HR Business Partner

Date: Jun 2, 2023

Location: Genève, Geneva, CH, 1206

Company: Bunge


Are you willing to expand your career in one of the biggest companies in Agri & Food Business? Looking for a next step in an organization where you can really make an impact? 

As HR Business Partner (HRBP) for Bunge’s commercial function, you will act as the focal HR contact point of managers and employees. Your main role is to provide HR support, coaching and creative solutions for our managers to build their people strategy from the planning, organizational design, development, and all further aspects of employee lifecycle from onboarding to departure. 

More on the role: 
Within your scope, you will provide support to teams located both in Geneva and internationally. We are looking for a candidate who will become an autonomous leader of country/site specific HR programs and policies and ensure adherence of the same.  
Our Geneva office is the center of Bunge’s commercial activities - many leaders are just one office door away from yours. To obtain this role it is crucial to excel in relationship management and business acumen, to be agile and to have a growth mindset that helps managers to build the best people strategy. By nature, you love to coach and advise stakeholders on their people related matters, and in return, they know you are their trusted partner whose guidance will advance their departments. A can-do attitude is another important trait we immediately recognize in you. We expect you to have proactive meetings with managers, strategize on their team structures, create engagement plans, etc. 


Some of the main responsibilities include: 


  • Be the strategic people partner to the business leaders providing data based insights 
  • Act as focal point for topics related to communication and people engagement in Geneva office as well as driving the change management in project implementations and organizational changes 
  • Act as a talent leader, delivering HR solutions and coordinating workforce planning aligned with the business needs
  • Leverage the COEs and Shared Service Centers to deliver high impact HR partnering on the complete employee life cycle: recruiting, training and development, compensation and benefits, engagement, performance, and mobility 
  • Provide visibility on high potential talent, assist in talent review, succession planning and development actions. 


What does your manager say about this role? 
Enable our business, advance human capability, foster collaboration, simplify complexity, drive continuous change and improvement. 

Who are you? 
Besides having a proven track record in an international matrix organization, you understand the role of HR in enabling business success. You see learning as a life-long journey and have experience in driving continuous improvement initiatives to HR processes and practices. You are comfortable interacting with people with diverse backgrounds and levels and can easily gain their trust. 
Additionally, you: 

  • Have an HR diploma and/or certification; 
  • 5+ years of experience in HR and 3+ years of experience as HRBP; 
  • Are fluent in English (and preferably French); 
  • Excel in PowerPoint and Excel, as well as Outlook, Office365, Success Factors;
  • Have expertise in labor laws and legal matters (preferably) 
  • Our ideal candidate has (preferably) affinity with data, dashboards and similar tools. 


In case of questions, please reach out to Tamara Novak (Talent Acquisition Lead N/W Europe at

Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated, we do not use agencies at this moment for our recruitment. Open proposals of candidates are at own risk.


We Are Bunge


Bunge is a global agribusiness with one mission – we connect farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed and fuel to the world. We have unmatched global scale and deeply rooted relationships which allow us to bring innovative ingredients and knowledge to some of the world’s biggest brands – many of which are likely in your home right now. 


We know that to achieve our mission and deliver the best results to our customers, each other and the world we need to work together – so we hire talented people who are passionatebold and driven to work as One Bunge. This dedication is deeply embedded in our culture and reflected in the way we work.


Every day our people exemplify these values, which represent Bunge at its core:


Act as One Team

by fostering inclusion,
collaboration and respect

Drive for Excellence

by being agile
innovative and efficient

Do What’s Right

by acting safely, ethically
and sustainably


If this sounds like you, join us! We value and invest in people who believe in our purpose and are excited to live it every day – people who are #ProudtoBeBunge.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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