Human Resources Business Advisor

Our Organization: 

Rabo Diversified Services LLC ("RDS") is part of Rabobank, a global financial services leader providing wholesale, rural and retail banking services in more than 40 countries worldwide. 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. Rabobank today is one of the world’s largest banks with over $650 billion in assets. In North America, Rabobank is a premier financial institution providing services across the food and agriculture value chain. RDS’s support functions champion over 1,300 employees throughout Rabo AgriFinance and Rabobank North America Wholesale, companion Rabobank subsidiaries.  

Job Overview: 

As a hands-on position, the HR Business Advisor operates as providing counsel and coaching, consulting with the leaders to provide customized, practical HR and talent solutions to address challenges across a range of HR functions including , employee relations, performance improvement plans, immigration, engagement and culture. The HR Business Advisor is responsible for adding value to the business through broad spectrum HR knowledge and demonstrating a functional expertise and business acumen. The HR Business Advisor is responsible for executing our strategic people initiatives, providing exceptional internal customer support and supporting HR functional excellence and process improvement.  The HR Business Advisor must operate as a strong team player, building and leveraging strong relationships and business expertise.  The role responds to questions posed by managers and/or employees and addresses the needs or concerns related to the employment experience.  The HR Business Advisorst will bring a different perspective, new insights and a sense of partnership to the relationship he/she will build with the management team and employees.

Manage the immigration process and global employee assignments through high-level administration and subject matter coaching to managers. 

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

  • Develop close working relationship with all employees, managers and Team Leaders and to gain an understanding of their business strategies and people requirements. 

  • Understand and support business goals and recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in business objectives, productivity and development of HR within North America Region.

  • Advises management of risks associated with current business practices and recommends improvements by providing expertise to management in employee relations, employee motivation and local, state and federal employment laws.

  • Supports, develops, creates and implements HR-related projects, programs and specific business area initiatives.

  • Provide high quality customer service and resource management.

  • Coach managers through daily employee relations challenges..

  • Ensures that Human Resources needs are met in a timely manner at all times. Responsible for providing the highest level of customer service and accessibility to field management and employees.

  • Maintains communication with departments on all Human Resources related issues. Reports recommendations and human resources strategy alternatives to Senior Managers.


  • Complete all mandatory training

  • Comply with code of conduct and Bank policies/ procedures

  • Actively identify incidents outside of established policies and procedures and report to management immediately

  • Must be familiar with and comply with laws, regulations and internal policies and procedures that are applicable to required job duties.

  • Understands and complies with all RAF and Rabobank anti-money laundering, compliance, and all other applicable laws.

Culture and Values

  • Actively and consistently demonstrate applicable Rabobank Culture initiatives and commitments.

Job Skills and Knowledge: 


  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.

  • Ability to calculate figures, amounts, and percentages.

  • Solid knowledge of employment law.

  • Knowledge of employee benefits programs to best interpret to new hires and existing employees.

  • Self-starter with attention to detail

  • Experience in handling sensitive, confidential information

  • Ability to raise issues proactively and in a timely manner.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources or related field.  Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in Human Resources ideally with experience in the financial serviced industry.

  • Computer proficiency with MS Word and Excel, Outlook and Internet required. Strong research, writing and communications skills are essential.  Must possess excellent human relations and communication skills and work effectively without direct supervision.  Effective time management and organizational skills required.

  • Exhibits high degree of professionalism and confidentiality in handling and having access to sensitive employee information.  This position requires the use of tact, discretion and good judgment. 

  • Experience managing areas including, Employee Relations, etc. Must exhibit ability to make administrative decisions.  Some travel required – up to 15%

We Offer: 

With healthcare and insurance costs on the rise, Rabo Diversified Services 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:  

  • Medical 

  • Dental 

  • Vision 

  • Health care spending account 

  • Dependent care spending account 

  • Basic life insurance plus AD&D insurance 

  • Optional life insurance 

  • Short-term disability 

  • Long-term disability 

  • 401(k) program 

  • Health and wellness seminars 

  • Tuition reimbursement  

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.

Human Resources Business Advisor

Type contract Fulltime
Vakgebied HR
Opleiding Bachelor
Locatie Chesterfield (Verenigde Staten)
Referentienummer JR_00056342
Publicatiedatum 15 december 2021

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