Senior HR Business Partner
Rabo AgriFinance LLC ("RAF") is a leading financial services provider for agricultural producers across North America. Solely focused on agriculture, RAF is part Rabobank, a global financial services leader offering wholesale, rural and retail banking services in more than 40 countries worldwide and one of the world’s largest banks, with over $650 billion in assets. Founded by Dutch farmers over a century ago, Rabobank remains true to our core mission: to create value for our customers, our employees, and the local communities where we do business. With over 40 offices across the U.S., RAF provides clients with knowledgeable local teams and exclusive access to global market research in a variety of sectors, including grains and oilseeds, protein and specialty crops
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Create and maintain partnerships with members of the North America Executive Team to drive HR strategy and strategic initiatives within their business/function. Is able to embed themselves as not only the HR SME around the management table, but a key business leader driving overall business success.
Utilizing strong business acumen, provides guidance to solve business problems with an ability to provide creative solutions to meet the needs of the organization.
Advisor on forward-looking business planning, including workforce planning, talent and succession planning, L&D and organizational design.
Challenges the leader’s way of thinking and/or decisions; is an executive coach to the leader and his/her team and builds leadership capability. Help improve productivity and employee engagement.
Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with HR COEs to develop solutions, programs and policies.
Utilizing an understanding of employment law, leads employee relations investigations, provides guidance on performance management issues and mitigates risk.
Is a member of the North America HR Leadership Team and partners closely with HR COE partners in Compensation & Benefits, Learning & Development and Talent Management.
Act as a change agent to help drive transformation of the HR function in North America. Participate in projects as needed.
Builds strong relationships within region and globally with HR partners in The Netherlands and other regions globally.
Culture & Values:
Connects to and lives our overarching mission of “Growing A Better World, Together”
Values diversity and inclusion and helps drive our strategy forward
Challenges the status quo and seeks opportunity for continuous improvement
Is a leader and a culture carrier for the organization
Be socially responsible and engaged in community efforts
Mitigate risk associate with employee relations issues
Help us be a rock solid bank by completing all mandatory training within a timely basis
Actively identify incidents outside of established policies & procedures and report through available channels
10+ years HR experience with 3-5 years in an HRBP/HR Advisor role working with Senior/Executive Leaders
Bachelor’s degree required; MBA or Masters preferred
Experience in Financial Services preferred
Knowledge in all HR disciplines including compensation, recruiting, talent, employee relations, etc.
Knowledge of California employment law
Strong business and financial acumen
Strong analytic skills
Exceptional relationship building skills and ability to interact comfortably with executive management
Thrives in a high expectation, face-paced environment
Able to manage multiple competing priorities
Able to attract and assess talent
Comfortable working in a complex, global organization
Role requires 20%-25% travel
With healthcare and insurance costs on the rise, Rabo AgriFinance employees enjoy a first-class benefits package, featuring a selection of medical coverage and investment options to meet your personal needs. Our benefits program includes:
Health care spending account
Dependent care spending account
Basic life insurance plus AD&D insurance
Optional life insurance
Health and wellness seminars
Rabo provides equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, genetic information, medical condition, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, military service or veteran status, victims of domestic violence, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Rabo also prohibits harassment of any individuals on any of the bases listed above.
Consistent with this policy, Rabo embraces diversity and welcomes employees and applicants of all backgrounds. Our goal is to create an environment that is inclusive, drawing upon the strengths of the diversity of our workforce to exceed the expectations of our clients and customers.