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Senior Vice President Human Resources - Organizational Development

Land O'Lakes Inc.
Aberdeen, SD 57401
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As part of an ever-growing ag community, we are uniquely positioned to address the challenges and seize the opportunities of a growing global population. We are dedicated to finding the most talented people to support the businesses of our member owners, local ag retails and cooperatives across North America. We strive to match people that share our passion for agriculture with sustainable careers in the communities in which our member owners operate. There is no better time to be part of the growing, dynamic world of agriculture - let's help you find your fit.

Senior Vice President Human Resources - Organizational Development


One of our largest member owners is hiring a Senior Vice President of Organizational Development. The Senior Vice President of Organizational Development (SVP, OD) is responsible to partner with our business leaders to impact company and employee performance, development, and career pathing.This will be accomplished by the development and integration of human resource policies and programs to achieve strategic business goals and operational objectives.

It will also be imperative to effectively manage the employees who work directly in the Human Resources Department.Those employees should display the same commitment to facilitate the professional development and continuous learning of employees (particularly, but not limited to) executives and emerging leaders and to be a business partner with and support the operating units regarding their talent needs and development.

Location: Aberdeen, South Dakota

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work as a business partner with all cooperative units to create financial and people results
  • Manage organizational development (OD) strategies and processes and assesses organizational development needs of operating, business, and functional units
  • Lead the design, development and implementation of programs, policies and strategies to meet OD needs and program goals, including (but not limited to):
    • Development plans for high-potential employees
    • Succession plans for key positions, ensuring that a "bench" is continually being trained to take additional responsibility within the cooperative
    • Engagement analysis and implementation, when necessary
    • Others, as necessary
  • Lead relationship with colleges and Universities and all recruiting activities inside of those, including campus presence and internship programs
  • Assist others in measuring the achievement of established goals within their units
  • Assist with the provision of expert facilitation and coaching to managers and supervisors regarding OD methods and tools
  • Lead short- and long-term planning for OD programs
  • Determine and recommend employee relations practices necessary to maintain a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale
  • Identify legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resource activities. Act as a primary contact with legal counsel and outside government agencies
  • Protect interests of the company and its employees in accordance with company human resource policies and governmental laws and regulations
  • Establish wage and salary structure and pay policies. Analyze wage and salary reports and data to determine competitive compensation plan
  • Oversee recruitment and placement practices and procedures. Assist in interviewing executive-level candidates
  • Establish internal management training programs that address company-wide needs
  • Prepare budgetary recommendations that meet department goals and provide for effective management of resources.
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of human resource internal and outsourced staff. Carry out supervisory responsibilities of internal human resource staff in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and resolving problems

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) or equivalent in human resources or organizational development. Related experience considered in lieu of education
  • A minimum of ten years of experience gained through increasingly responsible management positions within Human Resources. Experience working with organizational development for operations in a large organizational and/or functional business unit
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (M.S. Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Internet. Working knowledge of HR systems
  • Excellent change management skills required. Ability to make formal presentations on a variety of work-related topics on a regular basis required. Ability to travel to cooperative locations throughout SD and ND and other trips as needed. Knowledge of state-of-the-art organizational development tools

If you have questions about how to apply, please call the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.

Posted: 2021-02-09 Expires: 2021-03-10
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