Cargill Spécialiste relations sociales - relations individuelles - H/F in Nantes, France

Spécialiste relations sociales - relations individuelles - H/F

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Position Purpose & Summary

As a member of the HR Solutions FRANCE team, the HR Industrial Relations/Employee Relations Specialist will be accountable for the delivery of Industrial Relations/Employee Relations HR services such as actively meeting HR compliance processes and procedures. Provides subject matter expertise and robust management of planning processes in relation to Industrial Relations/Employee Relations. Partners with other ER specialists, Audit and law to create and deploy a process that increase the knowledge and skills of HR professionals while meeting government requirements.

Additionally, this role will be responsible for helping coordinate and deliver strategy across other markets in the region. This includes the responsibilities of: developing and implementing strategy, coordinating and determining delivery for activities, communicating with and training stakeholders, and leading through peers within the relevant regional markets.

Principal Accountabilities

50% Business Leader :

  • Lead the Industrial Relations/Employee Relations market HR Solution stream to provide relevant and effective consulting services to businesses and ensure valuable solutions for the complexity of businesses.

  • Facilitate the coordinated deployment of Industrial Relations/Employee Relations services, including any regional specific strategy requirements.

  • Leverage and enforce processes and technologies to support delivery of services

  • Work in close partnership with shared services (CBS) to deliver recurring end-to-end services and processes

  • Develop and maintain key internal/external relationships, which may include: business leaders, hiring managers, business/function human resource professionals, industry contacts, employees

  • Ensure the desired business results are prioritized and the organization capabilities are operationalized (HR integrator).

  • Provide thought leadership in recommending solutions that build on business and functional strategic drivers

  • Articulate market-specific requirements and resources to effectively help regional market leads to understand and address challenges and priorities

  • Responsibility (as required) to represent the market consultative body (such as the European Works Council).

  • Be responsible for local budgets, HR solution effectiveness metrics, and local SLAs (costs and ROIs of solutions delivered)

  • Work with GHRS Regional Leadership to support the development of the strategy for the effective delivery and coordination of Employee Experience activities for the region.

  • Interface with GHRS regional leadership, COEs, demand management and global enterprise/function teams for effective resource planning and stakeholder feedback.

15% Talent Leader

  • Develop and sustain valuable HR solution consultative and coaching skills, and overall effectiveness of the country teams.

  • Effectively lead teams to high performance and build world class talent

  • Connect and collaborate by engaging others across the organization to achieve results

  • Coordinate team of HR professionals in related field across the market to effectively deploy Employee Experience services

10% Change Leader

  • Manage the implementation and provide leadership after implementation.

  • Represent in prioritization activities and escalations in the broader domain services area

  • Provide feedback into services priorities to ensure adoption

  • Continue to participate in CBS Migration activities, shared service consolidation and MADJV initiatives

  • Promote the use and implementation of tools/technologies within to gain efficiency in delivering HR Solutions.

15%Culture Steward

  • Establish the Industrial Relations/Employee Relations with a strong client focus, an environment of collaboration and enablement, effective and successful performance, and continuous improvement

  • Champion a strong continuous improvement culture to ensure deployment of scalable, simplified and standardized processes

  • Establish a culture of accountability and measurement

  • Express, model and reinforce a process-honoring culture

10% Value Leader

  • Ensure service delivery is compliant with laws, regulations, and corporate policies.

  • Ensure application of standard policies

  • Responsible for vendor management of Industrial Relations/Employee Relations service providers. This may include selection, defining scope, metrics and/or performance

  • Provide input into the appropriate blend of internally sourced service delivery versus vendor sourced delivery

  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and standardization on processes currently managed by country and/or regionally

  • Ensure consistent adherence to all legal and regulatory requirements. This may involve working with legal resources and/or external consultants to interpret and implement complex/ambiguous policies



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience

  • 5 years of experience in operations and/or human resources

  • Experience in Industrial Relations/Employee Relations related market

  • Experience anticipating issues, problem solving and implementing solutions, including referring critical issues to the appropriate level of management, and improving efficiency, quality, cost and productivity

  • Previous experience leading team(s)

  • Experience positively influencing and collaborating while engaging the full scope of their teams

  • Demonstrated strong business acumen. Knowledge of multiple businesses, functions, and processes as well as solid knowledge of business and functional issues, and proven track record to positively impact business results.

  • Strong leadership, stakeholder management and communication skills - ability to thrive as part of a local market team

  • Demonstrated understanding of evolving HR landscape and demonstrated capability of leading organizational change efforts

  • Capability to innovate and integrate HR practice around critical business issues, and align people, process and structure to support these innovations

  • Competence in connecting people to each other and the business strategy, leveraging technology and processes where appropriate.


  • Post-graduate degree in applicable field

  • Previous leadership experience in Industrial Relations/Employee Relations related market service areas

  • 5 years of experience with people management, leading geographically dispersed teams

  • Demonstrated ability to manage and implement HR processes and client focused solutions.

  • Experience in a shared services organization

  • Project management experience

  • Experience in the area of Industrial Relations/Industrial Relations/Employee Relations in the market and understanding of applicable legislation and complexity

  • Consultative skills

  • Strong drive for results with results/outcome focus

  • Proven record of implementation and optimization of processes and metrics

Job Human Resources

Primary Location France-Pays de la Loire-Nantes

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: NAN01037