The primary responsibilities of this role, North America Vegetable Seeds Product Supply – Human Resource Business Partner, are to: 

  • Provide strategic leadership and coordination for all Human Resource activities across the site;
  • Ensure Human Resource Site responsibility for all Human Resource activities in the Oxnard Production Site Member of VS PS North America LT and VS/ES Human Resources LT;
  • Serve as a strategic consultant to assigned client groups on a broad range of organizational issues of critical importance to the business;
  • Anticipate business needs and provide realistic solutions aligned with business objectives;
  • Gain a clear understanding of current and future business strategies in order to influence the Global Vegetable Seeds People Strategy and implement an effective North American people plan;
  • Apply Human Resource knowledge and skills to effectively drive business practices and resolve people issues;
  • Provide ongoing coaching and consultation to people managers;
  • Assist and provide counsel to employees and people managers in resolving complex or sensitive Human Resource problems, including disciplinary counseling, legal issues and terminations;
  • Demonstrate active leadership during organizational change efforts;
  • Develop effective coaching relationships with key business leaders;
  • Foster accountability for employee development and performance by ensuring training/goal – setting and recognition plans/programs are in place;
  • Ensure effective leadership and operational excellence of all Human Resource processes including performance reviews, incentive planning and talent reviews/succession planning;
  • Partner with appropriate HR specialist teams to deliver HR excellence.

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:
Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field;
  • At least nine years of progressive Human Resources experience or at least five years of experience with an advanced degree;
  • Functional knowledge of HR practices, policies and programs;
  • Experience coaching and providing leadership development across multiple levels;
  • Confidence in autonomous decision making;
  • Proven to manage complex employee relations issues and to apply HR knowledge to resolve complex business challenges;
  • In-depth knowledge of HR processes, programs, policies and systems;
  • Experienced in multi-disciplinary project and corresponding change management;
  • Experience working in volatile, unclear, complex, ambiguous and multicultural environments.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.B.A. or Master”s degree in Human Resources, Organization Psychology or related field;
  • Previous Human Resource Generalist experience;
  • Experience with California labor law .
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