Cargill Talent Specialist in Mechelen, Belgium

Talent Specialist

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Location: Mechelen, Belgium

As a member of the EMEA Global HR Solutions (GHRS) Talent Domain team, the Talent Specialist is responsible for delivering talent HR programs/solutions in the domain areas of talent management, career development, coaching/mentoring. The Talent Specialist is expected to be an expert in the processes, tools and methodologies associated with these domain areas.

The Talent Specialist is responsible for partnering closely with the Talent and Performance COE to identify and deliver appropriate solutions, leveraging existing global solutions and service providers where appropriate. The incumbent will also be responsible for working closely with the GHRS Business Relationship Leads, Regional Market Leads, CBS and Business HR, in delivering the “continuum of services” across the region and measuring the quality and performance of such solutions.

The Talent Specialist will lead and/or facilitate small-medium size projects/programs, managing client relationships to deliver HR solutions within the talent domain scope.

In-scope regional talent facilitation services may include but is not limited to: learning and development programs, employee engagement, inclusion & diversity, annual talent review & Talent Talk processes, coaching and mentoring, organizational design and team effectiveness.

Major Tasks:

  • Support the delivery of HR programs/solutions that help Cargill create a talent-based competitive advantage.

  • Represent the needs of the talent domain in the delivery of talent program/solution offerings

  • Ensure that the organization is providing relevant, effective facilitation services to business managers within the talent domain and within the region

  • Leverage and enforce tools, methodologies and processes to support the effective and efficient delivery of talent programs/solutions

  • Work in close partnership with the Talent and Performance COE to identify appropriate solutions, align on solution design creation when necessary, and leveraging existing global solutions and service providers where appropriate

  • Collaborate with GHRS Business Relationship Leads, Market Leads, CBS and Business HR, in delivering the “continuum of services” and measuring the quality and performance of such solutions

  • Ensure the desired business results are prioritized and the development of organization capability needs are addressed and operationalized

  • Provide thought leadership in recommending and delivering talent programs/solutions that build on business and functional strategic drivers

  • Responsible for achieving performance metrics in alignment with Global HR Solutions and Talent and Performance COE strategic performance objectives

  • Champion the implementation of Talent COE programs/solutions to achieve desired business results and provide an excellent client experience

  • Champion a strong continuous improvement culture to ensure deployment of scalable, simplified and standardized processes

  • Provide thought leadership in driving organizational culture and inclusion and diversity

  • Ensure delivery is compliant regionally with laws, regulations, and corporate policies

  • Monitor key performance metrics that drive high performance and identify opportunities for continuous improvement


  • 3 years of relevant business and/or human resources experience

  • Fluent in English and French

  • Experience anticipating issues, problem solving and implementing programs/solutions, including referring critical issues to the appropriate level of management, and improving efficiency, quality, cost and productivity

  • Exposure to talent domain methodologies, tools and processes

  • Ability to identify and implement opportunities to increase efficiency and effectiveness and reduce cost

  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities simultaneously in a lean environment

  • Drive for results with results/outcome focus and business acumen

  • Strong facilitation skills

  • Strong analytical, assessment and project management skills

  • Traveling up to 40%

Our Offer

In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.

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Primary Location Belgium-VAN-Mechelen

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: MEC01069