Nutreco is looking for a

Global Talent Director

  • when Amersfoort
  • salary € 135.000 
Global Talent Director, this is your challenge

Feeding the Future. This is the purpose of Nutreco, a global leader in animal nutrition through their Trouw Nutrition division, in aquafeed through their Skretting division and a venture division with multiple start-ups. With over 100 years of experience, their solutions go beyond nutrition. They provide best-in-class advice and technology to help their customers provide enough food for a growing population in a way that ensures sustainabillity, quality and innovation. Their strategy sets out renewed and measurable targets, including an overall reduction of the company’s carbon footprint. The strategy also sets out broader corporate citizenship goals, including moving the dial on diversity by ensuring a quarter of its leadership positions are held by women. 

The company is a subsidiary of SHV Holdings N.V., a family-owned multinational. As the former Global Talent Director got promoted to SHV, Nutreco is looking for a new Global Talent Director. Are you driven on a personal level by sustainability? Do you have a professional track record in getting the right people with the right capability and skills in the right place at the right time within a complex global company? And do you believe Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development and Diversity & Inclusion are inextricably linked to Talent Management? If yes, then apply for this challenging position with global impact and influence!

as Global Talent Director you have the following responsibilities:
  • Lead the Center of Expertise on Talent that incorporates the central functions on Talent Acquisition (TA), Learning & Development (L&D), Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) and Talent Management (TM);
  • provide purpose and direction. Develop, initiate and maintain effective programs for employee development, diversity & inclusion and succession planning;
  • maintain close contact with talents, act as their go to person and scout for talents in the field; 
  • TM: provide professional expertise, manage and support the design, development and implementation of the talent review process that is required to achieve business goals and results in the creation of an internal bench of top talent. Collect, analyze and organize data gathered to inform targeted leadership development (e.g., succession planning). Participate in all relevant talent meetings at SHV level;
  • TA: develop effective sourcing and recruitment strategies (including branding). Develop effective relationships within the organization and the hiring community to have influence and impact on the recruiting process and hiring. Develop and implement creative and innovative sourcing strategies and techniques to build a pipeline of qualified candidates;
  • D&I: create and maintain an environment of equal employment opportunity, diversity and competitive advantage in support of the company's diversity and inclusion strategic plan;
  • L&D: build and maintain an excellent learning offering for their workforce that supports the further development of their strategic capabilities. Ensure a relevant and effective learning environment that offers attractive learning paths for all of their global capabilities.

As Global Talent Director you report to the CHRO and you act on request as his substitute during absence. The Global Talent Director is an active and key participant in the Nutreco HR Leadership Team.

you will take up the challenge at Nutreco

Nutreco employs approximately 12.000 dedicated employees across 40 countries. Their Headquarter is located in Amersfoort, the Netherlands. Since 2015 they are part of SHV Holding and got delisted from the stock exchange. In recent years, the organization has gone through a transition. From a listed organization with short-term goals to a people orientated business with long-term goals. The HR department has made the transition to the Ulrich model.  

The HR department amounts to 180 employees and is composed of different CoE's, an HR SSC, corporate and functional HR Business Partners. As Global Talent Director you will lead the CoE Talent Management, currently consisting of 2 Corporate Talent Managers, a Global L&D Manager and Recruitment/Talent resourcing managers (in progress). Nutreco has different sizes of businesses (on opco and cluster level) and different levels of maturity in the focus areas.

Your direct peers will be the Divisional HR Director Trouw, Divisional HR Director Skretting, Global C&B Director, Global HR Operations Director, Business Transformation & Change Director. Furthermore, your main internal stakeholders will be the CEO and other board members, Corporate Communications Director, HR Cluster Directors and HRBP’s. Externally your stakeholders will be SHV Global Talent Director and their team, other SHV Group Talent Directors, executive search firms and recruitment outsourcing partners. 

Your team player mentality, sense of ownership, accountability and being approachable have a great added value to this environment. Additionally you should be able to communicate smartly and create long-term structures and relationships, while building the talent organization of today. 

Surely you would like to know how it is to work at Nutreco. This is the best way to describe it: ambitious, performance-oriented, innovative and competitive. English is the working language.

Your workplace is in Amersfoort, the Netherlands.

the job offers more than just a challenge:
  • Wide range of responsibilities in a global setting; 
  • not only managing Talent Management programmes but also building new structures and programmes within TA, L&D and D&I;
  • substitute of the CHRO, being his eyes and ears;
  • potential successor for any CHRO position within SHV Holding;
  • an attractive renumeration package including a performance bonus plan;
  • company car.
this is what you will bring to the job of Global Talent Director:
  • Degree in HR, business, legal or other related areas, MBA or other additional professional credential is a plus;
  • minimum 10 years of work experience within a multinational business environment, several industry experience and having lived and/or worked in different countries - therefore a track record of impacting globally;
  • deep functional and strategic experience within 2 or more of the areas of expertise (TM/TA/L&D/D&I);
  • profound project experience / change management experience 
    involving multiple functions and multiple countries;
  • people management experience (direct reports > 5 fte);
  • experience with Workday is considered to be an asset;
  • fluent in English;
  • strategic mindset as well as hands on decisive handling, capability to switch quickly and knowledge of how to build common ground;
  • track record of being amongst senior stake- and shareholders (C-level).
You wish to apply?

If your profile matches the job description, then we welcome your CV along with a short motivation letter. You can upload this via the website. Within 5 working days you will receive an initial reaction. An assessment is part of the selection process.

Any questions?

Our colleagues Nienke Sinnaeve (+31 646811233) and Nuray Dogan (+31 651438852)  will take the time to answer them.

As a learning organization we are always curious about your feedback. If you have any feedback regarding this vacancy or for Rvdb as an organization, we would like to hear it. Diversity and Inclusion are also important matters to us, therefore tips and tops are very welcome!


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