Global Talent and Succession Manager - #5520642

COFCO International North America

Data: 23/06/2022
Cidade: Porto, Porto
Tipo de contrato: Tempo total
COFCO International North America

COFCO International is a global agri-business with a clear vision, strong values and a positive culture, focused on being a leader in the global grains, oilseeds and sugar supply chains. We provide the food the world needs in a responsible way. Headquartered is Geneva, Switzerland, we are ambitious, with the right structures and culture to meet the world's increasing and changing needs. With 11,000+ people in 35 countries, our global portfolio includes assets across the Americas, Europe, Africa, Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. We trade with over 50 nations, while providing farmers unique direct access to the growing Chinese market.

Position Overview:
We are looking for a highly motivated international HR professional to join our growing team to take responsibilities for COFCO International's global talent management and succession planning process. We are searching for someone with the ability to think strategically, create insights from data and operate across multiple cultures. The role holder will need experience in facilitating developmental conversations across a range of seniority.


  • Ownership of the global talent management process in accordance with the company's policy and to ensure visibility of the organisations talent pools and people development needs.
  • Management of the annual organisational talent review activities, including preparations, administration and facilitation of Talent review meetings.
  • Actively engage and provide guidance to regional HR Business Partners on the priorities, process and timelines to ensure quality and consistency across the regions.
  • Responsible for capturing and maintaining accurate people date within the HRIS talent module.
  • Provide reporting and analytics of the Talent data to feed into the talent development initiatives and learning agenda.
  • Responsible for the organisation's succession plan, driving the annual planning process and embedding new succession practices across the organisation.

Partner with the Talent Acquisition teams (corporate/regional) to identify global succession trends and external succession opportunities with a focus on key positions.

  • Co-develop and implement organisational Individual Development Plans.
  • Identify and drive dedicated talent retention programs and initiatives in collaboration with the global HR community.
  • Co-design generic career path plan structure for businesses and functions, encompassing job evaluation process and integrating banding and title conventions.
  • Partner with the Leadership Development & Training team to define and evolve the company values used for the various HR processes.


  • Passionate about developing people.
  • Strong track record of professional integrity.
  • Initiative, and demonstrated ability to achieve goals independently, including analyzing situations and establishing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze competencies and identify High Potentials.
  • University degree.
  • Minimum 10 years' experience working in Human Resources, ideally in an operational HR role.
  • Very good communication skills (written and verbal), including internal and cross functional cooperation.
  • Culturally open-minded and able to perform in a highly diverse company environment.
  • Excellent English in listening, reading, speaking, and writing; additional languages are a plus, in particular Chinese (Mandarin) and Portuguese.
  • Internationally mobile within a horizon of 3-5 years, to develop further into a senior HR Business Partner role overseas.

We kindly ask you to send your application in English

COFCO International is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

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