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HR Operations Specialist

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Date: May 14, 2023

Location: Istanbul, Istanbul, TR, 34854

Company: Bunge

Are you ready for a new stage in your career in one of the biggest companies in Agri and Food Business? You probably have heard about our local brands Salat and Komili so how about applying for our HR Operations Specialist role in Istanbul?


Read the vacancy below to learn more about it and please submit your application as English version!



What will you be responsible for as an HR Operations Specialist


  • Being responsible for local recruitment operations and on-boarding processes, making sure that search and selection processes are handled according to the Bunge competency framework and procedures in a timely manner.
  • Actively involving into the compensation and benefits processes through providing / overseeing the timely management of the payroll data and supporting the annual compensation cycle process.
  • Ensuring a clear and effective communication with the regional HR support (Bunge Business Services) functions, especially on commonly governed data management and HRIS tasks. 
  • Making sure that all social security related transactions and employee disciplinary procedures are strictly in line with the local laws, Bunge policies and code of conduct.
  • Being responsible for all HR data management ensuring that HR data is up to date provided the clarity and accuracy in reporting to the related parties.
  • Managing mobility processes with high customer satisfaction and 100% compliance to the related laws and regulations in a timely manner.
  • Rigorously implement a zero-incident safety culture across the HR team, as well as supporting and communicating safety actions adequately and effectively throughout the organization. Overseeing the compliance to the legal framework.
  • Responsible for internal external communication projects in Bunge Turkey and supporting global communication team for translations
  • Providing forecast data to Financial Planning & Analysis Department when needed for HR employee costs for entire population in the country
  • Supporting Finance Department in terms month-end closure HR reports such as vacation liability, headcount and severance data’s and intercompany charges
  • Accurate Workforce Planning both for Central Functions and Industrial Operations during workforce planning period
  • Manage the coordination with all third-party companies for payroll, pension, meal tickets or any benefit operations
  • Supporting HRBPs in terms of any HR Operations projects and activities


What do we expect from our future colleague?


  • Good communication skills and the ability to manage a multitude of customers, i.e managers, employees, inhouse skill centers and offshore center
  • University degree obtained from relevant fields of study
  • At least 4 - 5 years of working experience in HR Operations (preferably in a multinational company)
  • Advanced English skills
  • Basic knowledge of Turkish labor laws, social security, and payroll management
  • Process management and highly developed follow up skills

What do we offer:


  • A competitive salary and great benefits package (medical services, lunch allowance, contribution to private pension, etc.)
  • Work within an international and experienced team
  • The freedom to contribute in an impactful way to the business.
  • Hybrid work schedule 


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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