Barry Callebaut is the heart and engine of the cocoa and chocolate industry. We are looking for Global Finance Learning Manager in Poland (PL) for Lodz Shared Service Center (PLSC).
Our broad range of products and services span all aspects from cocoa sourcing to fine chocolate products, which are loved by people of all ages worldwide.
We are passionate about our business and work hard every day to ensure that there is enough chocolate in the world. Nothing is more important to our success than the combined expertise of more than 9000 Barry Callebaut employees around the world.
Our international focus in the fascinating world of cocoa-growing and chocolate are the colorful backdrop for our many functions across a wide range of disciplines.
In addition to sharing a passion for chocolate, Barry Callebaut employees live our other corporate values every day - customer focus, entrepreneurship, integrity and team spirit.
We are committed to making sure that they have the right skills, know-how and deep understanding of our customers and their needs.
Engaging and developing our employees is the key to our success. Because our business focus is so broad, the scope of career opportunities within Barry Callebaut can cover many functional areas.
The Global Finance Learning Manager’s scope includes the Finance, IM / IT, and Legal functions (all reporting into and forming part of the Finance function).
He / she combines strategic with operational work aspects. He / she ensures that employees’ capabilities meet functions’ current as well as future needs, supporting them to continuously improve their performance.
He / she ensures that learning activities are conducted efficiently, cost-effectively, and in accordance with the relevant policies and standards.
He / she is the go-to person for Finance, IM / IT, and Legal global learning topics as well as key proponent driving all related communication activities.
The Global Finance Learning Manager :
Aligns and collaborates with Global HR
Identifies learning needs at a global level for Finance, IM / IT, and Legal
Drives global learning strategies and initiatives for Finance, IM / IT, and Legal
Governs Finance’s global (e-)learning curriculum
Oversees job profiles for Finance and IM / IT
Builds and leverages learning intelligence for Finance, IM / IT, and Legal
This role’s scope includes the Finance, IM / IT, and Legal functions ( Finance ). It requires a high degree of autonomy and includes the following key responsibilities :
Develop, evaluate, and execute global strategies targeting Finance’s key learning needs
Leverage HR systems and processes to effectively deliver global learning initiatives within Finance
Safeguard Finance’s global learning governance framework and mechanisms
Maintain / update Finance’s job profiles (in line with Global HR’s job architecture)
Track, monitor, and review Finance’s learning performance as well as training effectiveness along various metrics (KPIs)
Review and update Finance’s global (e-)learning curriculum on a yearly basis including budget gatekeeping
Administer Finance’s global (e-)learning curriculum as the power user (e.g., granting access, stewarding data, procuring content)
Source (e-)learning content and manage learning vendor contracts for Finance in line with Global HR Governance
Track and maintain Finance’s learning target population including reconciling deviations
Build, foster, and manage internal (e.g., learning population) and external (e.g., learning vendors) relationships for Finance
Establish Finance’s global learning network and facilitate communication flows
Market Finance’s global learning initiatives in line with HR policies, processes, and systems
Promote Finance’s global learning resources and assure their quality
Uphold a learning culture within Finance
Remain up to date on learning best practices and apply them within Finance
Develop and maintain Finance’s learning intelligence
Align with Global HR Talent and follow its learning governance
Collaborate with Global HR Talent on global learning strategies and initiatives for Finance, IM / IT, and Legal
Act as node / sounding board for Finance, IM / IT, and Legal employees regarding global learning topics
Network with Global / Regional Center of Expertise Heads to source key learning needs for Finance, IM / IT, and Legal
Plan and host the yearly Finance Learning Governance Board to discuss and review key learning topics for Finance, IM / IT, and Legal
Solid (directly) into the Shared Services Head
Dotted (indirectly) into the Global HR Talent Center of Expertise
Has no direct or indirect reports
The following profile is required to succeed in this role :
Bachelor’s / Master’s in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or similar
3-5 years’ experience in implementing and managing learning management systems (preferably SAP SuccessFactors)
Thorough knowledge of e-learning platforms as well as content procurement, integration, and maintenance
Oversee job profiles governance for the function in checking in with the business to determine what needs to be updated per job content, competency and structure by liasoning with the HR CoE.
Capacity to strategize (i.e., conceptualize) and operationalize (i.e., execute); a hands-on thinker
Proven track record in successfully managing strategic learning initiatives
Eager to understand, track, and tackle learning needs across teams and regions
Contemporary knowledge of effective learning and development methods and programs including an understanding of best practices and trends
Experience in a multinational company (experience within the B2B Food Industry an advantage)
Persuasion and influencing skills
English business proficiency (written and spoken)
Our strength comes from the passion and expertise of our people. As we strive to create an environment in which our people can continue to learn and develop their skills on an ongoing basis, it is our goal to encourage entrepreneurship and creativity.
Apply for one of our interesting positions today and start a great career in the world of cocoa and chocolate.
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