent.
Here’s what you’ll bring to the table:
- A minimum 10 years' Human Resources or applicable business experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
- A minimum 7 years' experience managing and developing a team of five or more employees
- A proven track record in organizations with a global reach and prior exposure to unionized working environments.
- Demonstrated business acumen, showcasing the ability to align people strategy seamlessly with overall business goals.
- An established ability to cultivate relationships and partnerships internally and externally at all organizational levels. Proficient in leadership, influencing skills, and adept at designing, implementing, and leading change management initiatives.
- The ability to provide senior management with insightful analytics (e.g., employee metrics, survey data) for informed business decisions and leadership guidance.
- Competency in investigating and resolving complex employee relations issues.
- A level of comfortability in achieving high impact in unstructured environments and thriving in ambiguous situations.
- Fluency in Fijian employment law with a commitment to staying current with trends.
- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
- Technological savvy, with an understanding of various HR platforms and their potential to enhance business and employee experiences.
- The ability to remain poised and composed in challenging situations.
- A 'play to win' mentality, acting boldly and nimbly in a fast-paced environment.
Successful applicants must have an excellent work ethic, be self-motivated with proven problem-solving capabilities, able to meet the fast-paced nature of business demands with a “can-do” attitude, committed to delivering outputs in a timely manner, a team player, reliable, and work with minimal supervision; supports organisational philanthropic, corporate, and environmental initiatives, and models Company’s core values: Do What’s Right; Work Together; Nourish and Develop; Adapt and Grow.
If you are a dynamic HR leader looking to make a significant impact in a global company, then apply now! All applications must be submitted online or emailed to email@example.com no later than Friday 9th February 2024. If you have any additional questions or inquiries regarding this position, please feel free to email Lianne or Sandra via Sandra.firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you! NWVL thanks all potential applicants and advises that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
NWVL is an Equal Opportunity Employer that provides opportunities for advancement. We are committed to creating a diverse workforce that embodies a deep culture of acceptance, equity, and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, age, or other protected categories outlined by local legislation.
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